When healthtech
meets  insurance

Online Startup Challenge 25 August 2020 ZOOM

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Why we are doing this ?

Empowering Innovation in Healthcare

Building health ecosystem supporting startups in Healthcare and Insurance sector

Partnership Opportunities

Facilitating partnership between startups & NN integrating the best ideas into current business model

Customer Engagement

Solving customer pains for it’s retail customers helping people care for what matters most to them

What is startup
challenge ?

NN Startup Challenge is an online innovation event, where startups are coming together with Corporate Partner for potential cooperation.

Collaborating with startups NN is aiming to make an impact in Healthcare and Insurance sector providing access to domain expertise and market credibility.

Legal Innovation

Program Flow

nn Opening Applications
20 July 2020
nn Close of Applications
15 Aug 2020
nn Jury Selection online
16 Aug 2020
nn Evaluation of Applications
18 Aug 2020
nn Challenge Event
25 Aug 2020

Selected Verticals

Enriched value proposition which will facilitate increase of customer engagement


Partnership and mentorship opportunities with NN

When Healthtech Meets Insurance Program


Opening of Event | Program Intro Kaan Akın, Hackquarters


Welcoming speech by Didem Özsoy Dirican, NN Turkey Deputy CEO


Keynote by Willem Schüngel, International Innovation Lead at NN Group


10 Startup Pitches


Fireside Chat

Ufuk Tarhan | Futurist, Economist, Author M-GEN Digital Agency & Software Company
Erhan Kılıçözlü | Managing Partner ACT Venture Partners
Emin Fadillioğlu | SVP Emerging Markets Central at GSK

Announcing Winners by Fergül Guyard, Head of Marketing and Business Development at NN


Q&A Session and Closing, Kaan Akın, Hackquarters





NN Group NN Group is an international financial services company, active in 18 countries, with a strong presence in a number of European countries and Japan. With all its employees, the Group provides retirement services, pensions, insurance, investments and banking to approximately 17 million customers. Founded in 1845, NN Group is a financial services company, active in several European countries and Japan. Over the past 175 years, we have been dedicated to meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Our purpose is to help people secure their financial futures. Through our products and services, we want to create value for our customers and other stakeholders.


The history of the company in Turkey started with ING Group’s purchase of OYAK Emeklilik’s 100% share on December 4, 2008. After ING Group's decision to separate banking, insurance and investment operations, by February 16, 2015, the company has been conducting its operations under the name NN Hayat ve Emeklilik. The company aims to be closer to its customers by keeping its promise on unique customer experience, and to improve all its processes meet the customers' expectations faster. NN Group' investments in Turkey are NN Hayat ve Emeklilik, Orange Sigorta Aracılık Hizmetleri A.Ş. (Sigorta Cini), and Konut Kredisi Com Tr Danışmanlık A.Ş. (Hesapkurdu.com)