Naby Mariyam

Naby Mariyam

Naby Mariyam

CEO, Coverhero

Key note speaker |Host of #hustlechat podcast |Female finetech leader of the year finalist 2021 and 2022| Plug & Play Insurtech (Batch 7) Silicon Valley|Plug & Play Finsurtech (Batch 3) Singapore
Best Emerging insurtech of 2021
Insurtech Top 100
Finnies- excellence in business insurtech finalist 2020
Finnies- excellence in business insurtech finalist 2021
Finnies- excellence in business insurtech finalist 2022

Insta @nabymariyam
Medium @nabymariyam
podcast on Spotify @hustlechat

I love salsa dancing, poetry and InsurTech (in that order). When I’m not exploring my side hustles, I run Coverhero an embeded insurtech startup focusing on evolutioning insurance services focusing on the needs of Millenials and GenZ. Coverhero Launched our First product to fill the gap of financial insecurity for the growing Gig Economy and self employed generation.

Coverhro announced its smart home insurance API in 2021.

Coverhero was selected to the first cohort of Qantas AVRO accelerator program competing with 500 other startups. Coverhero was a finalist of the top 15 companies of TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Australia and recently completed the Plug and Play Insurtech program (Batch 7) in Silicon Valley. Coverhero has been featured in Global Insurtech news, Business and technology media as an emerging startup in fintech.

Graduating with a Masters of Philosophy in Management at the age of 22, I have had 18 years of experience in a wide range of industries across Senior level positions spanning across Academia ( Business studies, Research Methodology and Design), Management Consulting, Documentary production, Travel & Destination Marketing and Technology. Naby’s Research background is in social science where she deeply studied human behaviour in her Academic career. I am currently taking a break from my Phd to focus on building technology driven solutions that solve community problems. I am not a new face to the start up scene in Australia with number of my own startups, and Business ventures working closely with founders and catalyser of innovation in the Australian Startup Ecosystem in the last 8 years. I have advised the United Nations Development Project on building start-up ecosystems and designed accelerator programs to drive innovation in developing Nations. I was an Australian delegate of at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs conference in Berlin in 2017. I am a Key Note speaker, commentator, thought leader and an advocate for diversity of thought in financial services and technology sector.