iPipeline Acquires WELIS
iPipeline today announced it has acquired WELIS, a premier provider of life insurance illustration systems to carriers in the US. The WELIS Ascent® Illustration System is designed to help insurers sell and service customers in a multi-channel distribution environment. The award-winning software* is constructed as a standard single life illustration system that can be transformed into a sophisticated multiple life / multiple plan system with a single button click. The acquisition positions iPipeline as one of the largest providers of illustrations in the life insurance industry.
Read more at: Businesswire
September is Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM)
Life Happens created and coordinates the Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) campaign every September. But, the reality check we’ve gotten with the pandemic means we need to talk to everyone about life insurance now. We’re committed to providing you with engaging life insurance content for the campaign through September.
This year’s theme is “Reality Check: The time for life insurance is now.”
Life changes quickly and priorities shift. Life insurance can help you protect your loved ones financially—now and for the future. Get it today.
Posted by Ken Leibow September 12, 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Surge in Life Insurance Virtual Sales Meetings
Ensight, a leading life and annuity digital sales platform, today released the latest findings from its quarterly Trends Report which highlights a dramatic shift in life insurance interest due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As shelter-in-place orders forced life insurance agents to work from home, remote selling utilization increased by 155% in just eight weeks. Social distancing restrictions were among the biggest drivers of a transformation towards digital life insurance sales in more than 20 years.
Read more at: InsurTech Express Blog
Posted by Ken Leibow August 26, 2020
DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, today announced that it will be acquired by Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ROP), a leading diversified technology company. Roper will acquire Vertafore from Bain Capital Private Equity and Vista Equity Partners with the acquisition expected to close in the third quarter, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.
Senior Market Sales Expands National Reach, Joins Alliant Insurance Services
Omaha, Nebraska – Senior Market Sales® (SMS), one of the industry’s premier insurance marketing organizations, has entered into a strategic agreement to be acquired by Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., one of the nation’s largest insurance and employee benefits consulting firms. READ NEWS RELEASE
Posted by Ken Leibow August 1, 2020
EMSI Operations Ceased – Call Center Closed
Examination Management Services Inc. (EMSI) CLOSED THEIR DOORS Friday July 3, 2020 as per the home page of EMSI. More details about the EMSI Call center closing in Waco, Texas is in a local article at KWTX resulting in hundreds of employees losing their jobs. Yes calls have been flooding the industry. EMSI customers are scrambling.
Employee Pooling Operations Readiness COVID-19 Pandemic
Life Insurance Brokerage Agencies and Financial Institutions are making Employee Pooling (EP) as part of their business interruption contingency plan. Business interruption due to the pandemic has made Right-sourcing more important than ever.
Whether your business is interrupted by a virus that affect humans or a virus that affects a business’s systems, our customers have found that a relationship with EP gives them a resource they can count on to bridge gaps caused by large, unexpected events. Over the last couple of months, EP has been called into action.
Read Blog post: EP Operations Readiness Covid-19
Posted by Ken Leibow May 28, 2020
It’s Official: LIBRA Insurance Partners is Open for Business – Leading IMOs LifeMark Partners and Bramco join forces
The united firm creates one of the leading insurance marketing organizations dedicated to serving independent insurance producers, brokers and financial institutions. LIBRA consists of 62 partner agencies, representing more than 20% of the market share in the independent brokerage space and making it one of the largest insurance marketing organizations in the country.
Read the full article including the member agency benefits at:
Posted by Ken Leibow April 13, 2020
Corona COVID-19 Readiness at eNoah
eNoah is setting a good example for company and employee Readiness for the Corona Virus. From Awareness Sessions, Preventative Measures in the workplace to working from Home. Including a good Business Continuity Plan.
