Exclusive Industry Fellowship Available for Insurtech Entrepreneurs


Insurtech entrepreneurs and innovators, it’s time to make your idea a reality. INGUARD is an insurtech ecosystem that connects + partners with insurance carriers, technology companies and startups. We provide unparalleled service to our policyholders in all 50 U.S. states and abroad. Now, we are offering an exclusive fellowship to supercharge your insurtech business or idea.

Welcome to the INGUARD Insurtech Fellowship, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an entrepreneur or disruptor from anywhere in the world to change insurance forever.

The INGUARD Insurtech Fellowship provides one lucky individual with unprecedented access to resources, connections, and capital opportunities to massively accelerate their insurtech venture.

Sponsored by Westfield Insurance and hosted at INGUARD headquarters, INGUARD Insurtech Fellows are immersed in the insurance business for eight amazing weeks. Fellows receive room and board, free office space, and mentorship from an extensive network of insurance and business professionals. This allows fellows to deeply focus on their industry-changing idea—and leverage phenomenal resources to make that idea a reality.

Put simply, there’s no other program better designed to add rocket fuel to your insurtech venture.

Generously sponsored by Westfield Insurance, the fellowship offers applicants the ability to deeply focus on their venture, fully hosted and paid for. The fellowship is conducted in partnership with Manchester University. Thanks to Manchester University's leadership on intercultural issues, the school is the perfect partner to bring an international fellow to Indiana.

Interested? Read the full program details below, then fill out the form on the right to apply.

See Other INGUARD Insurtech Fellowship Winners Here

What You Get Out of an INGUARD Insurtech Fellowship

Maybe you already have an insurtech company or want to start one. Or you have an idea for game-changing insurtech technology you want to build. Either way, the INGUARD Insurtech Fellowship is the fastest, most effective way to make your venture wildly successful.

When you become a Fellow, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Incredible focus on your company or idea. The greatest ideas come from prolonged stretches of deep work. Participants will parachute into Wabash, Indiana for eight weeks of uninterrupted hustle on their biggest goals. You’ll get access to our 24/7 coworking space, so you can buckle down and crush what’s important for as long as you need each day.
  • Massive acceleration. When you become an INGUARD fellow, you’ll get access to tools and resources that can massively accelerate your success. INGUARD has relationships with hundreds of insurance companies, operates a fully functional insurance firm, and has extensive industry knowledge. All of these can be leveraged to get 10X results for your company in 1/10 of the time.
  • Access to relationship capital. As an INGUARD fellow, you’ll have unprecedented access to our network of entrepreneurs, insurtech partners, and insurance experts. During our regular networking events and speaking engagements, you’ll have the opportunity to build an even deeper industry network.
  • Access to financial capital. We also work with major insurtech investors, VCs, and individual investors who have an interest in capitalizing new insurtech ventures. You’ll be able to build bridges with potential sources of funding for your venture in a fraction of the time it would normally take.
  • Rich cultural experiences. You’ll have the opportunity to experience America’s heartland like few visitors do. Our region of Indiana is a place of makers, dreamers, and entrepreneurs who are sure to inspire and educate you about this unique corner of the world. We have incredible cultural experiences planned for you, should you want to get to know your home away from home better.

In short, INGUARD Insurtech Fellows are positioned to achieve huge success from day one.

How the INGUARD Insurtech Fellowship Works

Fellows are flown to INGUARD’s headquarters in Wabash, Indiana to spend eight weeks in deep focus on their insurtech business or idea. During this time, fellows receive the following:

  • Roundtrip flight from your home to Wabash, Indiana and back.
  • Full room and board in Wabash.
  • Living stipend.
  • Free office space at the Innovate at INGUARD co-working space.
  • Mentorship from an extensive network of insurance and business professionals.
  • Access to business-building resources like veteran entrepreneurs.
  • Planned events, regional tours and activities, and educational opportunities free of charge.

Isn’t it time to supercharge your insurtech venture? Apply today to become an INGUARD Insurtech Fellow by filling out the form on the right.

Apply for the Fellowship