Lawrence D. Lenihan Jr. to Address Entrepreneurs at the 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium

Lenihan to articulate on industry transformation and outline what seasoned insurance investors are really looking for when examining new opportunities

Online PR News – 28-August-2012 – Dallas, TX – Lawrence D. Lenihan Jr., a Founder and Managing Director of FirstMark Capital, will deliver an address on industry transformation at MarketScout’s 6th Annual Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS). Mr. Lenihan will examine the challenges that prevent the industry from evolving and revolutionizing.

“Mr. Lenihan is one of the most successful insurance investment minds in the industry. He has a proven track record of sorting out which companies will be successful and what components drive that success,” said Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout. “It will be very interesting to hear his insight on the right and wrong investment opportunities over the next five years.”

Held in Dallas on September 11-12 at Cityplace Conference and Event Center, the two-day EIS event is a prime opportunity for networking as well as building new business relationships with other like-minded, forward thinking insurance professionals. Attendees have the opportunity to secure a CIC/CRM update and CE credit. Registration is now open and includes access to all presentation sessions, the Networking Exhibit Mall, breakfasts, executive luncheon, and cocktail reception. For more information on the event or to register, please visit

MarketScout has hosted the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium since 2007 in an effort to promote innovation within the insurance industry. MarketScout and the sponsors of the symposium also support entrepreneurs launching new concepts or expanding their business models through the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA).

Innovation Partners in MarketScout’s 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium include Business Insurance, Lloyd’s of London, The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, QBE and Vertafore. Additional insurance company sponsors include ACE Private Risk Services, Allied World U.S., Astonish Results, Chartis, Lexington Insurance, Way Construction and Zurich. Decus, Emecore Group, Guildford Specialty, Ironshore, James River Insurance, Seneca Insurance, StoneRidge Advisors, Torus, Tower Group, Travelers, V3 Insurance Partners, and Vela Insurance Services provided support as well.

About MarketScout
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The firm owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. In 2010, MarketScout launched MarketScout Wholesale, LLC (MSW) to complement its electronic underwriting and distribution strategy. MarketScout and MSW have offices in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington D.C. For more information, please visit us at, follow us on Twitter at and like us on Facebook at

visit our website