Insurance for Bitcoin: 3 facts startups need to know

December 5, 2017By Matt McKennaCrime Insurance, Cyber Liability, Directors & Officers No Comments

Bitcoin has been occupying the news but unless your only interest is today’s this minute’s price, there are still plenty of unanswered questions for startups. Jamie Dimon calls Bitcoin investors “stupid” and John McAfee says the price is going to $1 million by 2020. Meanwhile the grey area in-between is filled with noise. So we want to … Read More

Insurance 101: what’s a retention?

November 2, 2017By Matt McKennaInsurance Pro Tips No Comments

Ever feel like reading your policy creates more questions than it answers? You’re not alone. Insurance is filled with jargon. While there’s good reason for your insurance policy being a 100+ page monster filled with a dizzying web of definitions and exclusions, the ‘why‘ doesn’t really matter to most people…they just want to know what’s … Read More

Pivoting? You should probably call your insurance broker

September 13, 2017By Benjamin ZeitzCase Studies, Directors & Officers, Errors & Omissions Insurance, General Liability No Comments

It’s been a tough year for retail. Just ask J.C. Penny, Macy’s or Target. As e-commerce continues to overtake retail (thanks Amazon), traditional retailers need to employ different strategies to satisfy customers. In other words, it’s time to start pivoting. Startups are all too familiar with pivoting, and many startups do so at least once. Sounds … Read More

FS ALERT: Equifax data breach

September 8, 2017By Matt McKennaCyber Liability, FS ALERT No Comments

Equifax data breach On Thursday, September 7th, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced they had been the target of a data breach. According to the agency, the records of 143 million Americans have been compromised by an attack which was discovered on July 29th. Stolen data include names, birthdays, addresses, social security numbers and (in … Read More