Westland Insurance | July 09, 2021
Westland Insurance Group Ltd. is delighted to announce the acquisition of Nuera Insurance, a digital brokerage, effective July 1, 2021.
Calgary-based Nuera Insurance is a national pioneer in the development of digital insurance experiences and value-added partnerships. It provides customers with an easy-to-use and rewarding online insurance-buying experience, as well as expert assistance. Clients benefit from its relationships with well-known companies, and its collaborations with property management, real estate, and mortgage experts ensure a smooth experience for renters and homeowners.
“With the acquisition of Nuera Insurance, Westland becomes Canada’s leading digital tenant insurance provider,” says Jamie Lyons, President and Chief Operating Officer of Westland. “We are already pleased to work with rental property managers throughout Canada via our Zipsure platform to ensure that their residents are insured and to offer useful data to assist them in managing risk. The combined power of these two brands puts us in a great position to continue innovating and adding value in that space.”
“I am proud of the experience that Nuera provides to both its customers and partners,” says Nuera Insurance owner Braden Bosch. “I am confident that Westland has the scale, innovative culture, and digital focus to carry Nuera’s exciting trajectory forward.”
About Westland Insurance Group
Westland Insurance Group is Canada’s biggest and most rapidly expanding independent property and casualty insurance broker. The company’s nationwide presence of more than 170 sites and over 2,000 employees continues to grow from coast to coast. Westland’s brokers provide expert advice to clients seeking a home, business, farm, life, and auto insurance. Westland has been a family-owned company dedicated to helping its local communities since its inception in 1980.
Gore Mutual | October 06, 2021
Solera | Audatex (Canada), a global provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive, fleet, and property ecosystems, announced that Gore Mutual Insurance Company (Gore Mutual) is the first Canadian insurer to rollout Qapter Estimating, Solera's revolutionary AI-based estimating platform.
Joining insurance companies around the world, Gore Mutual is the first Canadian insurer to utilize Qapter to assess vehicle damage for improved customer service. Qapter is the Solera | Audatex (Canada) next-generation browser-agnostic estimating and total loss workflow platform for staff, repair shops, and independent appraisers. At its core, Qapter allows stakeholders to perform their jobs more efficiently, with an intuitive user-interface designed for the needs of modern repair and claims operations.
Qapter drives huge efficiency gains for our customers already using it around the world, Those efficiency gains are mostly due to the accuracy of the estimate from quality data. Like other companies using Qapter, we know Gore Mutual and its collision repair partners are keenly focused on and desire both accuracy and efficiency. We are delighted to deliver them both.
- Michel Caron, vice president of sales, Solera | Audatex (Canada).
About Gore Mutual
Built on a foundation of financial strength for more than 180 years, Gore Mutual Insurance Company is one of Canada's first property and casualty insurance companies. Based in Cambridge, Ontario, we are a Canadian mutual company, with more than 500 employees focused on delivering outstanding insurance products and services to customers. In 2019, we launched our Next Horizon strategy—a 10-year plan—to transform Gore Mutual from a mid-size regional carrier to a national-scale insurer with over $20 million invested in talent and technology. We continue to strengthen Canadian communities through the Gore Mutual Foundation. Over the past 22 years, we have donated more than $10 million to over 790 charities.
Solera is a leading global data intelligence and technology solutions provider serving the vehicle lifecycle ecosystem. Through four lines of business - vehicle claims, vehicle repairs, vehicle solutions and fleet - Solera is home to many leading brands in the vehicle lifecycle ecosystem, including Identifix, Audatex, Dealersocket, Omnitracs, eDriving, Explore, cap hpi, Autodata, and others. Solera's innovative solutions empower smarter decision-making through software, enriched data, proprietary algorithms, and artificial intelligence that come together to deliver insights to our customers and accelerate business outcomes. Solera serves over 235,000 global customers and partners in 100+ countries.
Beat Capital | May 18, 2022
Beat Capital Partners is expanding into the United States and has selected OneShield Software's SaaS technology platform to launch new Managing General Agents (MGAs). Beat Capital Partners is a highly successful insurance sector investor in the United noted for providing start-up money, infrastructure, risk capital, and A+ rated paper to new ventures.
The outstanding features of the OneShield Market Solutions (OMS) SaaS platform are the reason for Beat's entry into the US market. OMS includes functionality for policy management (binding, quoting, and servicing), billing (invoicing through payment), claims administration and document management, reporting, and analysis. All of these can be customized to meet the complex needs of MGAs.
We did a thorough analysis of available insurance technology platforms and chose OneShield for various reasons, including OMS's all-in-one pricing approach, overall system capabilities, and substantial industry knowledge. The team at OneShield thoroughly understood our overall business concept, and the platform itself has a stellar reputation in the startup and MGA markets."
April Galda Joyce, CEO of Beat Capital America.
Last year was a big year for OneShield's SaaS offering as many start-up insurers and MGAs wanted to adopt scalable and adaptable technologies with proven rapid time-to-market deployment schedules. We are delighted to meet these similar standards for Beat Capital and look forward to working with them as they expand their business in the United States."
Liza Smith, OneShield's Chief Revenue Officer.