Read detail at the InsurTech Express Blog
Posted by Ken Leibow April 1, 2020
ApplicInt Transforms the Digital Paramed & Call Center Platform with 4 NEW Modules
ApplicInt a leading provider of technology used to complete a Life Insurance Application digitally has added 4 new game changing modules to ExamComplete & CallComplete:
eLab Slip: Electronically collects Lab Slip Information
ONE Touch: Cuts time to obtain a Special Authorization up to 90% for medical records
Warm Transfer Complete: Client and data seamlessly transferred to Call Center by Examiner
Identity Complete: Securely verifies Signers Identity
Learn more: ApplicInt’s Products
Posted by Ken Leibow March 13, 2020
InsureTech Connect 2020 is the World’s Largest Insurtech Event
InsurTech Express Partner Discount: REGISTER TODAY
InsureTech Connect is the world’s largest insurtech event—bringing together over 8,000 entrepreneurs, investors and insurance industry incumbents from across the globe.
ITC 2020 will feature 275 speakers, 50+ sessions and dedicated networking opportunities for groups and 1:1 meetings. Check out the ITC 2020 site for more details.
Posted by Ken Leibow March 1, 2020
AIMCOR Group, LLC Announces Partnership with Human API to Optimize Advisor and Client Experience with Electronic Health Records (EHR)
AIMCOR Group, LLC announced a strategic partnership with Human API, the largest consumer-controlled health data platform, to create a faster life insurance buying experience for agents and their clients by giving applicants a simple and digital way to share access to their electronic health records (EHR).
Posted by Ken Leibow February 13, 2020
Policy Management System: A Turnkey Revenue Solution for Life Insurance Distributors Webinar
We invite you to join Employee Pooling, Proformex, and Magna Life Settlements in this NAILBA-Sponsored Webinar: Policy Management System: A Turnkey Revenue Solution for Life Insurance Distributors – February 12th at 2:00 PM EST
Whether you’re an independent agent, producer or advisor, the ability to automate ongoing policy performance monitoring will reduce risk, save time and provide opportunities for growth. Join us as we discuss current technology trends within the industry and how you can improve your client’s experience by implementing the right solutions.
REGISTER TODAY: http://bit.ly/2S2PLvR
Download EP Invite PDF: http://bit.ly/2RCW9eq
Posted by Ken Leibow February 2, 2020
InsurTech Express is now a Member of the LexisNexis Insurance Alliance Program
We are happy to announce that InsurTech Express is now a member of the LexisNexis® Insurance Alliance Program for Industry Organizations. Working together, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and InsurTech Express will bring valuable thought leadership and industry best practice to the Life market, driving innovation and cost efficiencies.
Posted by Ken Leibow January 10, 2020
NAIFA Announces Partnership with InsurTech Express
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) named InsurTech Express to its list of supporters of its Limited & Extended Care Planning Center (LECP). The LECP is NAIFA’s initiative to bring together a variety of entities that offer products and services that showcase the continuum of options for limited, extended and long-term care needs. The announcement was made on the opening day of the NAILBA’s Annual Meeting held in Dallas, Texas.
READ COMPLETE PRESS RELEASE AT: PRWEB
Posted by Ken Leibow January 2, 2020
Announcing InsurTech Express is now a member of ACORD
Excited to Announce that InsurTech Express is now a member of ACORD! The engine behind the messaging in Life Insurance and Annuities is the utilization of ACORD standards. Lowers implementation costs, speed to market, and drives revenue!
Posted by Ken Leibow January 3, 2020
Reuters’ Events Insurance AI and Innovative Tech Summit Returns to Chicago in 2020
USAA, Nationwide, The Hartford AXA, Swiss Re, American Family and More Confirmed
To provide insurance carriers with the tools, strategies and insights to navigate their digital journey, the Insurance AI and Innovative Tech Summit USA 2020 will return to Chicago for its seventh visit, May 12-13, 2020, Insurance Nexus have just announced. Through an agenda researched and written in collaboration with industry leaders, the summit will provide a unique experience for attendees, including hours of expert insight, real-world learning and opportunities to network with a host of leaders from across the North American insurance landscape.
Posted by Ken Leibow January 4, 2020
Ensight works with WinFlex to provide ‘Single-Entry’ Quoting Platform for Term & Perm Life
Ensight™ Intelligent Quote is the first Term and Permanent life quoting platform to provide ‘Single-Entry’ case design and integrated product benchmarking. If you are looking to shift your focus from case design to sales revenue, Ensight™ can help your business thrive!
