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Fintech Insurance Trends for 2023 [Updated for 2024]

The fintech industry is undergoing massive changes, creating new challenges and risks. As a result, fintech insurance trends are responding. Let’s review 2023 what to expect from this market in 2024. June 22 • Thought Leadership

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June 20 • Thought Leadership

SEC Cracks Down on Crypto — What the Binance and Coinbase Lawsuits Mean for Risk Management

As the SEC cracks down on crypto, suing Coinbase and Binance, our experts chime in about the greater risk management implications on the industry. What can we expect for crypto regulations in the future?


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November 14 • Thought Leadership

Crypto Crash: FTX Files for Bankruptcy — Here’s What We Know

FTX filed for bankruptcy. SBF is in hot water. Investors and stakeholders are seeing red. Ponzi is now a four-letter word. What’s next? Let’s review this crypto crash through our risk management lens.


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November 4 • Thought Leadership

6 Lessons Learned From Recent Crypto Lawsuits — Market News to Know

The crypto market used to be hot news for its new innovations — but now the scams and lawsuits tend to make headlines. Let review some recent cases and talk about lessons we can learn from them.


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October 13 • Thought Leadership

The Roundup — Alright, Alright, Alright: A Look at Cannabis and Executive Risk (Webinar)

Matt McKenna from Scale Underwriting provides takeaways from the PLUS 4-person panel, reviewing challenges that cannabis underwriters face.


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June 29 • Risk ManagementThought Leadership

5 Key Takeaways from the Sequoia Memo — Y Combinator & LightSpeed Chime In

The “leaked” Sequoia memo, Adapting to Endure, highlights several concepts for startups and businesses backed by venture capital. Here’s our key takeaways.


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March 10 • Risk ManagementThought Leadership

Biden’s Executive Order on Crypto — What You Should Know

President Biden recently released an Executive Order on Crypto, ensuring responsible innovation in digital assets. Here’s the newsbeat.


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February 24 • Thought Leadership

This Week In Risk Management — February

Here’s a familiar question: If a tree falls in the woods, and no one is around to hear it, does it still make a noise? Of course, we know that it does! Scientific discovery works wonders when answering questions about the universe — but these questions still make us ponder. And we like that. As


Cyber Liability Insurance Trends 2022
February 22 • Cyber LiabilitySpotlightThought Leadership

Cyber Liability Insurance Trends 2022

After an exceptionally rough year in cybersecurity, let’s review cyber liability insurance trends to expect in 2022.


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January 28 • Directors & OfficersSpotlightThought Leadership

D&O Insurance Pricing Trends 2022

The D&O insurance market has experienced some unique action this past year. Let’s review recent happenings and our predictions for 2022.


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December 12 • Thought Leadership

This Week in Risk Management — December Issue #1

A cloud outage disrupts business processes across the US while the new Omicron variant threatens our collective health. Plus, a favorite coffee joint faces some steep allegations, and BlackRock plays financial advisor. This week’s clip provides a healthy dose of risk management happenings and juicy insights you won’t want to miss. Major Cloud Outage Devastated


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November 29 • Thought Leadership

This Week in Risk Management — November Issue #2

As we officially enter the holiday season, the rest of the world is moving forward differently. This week in risk management brings us a new phase of COVID-19-related trials, mammoth Astroworld lawsuits, data protection issues for local governments, and a glimmer of hope in tech innovation. Let’s dive in. Astroworld Organizers Faces Massive Lawsuits Ten


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November 24 • Thought Leadership

Startups Giving Us More to be Thankful for (2021 Edition)

It is that time of year again, when we gather with our loved ones for Thanksgiving and reflect on what we are thankful for. Here at Founder Shield, we have so much to be thankful for; we have had a year full of growth and opportunity and we are lucky enough to work with some


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November 10 • Thought Leadership

This Week In Risk Management — November Issue #1

“Dodging” is the theme of this post, whether it’s dodging catastrophes or live rounds from a prop gun. While these topics might seem incredibly grim, let’s take a respectful step back to ponder how these tragic events could potentially shape our future — and why they should. Will Underwriters Put Coal Plants on the Chopping


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October 5 • Thought Leadership

This Week In Risk Management — September Issue #2

If you look toward the stars in roughly a week, a unique sight will be floating through the sky — The Shat. Yes, in this roundup, we’re talking about William Shatner visiting space, a win for diversity, vaccine mandates, and how Amazon continues to expand. In a recent RIMS podcast, host Justin Smulison touched on


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September 14 • Thought Leadership

This Week in Risk Management — September Issue #1

One part of the world is on fire, the other part is underwater, and we’re all trying to figure out how these disasters will impact us in the future. So, let’s talk about all things risk management — at least, for this week. Hurricane Ida Could Cost Insurers $18B The Caribbean and US experienced substantial


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August 20 • Thought Leadership

This Week In Risk Management — August Issue #2

The water cooler is buzzing with new and alarming risk management stories headlining this week. From sexual misconduct allegations to COVID-19 lawsuits to SEC-approved requirements regarding diversity, we’re hearing a lot of chatter reminding us how vital the right coverage is. And these hot topics are only the beginning. Here’s what’s happening in the risk


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August 3 • Thought Leadership

This Week In Risk Management — August Issue #1

This week in risk management, we delve into the thrilling realm of the “Wild West” market, explore the fascinating phenomenon of companies leaving each other at the altar, and even take a glimpse into the future with the emergence of robot-driven taxis. If you’re prepared for a rollercoaster of twists and turns, you’re precisely where


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July 15 • Thought Leadership

This Week In Risk Management — July Issue #1

Welcome to the first edition of “This Week In Risk Management,” a new series bringing you risk management insights directly from the Founder Shield team. In each edition, we’ll take a look at some recent stories that caught our eye, from regulator enforcements, cyber attacks, lawsuits to insurance market trends. Our goal with this series


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January 21 • Thought Leadership

This Week in Risk Management — January Issue #1

If you’ve kept up on the current global news, we could swap opinions about Putin’s threats to invade Ukraine or our veep’s plummeting approval rating. Risk management is a tough draw, after all. But let’s not dwell on Eastern Europe or Kamala Harris today. Instead, let’s discuss risk management insights about innovative technology, brokers joining


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January 5 • Risk ManagementThought Leadership

Social Inflation: Why Business Insurance Premiums Are Increasing

Although unnerving, it’s natural to experience the ups and downs of the market. Here’s a look at how social inflation impacts your business insurance premiums.


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November 23 • Thought Leadership

Startups Giving Us More to be Thankful for (2020 Edition)

Each year we pick out a few of our outstanding clients who are working to make the world a better place. These 6 startups give us a lot to be thankful in 2020.

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