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

How to Get Auto Insurance for On-Demand Companies

February 23, 2016By Benji MarkoffFeatured No Comments

  So you’re starting an on-demand company… The Basics Getting insurance in general can be a total pain (although we do try and make it easier at Founder Shield!). Getting the right auto insurance for an on-demand delivery company is an acute pain unto itself.  The reasoning is actually quite simple: the massive risk exposure … 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

Lumosity’s $2M Fine & the Risk of “Fake It ‘Til You Make It”

January 7, 2016By Carl NiedbalaDirectors & Officers, General Liability No Comments

How Lumosity got in trouble Lumosity, the San Francisco-based company offering brain-training tools, came under fire from the FTC this week for the deceptive advertising allegations.  Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Jessica Rich said the following: “Lumosity preyed on consumers’ fears about age-related cognitive decline, suggesting their games could stave off memory … Read More

Entrepreneur’s Cheat Sheet: Intellectual Property Insurance

December 29, 2015By Matt McKennaFeatured, Intellectual Property No Comments

Intellectual property insurance: the basics Intellectual property insurance can be a huge asset to highly innovative companies.  These are the need-to-know basics of IP insurance coverage.   Why you need it: You build things, write code, or otherwise create a product that could be infringing on an existing patent It’s realistic that an infringement lawsuit … Read More