Socotra and Betterview partner to provide P&C insurers with more robust underwriting experience

August 24, 2021

Socotra, the first cloud-native core platform for insurers, announced it is partnering with insurtech company Betterview to make the underwriting tools and resources of both companies available to insurers on a single platform. 

Specifically, the two companies will provide insurers with instant access to Betterview’s property intelligence data along with Socotra’s underwriting workflows without leaving Socotra’s modern core platform.

Founded in 2014 by insurance industry veterans, Betterview provides property and casualty insurance carriers with actionable property intelligence. Using a combination of third-party data, geospatial intelligence, and proprietary machine learning tools, Betterview provides an accurate assessment of a property’s real risk drivers, including the Roof Spotlight Index, a 100-point assessment of a roof’s condition. The Betterview Platform interface and its integrated rules and flagging engine make it easy for underwriters to take direct actions based on these insights, preventing future losses and lowering loss ratios.

Socotra delivers robust functionality across the entire policy lifecycle, including underwriting and rating, policy administration, billing, claims, and reporting. Insurers can easily configure Socotra’s powerful rating and underwriting engine or build their own proprietary pricing model on top of the platform. Leveraging Socotra’s open APIs, insurers can quickly integrate an array of data sources to improve risk assessment and offer personalized pricing.

“By bringing together the Socotra and Betterview technologies we’ll make the underwriting process significantly easier for our shared insurance company customers,” said David Tobias, co-founder and chief of Operations, Betterview. “Along with the speed, efficiency, and other clear benefits offered by technology, insurers value ease of implementation which is why we’re excited about our out-of-the-box integration with Socotra.” 

“Joining forces with Betterview represents a big win for our mutual customers,” said Ekine Akuiyibo, VP of Business Development and Deployments at Socotra. “With the integration of our capabilities, property and casualty insurers can instantly leverage Socotra’s powerful underwriting engine and Betterview’s actionable property intelligence to obtain more accurate risk assessments and ultimately achieve greater profitability.”

To learn more about Betterview, visit their website.

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