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UNICO Group announces partnership with BrokerTech Ventures (BTV)

UNICO Group (UNICO) joins 15 of the most sizable and innovative brokerage firms in North America as well as 12 of the most notable and respected insurance companies and wholesalers with both domestic and international presence. 

UNICO is excited to partner with BTV and its members to collectively embrace insurtech solutions for clients, team and partners. As the industry is evolving rapidly, BTV and their partners aim to be on the frontlines to provide solutions to those in need.

“BTV’s dedication to innovation and technology aligns with our future-focused drive and motivation. We were humbled by the invitation from such well-respected firms and are energized to begin working together on this new opportunity for the benefit of those we serve,” said said Ric Stoakes, UNICO Executive Vice President. 

BTV also represents 24 insurtech companies in its portfolio through its Accelerator program, with investments and commercial engagements in each. Annually, they expand their program to include new insurtech companies providing opportunities for its members and investors to have access to the latest software and solutions. 

“Our BTV network continues to increase in expansion across the country, allowing us to be the first to stake our position in cultivating, curating, and fostering innovation for brokers,” said Dan Keough, Holmes Murphy Chairman and CEO and co-CEO of BTV. “UNICO Group is a well-respected brokerage with a commitment to innovation and thought leadership, and we’re excited to have their cutting-edge ideas at the table.” 

About BrokerTech Ventures

BrokerTech Ventures is the first broker-led convening platform focused on delivering innovation to the insurance broker industry. Founded in 2019, BrokerTech Ventures provides a venue for the best minds in insurance and technology to collaborate and bring to market leading-edge ideas and solutions. BrokerTech Ventures invests in the research and testing for each of the chosen startups, provides access to veteran industry mentors, and helps scale the technology to market through broker distribution channels.


UNICO is a full-service insurance agency with services ranging from commercial insurance, workers’ compensation, and employee benefits, to personal insurance and financial planning. UNICO is dedicated to getting you the best insurance products and services available to protect you, your family, and your business. For more information, call 402.434.7200 or visit