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Zywave acquires miEdge, becomes leading data provider in the industry

Product integration will deliver the insurance industry’s most advanced prospecting and data engine, supporting Zywave’s comprehensive Product Cloud Portfolio



MILWAUKEE – (Dec. 3, 2019) – Zywave, the leading insurtech provider powering agency growth, today announced the acquisition of miEdge™, the premier provider of lead generation, data analytics and prospecting solutions specifically designed for the insurance industryTogether with Zywave’s existing portfolio of applications, the acquisition equips the company with not only the industry’s most robust database offering for prospecting, but also significantly enhances its existing client delivery, analytics and content solutions.    

“The broad reach of data, unmatched filtering options, and year-over-year analysis functionality within miEdge make it like no other data source in the industry,” said Jason Liu, chief executive officer of Zywave. “These features combine to offer the most powerful, precise prospecting tool available to agency owners and brokers, unlocking potential for exponential business growth.”

Zywave will integrate the miEdge solution into the Sales Cloud offering, as well as leverage the data source internally to greatly enhance functionality within a variety of additional content and analytics solutions. The innovative miEdge offering further advances Zywave’s machine learning capabilities and provides an easy-to-use, intuitive interface for navigating multiple data sources that have been cleansed and combined by proprietary business logic, algorithms, and machine learning to provide unrivaled data intelligence.

With the addition of the miEdge solution and its extensive team of data services experts, Zywave will significantly expand its existing data services division. The expanded team will work to further integrate miEdge data into Zywave’s Product Cloud Portfolios. Along with his staff, Mark Smith, founder and CEO of miEdge, will join Zywave in a leadership capacity with an immediate focus on integration operations.

“miEdge believes the future of the insurance industry will be grounded on two foundational principles: data and content,” said Smith. “When we combine miEdge’s data with Zywave’s unparalleled content offering, the result will be transformational. The concept of using data to deliver real-time and relevant content doesn’t exist in this business today, but with our new partnership, it becomes real. Our customers will now have access to broader capabilities, unlocking endless potential for growth.”

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miEdge Prospector launches on the Salesforce AppExchange

Bedford, NH – November 15th, 2019 - miEdge, the premier provider of prospecting data and analytic solutions to the insurance and financial industry, announced today the release of miEdge Prospector.  miEdge Prospector is the 13th Lightning Data app available on the salesforce.com AppExchange. With enhanced integration designed specifically for Salesforce Lightning, miEdge Prospector provides for native prospect search from within Salesforce using the rich insurance profile data provided by miEdge. Finding prospects that you don’t currently have identified is now solved with an innovative “Net Diff” feature that specifically targets prospects that don’t exist in your current Salesforce environment. 

In addition to the new search capability, customers have the ability to append their current Salesforce leads and accounts with insurance focused information from both the miEdge Employee Benefits and Property & Casualty platforms.

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miEdge releases new version of groundbreaking Employee Benefits prospecting platform

Bedford, NH – October 1st, 2019, miEdge™ the premier provider of prospecting and data solutions for the insurance industry announced the release of Employee Benefits (EB) version 3.2 prospecting platform. The release includes several new enhancements and over two million additional company profiles complete with key insurance decision makers.

miEdge has pioneered the development of cloud-based, insurance focused prospecting platforms, empowering customers with complete company profiles, reducing research, and shortening sales cycles with accelerated time to close. miEdge EB now includes employer insurance profiles based on its MSID™ (miEdge Smart ID), a unique identifier for each employer, Carrier and Broker. MSID eliminates the issue of multiple employer EIN's most commonly used to identify a unique employer.

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miEdge relocates headquarters due to continued strong growth

Bedford, NH - September 12th, 2019, miEdge is excited to announce the relocation of its headquarters to new offices at 10 Corporate Drive, Suite 102, Bedford, NH 03110. Following strong growth in its business, miEdge is in the process of expanding technical product development, sales and customer service teams.

“We are very excited to bring miEdge to the next level with our new headquarters!” Mark Smith, CEO and Founder, said. “The rapid growth in our business required we look for a facility that meets our current needs while allowing for considerable growth over the coming years. This move offers our employees a first-class working environment to appropriately support our clients and partners more effectively.”

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miEdge hires Jonathon Carpenito to join sales team

New Boston, NH July 22nd, 2019, miEdge, is excited to announce the hire of Jonathon Carpenito as Sales Executive. Jonathon’s addition to the growing miEdge Sales Team is a clear reflection of the company’s continued expansion and rapid growth. 

