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The Lloyd's Lab programme

Lloyd’s is the world’s specialist insurance and reinsurance market. Watch this video to see more from our first cohort and demo day.

Over ten weeks, start-ups are given the unique opportunity to work with Lloyd’s market experts to shape the next big innovation. Located in the heart of the world’s specialist insurance market, the Lloyd’s Lab will give start-ups access to a state of the art coworking space, potential funding and the chance to develop their ideas alongside their target audience.

As a 330 year-old insurance market, we want to share our centuries of collective experience and knowledge with game changing start-ups who have new ways of thinking. We’ll give you access to the market so you can develop products, platforms and processes helping transform Lloyd’s into a digital data-driven market.

What's on offer

Mentorship from Lloyd’s market experts and senior leadership

A chance to develop your idea at scale in partnership with the largest insurance market in the world

The opportunity to grow your network within global insurance and the InsurTech sectors

Product validation from Lloyd’s stakeholders

Potential funding from the Lloyd’s Lab investment pot

Your own desk in a state-of-the-art co-working space located in the iconic Lloyd’s building in London

Access to a pool of mentors and experts with support matched to your unique requirements

Cohort 4 Timeline

21 February 2020

Applications close

Complete your application before midnight on 21 February.

02 April 2020

Pitch Day

Pitch Day is your chance to present your idea to Lloyd’s senior leadership and market representatives for the chance to win a place in the Lab. Around 24 applicants will be invited to pitch.

27 April 2020

Programme Starts

The 10-week intensive collaboration between you and the Lloyd’s Lab starts here, supported by market experts and external mentors.

08 July 2020

Demo Day

Where you’ll show us what your start-up has achieved over the previous 10 weeks and present your proposal for future engagement with the Lloyd’s market.

Timeline for the COVID-themed programmes running in July

26 May 2020

Scouting closes

Scouting will close at midnight on 26 May.

17 June 2020

Mini Pitch Day

Depending on the applications we receive, we plan a mini-Pitch Day for COVID-19 responses.

06 July 2020

Programmes begin

This date is to be finalised, but is an indication that the two COVID-19 programmes will run in July.

Timeline for the standard programme

26 June 2020

Scouting closes

Scouting will close at midnight on 26 June.

29 July 2020

Pitch day

Pitch Day is your chance to present your idea to Lloyd’s senior leadership and market representatives for the chance to win a place in the Lab.

07 September 2020

Programme starts

The 10-week intensive collaboration between you and the Lloyd’s Lab starts here, supported by market experts and external mentors.

In association with

L Marks

L Marks is transforming world-leading organisations through integrating pioneering technologies and inspiring an entrepreneurial ethos. Founded with a mission to create purposeful change and with an appreciation that collaboration is the accelerant for authentic transformation, L Marks is the engine powering innovation programmes across various sectors and has launched over 60 initiatives across the UK, Europe, Israel, Asia, and the US.

Working with partners that include BMW, Lloyd’s of London, and Arsenal FC, L Marks has created the UK’s largest network of corporate innovation labs and is now recognised as a leader in business change. L Marks collaboration programmes establish innovation as a key characteristic of their partners’ businesses, driving a dynamic culture and, ultimately, fuelling growth.Through creating these relationships and experiences, L Marks is achieving rapid transformation across industries, accelerating the businesses of the future and making change happen today.

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