Cowbell Cyber | October 29, 2020
Cowbell Cyber, the business' first AI-controlled cyber protection supplier for little to fair sized organizations (SMBs), today declared its arrangement to twofold down on significance and cyber versatility with inclusions explicit to classes of business known for complex cybersecurity measures. This makes Cowbell the first cyber protection firm to bring a conceded protection item that delivers presentations special to assembling, development and different classes of business, shutting the insurability hole for enterprises crucial to the U.S. economy.
Cybercriminals cast a wide assault net to invade each class of business and have as of late increase their objectives on organizations like development and assembling developing enterprises progressively turning out to be more innovation subordinate. These indispensable ventures have remarkable necessities that envelop the physical and virtual world and as per the Cyber Insurance. The Market's View 2020 overview, these enterprises are indicating a solid move towards expanded cyber protection schooling and reception.
"Every business is at risk of a cyber incident but the exposures and subsequent damages can vary drastically in type and scope by sector. Businesses in every industry are rapidly building awareness about the unique cyber threats they face," said Jack Kudale, CEO and Founder at Cowbell Cyber. "Cowbell Prime 250 goes beyond offering generic coverages, enabling insurance buyers to not benefit from customized policies but also add coverages for cyber incidents unique to their class of business."
Unique endorsements available with Cowbell Prime 250 include:
Contractual Damages Endorsement for the manufacturing industry: Provides financial protection when the manufacturer faces a cyber event that triggers third party liability caused by the inability to fulfill a contractual requirement, the compromise of customer information or contractual damages that an unfulfilled contract might trigger for the customer.
Missed Bid Endorsement for the construction industry: Provides construction with additional financial coverage for missed income when a cyber incident triggers a business interruption that prevents the construction company from bidding for or responding to an RFP.
Cowbell Breach Fund with additional separate limit endorsement: Provides separate limit for the coverage of expenses common to many cyber events such as forensic services or notification to individuals and entities impacted by the incident. The limit for this fund can be extended through a Separate Limit Endorsement for classes of business carrying a large population of customers.
Utilizing Cowbell, operators and merchants can now quickly and effortlessly convey cyber protection contributions that are exceptionally applicable to their customers. Beginning with three preset industry-explicit bundles - Basic, Popular, Elite - they can, in a couple of snaps, redo strategies or add supports novel to explicit businesses.
About Cowbell Cyber
Cowbell Cyber is dedicated to providing standalone, admitted, individualized and easy-to-understand cyber insurance for small and mid-size businesses. In its unique AI-based approach to risk selection and pricing, Cowbell's continuous underwriting platform, powered by Cowbell Factors, compresses the insurance process from submission to issue in less than 5 minutes. Cowbell Insurance Agency is currently licensed in 34 U.S. states and provides SMBs with admitted cyber insurance on AM Best "A" rated paper with up to $15 Million in coverage.
Joe Flood | April 04, 2022
The founders of Joe Flood Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (JFIB) announce the full launch of their tech-based flood insurance wholesale brokerage. JFIB was founded by Joe "Flood" Rossi, Art McKinney, and Chris St. George to deliver state of the art flood insurance technology, as well as a consultative underwriting approach to agencies of all sizes.
JFIB also announces their status as a coverholder of Chubb European Group, with the unveiling of their own proprietary product on Chubb paper called Upstream. Upstream writes all lines of primary and excess flood business on A++ Chubb paper.
Most of us at JFIB have either been an agent or owned an agency at some point in our careers. With the implementation of Risk Rating 2.0 and all the changes happening in the flood industry, we want to deliver our expertise and experience to agents to make their jobs simpler."
JFIB will be releasing an industry leading quote platform to their partner agents in mid-2022. This technology will provide quotes and rate comparisons from many carriers including the JFIB proprietary product Upstream. The technology will leverage industry data, and simplify the quoting, binding, and sales process. JFIB also provides additional flood insurance related services, such as risk scoring, property risk reports, Letter Of Map Amendment filing, and more. This combined with their multitude of flood insurance offerings, makes JFIB a holistic flood solution for agencies across the country.
Afficiency | September 22, 2021
Quility Insurance, a digital platform offering financial solutions through an online application or support from a licensed insurance agent, announced the launch of its new proprietary product, Quility Level Term. The company launched the level term product in collaboration with Afficiency, a startup that designs, builds, and delivers life insurance via API, and SBLI (The Savings Bank Mutual Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts).
Through Afficiency's digital infrastructure and SBLI's tech-driven insurance product offerings, Quility Level Term offers clients a simple, personalized policy with an entirely digital application and purchase process. Clients can apply online from the comfort of home and receive their new policy in just minutes.
SBLI is very happy to expand on our product and distribution offers for our customers through this valuable partnership. This collaboration supports digital initiatives to continue offering an accessible and seamless life insurance application process.
- Denis Clifford, SVP of Sales & Distribution at SBLI.
The simplified issue product provides a 100% digital experience with no medical exam necessary to qualify for coverage and an on-the-spot decision in minutes. Quility Level Term provides a maximum coverage amount of $1 million with level premiums throughout the policy term. Included within the policy at no additional cost is a charity rider that allows the client to select a charity of their choice as an additional beneficiary of their policy.
Licensed life insurance agents can sell the Quility Level Term product to their clients directly by applying with the client in real time through the digital platform. Through this digitized application process, Quility clients will receive an instant decision and obtain coverage that meets their needs at an affordable price.
The Quility Level Term product provides a significant value-add to the Quility agent through its streamlined application process. At Afficiency, our goal is to modernize the life insurance process for the customer, and this bespoke product aligns not only with our goals, but also with Quility's mission to deliver simple, customized solutions to clients.
- Mark Scafaro, Co-Founder and CEO of Afficiency.
Backed by thousands of licensed insurance agents nationwide and access to over 80 insurance carriers, Quility provides clients with convenient access to expert advice and support. Quility's sales divisions include Symmetry Financial Group, Asurea Insurance Services, and Quility Wholesale.
Quility uses innovative and proprietary technology to modernize the process of qualifying for and purchasing life insurance. The Quility digital platform offers clients the option to apply for life insurance online through a ten-minute application with the support of a licensed insurance agent.
For over 115 years, SBLI has specialized in providing hassle-free, affordable life insurance. Whether it be term life, whole life or a plan that combines the two, we offer simple, dependable protection at a fair price.
Afficiency is an insurtech company making life insurance easier to understand and purchase. Afficiency developed a digital life insurance platform that allows new products to be quickly stood-up and made available for digital distribution, completely via API. All Afficiency's life insurance products are designed to be digitally underwritten and issued within seconds. Afficiency has been partnering with carriers and re-insurers since late 2018 to bring products to market. The team has also been working with some traditional and new distribution channels to deliver these products.