Bold Penguin and IAN Collaborate To Support Member Agents

New partnership will increase speed, efficiency, revenue for small commercial insurance.


COLUMBUS, OH (June 6, 2023) – Bold Penguin, a leading integrated digital solution platform dedicated to simplifying small commercial insurance, and the Insurance Agency Network (IAN), recently announced a partnership building on their shared commitment to better support agents. Bold Penguin will be an IAN preferred small business acquisition platform bringing Bold Penguin’s vast product suite to their Associates in 2023 and beyond.

Established in 2016, IAN provides a unique opportunity to help Associates navigate the demands of being an Independent Agency. Through 2022, IAN has grown to 125 associates in 27 states and controls over $820 million in Written Premium. "A partnership with Bold Penguin allows our Associates to utilize Bold Penguin tools to accelerate their growth in commercial insurance, and increase their bottom line,” said Mike Haller, Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Administration Officer of IAN. 

IAN joins the growing collective of Bold Penguin's enterprise network partners who leverage their association benefits to allow members to access trusted and valued products, resources, and education.

Bold Penguin’s deep expertise in small commercial insurance, industry-leading technology and suite of Terminal, Exchange, and Storefront products will bring increased speed and efficiency, as well as additional revenue opportunities to IAN members. From a drastically improved, seamless digital quoting experience, to accessing the nation’s largest small commercial insurance exchange, or leveraging their own agency branded digital storefront, IAN members will have greater opportunities to accelerate their growth capabilities. 

“We are excited to work with IAN as they continue to help build value for their agency members. Our agency quoting platform has simplified small commercial insurance and, in so doing, can empower IAN member agents to find the right product for the right customer at the right time,” said Karnina Szymanski, Chief Customer Officer of Bold Penguin.

About Bold Penguin

Bold Penguin is a leading integrated digital solution platform dedicated to simplifying small commercial insurance. Our technology makes the quote and bind process quick, effortless, and profitable for all parties - agents, brokers, and carriers. Bold Penguin’s innovative product suite has digitized and transformed a slow, manual process resulting in reduced costs, increased efficiency, and better overall outcomes.  For more information, please visit

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