Eos hires Zach Powell as General Partner

Eos Venture Partners (Eos), the venture capital fund focused exclusively on the insurtech sector, has appointed Zach Powell as General Partner.

Powell brings years of industry experience to Eos, having spent the majority of his career as a principal investor in the financial services sector with a focus on insurance.

He joins from AXIS Capital, where he was Managing Director of AXIS Digital Ventures, the partnership and venture investing arm of the firm.

Prior to AXIS, Powell was a Vice President at Swiss Re’s Principal Investments focused on buyout and growth equity investments in financial services throughout the Americas.

Eos Founding General Partner Jonathan Kalman commented: “Zach is one of the leading investors in the Insurtech sector and we are delighted to welcome him to our growing team.

“The insurance industry is on the cusp of fundamental digital disruption and Zach will play a leading role to identify and invest in the brightest and the best of these new businesses. Eos intends to positively impact the lives of over half a billion people over the next decade.

“We believe that closing the protection gap is our biggest opportunity, making insurance better, more affordable and accessible.”

Powell added: “I am excited to join Eos as the company expands the business to continue to capitalise on insurtech investment opportunities around the world.

“Eos is a unique venture capital fund that combines deep understanding of the insurtech sector with sophisticated knowledge of the insurance value chain.

“Eos has a strong track record of backing leading insurtech entrepreneurs and supporting them as the businesses scale.”

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