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About this event

What is gamification?

Gamification involves the use of game techniques and elements to influence the behaviors of individuals. The use cases are many and diverse, but most involve prizes and points, competition and/or teamwork and scorekeeping to motivate people to meet specific goals.

Why is gamification important to insurance?

Gamification is a useful practice to engage customers, establish or strengthen brands, educate and train customers and staff, and motivate people to act. Gamification has many customer facing applications, including encouraging customer engagement and improving insurers' relationships with their customers. In addition, it can facilitate customized risk assessment and pricing, and, internally, help insurers encourage boosting sales and service performance.

Benefits & Success Story

Very often, our corporate insurance partners continue to work with individuals and teams that solve their problem statements. Read about one of our hackathon success stories here:


Who Are We?

Startupbootcamp InsurTech is the leading accelerator focused on disruptive and collaborative insurance innovation and connecting with startups who have unique propositions that meet the needs of the insurance market. We are located in the heart of London, and we have the support of a global community as well as some incredible corporate partners.


You will form a team at the start of the event. You will then work on one of the challenges provided by our corporate partners for 48 hours, and, finally, you will present in front of the judges.


Challenges will be provided by elite insurers. Watch this space.

What are the winning categories?

  • Best Overall Concept
  • Runner Up
  • Best Technical solution


  • Best Overall Concept: £3,000 cash
  • Runner Up: £2,000 cash
  • Best Technical solution: £1,000 in Amazon vouchers

General Agenda Details to be announced at a later date

Friday, 23rd June 5:30pm Arrival & Registration 6:30pm Welcome and Agenda 8:30pm Dinner

Saturday, 24th June 9:00am Breakfast served 1:00pm Lunch 7:00pm Dinner

Sunday, 25th June 9:00am Breakfast served 11:00am Test your pitch! 12:00pm Lunch 2:00pm Coders self-assessment session 3:00pm Final Presentations 6:00pm END

Excited? We are too! Sign up before it's too late! Want to tweet about it? Use #sbchack

FAQs Who can attend? Anyone with an interest in our theme! This includes coders, designers, developers, mentors, and observers.

Can I attend if I haven't attended a Hackathon before? Yes, you most certainly can.

How big can a team be? Teams can range from one team member to a maximum of 5 people.

What will be provided? Wifi Sockets NOTE: We do NOT provide laptops or computers, so please bring your own and any associated chargers (Don't forget phone chargers too).

Who owns my project and IP? The individual/group who develops the project is the owner of the project and IP.

Can I stay overnight? Yes! Showers are also available. Please bring anything you need to make yourself comfortable.

Do I need to bring breakfast/lunch/dinner? No! There will be plenty of food and drinks throughout the whole weekend. We've got this covered.

But I have a specific dietary requirement... Not to worry. We will try and accommodate everyone. However do contact: to let her know of your dietary requirements so we can organize accordingly.

Can I start my project on the challenges beforehand? No. To keep everything fair, all work must be performed during the Hackathon.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? If you have any questions, please e-mail


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  • $1000.0
  • £1,000 Amazon Vouchers



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