Merchants Joins Innovation Accelerator

December 15, 2020

Merchants Bonding Company announces its partnership with BrokerTech Ventures (BTV), the first broker-led platform for broker-centric innovation, ideation, investment and communication. Founded in 2019, BTV provides a venue for the best minds in insurance and technology to collaborate and bring to market leading-edge ideas and solutions.

“At Merchants, we value our agent partnerships and we are always looking for innovative ways to continuously improve,” said Chief Marketing  & Communications Officer Therese Wielage, “Broker Tech Ventures is another way we can invest in the future with collaborative solutions – that is part of our mission at Merchants.”

BTV is currently made up of 13 super-regional, independently controlled, insurance brokerage firms spanning from Silicon Valley to New Jersey, representing nearly $30 billion in collective annual premiums and more than $1.6 billion in annual distribution. BTV invests in the research and testing for the chosen startups, provides access to veteran industry mentors, and helps scale the technology to market through broker distribution channels.

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