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October 22 • Cyber Liability

New European Laws = New Cyber Liability for Tech

Cause It has now been several months since NSA contractor Edward Snowden first leaked information about the organization’s activities.


October 17 • Cyber LiabilityRisk Management Tips

Startup Cyber Risk Checklist

Cyber liability is a huge area of exposure for most startups. Even if you’re not a “tech” startup per se, most tech companies today tend to leverage 3rd party tech products in ways that can leave them exposed.


October 14 • Cyber LiabilityErrors & OmissionsGeneral Liability

Insurance for B2C services companies

The Space There’s a new breed of technology-enabled B2C services startups and we deal with a ton of them at Founder Shield. Think Uber, GetMaid, Makespace…all of these companies use custom platforms to access traditional service providers in very non-traditional ways. This creates exposure to a wide variety of liability. Here’s a quick look:


October 10 • Risk Management Tips

Insurance for Startups: Cost or Investment?

The Question The biggest question we deal with on a daily basis: how much does insurance for startups cost? All of our clients want to know exactly what they’ll have to spend and how long it will take. They all expect an immediate answer, and can you blame them? The startup world moves at a


October 8 • Employee Health & Benefits

The Affordable Care Act and Startups

With the recent launch of fresh government programs under the Affordable Care Act, the landscape is changing massively in the health insurance space. We can’t help but think about what effects the new healthcare laws will have on startups.


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October 3 • Cyber Liability

Startups Beware! CA Breach Notification Laws Expanded

The New CA Breach Notification Law If you’re a tech startup, your duties to protect your users’ personal information just got a bit more onerous. Last Friday (Sept 27th), Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that expands the security/data breach notification requirements beyond their current spectrum.


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September 27 • Cyber LiabilityErrors & Omissions

Insurance for SaaS & Enterprise Companies

The Space The Enterprise/SaaS space is hot spot for startups. In 2017, SaaS companies captured 69% of a 63.2 billion dollar public cloud services market. We work with several companies building enterprise/SaaS solutions, ranging from data collection to “consultative sales” to outpatient management and all done in the cloud.


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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.


September 19 • Cyber Liability

Startup Insurance & Cyber Liability realities you might not expect…

Cyber Liability Insurance is one of the biggest issues we deal with at Founder Shield. The vast majority of our clients are either straight tech startups or they’re leveraging technology to make their product or service scale. I think we can all agree that it’s probably impossible to run a startup these days without a


September 16 • Founder Shield

A Note from the Founder: “Why Insurance?”

During my time at Kohort, one of the tasks that fell under my responsibility was assisting with the purchase of insurance for the company. We had just raised $3 million in seed money and we were a legitimate company. Legitimate companies need insurance. No one really wants to spend money on something from which you