Press Release: Vimly Benefit Solutions Enhances its Quote-to-Card Solution with Wired Quote Acquisition

This move establishes Vimly as the clear leader with a true digital quote-to-card solution

SEATTLE, Wash., July 9, 2024 (Business Wire) – Vimly Benefit Solutions (“Vimly”), a leader in the benefits administration space, today announced the acquisition of Wired Quote, a leading quoting and enrollment solution. The acquisition integrates Wired Quote’s capabilities with Vimly’s platform, further enhancing Vimly’s industry-leading quote-to-card solution. By streamlining the quoting process even further, the integration ensures the smoothest user experience for Vimly’s clients.

“We are excited to bring Wired Quote's innovative technology and experience into the Vimly family. This acquisition marks a significant step forward in our mission to deliver the most comprehensive and seamless digital quote-to-card experience in the industry,” said Shannon Jurdana, CEO at Vimly. “We believe that by combining our strengths, we will provide unparalleled value to our clients and partners, offering them even greater efficiency and simplicity in benefits administration.”

The integration of Wired Quote’s capabilities will make Vimly’s quote-to-card function even more efficient and user-friendly, providing:

  • Instant Quoting from Multiple Carriers: Generate quotes from various carriers through a single, streamlined interface, dramatically speeding up the quoting process.
  • Customizable Presentation Tools: Enhance client interactions with detailed, side-by-side plan comparisons and customizable presentation layouts and themes.
  • Faster Census Entry and Easier Renewals: Simplify census data entry with drag-and-drop functionality and save all proposals for future requoting.
  • Accuracy and Compliance: Advanced data management and automation reduce manual entry errors, saving valuable time and ensuring accurate reporting.
“Considering Wired Quote’s extensive experience in group quoting and Vimly’s foundation in benefits administration, our collaboration feels like a natural progression,” said Aaron Starr, Founder of Wired Quote. “We are thrilled to embark upon this new partnership with Vimly, which shares our commitment to leveraging cutting-edge solutions to streamline processes while keeping the unique needs of clients and partners at the forefront of everything we build. We look forward to continuing that effort with Vimly, aligning our strengths to develop an industry-leading employee benefits experience that will undoubtedly benefit all our stakeholders.”

This acquisition aligns with Vimly’s strategic growth plan, highlighted by the recent appointments of Marc Palmer as Chief Commercial Officer and Joe Carpinelli as Chief Financial Officer. With these key hires and the acquisition of Wired Quote, Vimly is positioned to build on its ability to simplify benefits administration, strengthening its position as a market leader.

About Vimly Benefit Solutions

Vimly Benefit Solutions provides an HRIS SaaS platform that delivers a digital quote-to-card experience for carriers, third-party administrators, general agents, brokers, employers, and employees. Founded in 1993, Vimly is solving some of the industry's most difficult challenges: complex enrollment, consolidated billing, and platform integrations.

About Wired Quote

Launched in 2009, Wired Quote quickly became the de facto standard for small-group health insurance quoting in Oregon and Washington. It allows agents to accurately, easily, and promptly quote and compare every carrier in one user-friendly interface.

In the intervening years, Wired Quote added industry-leading presentation and plan comparison tools, integrated carrier enrollment for new groups, and underwritten quoting for association health plans and large groups.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Wired Quote is dedicated to building reliable, easy-to-use tools that meet the unique needs of their clients and the markets they serve.

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