Posted by Ken Leibow December 4, 2019
LBTC Underwriting Webinar – Register Today
Please join the Life Brokerage Technology Committee as we host Brad Gabel, Chief Underwriter at Protective Life Insurance Company for a discussion on Accelerated Underwriting and the evolution of the art and science of Underwriting.
The Webinar is Thursday, December 5th from 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST.
Click here: REGISTER
Posted by Ken Leibow December 1, 2019
ID 20 Twenty Award Winners Announced
NAILBA is honoring Independent Distribution’s most courageous innovators and visionaries, who have made important contributions to the insurance profession. Congratulations to the ID 20 Award Winners! We look forward to the official award ceremony at NAILBA 38 in Dallas on November 7, 2019. Get to know the ID20 award recipients: MEET THE WINNERS – BIOS
Posted by Ken Leibow November 3, 2019
Prudential to buy Seattle-area insurance tech startup Assurance for $2.35B
Prudential Financial agreed to acquire Seattle-area startup Assurance IQ for $2.35 billion, the companies announced Thursday, September 5th. The acquisition will fold a tech-focused insurance seller into the financial services giant, allowing Prudential to reach more customers online.
Based in Bellevue, Wash., Assurance sells a variety of insurance policies over the internet. Beyond the upfront $2.35 billion, Prudential agreed to pay an additional $1.15 billion in cash and equity if Assurance meets certain growth objectives. READ MORE AT GEEKWIRE
Posted by Ken Leibow October 21, 2019
NAILBA 38 Annual Meeting Coming Soon
November 7-9, 2019
The NAILBA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of independent life brokerage agencies. From member agency principals and staff, to insurance and financial carrier executives, and senior leadership teams from more than 100+ sponsors and exhibitors who provide BGA technologies and services, NAILBA’s Annual Meeting is where the brokerage industry meets. It is where relationships are built. It is where business gets done!
This year’s Keynote Speakers include Jim Kelly, Legendary NFL Quarterback and Cancer Survivor; General John F. Kelly, USMC Retired, Former White House Chief of Staff and Secretary of Homeland Security; and Kevin Pollack, Award Winning Actor, Impressionist & Comedian.
Posted by Ken Leibow October 7, 2019
InsurTech Express Forms Board of Directors, Announces Members
RALEIGH, N.C., September 24, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Insurance solutions innovator, InsurTech Express, announces the formation of its Board of Directors.
Members include the following industry experts:
- Kenneth R. Leibow
Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, InsurTech Express
- Diana J. Hickert-Hill
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DH2 Consulting (DH Squared, LLC)
- Dennis R. Vigneau
Chief Financial Officer, Fidelity & Guaranty Life Holding Company (NYSE:FG)
- Cheryl Yakey
Senior Counsel, Clyde & Co US LLP
InsurTech Express Blockchain Lowers Commission Costs
InsurTech Express blockchain design to lower insurance commission costs. InsurTech Express is rethinking the way life and annuity providers handle the complex challenge of commissions—leveraging technology to solve long term industry issues while enabling participants to focus on growth and serving customers. Enables Trust, Accuracy and Simplicity!
Watch the video or read the complete White Paper Available FREE: InsurTech Express Blockchain for Life & Annuity Commissions PATENT PENDING
Posted by Ken Leibow September 21, 2019
Announcing NAILBA ID Twenty Awards
Nominations Due By October 4, 2019
NAILBA Announces New Awards for Independent Distribution Seeking Nominations for 20 industry innovators and trailblazers! Honoring Independent Distribution’s most courageous innovators and visionaries, NAILBA is seeking nominations from the industry for twenty insurance professionals who have made important contributions to the insurance profession. Anyone from the industry is eligible, from business leaders to techies, to marketeers and operations gurus within BGAs, Carriers, and vendor companies that support independent distribution. Winners will be honored at NAILBA38 Annual Conference in Dallas. NOMINATION FORM ONLINE AT NAILBA
Posted by Ken Leibow September 6, 2019
iPipeline to Be Acquired by Roper Technologies & Larry Berran Appointed as CEO
EXTON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iPipeline®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry today announced that it will be acquired by Roper Technologies, Inc, a diversified technology company. The acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. iPipeline also announced the appointment of Larry Berran as CEO. READ PRESS RELEASE AT BUSINESS WIRE
Posted by Ken Leibow September 5, 2019
Innovative Blockchain Design for Life Insurance & Annuity Commissions Lowers Costs & Enables Growth Focus
InsurTech Express is rethinking the way life and annuity providers handle the complex challenge of commissions—leveraging technology to solve historic issues and enabling participants to focus on growth and serving customers well.
