Beazley Launches Contingency Policy Covering Virtual Event Organizers

Beazley | June 22, 2020

Specialist insurer Beazley has launched a contingency policy designed to cover event organizers if a transmission failure disrupts or cancels a live virtual event.
The insurer acknowledged that streaming live events is not new but the policy responds to an increase in online events under social distancing during the pandemic.

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Insurity Introduces New Analytics Feature for Sure Premium Audit Solution

Insurity | January 13, 2023

Insurity, a leading cloud-based software and analytics provider for insurance carriers, brokers, and MGAs, announced the launch of Sure Premium Audit Analytics on January 12, 2023. This product is a part of its Sure Premium Audit solution that integrates robust predictive analytics from Insurity Predict into the auditing process to enhance operational efficiency by up to 15%. Identifying exposure risk in the premium auditing process remains arduous for many P&C carriers. It may be hard or even impossible for premium audit departments to check all of their business. Instead, many carriers' current premium auditing process is highly responsive and based on standard policy features such as premium, location, and industry. Sure Premium Audit Analytics addresses these issues with robust predictive models and machine learning built on Insurity's 20+ years of industry experience in premium auditing. Carriers can use Sure Premium Audit Analytics to improve their audit workflows with embedded AI and machine learning, allowing them to optimize the premium audit process by forecasting audit results before the audit is even ordered. Additionally, users can simplify the auditing process by developing custom predictive models on a low-code, configurable interface. Existing Sure Premium Audit customers and P&C carriers can quickly get started with Insurity's turnkey analytics system, which has been fully integrated into the Sure Premium Audit platform. In addition, customers can synchronize these predictive models into any workflow or in-house tool using Insurity Predict. Chief Insurance Officer at Insurity, Sylvester Mathis, said, "Premium audits can be a time-consuming process, resulting in carriers leaving hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars of missed premium on the table." He added, "Sure Premium Audit Analytics takes the guesswork out of identifying premiums to audit by proactively flagging policies possessing the characteristics to generate exposures outside initial estimates. Audit costs are reduced, or practically eliminated and time-consuming processes are removed by leveraging the most efficient audit methods." (Source – Businesswire) About Insurity Hartford-based Insurity is a top cloud-based software provider for brokers, insurance carriers, and MGAs. Insurity has over 400 cloud-based deployments and is recognized by 7 of the top 10 MGAs and 15 of the leading 25 P&C carriers in the United States. The company is uniquely equipped to offer exceptional value through its unrivaled industry experience, best-in-class digital platform, and the industry's most robust analytics offerings. With Insurity, customers can optimize their operations, focus on their core businesses, and provide superior policyholder experiences.

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Verlingue Expands in Grand Est Region with Two New Acquisitions

Verlingue | January 17, 2023

Verlingue, a French Adelaïde Group subsidiary specializing in corporate protection, is expanding into the Grand Est region (France) with two new acquisitions. Cabinet Depeyre, an insurance broker founded in 1997, specializes in consulting and managing complex business risks. Meanwhile, Depeyre Solutions, established in 2014, is a business risk underwriting agency for brokers and general agents. The group employs 23 people for commissions of just over €4 million. Cabinet Depeyre, an insurance broker specializing in complex business risks, works with its clients to analyze, prevent, and manage their risks. The Cabinet Depeyre teams have expert knowledge in high-pressure industries like wood processing, transportation, and logistics, building material producers and traders, etc., whether in civil liability or property damage cases. Jean-Michel Depeyre, Head of both companies, stated, "With Verlingue, I firmly believe that our teams will be able to provide even better support to our customers and provide them with all the solutions offered by a company with which we already share common values and a vision of our role as a trusted partner in risk management." (Source- Business Wire) Following the acquisition of RT Global Insurance in Portugal at the end of 2022, Cabinet Depeyre and Depeyre Solutions in France strengthen Verlingue's external growth dynamics as part of its strategic plan for 2024. About Verlingue The company uses corporate risk management and employee protection to help clients create value and perform. Intending to make insurance simple, Verlingue advises and manages insurance programs for over 3,200 corporate clients. With offices in Portugal, France, Great Britain, and Switzerland and partners in over 100 countries, it creates simple yet practical solutions to safeguard the client's company (corporate risk) and employees. In addition, Verlingue collaborates with its clients to better identify and plan for future threats (supplementary social protection schemes and pensions).

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Vouch Partners with Capsule To Support Startups Internationally

Capsule and Vouch | November 11, 2022

Capsule, a specialist insurance provider to high-growth companies in the UK, today announced a partnership with Vouch, a San Francisco-based insurance platform that provides business insurance for high-growth technology startups in the US. With this partnership, the two companies will work together to ensure that they can support their clients' needs internationally. The partnership comes just a year after Capsule's launch and will help startups and tech innovators across all the main markets protect themselves as they grow. As part of the partnership, Capsule will also assist Vouch's US venture and incubator partners with their UK portfolio companies, and Vouch has made an investment in Capsule. The additional funding will be used by Capsule to advance its technology and recruitment. Since Capsule launched in September 2021, the company acts for some of the country's top startups and scale-ups including Onfido, Codat, Otta, Hofy and Castore, and has in recent months partnered with SeedLegals, Crowdcube and a number of leading VCs. Prior to launching Capsule, co-founders Thomas Wynne and Liam Green successfully scaled and sold UK insurance group Kingsbridge in a nine-figure exit to US-based NSM in March 2020. Vouch, founded by CEO Sam Hodges (formerly CEO of Funding Circle US) and CRO Travis Hedge (formerly of Silicon Valley Bank), is a new kind of insurance platform for startups that offers fully digital, tailored coverage that takes minutes to activate. With over $160 million raised to date from the likes of Y Combinator, Ribbit Capital, Silicon Valley Bank and Index Ventures, as well as a recent valuation of over $550 million, Vouch has cemented its status as a 'soonicorn' with its sights firmly set on the next stage of business growth. "Vouch is committed to protecting founders and company builders where they are today and where they'll be tomorrow. Our partnership with Capsule represents an important first step in our plan to provide holistic international risk management solutions, so our clients can protect their global operations with the same ease and confidence they experience with us today. We're excited to start this journey with the Capsule team." -Sam Hodges, CEO of Vouch Thomas Wynne, Co-Founder and CEO of Capsule, added: The hyper-growth startups we support have global aspirations. Yet even the most sophisticated teams face a steep learning curve when scaling their risk management programs internationally. Our partnership with Vouch enables us to solve insurance holistically across markets and unlock further growth. About Capsule Capsule is a specialist insurance provider that helps startups and scale-ups in sectors such as Web3, Fintech, Enterprise (SaaS) and Consumer Tech navigate the risks of rapid expansion by ensuring they have the proper protection in place. Specialising in cover for businesses from seed stage through to IPO, Capsule offers policies including Directors' and Officers', Key Person, Professional Indemnity and Cyber Liability insurance, as well as many others. Their advice is geared for growth ('Capsule' is an anagram of 'scale-up') and backed by state-of-the-art technology that tracks clients across more than 300 data points. As a certified B Corporation, Capsule is also committed to using business as a force for good. Their team is equally passionate about helping similarly mission-driven and impactful organisations get these factors recognised and rewarded by the insurance sector. About Vouch Vouch is a US-based provider of business insurance to thousands of high-growth companies. Since its inception in 2018, the company has empowered its clients to get risk management right through niche expertise, a proprietary approach to pricing and underwriting, fast, digital-first procurement and coverages that scale as the company grows.

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