Progressive® Launches New Online Quoting Platform for Small Business Owners

BusinessQuote Explorer® provides a quick and simple way to shop for small business insurance

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive, a leader in the insurance industry, (NYSE: PGR) introduces BusinessQuote Explorer® (BQX), a new, easy-to-use online quoting platform established to help small business owners get accurate insurance quotes tailored to their unique business needs.

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By simply entering information through the online platform, users will gain access to multiple business insurance quotes in an average of 11 minutes or less, lowering the time and stress associated with determining coverage needs, a typically time-consuming task.

"We understand the number of demands today's small business owners are faced with and are constantly looking at ways we can innovate the process of quoting business insurance to save them time and alleviate their questions and concerns," added John Barbagallo, Progressive's Commercial Lines President. "With BusinessQuote Explorer®, we help make the process of selecting an insurer and getting an accurate quote fast and easy so small business owners can get back to what matters most – running their business."

BQX puts small business insurance shopping into the hands of business owners, providing the ability for the customer to evaluate multiple quotes to find the right insurance options to protect their livelihood. Each business is unique, therefore necessary coverages and limits can vary from business to business. Currently, BQX offers quotes for business owner, professional liability, workers' compensation, and general liability policies.

Progressive has a long history of empowering customers to compare insurance rates to find the best coverage for their needs. More than 20 years ago, Progressive put comparison-shopping in the hands of auto insurance shoppers, changing the face of the auto insurance marketplace. In 2017, Progressive introduced HomeQuote Explorer® (HQX), simplifying the search and purchase of home insurance. Now, Progressive is putting small business owners in control with BusinessQuote Explorer®.

To learn more about Progressive's business insurance coverages, visit, call 888-806-9598, or speak with an agent.

About Progressive
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach us whenever, wherever and however it's most convenient - online at, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.

Progressive provides insurance for personal autos and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. Home insurance is underwritten by select carriers, including American Strategic Insurance Corp. and subsidiaries (ASI), our majority owned subsidiaries.

Progressive is the third largest auto insurer in the country; a leading seller of motorcycle and commercial auto insurance; and through ASI, one of the top 20 homeowners insurance carriers

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, Snapshot® and HomeQuote Explorer®.

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.


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