Category Archives: Press Release

ZipBonds Acquires Coverage Direct Surety Bonds

ZipBonds acquires Coverage Direct Surety Bonds of Texas

ZipBonds (West Des Moines, IA) has acquired Coverage Direct Surety Bonds based in Fort Worth, TX Effective immediately Coverage Direct Surety Bonds based in Ft. Worth, TX, will become part of the ZipBonds portfolio of companies. The two companies found each other in a unique way. The principals of ZipBonds, Ryan Swalve and Zach Mefferd, […]

Most Innovative Agent of the Year

agent of the year

Co-Founder of Awarded “Most Innovative Agent of the Year” at National Insurance Conference Des Moines, Iowa, November 10, 2021 – Zach Mefferd of, a leading online surety platform, was awarded the “Most Innovative Agent of the Year” at the National Insurance Agency Owners Alliance (IAOA) Conference in Tampa, Florida! The IAOA Conference brings together […] Joins National Corporations, a Leading-Edge Surety Bonding Company joins National Corporations in launching Surety Bonds Power of Attorney Phase 2 Des Moines, IA., October 29, 2021 – announced their partnership with a group of 27 national corporations to fund and launch the second phase of Surety Bonds Power of Attorney Lab through The RiskStream Collaborative, the […]

Tarmika & ZipBonds Forge a Forward-Thinking Integration for Agents

Tarmika and ZipBonds

Did you hear the big news? ZipBonds has officially partnered with Tarmika, the industry’s most efficient single-entry quoting platform for commercial insurance. This partnership will enable independent agents utilizing the Tarmika platform to easily acquire a surety bond through ZipBonds. Agents who use Tarmika are some of the most forward-thinking agents in our industry. The […]

Zip Bonds Press Release

West Des Moines based Coverage Direct Holdings announced today the addition of their newest entity Zip Bonds ( a technology platform that removes the friction in the often-misunderstood process of acquiring a surety bond.  According to Co-Founder Zach Mefferd, “ will allow consumers to select, pay for, and immediately print thousands of commercial surety bonds […]