How would you like to have had 300+ meetings in the past few months?

That’s what Telematic Co-Founder Marti Ryan has gone through after gaining so many contacts from her time in the Global Insurance Accelerator Feb. 9-May 18 in Des Moines, Iowa.

The accelerator program also provided a seed investment of $40,000, one-on-one mentorship and business development training.

She and Thomas Yates’ SaaS platform monitors both car driving and mobile phone usage behaviors that will provide insurance companies with a 360-degree view of their customers. Among the challenges they face, the two learned that the small- and mid-sized auto insurance companies are not ready to adopt their technology, and large ones already have something similar in place. Read the full story here.