SA&M Preccelerator® Program Announces Investment in BlockForms
LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2020 – The Preccelerator® Program, a Santa Monica, California-based early-stage startup accelerator, announced today it has accepted BlockForms, a company addressing the InsureTech market, to its 14th class of companies.
In 2012, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles launched the first-of-its-kind Preccelerator® Program to provide select start-ups with co-working space, mentorship, sophisticated legal services, curriculum and access to a strategic perks portfolio with the objective of helping grow a founder’s idea from business concept to a funded company. Over the past eight years, 47 companies have graduated the Program and have raised over $16 million in the aggregate.
Len Lanzi, Managing Director of the Preccelerator, commented, “We are excited to welcome a hardworking and enthusiastic founding team to our Preccelerator. Tanya Vucetic, CEO, Benet Heames and Ali Akhtar are a great fit for our program; we are looking forward to their [BlockForm’s] successes.”
BlockForms is a platform built for Employee Benefits Insurance Brokers to transform the process of managing multiple insurance provider applications for their clients. BlockForms delivers an intuitive, reliable product that improves client engagement and employee performance by streamlining data collection and forms management. The encrypted, cloud-based application allows service teams to invite clients to complete simplified forms, automatically map responses to multiple insurance provider forms, edit forms, obtain electronic signatures, and send fully executed forms to insurance providers in one secure application. Simply put, BlockForms makes it fast and easy to sign up customers, collect client data, and apply for coverage across multiple insurance providers.
For more information about the Preccelerator® Program, visit www.preccelerator.com.
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About the Preccelerator® Program
The Preccelerator® is a novel platform offered to select start-up companies out of the Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Santa Monica office that provides interim office space, sophisticated legal services, education, networking, mentorship and $500,000 in usable perks from Google Cloud for Startups, Amazon Web Services, and HubSpot, among others, with the objective of helping grow a founder’s idea from business concept to funded startup. The program also retains more than 100 active strategic mentors providing free office hours and discounted services, and provides over 75-plus educational workshops and networking events each year. The Program expanded in 2017 to accept a greater number of companies in more formalized classes, depending upon where the companies are in their evolutionary growth, and expanded benefits, including cash investment, to accepted companies. To apply to the Preccelerator, visit www.preccelerator.com.
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