Jonathan Selby - Founder Shield

Jonathan Selby


Jonathan spent the first five years of his professional insurance career working as a generalist broker at a traditional firm on Long Island. Intrigued by how to leverage technology in the industry, he joined the Founder Shield team in 2016 and quickly grew into his current leadership role of General Manager. Jonathan works to oversee client strategy and communication, and has fostered a culture of providing unparalleled service and risk consulting for some of the fastest growing companies in the world. Outside of work, he can be found on the basketball court and chess board — but not at the same time.

Authored articles

how to choose a business insurance broker
March 4 • Risk Management

How to Choose a Commercial Insurance Broker

Cost may be a concern, but it should not be your primary concern. So what then should you look for when selecting a commercial broker?

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guide to host insurance for homesharing platforms
December 11 • Specialty

Guide to Host Insurance for Home Sharing Platforms

Host Insurance guide for home sharing and vacation rental platforms. What it covers and how it improves customer acquisition and brand loyalty.

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September 20 • Risk Management

Expanding to the US? Use a local insurance broker

Expanding to US? Find out why using local insurance broker can save you some big headaches.

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W vs What is best for your business
June 20 • EPLIWorker's Compensation

Answered: Independent Contractor (1099) or W2 Employee?

Determining what type of labor to use W2 (full time) or 1099 (independent contractors) can be confusing. We break down how to classify your employees, the impact of recent court rulings and how to decide what’s best for your business.

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April 20 • Claims

Startup Risk Tips: How to Deal with Business Insurance Claims

Business insurance claims theory made easy You’re a homeowner; a car owner; a business owner. You have insurance, but when should you turn to your insurance for help? Will a duck quack “Aflac”? Will the Mayhem Man mimic an exact situation the common policyholder will encounter? Probably not. “I pay all this money for insurance, and

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In the Media

PC 360

Finding connected solutions: Layoffs increase insider risks

From EPL issues to vindictive employees, cutting staff carries a broad range of risks that could impact insurance coverage.


New Solutions For Businesses Navigating Cloud Outages And Downtime


The Growing Influence of SPACs on the Insurance Market

Business Insurance

Insurers cautious over recent surge in SPAC deals, legal activity

Reuters 2

Demand for D&O insurance explodes with SPAC-related activity and future litigation concerns

Insurance Business America 2

Broker on ‘unbelievable energy’ in emerging industries