17 Insurtechs to Watch in 2017

It's no secret that 2016 was the year that insurtech -- the growing community of technology startups focused on the insurance industry -- took center stage. The sheer number of companies that came of age and began plying their wares to carriers vitalized the industry. Around the world, from Silicon Valley to Des Moines to London, accelerators and incubators aimed at cultivating these companies and their missions sprouted as well, bringing technology companies into contact with the businesses they are trying to disrupt.