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Loyalty & Rewards Project (Series Finale): Delivering Business Value

[fa icon="calendar'] May 12, 2017 4:00:00 PM / by Jason Yu, Innovation Chef posted in insurtec, news, innovation project progress

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"Coming up with an idea is the easy part. Bringing that idea to life is the difficult part"  

This advice was given to me very early on in my career but still rings true every time I embark on a new innovation project.  As innovation professionals can attest to, it is the vetted business value of an innovation that is one of the most difficult elements to overcome when applying for budget or devising a go-to-market strategy. 

As the team worked towards the end of the project, the focus was on business casing, and the due diligence supporting the features of the newly created digital experience.  All of which were in an attempt to deliver business value planned from the beginning of the project. Some examples of these can be seen below. 

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Cookhouse Lab Reveals New Members and Collaborators

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in news

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Impressive lineup of insurers, reinsurers, and collaborators join newly launched Insurance Innovation Lab to design and co-create.  

(Toronto, ON) February 15, 2017 —Cookhouse Lab, the only insurance focused open innovation lab opened its doors on February 1. Today, Cookhouse Lab is pleased to announce the official client roster of companies joining as members and collaborators beginning February 2017.

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KPMG in Canada Joins Cookhouse Lab in Driving the Acceleration of Insurance Innovation in Canada

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 6, 2017 3:40:04 PM / by Natalie Ho posted in news

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We are thrilled to announce an exciting new collaboration with KPMG in Canada today!

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Recap: Innovation Day at Cookhouse Lab

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2017 2:11:50 PM / by Natalie Ho posted in news

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On February 1, 2017, we opened the doors to InsurTech’s newest home for open collaboration and innovation. Our Grand Opening, Innovation Day, invited guests to explore the lab, network with industry professionals and hear from experts on various aspects of InsurTech, innovation, and collaboration. Below I’m giving you a rundown of the afternoon festivities. (If you missed the morning recap, check it out here).

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Cookhouse Lab Opens its Doors in Toronto

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2017 2:15:13 PM / by Natalie Ho posted in news

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This morning, Cookhouse Lab proudly opened its doors in Toronto. The unique space built for open collaboration was buzzing with excitement as the lab chefs prepared to kick off Innovation Day. The crowd joining us today includes reinsurance and insurance experts, financial service professionals, academics and entrepreneurs from local and global communities. Get a taste of this morning’s activities below!

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Cookhouse Lab Launches in Toronto: Insurance, Technology, and Innovation Collide

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 12, 2017 7:00:00 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in news

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Newly-Created Insurance Innovation Space gears up for February 1, 2017 Grand Opening Innovation Day

(Toronto, ON) January 12, 2017 — Cookhouse Lab, the first insurance focused open innovation lab announced today their official grand opening is scheduled for February 1, 2017. Located in downtown Toronto, the Lab is central to the home of many global Life and P & C insurance and reinsurance companies. It invites insurers, reinsurers, technologists, academics, and entrepreneurs to collectively join forces and accelerate the insurance innovation landscape by adopting an open collaborative approach.

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Cookhouse Lab partners with Highline BETA to co-create and invest in InsurTech start-ups

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2016 9:17:13 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in insurtech, startups, news, partnerships

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The Future of Insurance - Startup innovation is coming quickly to the insurance space

December 7, 2016 Highline BETA is partnering with Cookhouse Lab, a joint venture between LOGiQ3 Groupand msg global, to bring startup innovation into the insurance industry. Cookouse Lab is an open innovation space in Toronto for global insurance companies, financial services professionals, technologists, designers, academics, entrepreneurs and more to come together and work on new problems and opportunities in InsurTech.

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