The “Dos” &”Don’ts” of Buying Startup Company Insurance

September 25, 2014By Carl NiedbalaCyber Liability, Directors & Officers, Employment Practices Liability, Errors & Omissions Insurance, Featured, General Liability, Worker's Compensation No Comments

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

September 5, 2014By Carl NiedbalaCyber Liability, Directors & Officers, Errors & Omissions Insurance, Featured, General Liability No Comments

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

Vibram Shoes: how to put your $4M foot in your mouth

May 14, 2014By Carl NiedbalaCase Studies, General Liability No Comments

  “Barefoot” running shoes have trended hard over the last few years.  Vibram is the company behind this revolution with their “FiveFingers” shoe product.  They touted the shoes as having a full range of benefits including: Strengthen muscles in the feet and lower legs Improve range of motion in the ankles, feet, and toes Stimulate neural function important … Read More

Insurance for B2C services companies

October 14, 2013By Carl NiedbalaCyber Liability, Errors & Omissions Insurance, General Liability, Uncategorized No Comments

The Space There’s a new breed of technology-enabled B2C services startups and we deal with a ton of them at Founder Shield.  Think Uber, GetMaid, Makespace…all of these companies use custom platforms to access traditional service providers in very non-traditional ways.  This creates exposure to a wide variety of liability.  Here’s a quick look: