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Fortegra® and Tech Defenders® Partner to Bring Device Protection to K-12 Education Customers
Educational institutions now have access to Fortegra’s insurance underwriting services for mobile device protection plans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (September 14, 2015) – Fortegra, a Tiptree Financial Inc. company (NASDAQ:TIPT), today announced a new partnership with Tech Defenders, a mobile device service company providing electronic repair, accessories, and device protection to government agencies, businesses, and consumers. Delivering on its promise to help customers and partners Experience More, Fortegra has joined forces with Tech Defenders to better serve the needs of K-12 school districts that use mobile devices in classrooms.
“Today’s classrooms are drastically different from the classrooms of even a decade ago, with mobile devices serving as both key teaching tools for educators and important learning aids for students,” said Joe McCaw, Vice President of Sales for Fortegra. “It’s now crucial for educators to be prepared for any ‘uh oh’ moments with safe and secure services that protect mobile device investments.”
Tech Defenders customers will now have access to a variety of protection program options, including eduShield and eduSurance, with insurance underwriting fully supported by Fortegra.
“In today’s K-12 learning environments, mobile devices play an integral role,” said Tech Defenders CEO Rick Gibbons. “Leveraging these technologies has opened a new frontier of creative teaching strategies and collaborative learning outcomes only dreamt about just years ago. But with the good can come the bad. Unfortunately, accidents happen with these devices; dropping a tablet is much more costly than dropping a textbook. At Tech Defenders, we understand this and design customized, fiscally responsible protection options that promote, foster, and empower student learning outcomes.”
Fortegra®, a subsidiary of Tiptree Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), is a single source insurance services company that, through a network of preferred partners, offers a range of specialty program underwriting, credit protection, and warranty solutions. Delivering multi-faceted coverage with an unmatched service experience for both resellers and their customers, Fortegra solves immediate, everyday needs, empowering consumers to worry less and Experience More.
For more information on Fortegra and the company’s entire product lineup, visit fortegra.com.
About Tech Defenders
Tech Defenders® is a mobile device service company providing electronic repair, accessories and protection for businesses and consumers with the goal of ensuring its customers’ personal and corporate mobility, and is headquartered in Kentwood, MI. For more information on Tech Defenders services, please visit techdefenders.com.