Split Limit Studios, Guidewire Software | March 22, 2021
Split Limit Studios, LLC, a main provider of pay-as-you-go workers' compensation billing solutions, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), the platform P&C insurers trust to draw in, improve, and develop efficiently, today announced that Split Limit Studios (SLS) has joined Guidewire PartnerConnect as a Solution partner.
SLS conveys its TRUPAY® platform, a comprehensive pay-as-you-go workers' compensation billing solution, to insurers, empowering them to offer pay-as-you-go policies with accurate and automatic premium calculation utilizing payroll information directly from payroll companies. SLS's Ready for Guidewire PolicyCenter joining will empower Guidewire clients to coordinate to TRUPAY.
“Pay-as-you-go billing for workers’ compensation is now mainstream and policyholders expect insurers to offer this billing option,” said George Kostakos, chief executive officer, Split Limit Studios. “Building a solution to support pay-as-you-go billing can be time consuming and expensive, so we offer our solution to save insurers this work while satisfying policyholder expectations. We are thrilled to partner with Guidewire and soon offer our comprehensive billing solution integrated within Guidewire to our shared customers, making it even more simple to offer pay-as-you-go billing for worker’s compensation.”
“We are excited to welcome Split Limit Studios as our latest Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution partner,” said Becky Mattick, vice president, Global Solution Alliances, Guidewire Software. “SLS’s solution minimizes audit surprises, as well as bad debts at the end of the policy term by drawing directly from payroll data to accurately match premium with risk. This creates a ‘win-win’ situation for insurers and their insureds. We are pleased to soon offer this technology integrated with Guidewire and extend these benefits to our joint customers.”
About Split Limit Studios, LLC
Split Limit Studios differentiates its SaaS technology from the competition with insurance expertise, excellent customer service, a focus on security, and a commitment to deliver on its promises. They have over twenty customers, including eight Tier 1 carriers and four workers compensation state insurance funds, and receive data from hundreds of payroll companies.
TRUPAY®, Split Limit Studios signature solution, improves the cash flow of policyholders, provides agents with a flexible payment plan to offer their clients, increases payroll companies’ customer retention and reduces operating costs for carriers. Split Limit Studios continues its push to expand connectivity with payroll companies to make it easy to submit payroll data to all the workers compensation carriers who rely on TRUPAY® for their pay‐as‐you‐go programs.
About Guidewire PartnerConnect ecosystem and Ready for Guidewire
Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution partners provide software, technology, and data solutions as well as insurance support services. Our Solution partners help drive business value and innovation for insurers by developing and delivering integrations, extensions, apps, and other complementary solutions for Guidewire products. All of our Ready for Guidewire partner solutions are validated for security, quality, and compatibility with Guidewire, and can be found on the Guidewire Marketplace.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record, with 1,000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
November 20, 2020
insured.io, a supplier of cloud-based, customer engagement solutions for the protection business, is satisfied to report that Bluefire Insurance (Bluefire) has effectively actualized the organization's Customer Engagement Platform.
Bluefire is an overseeing general organization (MGA) framed from an organization of viable offices offering a wide assortment of creative protection solutions over different states. The organization is centered around giving extraordinary items, top tier claims dealing with, and first class, customized administration. Bluefire was established through a progression of acquisitions which brought about the organization's business being run on different, dissimilar center administration frameworks.
"Our policyholder data was spread across a number of different systems,” said Lola Misicka, vice president of strategic project delivery at Bluefire. “Insured.io helped us to unify the customer experience under one platform and streamlined the customer journey for the Bluefire brand. It also gave us the ability to see all of our customer data consistently and immediately. Our customer behavior patterns and metrics are now available at our fingertips."
As a component of this implementation, insured.io had the option to illuminate Bluefire's requirement for an all encompassing policyholder solution. With various inheritance center frameworks and different sellers offering types of assistance, the customer venture was superfluously confounded. Insured.io's Customer Engagement Platform smoothed out the experience by connecting the entirety of Bluefire's current frameworks to give a solitary solution to customer engagement, including a customer entryway, coordinated voice reaction (IVR), repeating installments, electronic records, announcing and investigation modules, and that's just the beginning. The fast implementation was finished on-schedule, on-spending plan, and with no disruption to Bluefire's business cycles or IT assets.
"Bluefire needed an entirely new customer experience," said Steve Johnson, co-founder and head of product for insured.io. "We provided a SaaS, cloud-based solution which enhanced their customer journey and didn’t require them to replace any of their existing core systems. It’s a relationship which we look forward to growing in the future."
Insured.io gives insurers a platform which interfaces and brings together customers, makers, and workers by means of any channel. Equipped for integration with any current center administration framework, insured.io's Customer Engagement Platform changes the customer venture, improves interior capacities, augments capital speculations, and expands measure straightforwardness for protection organizations over all lines of business. Insured.io quickens advanced transformation by giving a platform that works flawlessly with any framework, yet additionally makes a versatile well disposed client experience, and builds oneself help and engagement open doors for all protection cycle stakeholders.
Insured.io accelerates digital transformation for insurance organizations with a 360-degree suite of SaaS solutions built on a modern, cloud-based platform. The insured.io Customer Engagement Platform integrates seamlessly with multiple core administration systems and includes interactive voice response (IVR), policyholder and producer portals, direct-to-consumer sales, recurring payments, first notice of loss (FNOL), and analytics.
Newfront | July 16, 2021
Newfront Insurance, a cutting-edge technology-enabled brokerage, and ABD Insurance and Financial Services, a renowned pioneer in employee benefits, insurance, and financial services, have agreed to merge, revolutionizing the insurance experience for customers and insurance professionals alike. The merged firm, known as Newfront, is valued at $1.35 billion and is scheduled to complete by the end of August.
The merger of these two market leaders will create 600 jobs, service over 10,000 customers, and place more than $2 billion in premiums each year. In addition, the new business, Newfront, will offer clients a more transparent, data-driven, and real-time experience, resulting in a reduced total cost of risk and better insights for our clients.
Spike Lipkin as CEO, Kurt de Grosz as Executive Chairman, Brian Hetherington as President, and Gordon Wintrob as CTO will continue to lead Newfront from its San Francisco headquarters. To create the modern insurance experience, the merged company's veteran leadership team relies on expertise from insurance brokerage leaders and Silicon Valley innovators such as Uber, Intuit, and Twitter.
Newfront's financial adviser was Perella Weinberg Partners LP, and its legal advisor was Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP. Reagan Consulting, Inc. acted as ABD's financial adviser, while Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP served as its legal advisers.
Risk management, insurance brokerage, human resources, and retirement consulting are all ABD Insurance and Financial Services services. Our advisors provide guidance and develop innovative solutions to assist clients of all sizes, stages of growth, and industries in addressing risk.
ABD, headquartered in San Mateo, has offices in California, Washington, Illinois, and New York and employs over 400 people who serve clients across the United States and throughout the world.
Newfront, founded in 2017, is one of the nation's fastest-growing insurance brokerages, due in large part to unique technology that makes the insurance transaction less cumbersome, more transparent, and more successful for customers and brokers. Newfront was recently selected to the 2020 CB Insights list of the most innovative financial services companies in the United States. In addition, Forbes named it one of the Top 50 Fintech companies for 2021.