SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Limelight Health is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Plug and Play Tech Center to join their Insurtech Innovation Platform. With over 1,000 applicants, a total of 31 companies were selected for the 2017 second cohort.
Companies join Plug and Play for the opportunity to meet some of the largest carriers, brokers, and investors in the world who are seeking to partner with startups and entrepreneurs providing breakthrough technology and innovations for the insurance industry.
The program connects startups with a number of the largest insurance corporations, including Admiral Group, Aon, American National, Aviva, Farmers, Markel, Munich Re, Nissay, Pronto Insurance, SOMPO Digital Lab, State Farm, Sun Life Financial, Talanx, The Hartford, Thrivent Financial, Torchmark, Travelers, USAA, and Westfield Insurance.
“Participating in the Plug and Play Insurance program is a tremendous opportunity for us,” said Jason T. Andrew, co-founder and CEO of Limelight Health. “Plug and Play has accelerated many of the top companies that have transformed their industries. We are honored to be selected as a participant by some of the largest insurance carriers.”
“As the market continues to evolve, there’s an intensified necessity for digital insurtech distribution platforms. Limelight Health embodies this vision. We’re excited to begin working with them,” says Kevin Wang, Plug and Play Ventures.
Limelight Health’s enterprise technology helps streamline the employee benefits ‘quote-to-enrollment’ process for insurance professionals and their clients. With a real-time, mobile, all-in-one platform, brokers have at their fingertips, data and decision support technology to help their clients choose the best possible health insurance options. With integrations to many HR, payroll, and CRM systems, insurance and employee benefits professionals now have one seamless end-to-end solution to manage multiple previously fragmented and manual processes.
As part of the program, Limelight Health will attend Plug and Play’s Insurance EXPO, with the chance to pitch to Silicon Valley’s biggest investors.
About Limelight Health
Limelight Health is reimagining employee benefits through innovative and integrated quoting technology. We help health insurance carriers, general agents and brokers achieve higher levels of sales and channel performance. Customers using our ‘quote-to-enroll’ platform reinforce their brand, promote their value-add, and simplify the user experience. Integrated API enables seamless connectivity with other carrier, agency and employer systems. Since its inception in 2014, Limelight Health has quickly captured the attention of the nation, winning HealthTech Capital’s Most Promising Health Tech Company of 2015 and first place winner at Silicon Valley Innovation Center’s Insurance Disrupted Conference. Limelight Health has offices in San Francisco and Redding, California. For more information, visit http://www.limelighthealth.com.
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play Tech Center is a global innovation platform. We connect startups to corporations and invest in over 150 companies every year. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in 10 countries and 20 cities providing necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley. With over 6,000 startups and 180 official corporate partners in our network, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. Plug and Play provides active investments with 180 leading Silicon Valley VCs, and more than 700 networking events per year. Companies in our community have raised over $4 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club, PayPal, SoundHound, and Zoosk. For more information, visit: http://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com or view latest press release here.