FILED UNDER: Accelerators, Insurance

Application Period Open for Startupbootcamp Insurance in London


Insurance is not known for innovation. Those of us who have tried to transform the insurance industry – whether from inside, outside, or both – bear the scars. The multi-trillion dollar insurance industry seems to have so far dodged the … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: Accelerators, Banking, Venture Capital

Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator


The Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator is a semiannual boot camp for young companies that will help them commercialize their ideas and begin selling effectively into the enterprise marketplace and/or the financial services vertical. Wells Fargo is seeking innovations in biometrics, location-based … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: Institutional Asset Management, Startups

Q&A with coFounder of Amerigo Capital Analytics


Named for the famed Italian explorer who also lent his name to two continents, Amerigo Capital Analytics is a French start-up developing analytic tools and models to help institutional investors understand and evaluate US mortgage real-estate investment trusts (mREITS). A … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: Startups, Venture Capital

Q&A With Maia Heymann of CommonAngels


CommonAngels is a small venture capital fund with over 60 Boston-area angel investors and a few family offices as its limited partners. The group is currently investing from CommonAngels Ventures Fund IV, which regulatory filings show had its first close … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: FinTech, Startups, Venture Capital

In One Day, Two Boston FinTech Startups Exit Via Acquisition


On April 1, 2014, two startups from the greater Boston FinTech cluster were acquired. Both were venture-backed, and both were founded over a dozen years ago. Andera was the larger of the two deals. Founded by Charlie Kroll in 2001, … READ MORE