Next Insurance Launches Next for Agents

The online small business carrier now enables agents to offer instant, tailored policies for over 1,000 types of businesses through new agent portal.

(Image source: Next for Agents homepage.)

Next Insurance,  a Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup digital insurance provider of small business insurance has announced the launch of Next for Agents, which the company says enables independent agents to quickly quote and sell Next Insurance policies, including general liability, professional liability and commercial auto insurance, through the company’s agent portal or through independent agent platforms.

Guy Goldstein, CEO, Next Insurance.

Next for Agents has been in beta phase since April 2019 and is already being used by more than 3,000 agents, hundreds of whom are quoting and selling Next Insurance policies every day, the company reports. The portal is built to give agents to access and sell tailored policies for over 1,000 classes of business, throughout the U.S, according to Next.

Next describes some of the new advantages for agents created by Next for Agents as follows:

  • Selling more policies. The platform enables agents to approve and sell more policies by obtaining decisions instantly on 100 percent of quotes
  • Time saving by activating policies in a matter of minutes
  • Removing manual labor by transforming the old-fashioned paperwork process into a seamless online solution
  • Reducing operating costs by taking responsibility for servicing customers
  • Increase client satisfaction by providing small businesses with simple, affordable and tailored coverage from Next Insurance

“We recognize that some business owners prefer to work with an agent, so in order to ensure that our product is available to all businesses we launched Next for Agents,” comments Guy Goldstein, CEO and Co-Founder of Next Insurance. “By providing agents with access to our immediate quote and underwriting decisions, they can quickly provide their clients with affordable and tailored insurance policies suited to their unique business needs.”

Next Insurance reports that it is already working with leading agents including BTIS, London Underwriters, First Connect Insurance and more.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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