Reflections on Women’s History Month
Velocity Risk Underwriters open its doors in 2015 in a small office in Nashville with a dozen employees and an idea to disrupt the catastrophe insurance business. Velocity not only looked at the industry differently than most, it also knew the importance of diversity and launched its operation with women making up more than half of the original team, including … Read More
Spring Forward to a Safer Home
On Sunday, March 8, most of us will “spring forward” one hour, which means we can make better use of the daylight, and according to some studies, save electricity due to natural light for an extra hour each evening. Another important item to remember at this time each year — and again when we turn our clocks back — is … Read More
Is your dishwasher at risk for leaking?
At Velocity, we work very hard to partner with only the best vendors. We check their work, their credentials and their reviews. Rytech is a highly successful restoration vendor that has become a leader in the water damage restoration and mold remediation industry and currently serves 49 major markets across 25 states. As a company that has tremendous knowledge … Read More
Employee Spotlight for February 2020 – Justin Paschal
Justin Paschal is a Senior Developer at Velocity and has been with the company since September 2017, making him Velocity’s first official IT employee. With 23 years as a developer in seven different industries, Justin is one of the most well-rounded and talented team members, providing creative technological solutions across all business units. Justin spends his time building platforms for … Read More
Do you have confidence your insurer can pay your claim?
At Velocity Risk Underwriters, LLC, we know the importance of having confidence in the company that insures your most important asset: your home. Too often, homeowners think all carriers and coverage are the same and choose their homeowner insurance based on price.
Our goal is to provide best-in-class coverage and claims service to coastal markets at a competitive price. This … Read More
Protect your home from ice dams
Punxsutawney Phil may have a predicted an early spring, but you can’t always rely on a groundhog for accurate weather forecasts. In the event we still have a few more weeks of winter, it’s a good idea to be aware of ice dams and how to prevent them.
An Ice Dam is a hump of ice that forms at the … Read More
Employee Spotlight for January 2020 – Sean Rand
Sean Rand is Velocity’s VP of Technology. He joined the company when Velocity was still in its infancy and led the technology team in writing Velocity’s first homeowners policy a few months later. Sean continued to make a tremendous positive impact on the growth of the organization, including the development of two different Policy Administration Systems, bots, book rolls and … Read More
Resolve to be Ready for Weather in 2020
As we begin a new year, many of us make New Year’s Resolutions that don’t survive the first quarter or even the first month. While personal goals usually only affect one person, a preparedness plan can impact the whole family, including pets. This year, resolve to be ready for scary situations such as major storms and severe weather.
Winter can … Read More
Looking back on innovations of 2019
According to experts, nearly all insurance companies are engaged in technology advancements to make sure they not only remain relevant, but also get ahead of competitors in new and innovative ways. Growth in insurance technology can also be evidenced with the explosion in attendance at the annual Insurtech conference in Las Vegas, which humbly started with under 1,000 attendees in … Read More