• Join the Australian insurtech ecosystem

  • What we do

    Insurtech Sydney is a platform for people interested in insurance, innovation and technology. Our goal is to help to share ideas, network and improve collaboration within the innovation ecosystem in Australia to help tackle the challenges facing the insurance industry today. Please join or get in touch if you are a startup looking to solve problems in the insurance industry, an insurance industry professional looking to do things differently, an investor, advisor or a generally interested party who just loves insurance!

    Meetup events

    Insurtech events

    We help bring together startups and insurers using the Meetup platform. We have hosted over 5 successful events since launch across various topics. Head to the Meetup page to get involved. Join our meetup here.

    Collaboration & connections

    Connecting startups and insurers

    We can help to connect startups and insurers together to drive collaboration. With a broad network across the Australian and insurance startup ecosystem, we're sure be able to help you connect with the right person.

    Policy & advocacy

    Helping to progress innovation

    Insurtech Sydney members span a cross section of the insurance and startup ecosystem. We therefore can represent a balanced view of the needs and interest of insurtech startups and what's needed to improve innovation and progress policy and regulation.

    Pitch events, hackathons and innovation challenges

    Looking to work with insurtech's or startups?

    If you are an insurers looking to work closely with insurtech startups we can help. We are specialist in corporate innovation and startup collaboration and can help you with running events focused on insurtech or startups.

  • The team

    Meet the organising team for Insurtech Sydney. Our team has diverse experience across insurance, startups, venture capital and corporate innovation.

    Brenton Charnley

    Founder & Organiser

    Brenton founded Insurtech Sydney in 2016. Brenton was previously Head of Innovation at MetLife Australia and now Chief Commercial Officer at ASX Listed Enterprise SaaS company Flamingo Ventures that helps insurers to increase online sales and customer experience using AI powered conversations.


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    Rob Dunn


    Rob is also an experienced startup and venture capital professional with over 12 years experience specialising in fintech and insurtech.


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    Vanessa Dobson

    Assistant organiser

    Vanessa is also Research & Development Manager at MunichRE and a design thinking practitioner, strategist and mentor.


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    Rita Yates

    Assistant organiser

    Rita is also the Corporate Partnerships manager at Stone and Chalk, Australia's leading fintech Hub, a startup mentor and an experienced in both startups and insurance.


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    Matteo Grand

    Assistant organiser

    Matteo is also the Co-Founder of Insurtech Manner.io the professional network for the general insurance industry.


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    Severin Stoetzer

    Assistant organiser

    Severin is also the Innovation Partner at MunichRe and an experienced insurance professional specialising in underwriting.


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    Ben Webster

    Assistant organiser

    Ben is also the Founder of Insurtech Insured by Us and is a serial entrepreneur in the insurance sector having founded a number of insurance related technology businesses.


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  • Contact us

    Get in touch! We'd love to connect.

    Stone and Chalk, Level 2, 50 Bridge Street, Sydney, NSW 2021