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Michael Furlong, Indio Technologies

Agency Nation Radio - Insurance Marketing, Sales and Technology

Meet Michael Furlong, founder and CEO of Indio Technologies. Our guest podcasters, Ted & Arleen Taveras of Spot On Insurance, find out what's on the horizon for this client experience platform after their merger with Applied Systems and Michael gives advice about how to get started in the insurance industry.

25mins

2 Mar 2020

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Ep. 122: Michael Furlong: Streamline & Make Customers Happy

Spot On Insurance

Michael Furlong is the Founder and CEO of Indio Technologies Inc. Indio is proposed as a modern solution for the simplification of the insurance application process for both brokers and clients. Their goal is to help agencies improve profits by winning more businesses as well as boost work efficiency. Michael has extensive experience in sales, financial modeling, and business development. He obtained his BBA in Finance from Emory University in 2013. Today, Michael joins us to discuss how Indio works and why agencies should use their services. He shares his experience of moving from one place to another multiple times and how they affected his attitude towards life and his career choices. He explains why he chose to work in the financial industry and why he eventually transitioned to insurance. Michael also describes why software will be at the forefront of disruption for years to come. “Disruption doesn't necessarily happen directly, and it doesn't necessarily happen by adopting a value chain-based business model.” - Michael Furlong Today on Spot On Insurance: Michael's childhood, school life, and how they influenced his career choices. How his experience moving from one place to another helped develop his character. The transition from financial services to the insurance industry. Why software is a major disruptor in insurance.  Conducting meetings virtually against meeting people in person. How they came up with the name of the company. What Indio is all about and where they focus their business. The technology that companies should be employing, but many are missing. What sets Indio apart from other agency management systems. Key Takeaways: Many millennials don't like having to sit down with somebody for a meeting because it's inefficient.  In learning something new, be patient and become an expert in one area then move on to the next. Resources Mentioned: Slack Zoom Connect with Michael Furlong: Indio LinkedIn This episode was brought to you by….. Insurance Licensing Services of America (ILSA), America’s Premier Insurance Compliance and Licensing experts. To learn more about ILSA and their services, visit ILSAinc.com. Connect, Learn, Share Thank you for joining us on this week’s episode of Spot On Insurance. For more resources and episodes, visit SpotOnInsurance.com. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. Love what you’re learning, Spot Light your review on iTunes and share your favorite episodes with friends and colleagues!

45mins

23 Jul 2019

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A Conversation with Michael Furlong, Founder/CEO of Indio

Leader's Edge

Indio provides a white label, open API platform to agents and brokers that seeks to streamline the application process by, for example, piping data across multiple policy applications so a client needs only to answer a question once.

17mins

16 Nov 2018

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Michael Furlong - Season 01 Episode 07 (The Hot Seat)

The Hot Seat

Damien and David interview Michael Furlong from Rent Roll Maximiser who shares his journey from hospitality to Property Management.This is a very controversial hot seat where Michael explains why purchasing his first 13 investment properties prompted his career change, Why most PM’s are just rent collectors that don’t add any value to the industry, why most property managers don’t understand Investment, tax, don’t understand how to fill in an authority or how GST works and why this needs to change for the industry to grow. Why PM’s make the mistake of positioning themselves as a replaceable services like Jim’s Mowing as opposed to a real profession like a GP and why you should never cross the path of a chef that is holding a knife.Michael takes his sharing to the NEXT LEVEL and you can feel Michael’s passion for the industry.

28mins

29 Oct 2018

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Michael Furlong - Season 01 Episode 07 (The Hot Seat)

The Hot Seat

Damien and David interview Michael Furlong from Rent Roll Maximiser who shares his journey from hospitality to Property Management.This is a very controversial hot seat where Michael explains why purchasing his first 13 investment properties prompted his career change, Why most PM’s are just rent collectors that don’t add any value to the industry, why most property managers don’t understand Investment, tax, don’t understand how to fill in an authority or how GST works and why this needs to change for the industry to grow. Why PM’s make the mistake of positioning themselves as a replaceable services like Jim’s Mowing as opposed to a real profession like a GP and why you should never cross the path of a chef that is holding a knife.Michael takes his sharing to the NEXT LEVEL and you can feel Michael’s passion for the industry.

28mins

29 Oct 2018