State National Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNC), Luke Ledbetter, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of the Program Services division, State National Companies, was a featured panelist at this week's InsureTech Connect 2017 conference.
The panel, including Alex Maffeo, Founder and CEO of Boost Insurance, Chad Nitschke, Founder and CEO of Bunker, Barney Schauble, Managing Partner at Nephila Advisors LLC, and Rick Zullo, Principal at Lightbank, discussed the insuretech ecosystem and disruptive effect it is having on the marketplace.
State National along with other partners has joined with Boost to focus on distribution and product-focused insuretech startups. The Boost platform will provide access to insurance paper and risk capacity through its insurer partners.
"In today's quickly evolving market, it's imperative that companies align themselves with innovative partners," Ledbetter said. "I am pleased to be part of the discussion at InsureTech Connect about how our partnership with Boost will enable insuretech startups to bring opportunities to market faster than ever before."
About InsureTech Connect
InsureTech Connect is the world's largest insuretech (insurance technology) and digital innovation event, offering unparalleled access to the largest and most comprehensive gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors, and insurance industry experts from across the globe. The InsureTech Connect 2017 conference featured 3,800 attendees from both the insuretech and conventional insurance communities, representing an impressive increase from the previous year.
About State National Companies, Inc.
State National Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNC) is a leading specialty provider of property and casualty insurance services operating in two niche markets across the United States. In its Lender Services segment, the Company specializes in providing collateral protection insurance, which insures personal automobiles and other vehicles held as collateral for loans made by credit unions, banks and specialty finance companies. In its Program Services segment, the Company leverages its "A" (Excellent) A.M. Best rating, expansive licenses and reputation to provide access to the U.S. property and casualty insurance market in exchange for ceding fees. To learn more, please visit www.statenational.com.