“The Commission Blockchain plan that InsurTech Express is launching can streamline the entire commission and contracting process for participating carriers and distributors alike,” said Dan LaBert, CEO of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA). “Ken and the team have designed an innovative approach to leverage the latest blockchain technology to solve recurring challenges our members see in their businesses. I look forward to NAILBA members further engaging in this exciting new technology that could resolve commission accounting concerns.”
Posted by Ken Leibow September 2, 2019
Announcing DH2 Consulting as the “Focus Firm” for August 2019
DH2 Consulting are experts in developing your company’s marketing, communications, and process improvement strategies so that you can gain powerful competitive advantages! 20+ Years Experience working with Life Insurance Carriers for Brand & Marketing, Communications, Strategy & Process. For more information contact:
Diana Hickert-Hill – firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Ken Leibow August 12, 2019
CEO Webinar Series – The Next Generation of Insurance Talent
ACORD CEO Bill Pieroni presents a study comparing the millennial and post-millennial demographics with other generations within the workforce, focusing within the insurance industry. Learn what insurance organizations need to do to attract, retain, and effectively leverage young talent in order to keep up with the changing market.
Webinar: Fri, Sep 27, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Click here: REGISTER
Posted by Ken Leibow August 6, 2019
Self-Service SmartOffice Demo Now Live at InsurTech Express
Ebix SmartOffice CRM/AMS Self-Service Demo is Available NOW at InsurTech Express. Millennials want to demo software products themselves “FIRST” before engaging with a Sales Person. Get a login to your personal demo with sample data and create your own agents, policies, pre-sales and much more. Learn about CRMs and Agency Management Systems under “Solutions” at InsurTech Express. Click here: Self-Service Smart Office Demo
Posted by Ken Leibow July 25, 2019
Lafayette Life Enhances Customer Experience With iPipeline’s E-Delivery Product
iPipeline® – a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry – today announced The Lafayette Life Insurance Company, a Cincinnati-based provider of life, annuity, retirement and pension products, has selected DocFast® e-Delivery to enhance its digital customer experience. DocFast® streamlines and improves the customer communication experience by digitally enabling reviews, downloads and printing for statements, forms and other important transactional documents. Continue to read the press release at iPIpeline
Posted by Ken Leibow July 16, 2019
QLAdmin Solutions Honored As Top 10 Policy Administration Solution Provider
For over 30 years, QLAdmin has served the small to medium sized insurance company offering traditional and interest sensitive life, health and annuity products. With 47 clients in North American, Canada and the Caribbean, QLAdmin has become a niche market leader for companies needing affordable yet comprehensive policy administration and claims adjudication capabilities within one user-friendly platform. READ PRESS RELEASE
Posted by Ken Leibow July 14, 2019
Pave The Way To True Customer Centricity – Webinar
Insurance Nexus is delighted to announce we are bringing together key figures from OneBeacon, Canada Life and AITE Group to give you the strategies to understand your customers agenda and move towards a truly connected model.
Insurance customer expectations have increased dramatically, and carriers must become truly customer-centric in order to meet those expectations Building a connected carrier isn’t easy but it is now the bare minimum to ensure survival in this fiercely competitive landscape.
