Vertical accelerators are a trend. Some days ago, we told you about Deloitte Digital Disruptors, a vertical accelerator in Portugal focused on digital solutions to disrupt the insurance industry in the EMEA region.

The first program is about to start and list with the 24 selected startups was just released. Here they are:

DreamQuark, France

DreamQuark is a startup that develops cognitive technologies healthcare and insurance, creating value out of their data stocks. They develop new tools around cognitive and deep-learning technologies to help customers create new products and services for prevention, diagnostic and care.

Zen We Share, France

ZenWeShare has developed an automotive insurance scoring algorithm based on e-reputation data. What they are able to do is to compute a driving quality scoring based solely on a person’s Facebook profile.

idatase, Germany

Starting from a profound understanding of the infrastructural foundation, idatase uses an innovative and always up-to-date view on efficient real time or buffered pre-processing of massive amounts of data. Through an inherent in-depth analysis of technology, economy, society or business oriented interactions and structures, they are able to create a better understanding of ongoing processes.


Kineticos turns your data into clinical insight. They combine the explosion of movement monitoring technology with breakthroughs in computational biomechanics and machine learning to support clinical decision making. In other words, they transform vast information about each patient into treatment knowledge so that you and your doctor take the best medical decisions.

Powr of you, UK

Powr of you is a consumer intelligence tool that connects brands and consumers to learn and earn from their digital footprint. Brands can learn about consumer behavior with a unified view across devices and platforms, driving greater marketing ROI.

Atooma, USA

Atooma is an Internet of Things smart platform as a service. Their goal is to offer a key technology for device vendors that would like to enter the IoT sector without shifting focus from their products or having to reengineer them. Our technology if flexible to a variety of fields as it is horizontal to any type of business.

Whale, USA

Whale has a platform to deliver the best customer experience management on social media. They have the ability to collect unstructured data regarding client’s digital interactions, emails, mentions, complaints, requests, simulations, and create a dynamic client profile for each and every customer or lead. Based on this information they are able to determine each client’s archetype.

Fluo, France

With Fluo consumers can buy the right insurance at the best price avoiding duplication of covers while business partners (insurers, banks, payment service providers, travel operators) sell more, improve customer satisfaction and provide a solution for new regulations. Fluo’s engine provides a diagnostic on guarantees needed for each situation such as travelling, renting a car or buying goods, then advises users on the right guarantee for each situation and, if needed, recommends buying the missing ones.

Fito, Portugal

Fito is a platform which fills the gap between health and fitness professionals and their clients, by recording data through wearables and apps. Within the mobile app, users can connect different wearables & apps to their fito account, so that their health/fitness professional can get access to this data and be notified every time there is a new record coming in (running exercise, sleep quality, summarized daily activity, logged food and new glucose reading are some examples).

Scicrop, Brazil

Scicrop is the S&P and Bloomberg for agriculture. It acquires worldwide data from agriculture, financial markets and climate, mapping the value-added information. It analyzes more than 200k data units per day collected through public and private agrometeorological stations, mapping drones, news, social networks and satellite images.

Ukkobox, UK

Ukkobox has an easy tool that safely encrypts and spreads user files to existing cloud providers worldwide. Because they store only parts of the files on each provider with redundancy, everything is secured and accessible even if some of these providers suffer an outage or are hacked.

WeSavvy, Ireland

WeSavvy is a Pan-European insurance digital platform that enables insurers, agents/brokers and other financial service providers to engage more effectively with policyholders. Through the combination of Big Data and IoT, WeSavvy brings telematics, effective analytics and innovative risk management to the insurance industry introducing an easy and transparent way for policyholders to gain back control over their insurance premium.

Sensefinity, Portugal

Sensefinity is the Internet of Things for the masses. In other words it’s for all businesses which have data information needs for additional revenues based upon efficiencies and risk mitigation. By plugging Sensefinity’s devices and registering to the platform, projects can immediately start using data gathered from their assets and delivered by their ubiquitous GSM data-pipe with multinational companies and covering worldwide territory.

RiskAPP, Italy

RiskAPP collects, processes and represents risk data for the insurance industry. Their tool, thanks to a proprietary algorithm, is capable of estimating the value of risk in supply chain and in productive systems and express the economic losses that can arise from such risks. Insurers are using this tool to estimate the risk and consult their clients on the best policies to subscribe and they’re also using this tool as an actuarial method to compute premiums for business interruption cover and contingent business interruption.


Botcar is an electronic brain to transform old cars in connected cars for less than 100 euros of investment which, unlike other alternatives, works as a platform providing several apps everywhere and anywhere for the B2B market.

Petable, Portugal

Petable is a preventive health plan management software for veterinary clinics and pet owners that make caring for their pets a priority, bringing them together through a web based back office and a mobile app. Since they integrate vet clinics in this experience it leads to an increased quality of the clinics’ services (being top-of-mind, being part of the pets life while at home), and a 20 % improvement in health plans’ compliance which means more visits and transactions for the clinics.

Data XL

Data XL is the insurance pricing room that allows companies to set up the best profitable price for their customer, using mathematical pricing discrimination techniques. Their approach bears in mind the competitive set offers and the individual characteristics of the customers.

Standard Access, Ireland

Standard Access has developed a hardware / software product and lock combination that allows monetised time restricted access to a building via your internet enabled device integrated with a client or tenant management platform. This is for property managers to be there when a potential client wants to do a viewing or for a real estate agent or for a maintenance guy to carry out repairs and to stop unauthorized access when keys or card based systems get into the wrong hands.

Glexyz, Portugal

Glexyz has developed a platform that runs in the cloud to carry out the complete product development cycle using virtual tools, from material selection and manufacturing process parameter selection, to optimisation of part-system-product, and prediction of lifetime performance. Their platform can save the customer 20% to 50% in time and cost development and improve significantly the performance/cost ratio of the product, enabling the product a great advantage in today’s hyper competitive market.

SkenarioLabs, Finland

SkenarioLabs is developing a globally applicable service (SaaS), which gives virtually anyone the capability to optimize and understand the most sustainable choices for urban structure in terms of energy efficiency, climate effects and money. Their service exploits standardized calculation methods, open data and various algorithms and automatizes these analyses.

Visualbox, Spain

Visualbox is an online B2B communication tool for professionals working in marketing, communication and sales departments of any company. Their goal is to help companies improve communication procedures with their customers, save time, and measure the results.

Infoseg, Spain

Infoseg is a software development company that automates the mind mapping technique to visualize complex information. Applications in Banking, Insurance, eHealth and other industries.

Stimul, France

Stimul is a high-touch intervention program delivered through an online platform that provides everybody with the capacity to build healthy lifestyle habits thanks to human coaching, personalization, tracking and flexibility.

Natural Intelligent Technologies, Italy

Natural Intelligent Technologies has the mission to provide state-of-the-art innovative software technologies in the field of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence. They aim to commercialize the first Italian proprietary software technology able to read, search and analyze handwriting, saving time and money compared to when these tasks are done manually.

These 24 startups will attend a bootcamp, then only 15 will move onto the acceleration stage. In the end, only 5 will be chosen to incubate.

The final 5 startups will have the opportunity of integrating Deloitte Digital for 6 months with access to support services in order to fine-tune the final product. There is further design and programming support plus technical assessment for production and go-to-market resources and backing.