Denied Insurance Claims: 10 That Will Not Be Covered
Insurance companies typically have the right to refuse to approve claims because of specific reasons, ranging from deceptive activity to duplicate coverage. Find out what won’t be covered so you can get the maximum benefit from your policies.Read Article
Understanding insurance audits
The word “audit” is intimidating but in the insurance world it’s nothing to worry about! In this post, we look at what insurance audits are, why carriers need to perform them and how you can prepare so you’re not caught off guard.Read Article
What’s the right insurance for an ICO?
Uncertainty in the ICO space is leading entrepreneurs to wonder how they can protect themselves from risk. Can these companies get insurance for an ICO like they can for other parts of their business? (Spoiler alert: yes they can)Read Article
Breaking bad: moving from a big broker to a startup
In this special post, one of our outstanding teammates discusses their experience moving from a big corporation to a startup. Less than a year later and this insurance guru is showing us that some bad habits aren’t all that hard to break. You can actually enjoy coming to work.Read Article
How do companies protect traveling employees?
Technology may be breaking down geographic barriers but that doesn’t mean sending your employees overseas is getting any safer. Businesses whose employees travel internationally are familiar with these risks. But how do they protect traveling employees? Every company is different but some risks are common across the board. We’ll show you why they matter andRead Article
5 facts startups need to know about the GDPR
Any business that comes in contact with EU citizens will have to follow new rules as of May of this year. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), passed by EU Parliament in April 2016, directly impacts businesses in the US, EU and elsewhere. Its purpose is to set uniform standards for data protection and prevent businesses fromRead Article
Growing concerns about cybersecurity in dating apps
Vulnerabilities have been discovered in some popular dating apps. What lessons can other businesses take away? Anyone who uses an app assumes that there’s a certain amount of privacy involved. This isn’t unique to dating apps. Consumers accept that the app marketplace and/or developer will collect usage and error data and certain forms of personallyRead Article
The 3 most important facts about IP insurance for startups
Too many companies ignore one of the most common legal risks out there: intellectual property (IP) infringement. In past posts, we’ve talked about the high frequency of IP litigation as well as the dangers posed by patent trolls. But let’s keep it simple — what do you need to know? There are a few importantRead Article
Cold Weather Warning: Does your insurance cover burst pipes?
We’ve seen some intense weather over the past few weeks. Had you ever heard of a bomb cyclone before? Yea, us neither. What we do hear about — unfortunately way too often — is an insurance claim that usually accompanies cold weather: water damage from frozen plumbing. So does your insurance cover burst pipes? Let’sRead Article
What is a theft exclusion?
…and why is it in a holiday blog post? Two great questions! As we approach the holiday season, closing out year-end projects and dreaming about dancing sugar plum fairies and swelling Amazon carts, it’s important that we focus on what’s important to us. We at Founder Shield know that while most people say the importantRead Article