Buying startup company insurance can be a daunting task. The insurance market is fragmented and there are no shortage of products out there. The industry is not exactly the tech savvy either and many brokers still employ items as archaic as fax machines in their practices. Just finding where to start can be a hassle! … Read More
Insurance for Internet of Things Companies — what you need to know The Internet of Things space is exploding right now and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, some sources estimate that there will be 200 billion connected devices on the planet by 2020. The current global market size is estimated at $4.9 … Read More
We’re looking for awesome people to join our team! Here’s what we’re looking for to fill the first of several new positions:
D&O Insurance is one of the most important types of insurance for startups. You’ll undoubtedly see it on the term sheet of the vast majority of institutional investors because it’s a big risk exposure for both you (the founder) personally and your investors.
**This is a guest post by Scott Smedresman of Sorin Rand.**
Key Man Life Insurance can be touchy subject for most startup founders. Most of the time it’s a “just-don’t-think-about-it” situation, and the only time the idea even comes up is when it appears on the Series A term sheet. Entertaining the thought of losing a co-founder is one of the last things any entrepreneur wants … Read More
Founder Shield is happy to announce that we now offer a full suite of Disability and Ancillary Benefits insurance! Here’s the high-level overview on both: Disability Insurance Disability insurance is usually required for all companies with employees. It’s just like Workers Comp insurance…you need it! Disability insurance covers your employees when their unable to … Read More
It’s no secret that marijuana is going mainstream in America. The size of the illegal drug market in the US is estimated at anywhere between $200 and $700 billion. The legal marijuna trade has already cracked into that number with an estimated market of $1.43 Billion in 2013 and projections hitting $2.34 billion … Read More
At Founder Shield, we pride ourselves on getting our clients in front of underwriters immediately. But as we present our clients to underwriters for quoting, we get a lot of questions about what’s going on under the hood. To clear the air, here’s a quick and basic overview of the process and to tools … Read More
With potentially 70 million effected by the recent Target data breach, the US government thinks it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room for the tech world: Cybersecurity protocol.