InsurHack 2017

6 - 8 October 2017, RheinEnergieSTADION, Cologne

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Zurich InsurHack 2017- 48 Hours, 3 Challenges, Non-Stop Coding, Prizes totaling EUR 75,000


Get ready for round two: Zurich InsurHack - the hackathon for the insurance industry - is right around the corner! Team up and use your creativity, skills and expertise to create innovative software solutions and customer-oriented business ideas defining the future of insurances. Developers, designers and ideators, sign up now and get exclusive access to Zurich API's and IT platform as well as the chance to win prizes of 75.000€ in total.

The Challenges

Connecting Communities

Show us how customers get in touch with insurers and how both sides will profit hereof. Be it e.g. co-creation, social communities a la StackOverflow or new solutions which enhance word of mouth.

Open Data

Use AI methods like machine learning and predictive analysis to enhance available customer data and social footprints. Build new services or products upon these data or provide appropriate customer satisfaction through your feedback.

Everyday Insurance

Create digital insurance solutions as daily companions which deliver suitable protection as an answer to the need of our (potential) customers. This varies from awakening first interest with conversation solutions along phenomenal customer experience (B2B and B2C) with e.g. VR/AR over to brand new service ideas.

How does it work?

In three easy steps to your participation at InsurHack 2017, to new challenges and the chance to win prices of 75.000€ in total:
Step 1


Create a team or join an existing team.

Step 2


Chose one of our three interesting and innovative challenges.

Step 3


Register with your details, and tell us why you should be chosen to attend the next InsurHack on October 6th.

Details on the challenges, the application process and the event itself can be found in our FAQs.

Still searching for team members? Get in touch with other participants and supporters share up front your creativity, skills and expertise! 

The Location

InsurHack Skyline

The event will be held at RheinEnergieSTADION, Aachener Str. 999, 50933 Cologne, Germany. There you will find everything you need for 24/7 hacking (and more!).

  • Wi-Fi / Ethernet
  • presentation equipment
  • meeting room
  • a place to sleep and relax
  • showers
  • parking
  • great food and beverages for free
  • sport activities
Download directions (PDF)

The Agenda

Friday, October 6th

12 pm
Check-In and Registration is open, possibility to store luggage and other stuff
6 pm
Opening and team presentation / Keynote speech
8 pm
Ready, set, go! 48hours of hacking start

Saturday, October 7th

All day
Keep on hacking!
10-12 pm
Team photos

Sunday, October 8th

10 am-12 pm
Pitch training
12 pm
48hours of hacking ends
1-2 pm
Expert panels & speeches
2-4 pm
Pitch presentations
4-5 pm
Expert panels & speeches
5-6 pm
Award ceremony and get together

Our Sponsors

DXC. technology
amazon web services

Our Partners

Stadt Köln
Stadt Köln
Kölner Sportstätten
Kölner Sportstätten

The Jury

Marcus Nagel - CEO

Zurich Deutschland

Hans-Jürgen von Henning - Partner bei IKOR Finsure GmbH


Hans Flächsig - Head of Java Development Insurance

adesso AG

Kaeso de Jager - Head of Delivery Financial Service Germany

Capgemini GmbH

Erik Wahab - Vice President, Global Account Manager

DXC Technology

Fridtjof Detlefs
Fridtjof Detlefs - Head Insurance Practice - Continental Europe

Tata Consultancy Services Deutschland GmbH

Get your guest ticket now for an exclusive glance behind the scenes of InsurHack 2017

Interested in what hackers and coders will create within 48hs? What are their solutions to current digital developments in the insurance world? Get an exclusive insight into the event and join the final pitches on Sunday 8th October. Just follow the link and secure your spot now.

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Any Questions?

Drop us a line at or call the Zurich InsurHack Team at +49 228 268 3631. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please also take a look at our always evolving Frequently Asked Questions. You might already find the answer you are looking for.

Frequently Asked Questions

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6 - 8 October 2017, RheinEnergieSTADION, Cologne

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