Category: Insurance Pro Tips


March 1 • Founder ShieldInsurance Pro Tips

Understanding Certificates of Insurance (COIs)

Everything you need to know about Certificates of Insurance (COIs)!


January 25 • Insurance Pro Tips

Robobroking: What you need to know about automated insurance brokers

Online brokers using automation and AI make it easier than ever to get commercial insurance. But how do you know if they’re right for your business?


November 19 • Insurance Pro TipsRisk Management Tips

How to generate revenue & funding with insurance

How do you turn a cost center into a revenue engine? We discuss how high-growth companies can get this done with right Insurance. (via TechCrunch)


October 31 • Insurance Pro TipsPodcasts

Podcast: The Business of Insuring High Risk, Fast Growth Startups

Our very own Eric Schneider sat down with the guys over at the Block Party podcast. He talks about how to manage insurance needs in rapidly evolving business environments.


September 20 • Insurance Pro TipsRisk Management Tips

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.


May 15 • Insurance Pro Tips

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.


what's a retention
November 2 • Insurance Pro Tips

Insurance 101: what’s a retention?

Ever feel like reading your policy creates more questions than it answers? You’re not alone. Insurance is filled with jargon. While there’s good reason for your insurance policy being a 100+ page monster filled with a dizzying web of definitions and exclusions, the ‘why‘ doesn’t really matter to most people…they just want to know what’s


October 27 • Cyber LiabilityDirectors & OfficersEPLIErrors & OmissionsInsurance Pro Tips

Startup Risk Tips: Optimizing your Insurance Policies

  Insurance should be seen as more of an investment than a cost, but given the busy and chaotic lives of Founders, it sometimes becomes a check-the-box activity.  When utilized properly, companies can get value from their policies well beyond that generated by a “set it and forget it” approach.  Here are a few tips to optimize your insurance


insurance when you sell your company
October 26 • Insurance Pro Tips

What you need to know about insurance when you sell your company

The goal of so many high growth startups today is “the exit.” Big companies are happy to meet this demand. They’re looking to expand market share or improve their product and an efficient solution has been snapping up these startups. Experts believe this trend will only accelerate over the next year. While there’s an understandable tendency


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September 7 • Employee Health & BenefitsInsurance Pro Tips

What we do that your health and benefits broker probably doesn’t

A lot of people will tell you how happy they are with their current health and benefits broker and rave about how fantastic of a job they’re doing. Still the question remains: “is he really doing the best job he possibly can?” These same people will claim how their broker is the nicest guy in