Category: Directors & Officers


August 6 • Directors & OfficersEPLI

Venture Capital Insurance is an Investment, Not a Cost

This is the first of a series of articles we will be posting about the world of venture capital insurance. 


January 30 • Cyber LiabilityDirectors & OfficersErrors & Omissions

Insurance for Fintech Companies

  Founder Shield 101: Insurance for Fintech Companies.   From financial products to payments to investing, fintech is a red hot.  The market is forecasted to grow to $6-8 billion by 2018 and Q1 2014 alone saw 1.7 billion invested across 167 deals. Risks As with any disruptive industry, there are several inherent risks that fintech


Insurance for Ecommerce Companies
January 14 • Cyber LiabilityDirectors & OfficersErrors & OmissionsGeneral Liability

Insurance for Ecommerce Companies

Consumer Ecommerce is booming. With the vast array of web developers, payment processors and digital currencies, it has never been easier to get an online business off the ground. The US market alone is estimated at $409 billion for 2017. By 2022, it’s expected to make up to as much 17% of all retail sales nationwide. Risks


September 25 • Cyber LiabilityDirectors & OfficersEPLIErrors & OmissionsGeneral LiabilityWorker's Compensation

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

Buying startup company insurance can be a daunting task.  The insurance market is fragmented and there is no shortage of products out there.  The industry is not exactly tech savvy either, and many brokers still employ tools as archaic as fax machines in their practices.  Just finding where to start can be a hassle! Here


September 5 • Cyber LiabilityDirectors & OfficersErrors & OmissionsGeneral Liability

Insurance for Internet of Things Companies

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


June 13 • Directors & Officers

The Top 3 Startup D&O Insurance Lawsuits / Claims

  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.


January 24 • Case StudiesCyber LiabilityDirectors & OfficersNews

Target’s Cyber and D&O Insurance Might Save Them Serious Cash

  We can’t resist talking about this Target Data breach incident.  It has become a major talking point in tech community and the news that keeps surfacing makes for a great little case study.  So in the latest bit of news to surface:


November 12 • Case StudiesDirectors & Officers

Snapchat: Proof that Startups Need D&O Insurance

  One of the major products we provide for our clients is Directors and Officers Insurance.  Admittedly 90% of our D&O clients sought us out because their investors required them to get coverage.  Don’t be mistaken, though…startups need D&O insurance regardless of the investor situation.


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September 23 • Directors & OfficersErrors & OmissionsGeneral Liability

Why Startups Need Insurance

While this list is definitely not exhaustive, I wanted to briefly shed some light on a couple of the reasons why startups need insurance and should look into coverage options regardless of where they are in their life cycle.