#Whatis: cyber insurance, crime insurance, & social engineering insurance

July 13, 2017By Rachel JenkinsCrime Insurance, Cyber Liability, Featured No Comments

Most people have heard of cyber insurance. News of cyber breaches grace the headlines almost weekly these days. But are you really covered for all types of thefts committed using the latest technology? The answer is probably not, especially if you aren’t purchasing crime insurance. Let’s take a look at what you’re covered for under … Read More

Professional Liability Insurance: What You Need to Know (by Industry!)

February 28, 2017By Disha PatelErrors & Omissions Insurance, Featured, Founder Shield, Insurance Pro Tips, Risk Management Tips, Venture Capital No Comments

So you’ve probably heard of professional liability insurance (aka errors and omissions Insurance). In brief, professional liability insurance protects the professional services industry from negligence claims that result in the financial loss of a third party (typically your clients) arising from an act, error, or omission committed in the course of the policyholder’s performance of services … 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

Pokemon Go, Harry Potter, & Augmented Reality Insurance Risks

August 2, 2016By Disha PatelCyber Liability, Featured, Founder Shield, General Liability, Insurance Pro Tips, News, Property Insurance, Risk Management Tips No Comments

  Are you one of the 30 million worldwide users who has downloaded Pokemon Go in the last few weeks? It’s likely, since the app has been downloaded more times in its short existence than Tinder has over the past four years. Regardless of whether you run around chasing Pokemon in your day-to-day, chances are … Read More

Product Liability, Contamination and Product Recall Insurance

July 27, 2016By Disha PatelFeatured, Founder Shield, General Liability, Insurance Pro Tips, News, Product Liability, Risk Management Tips No Comments

  Lately it seems like everything from children’s toys to food products are being recalled. Product recall is defined as “insurance coverage for the cost of getting a defective product back under the control of the manufacturer or merchandiser that would be responsible for possible bodily injury (BI) or property damage (PD) from its continued … 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