Insurance for Bitcoin Companies

November 21, 2016By Carl NiedbalaCyber Liability, Errors & Omissions Insurance, General Liability No Comments

The Space Bitcoin use has been exploding lately, with recent (September 2013) numbers suggesting that over 66,000 bitcoin transactions occur each day!  More and more e-commerce platforms and vendors accept Bitcoin as payment each day to the point where the market cap is currently $1.6B and only expected to grow. Needless to say, the bitcoin … Read More

Why High-Growth Businesses Need Social Engineering Insurance

October 13, 2016By Carl NiedbalaCyber Liability, Featured No Comments

  Social engineering insurance – a primer When we mention “cyber insurance” to most clients, they tend to immediately picture situations like the target or yahoo data breaches.  They picture some mystery mastermind on the dark web scheming up an elaborate plan to crack firewalls and compromise networks. While that clearly happens more than we’d all like, it’s not the … Read More

How Insurance Companies Measure Payroll (and Bill You For It)

September 21, 2016By Carl NiedbalaInsurance Pro Tips, Worker's Compensation No Comments

Payroll is payroll, right? If you’re a growing business operating in the 21st century, you’ve most likely read about or experienced the importance of separating salaried employees from 1099 workers (Independent Contractors).  If you’re less well-read on the subject, bottom line is this: at the end of the year, your workers compensation insurance carrier will “audit” … Read More

FS101: Minimum On-Demand Delivery Insurance Requirements

July 13, 2016By Carl NiedbalaFeatured, Founder Shield, Insurance Pro Tips, Risk Management Tips No Comments

Basic risk management tips for on-demand delivery companies We work with no shortage of on-demand companies operating in the ride share, car share, or delivery space.  Think companies like Uber, Postmates, Seamless, and countless others. These startups have a very acute pain point when it comes to getting auto insurance because they need a very specific brand of auto … Read More

Understanding Insurance Costs as Your Company Grows

March 10, 2016By Carl NiedbalaFeatured, Risk Management Tips No Comments

“What the [email protected] is up with my insurance premiums?!” We’ve seen our fair share of companies go from their “friends and family” round of financing up through their Series A, B, C, and D rounds.  As the years (or mere months!) go by, more investors and employees are http://www.viagragenericoes24.com/que-es-el-viagra-yahoo onboarded, revenues grow, and the battle to scale layers … Read More

FS + 99Designs Starter Kit

February 10, 2016By Carl NiedbalaNews, Risk Management Tips No Comments

  We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with 99designs on the small business starter kit: a go-to source for all of the tools younger companies need to ramp up accelerate growth. Beyond an insurance 101 lesson from Founder Shield, the kit includes many other tips and tricks for anything from getting funding, building a brand, hiring to … Read More