Tag: PAS+

iPipeline Acquires WELIS

Acquisition Expands Life Insurance Illustration System Offerings with PAS+ Integration for Insurers in the US

Exton, PA (September 22, 2020) – iPipeline® – a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry – today announced it has acquired WELIS, a premier provider of life insurance illustration systems to carriers in the US. The WELIS Ascent® Illustration System is designed to help insurers sell and service customers in a multi-channel distribution environment. The award-winning software* is constructed as a standard single life illustration system that can be transformed into a sophisticated multiple life / multiple plan system with a single button click. The acquisition positions iPipeline as one of the largest providers of illustrations in the life insurance industry.

“Stephen Frederick, CEO of WELIS, and his team have created a benchmark illustrations system against which all other platforms are compared. Ascent will be integrated into our low code, SSG Digital® Platform and allow agents and advisors to quickly run real-time scenario-based illustrations, save them, and send them to customers for review and e-Signature through our PAS+® agent portal. Agents and advisors can also run an illustration and include it during the e-App process to collect e-Signatures, reducing cycle times and improving iGO® e-App processing rates,” said Larry Berran, CEO, iPipeline. “Carriers can manually run or automate the distribution of in-force illustrations, re-run illustrations during underwriting, and make the necessary distributions to agents and consumers for e-Signature pre- and post-issuance.”

“We are excited about integrating WELIS’ in-force illustration solutions with PAS+ and our ability to offer iSolve®, our research and permanent quoting product, to their customers. Additional Ascent integrations with our AlphaTrust® e-Sign and InsureSight® business intelligence and data analytics products will give insurers great tools to accelerate sales, better leverage information, and increase compliance for in-force reporting requirements,” added Berran. “We are looking forward to changing the permanent insurance game with WELIS’ high-powered illustration system and our omni-channel, quote-to-claim low code platform.”

“iPipeline has done an outstanding job of developing one of the industry’s most powerful and versatile platforms. The current COVID-19 environment has placed a spotlight on the need to accelerate the integration and use of digital platforms. iPipeline’s clients are well-positioned to reap the benefits of their investments, and our Ascent Illustration System is a perfect next-step for carriers seeking to use a highly customizable, brandable, rapidly deployed product,” said Stephen Frederick, CEO, WELIS. “The integration of Ascent into the SSG Digital Platform with PAS+ will deliver immediate benefits to customers who are committed to taking the digital journey. I am pleased to see our technology being put to great use by Larry and his team.”

Morgan Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to WELIS in this transaction.

To learn how you can implement iPipeline’s illustration products to streamline and accelerate new business acquisition and in-force management processes and better engage the digital customer, contact sales@ipipeline.com or call 1-800-758-0824, option 2.

*Novarica RAVE Award

About WELIS
WELIS is a premier provider of life insurance illustration systems supporting individual and group lines of business for carriers in the US. Its Ascent Illustration System is designed to help insurers sell and service customers in a multi-channel distribution environment. The software is constructed as a standard single life illustration system that can be transformed into a sophisticated multiple life / multiple plan system with a single button click. As a single platform it can be used by multiple distribution channels requiring only a basic ledger to those with sophisticated multiple life COLI needs. To learn more about WELIS and the Ascent Illustration System, visit www.WELIS.com.

About iPipeline
iPipeline is a leading provider of low-code, cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry. Through our SSG Digital, end-to-end platform, we accelerate and simplify sales, compliance, operations and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in our ecosystem including carriers, agents, general agencies, advisors, broker-dealers, RIAs, banks, securities/mutual fund firms, and their consumers on a global basis. Our innovative solutions include pre-sales support, new business and underwriting, policy administration, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, data analysis, reporting, user-driven configuration, consumer delivery and self-service, and agency and firm management.

iPipeline’s platform is used by approximately 150 carriers, 1,400 distributors and financial institutions, and their agents and licensed advisors in a cloud-based environment. With headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, iPipeline has locations in Boston, Bromley (UK), Burlington (Canada), Cheltenham (UK), Dallas, Davidson, Fort Lauderdale, Huntersville, Ontario (CA), Philadelphia, Pleasanton, and Salt Lake City. Visit www.ipipeline.com.

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For iPipeline:
Lisa Shea
Marketing
lshea@ipipeline.com
484-870-6234

iPipeline Platform to Take on New Dimension with Sean Fallon as VP, SSG Digital Platform & Policy Administration

Low Code, User Configurable Next-Gen Digital Platform to Offer a Connected Highway for iPipeline Products and Customer’s Existing Systems

EXTON, PA (August 19, 2020) – iPipeline®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry, today announced the appointment of Sean Fallon to the position of Vice President, SSG Digital® Platform and Policy Administration. Fallon comes to iPipeline from CNO Financial Group, where he served as Vice President, Front Office Application Development, and Chief Technology Officer. In this new role at iPipeline, he will advance the SSG Digital Platform with an event driven architecture that will enable user configurable messaging, shared product configuration, and the integration of iPipeline and customer systems. The SSG Digital platform will power our new Policy Administration offering PAS+®, taking digital access to the next level.

“Next-gen platforms will play a key role in connecting insurers to the products and services their consumers need. These platforms need to be more user configurable, low code, and open to a variety of data sets and home-grown platforms. We are recruiting top industry talent to take our SSG Digital Platform, PAS+, and other core products to the next stage,” said Larry Berran, CEO, iPipeline. “Sean brings a track record of success with cross-functional teams and an extensive knowledge of enterprise architecture in the life insurance industry. In this new role, he will add a new dimension to the platform through innovation and by executing strategy for our PAS+ initiatives in the North American marketplace.”

“The life insurance industry’s digital workforce requires a level of self-maintenance to accelerate the new pace of business. This means we need to deliver a more low code, customer-configurable platform with an open architecture to accommodate different data sets from home-grown systems and non-iPipeline products used across the enterprise,” said Sean Fallon, VP, SSG Digital Platform and Policy Administration. “The next leap in PAS+ technology will likely leverage artificial intelligence and self-learning predictive systems, so we are already at work exploring this avenue. Business continuity is top of mind in the COVID-19 reality, and we are determined to enable our clients to optimize their digital investments with iPipeline by taking them into the future.”

Prior to Fallon’s role at CNO Financial Group, he held key executive positions at Lincoln Financial, CUNA Mutual and Millennium Partners. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management of Information Systems, Finance and Personnel Management, as well as a Master of Science degree in Finance, from the University of Wisconsin.

For assistance in reimagining how your organization does business in the COVID-19 environment and to achieve a competitive digital advantage, contact sales@ipipeline.com or call 1-800-758-0824, option 2.

About iPipeline
iPipeline is a leading provider of low code, cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry. Through our SSG Digital, end-to-end platform, we accelerate and simplify sales, compliance, operations and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in our ecosystem including carriers, agents, general agencies, advisors, broker-dealers, RIAs, banks, securities/mutual fund firms, and their consumers on a global basis. Our innovative solutions include pre-sales support, new business and underwriting, policy administration, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, data analysis, reporting, user-driven configuration, consumer delivery and self-service, and agency and firm management.

iPipeline’s platform is used by approximately 150 carriers, 1,400 distributors and financial institutions, and their agents and licensed advisors in a cloud-based environment. With headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, iPipeline has locations in Bromley (UK), Burlington (Canada), Cheltenham (UK), Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Huntersville, Ontario (CA), Philadelphia, Pleasanton, and Salt Lake City. Visit www.ipipeline.com.

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For iPipeline:
Lisa Shea
Marketing
lshea@ipipeline.com
484 870 6234