Jonathon’s experience spans over twelve years in sales and leadership positions and several years working with both prospects and customers to evaluate and implement solutions for information security, website optimization, data analytics, business process automation, CRM and sales, service and marketing automation. Prior to starting his sales career, Jonathon was a combat medic in the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division (LI), completing multiple combat tours.  

Darin Vick, miEdge Chief Sales Officer comments, “I am thrilled to welcome Jon to our team. miEdge is truly grateful to all of our amazing Veterans. miEdge was honored with the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award and we are ecstatic that Jon agreed to join our team. Jon brings not only his incredible military experience, but his outstanding Sales career to miEdge.”  

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miEdge releases Property & Casualty v2.7 with expanded Workers’ Compensation information

New Boston, NH, June 20th, 2019 miEdge™, the premier provider of prospecting and data solutions for the insurance industry announced release of Property & Casualty version 2.7. miEdge subscribers now have the unique ability to research and analyze expanded Workers’ Compensation data across the U.S.

Launched in September 2018, miEdge Property & Casualty prospecting continues to offer subscribers numerous enhancements and upgrades. Workers’ Compensation Estimated Premiums and Assigned Risk Employers were added to v2.7 and provide expansive, searchable metrics, enhancing the existing company historical summary.

Mark Smith, CEO, miEdge comments, "miEdge P&C is totally unique and outrageously cool. miEdge Smart ID allows for a single identifier for each unique employer and this becomes a game changer with the Network Effect of more data being added daily.  Being able to see an employer’s data across all states and not siloed like many of the single disciplined data providers allows for insights never seen before.”

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miEdge adds C.O.P.E data to Property & Casualty platform

New Boston, NH February 25, 2019 miEdge, the premier provider of prospecting and data solutions for the insurance industry announced the addition of C.O.P.E (Construction, Occupancy, Protection, Exposure) data to its Property & Casualty prospecting application. miEdge subscribers now have the unique ability to research property information for both clients and prospects. Key metrics required for the underwriting submission process are now available in one place and include year built, construction type, assessed value as well as protection class, flood, quake, hazard profile and crime data.

miEdge Property & Casualty was released in September 2017 and the most recent version, 2.5.6, includes numerous enhancements and upgrades. Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification data is included and provides a detailed historical summary and evolution of company’s Experience Modification including revisions. Class code, bureau number and alternate names and address location lookup are included and easily exportable.

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miEdge ranks the 2018 top 100 large-group employee benefits brokerages and consulting firms in the U.S.

New Boston, NH – December 27th, 2018, miEdge™ the premier provider of prospecting and data solutions for the insurance industry announced the 2018 top 100 large-group employee benefits brokerages and consulting firms in the United States.

Mark Smith, Founder & CEO of miEdge comments, "This ranking is unique, independent and provides very interesting analysis. The top 100 brokers and consultants on this list now control 75% of the current large group marketplace. Consolidation and organic growth have made the Top 10 Brokers and consultants even more powerful with just over 50% market share. Marsh and McLennan Companies (MMC) (Includes Mercer, Marsh & McLennan Agency and Marsh USA) is the clear industry leader with AON Consulting cementing a very solid 2nd place. Willis Towers Watson (WTW) rounds out the Top 3. The Top 3 brokers and consultants now control just over 25% of the market place.”

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miEdge taps new President and CTO, James St. Jean

New Boston, NH November 29, 2018 miEdge, the premier provider of prospecting and data solutions for the insurance industry, taps James St. Jean as President & CTO of miEdge. Jim’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s continued fast-paced growth and accelerated expansion.

Jim joined miEdge in April of 2016 and has been instrumental in its growth and technology roadmap. Jim has brought a wealth of experience to miEdge ranging from the creation of small entrepreneurial startups to senior executive positions at large corporations.  Jim will continue to lead miEdge's technology direction as President and CTO and continue the development of key initiatives to support the dynamic growth of the business.

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miEdge receives 2018 Hire Vets Medallion Gold Award

New Boston, NH November 15, 2018 miEdge, the premier provider of prospecting and data solutions for the insurance industry announced they have received the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Award recognizes leadership in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans.

miEdge joins 239 recipients of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award ranging from small businesses and community-based non-profits to leading Fortune 500 companies from 42 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Recipients of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award demonstrated a commitment to veteran hiring and retention, and provided veteran-specific resources, leadership programming, dedicated human resources, and compensation and tuition assistance programs.

The HIRE Vets Medallion Program is the only federal-level award for veterans’ employment. Recipients of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award were evaluated on several criteria, ranging from veteran hiring and retention to providing veteran-specific resources, leadership programming, dedicated human resources, and compensation and tuition assistance programs.

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