Smart Harbor and Vindati Partner to Enable Insurance Agents to Grow Commercial Book

End-to-End Digital Experience Enables Agents to Quote and Bind Specialty Insurance Products in Real-Time

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 2019).  Smart Harbor, the digital technology solutions provider for insurance agents, today announced that it will integrate its smart forms product, Smart Producer, with Vindati’s insurtech platform to provide instant, customizable and bindable quotes. The combination of Vindati’s business insurance products and technology, and Smart Harbor’s mobile and digital marketing capabilities will give agents the ability to grow their commercial lines book of business quickly and easily.

Vindati currently offers Builders Risk, Contractors Equipment, Cargo, Scheduled Commercial Property and Farm/Ranchowners Packages all from A.M. Best A rated carriers. Its platform, which provides an end-to-end digital experience, enables agents to quote, bind and issue for customers online in real-time. Vindati also plans to add Motor Truck Cargo and Construction/Transportation packages and can quickly stand up new products based on the seamless design of its solution.

By combining Smart Harbor and Vindati solutions into one seamless ecosystem, agents will be able to offer business prospects and customers a guided, personalized mobile insurance shopping experience and access to the highest quality commercial insurance companies. Agencies will also use Smart Harbor’s website, digital content, email marketing, social media and SEO services to target new markets and generate leads for these new insurance products.

 

“Most of the agencies we work with are looking to expand their commercial lines book, and a key component is the ability to offer an on-demand mobile shopping and service experience for small businesses,” said Jason Walker, managing partner of Smart Harbor. “We’re very excited about our partnership with Vindati, enabling us to bring quality niche products to our customers and new opportunities for them to differentiate their agencies online in ways that leverage their brands, unique customer service approaches and relationship with clients.”

“Business insurance is an expanding market. It’s also becoming more transactional, so it’s important to leverage technology and data to deliver the right products to the right customers at the right time. We’re focused on bringing together leading technology and integrated data and analytic tools in ways that are easily integrated into agents’ existing business and workflows that reduce the time and complexity it takes to complete underwriting and get a bindable quote,” said Hugh Burgess, Vindati’s CEO. “Our goal is to enable agencies to win more new business through an end-to-end digital experience.”

 

NOTE TO MEDIA: Smart Harbor and Vindati are hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 14 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET to discuss these issues and more: The session—Surviving and Thriving in Commercial Insurance—is free and open to all.

Please register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1098784149554840333?source=Press+Release

 

About Smart Harbor
Smart Harbor provides digital technology solutions for trusted advisors, empowering them with industry-specific tools to grow their businesses. With a specific focus on insurance and deep industry expertise, Smart Harbor offers mobile, web and SEO, and data and analytics capabilities, enabling insurance agencies to compete effectively in the constantly changing digital world. Today, Smart Harbor serves more than thousands of independent agencies representing over 100 carriers, bringing them the right technical expertise, customer service focus and industry knowledge to enable agencies to grow their businesses, create markets for new products, and retain the most profitable customers. Visit Smart Harbor at www.smartharbor.com.

About Vindati Insurance
Vindati is an MGA offering specialty products for small to mid-sized businesses and an integrated shopping experience for brokers, both traditional and digital. Its first products are Contractors Equipment, Builder’s Risk, and Farm/Ranchowners packages; long-term plans include expansion to a range of business products, including Commercial Articles, Motor Truck Cargo, and Warehouse Legal. Backed by Innovisk Capital Partners(www.innovisk.com) and led by industry veteran Hugh Burgess, Vindati puts the power in the hands of the broker, providing instant customizable quotes generated with leading technology, integrated data and analytic tools. For more information about Vindati, visit www.vindati.com.