Business News: ClaimRide, Symbility, Agero, Starr Companies

January 12, 2018
ClaimRide Partners With Turo in the Vehicle Replacement Market

ClaimRide, the leading facilitator of TNC services for the insurance industry, announced a partnership with leading P2P carsharing marketplace, Turo. Under the alliance, ClaimRide will now offer Turo as a replacement vehicle solution on their mobile platform.

ClaimRide provides a turnkey solution to provide access to transportation services such as Turo and Uber as an enhancement to insurance carrier’s traditional replacement rental program through the use of its patent pending benefits system and mobile application. Turo is a car sharing marketplace where travelers can rent any car they want, wherever they want it, from a vibrant community of local car owners. Car owners typically earn enough renting their idle vehicles to offset their payments each month.

Symbility Partners With CoreLogic to Offer SkyMeasure Roof Reports

Symbility Solutions Inc., a global software company focused on modernizing the insurance industry, has introduced a new functionality to the Claims Management Cloud Platform in partnership with CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and solutions provider; to deliver integrated access to SkyMeasure Roof Reports.

SkyMeasure provides advanced roof measurement solutions used by claims professionals as part of their settlement process. Coupling superior nationwide imagery with data analytics, SkyMeasure supplies detailed and timely reports on demand for both insurance and roofing professionals.

The integration of SkyMeasure enhances the Symbility user experience by allowing them to request and receive the detailed measurement files, including a 3D diagram, from within the claim. Additional features of the integration include automated notifications and diagram creation on receipt of the SkyMeasure report in Symbility, centralized billing and access to knowledgeable support staff.

Agero Acquires Digital Dispatch Platform Provider Swoop

Agero, Inc., a provider of software enabled driver assistance services to automotive manufacturers and insurance carriers in North America, announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based SwoopMe, Inc. (Swoop), a provider of web-based dispatch solutions for roadside assistance providers.

The Swoop offerings will supplement Agero’s existing roadside provider assets such as RoadsideConnect, along with its industry leading dispatch partner integrations. The Swoop acquisition comes on the heels of the recent unveiling of its proactive service response model and leading omni-channel experience.

Swoop employees have joined Agero effective immediately, and the company will remain an independently managed dispatch solution, and continue to maintain and expand its existing San Francisco presence.

Starr Companies Announces Crisis Coverage on Side ‘A’ Endorsement

Starr Companies announced an enhancement available to its Side ‘A’ Directors & Officers Excess and Lead-In-Difference-In-Conditions (DIC) policy providing Crisis Loss Coverage for Insured Persons.

“We are in an unprecedented litigation and regulatory environment and a crisis event can cause a material effect on an individual’s reputation,” stated Brian Inselberg, senior vice president, financial lines. “Starr continues to look for ways to be innovative for the directors and officers of our insureds. Our Side ‘A’ Directors & Officers Excess and Lead Difference-In-Conditions (DIC) policy insures executives as they conduct business and make decisions on a daily basis.”