Insurance proposals are uncharted territory of most founders. We’ve done a basic tutorial (or 2, or 3) to help people understand the insurance terms, but here’s a breakdown of the practical/procedural FAQs we see. 1. What am I actually getting for the price? All quotes presented will provide coverage for a policy period … Read More
We’re excited to be kicking of the first of a series of meetups for the newly formed New York Venture Community Ops group! As you might gather from the title, the group’s focus is on operations and examines the challenges startups face when scaling ops. The events are also a great chance to network … Read More
So you’ve gone through the process of applying for insurance on the Founder Shield site. In the the interest of transparency, here’s how we create your business insurance quote and how your insurance policy becomes a reality: 1. We review your submission internally As soon as you click submit, our team is alerted to … 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:
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
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
Key man insurance for startups doesn’t really exist in the life insurance markets. There are a few reasons for this and I’ll explain the big ones.
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The Question The biggest question we deal with on a daily basis: how much does insurance for startups cost? All of our clients want to know exactly what they’ll have to spend and how long it will take. They all expect an immediate answer, and can you blame them? The startup world moves at a … Read More
During my time at Kohort, one of the tasks that fell under my responsibility was assisting with the purchase of insurance for the company. We had just raised $3 million in seed money and we were a legitimate company. Legitimate companies need insurance. No one really wants to spend money on something from which you … Read More