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How Can the Insurance Industry Contribute to Suicide Prevention?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2018 4:04:21 PM / by Mitch Ocampo posted in Pop-Up Lab, cookhouse lab

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In Britain17 people die of suicide daily on average, and men are three times more likely to take their own lives as women. Suicides have tremendous impact on humans emotionally and trigger financial costsso we decided to run a three-day Pop-Up Lab in London to understand how the insurance industry could contribute potential solutions for suicide prevention in the region.  

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Hackathons; A Unique Environment for Co-creation?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Dylan Forgas posted in insurtech, innovation, cookhouse lab

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Cookhouse Lab is gearing up to host its second annual hackathon. To prepare for it, we connected with Diana Chang, Logistics Team Lead with Hack the North, to find out why hackathons provide such a unique forum for collaboration for hackers (hackathon participants). Check out our interview with Diana below and don’t forget to sign up for our second annual hackathon.

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Behind the Scenes: A Week Inside Cookhouse Lab

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2017 4:27:31 PM / by Jenny Zhang posted in cookhouse lab

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At Cookhouse Lab, we believe that innovation is created at its best through an open collaborative model with peers, partners, and start-ups in the insurance industry. This methodology combined with a global and diverse team of insurance and functional experts, ensures that every day at the lab is a new and meaningful experience for all our members.

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with both of our Innovation Chefs, Rhiannon Snell and Jason Yu to get the inside scoop on life inside the lab. Keep reading to find out more! 

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