Join us July 16th at 11am ET to uncover how insurance carriers can merge technology and digital agility to remain relevant in what is an extremely competitive market. REGISTER
Posted by Ken Leibow July 3, 2019
Vertafore Expands Industry-Leading Solutions with Acquisition of VUE Software
Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, today announced it has acquired VUE Software (VUE) to complement its Sircon solutions and create the most powerful insurer distribution management platform in the industry. Learn more about Vertafore’s acquisition of VUE Software
Posted by Ken Leibow July 2, 2019
It’s Sizzling @ PaperClip
The Summer is off to a hot start at PaperClip! Register now for July Webinars; PaperClip will be hosting a Webinar series to highlight the benefits of our solutions! We have some great new features in the works and whether it’s learning about a new solution or how to better utilize the solution you already have, join us to hear about what PaperClip can do for you.
All Webinars are 15 minutes in length
PaperClip will be hosting Webinars on various topics VCF, eM4, Mojo & Straight Thru Processing. Click here to see Webinar dates: REGISTER
Posted by Ken Leibow June 19, 2019
iPipeline and Atidot Partner to Mine In-Force Data for Life & Annuity Sales
iPipeline® – a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry – today announced an exclusive partnership with Atidot, a Gartner “Cool Vendor” insurtech company empowering the life insurance industry with big data and predictive analytics. The InsureSight® In-Force Service powered by Atidot® will enable Insurers in North America to predict customer insurance and financial needs, lapse patterns and profitability. Continue to read the press release at iPIpeline
Posted by Ken Leibow June 11, 2019
Announcing the Launch of InsurTechExpress.com, ‘A One Stop Life Insurance Resource’
RALEIGH, N.C., May 30, 2019 (Newswire.com) – The InsurTech Express website has launched at www.insurtechexpress.com. InsurTech Express is the principal resource that brings the Life Insurance and Annuity communities together in one easy-to-access, secure online location for information on Insurtech. It is a network with active participation in industry organizations like ACORD, LBTC, and LIDMA; conferences like InsureTech Connect and NAILBA; as well as in social media such as LinkedIn. The network includes Carriers, Distributors, and Solution Providers. InsurTech Express is designed to connect the industry with Insurtech documents, education, solutions, current events, career opportunities, and innovation. Read more at Newswire.
Posted by Ken Leibow May 30, 2019
Data Insights brought to life
HealthPiQture, by ExamOne, is a highly flexible platform that allows you to make quick and confident decisions. Through HealthPiQture, insurers receive access to our extensive data sources. From a snapshot of an applicant’s past health, to a view of their current health, HealthPiQture combines health and behavioral insights for insurers. Learn more about HealthPiQture
Posted by Ken Leibow May 6, 2019
IXN – Paperless Solutions Group Partnership Announcement
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – IXN® – the leading provider of cross platform digital quoting solutions for the life insurance industry – today announced a formal partnership with Paperless Solutions Group® (PSG), the premier provider of electronic applications in the insurance marketplace. Launching in the first quarter of 2019, distributors of life insurance. Read more on IXN Blog
Posted by Roy Goodart May 5,2019
iPipeline acquires Canadian Solutions Provider Bluesun
iPipeline® – a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the financial services industry – today announced the acquisition of Bluesun, a leading provider of software solutions to the life insurance and financial services industry in Canada. Bluesun designs software products to automate core business processes for MGAs, national accounts, mutual fund dealers, banks and insurance companies. Their client base includes nearly 70% of all Canadian life insurers and agencies. Read more on MarketWatch.
Posted by Ken Leibow May 4, 2019
Vive and BRAMCO Announce Release of Groundbreaking Term Life Application Platform
January 30, 2019 (Fairfax, Va.) In response to fundamental changes in the insurance industry that are driven primarily by rapidly advancing information technology, BRAMCO Financial has partnered with Vive Solutions, LLC to re-launch Vive – a groundbreaking multi-carrier end-to-end term insurance platform. Vive offers a unified platform for quoting, product selection, direct order submission, tele-app, and automatic requirement fulfillment, all the way through to policy delivery. Read full press release on Insurancenewsnet
Posted by Ken Leibow May 3, 2019