It would be extremely surprising if you didn’t have some questions when looking at your first business insurance quotes. They’re extremely detailed and certainly not the easiest document to digest. Here’s a quick overview of the major items you should be looking at on your quote. [Note: this article is mainly pertaining to errors
Update: We’ve released a new whitepaper examining the Sharing Economy industry. We dive into the insurance landscape, legal climate and how to approach risk management for companies in this sector. You can download the report here! The on-demand economy is ever-growing and we work with new startups in the space on a daily basis.
Insurance proposals are uncharted territory of most founders. We’ve done a basic tutorial (or 2, or 3) to help people understand the insurance terms, but here’s a breakdown of the practical/procedural FAQs we see. 1. What am I actually getting for the price? All quotes presented will provide coverage for a policy period of one
Sometimes things don’t go quite as planned and your company ends up a bit more cash strapped than anticipated at year end. The typical gut reaction is to pull the rip chord and cut any and all “extraneous” expenses. Insurance is considered by some to be one of those expenses. Here’s why you shouldn’t be quick
Intellectual Property Insurance + Startups Intellectual property is a big topic for the startup community. With modern patent trolls, content syndication, and intellectual property law reform, the topic can be confusing at minimum. Many founders look to insurance to mitigate this risk – and properly so – as there are many insurance products out there
Q: When is my company actually covered by our insurance policies?
Subtle Value-adds: Business Insurance It’s easy to think insurance is surplus when the company is just getting off the ground. In the grand scheme of to-dos, insurance should probably fall by the wayside to goals like acquiring users, making money, building a minimum viable product, or finding investors. Most founders think of buying insurance as
So you’ve gone through the process of applying for insurance on the Founder Shield site. In the the interest of transparency, here’s how we create your business insurance quote and how your insurance policy becomes a reality: 1. We review your submission internally As soon as you click submit, our team is alerted to review your
Q: What’s the deal with “admitted” insurance carriers vs “non-admitted” insurance carriers? Insurance quotes are a pain to read. If you’re not in the industry, most of the terms might seem like complete jibberish. One term that comes up is the whether the policy is with an Admitted or Non-Admitted insurance carrier. Here’s the deal:
At Founder Shield, we pride ourselves on getting our clients in front of underwriters immediately. But as we present our clients to underwriters for quoting, we get a lot of questions about what’s going on under the hood. To clear the air, here’s a quick and basic overview of the process and to tools