Acko ties up with UrbanClap

Last Updated: Sat, Nov 03, 2018 08:41 hrs

[India] Nov 3 (NewsVoir): New-age insurance company, Acko General Insurance, announced a strategic tie-up with UrbanClap, a mobile-based services marketplace, under which Acko has developed an accident insurance product for top performing UrbanClap professionals, also referred to as 'partners'.

UrbanClap has a robust community of over 50,000 service professionals who are growing their business everyday leveraging the platform. This is a first-of-its-kind initiative by UrbanClap in providing benefits like insurance cover to select top partners. This insurance is offered as a performance linked benefit to its partners.

Under this program, an UrbanClap partner will receive an insurance cover benefit for eventualities like death and disability for Rs 1 lakh each. There is also a loan protection cover of Rs 50,000 and a child education cover of Rs 60,000 for the partners' family in case of death or total disability. Claims can be made on Acko's website or through Acko's call centre number.

"Our partners are the backbone of UrbanClap and we continuously look for ways to add value to their lives. We are excited to partner with Acko, to offer this insurance cover to our top performing partners initially, given their commitment to providing users with the most cost-effective insurance product while ensuring ease of use and a seamless experience. This is a first-of-its-kind an initiative by UrbanClap and a great tool to reward and retain our partners," said Varun Khaitan, Co-founder of UrbanClap.

Kulin Shah, Vice President-Partnerships at Acko, added: "At Acko, we create innovative products to ensure that it is effortless for consumers to secure themselves in various aspects of their daily life. This partnership with UrbanClap, India's largest home services platform is a seamless integration of two customer-centric brands focused on delivering the best user experience. With this partnership, Acko will be bringing its hassle-free issuance and claims processes to UrbanClap professionals." (NewsVoir)

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