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13th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

This year’s all-new agenda takes a deep dive into new frontiers in extended warranty and service contract innovations!

Event Highlights Include:

  • 30+ Top-flight speakers crossing multiple industries including auto, appliance, mobile, electronics, home, heavy equipment, and more
  • Unmatched learning opportunities acknowledged as the best for all industries
  • In-depth case studies, provocative panel debates, and quick sound-bite industry insight sessions to give you all you need to understand the leading issues in extended warranty/service contracts today
  • 4 industry-specific interactive networking roundtables

Comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of your extended warranty & service contract business includes: Customer Service, New Product Development, Disruptive Technology, Marketing & Sales, Legal & Regulatory, Finance & Insurance.

For more information and to register: https://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.php

Madison Dearborn Partners Increases Equity Investment in Insurance Services Company Amynta Group

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Amynta Group (“Amynta” or “the Company”), a leading insurance services company, announced today that funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP), a leading Chicago-based private equity investment firm, have acquired all of the equity interests in Amynta held by AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (“AmTrust”).

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/madison-dearborn-partners-increases-equity-investment-in-insurance-services-company-amynta-group-301500143.html

Warranty Life Transforms Smartphone Protection with Cost-Cutting AI-powered Usage-Based Coverage

Warranty Life launches new personalized protection for smartphone users that uses the combined power of artificial intelligence (AI), telematics, and machine learning (ML) to develop the first usage-based smartphone protection where your behavior directly impacts how much you pay.

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/warranty-life-transforms-smartphone-protection-with-cost-cutting-ai-powered-usage-based-coverage-301408571.html

Mulberry Closes $22 Million Series B Financing Round to Transform the Product Protection Experience for Shoppers and Retailers

Mulberry announced that it has closed a $22 million Series B funding round, led by Commerce Ventures and with participation from Hudson Structured Capital Management, Ally Bank, CreditEase, and existing investors.

Full Release: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/10/13/2313494/0/en/Mulberry-Closes-22-Million-Series-B-Financing-Round-to-Transform-the-Product-Protection-Experience-for-Shoppers-and-Retailers.html

Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

Strategies for Designing, Marketing & Operating Winning Service Contract & Extended Warranty Programs

October 18-19, 2021 Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee

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AppleCare+ plans can now be extended for longer than 36 months

Apple recently announced that in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the UK, and the US, owners who originally purchased AppleCare+ can renew their coverage for longer than was previously allowed.

Full Article: https://www.slashgear.com/applecare-plans-can-now-be-extended-for-longer-than-36-months-22669950/

Asurion Home+ Launches Fast Claims Reimbursements Through PayPal, Venmo and More

Asurion Home+ is the First Tech Protection Plan to Offer Customers Same-Day Electronic Reimbursements to Get Them Back Up and Running with Their Tech Fast

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/asurion-home-launches-fast-claims-reimbursements-through-paypal-venmo-and-more-301220446.html

AmTrust and Servify Announce Partnership for Device Protection Programs

Companies Partner to Offer A Program Scalable to Millions of Users and Devices

NEW YORK and SEATTLE, November 11, 2020– AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a leading underwriter of extended service, accidental damage, and loss/theft plans in the consumer technology industry, and Servify, a device lifecycle management company, today announced a partnership to provide Device Protection Programs for Retailers, Carriers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

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