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fintech legal risks
February 29 • Risk Management

7 Legal Issues Every Fintech Should Avoid (and How to Diffuse Them!)

With the emergence of new and disruptive technologies, it’s no surprise that fintech legal risks abound for this innovative industry. Let’s break down these threats and provide solutions that will keep pace with the market.


leverage business insurance
February 27 • Risk Management

How to Leverage Your Business Insurance — 5 Tips

When was the last time you considered how to leverage your business insurance? It’s more than a safety net. In fact, this approach can give you a unique edge. Here’s how.


commercial insurance claim
February 20 • Claims

What a Commercial Insurance Claim Reveals About Your Business

Filing a commercial insurance claim isn’t usually a fun endeavor but often a necessary one. Let’s reflect on what leaders can learn from filing a claim.


talent acquisition for startups
February 15 • EPLI

How Talent Acquisition for Startups Can Impact Risk Management

Talent acquisition for startups can be a deciding factor toward success or failure for the company. This post reviews the intricacies of this endeavor and tips for leaders to navigate it savvily.


ip due diligence
February 13 • Intellectual Property

IP Due Diligence Checklist: What to Expect When You Shop for IP Insurance

Purchasing IP insurance is more extensive and time-consuming than any other coverage, merely because of the comprehensive due diligence process. Let’s demystify it for you.


investors reject pitch decks
February 8 • Growth

Top 5 Reasons Why Investors Reject Pitch Decks

Getting turned down is a rotten feeling, especially when you believe your presentation was spot-on. So, let’s unravel what happened. We have the inside scoop on why investors reject pitch decks.


non-dilutive debt financing
January 30 • Guest Post

Elevating Your Company’s Valuation: The Power of Non-Dilutive Debt Financing

Unlock exponential growth without sacrificing equity in this guest post from Founders First Capital Partners. Explore the power of non-dilutive debt financing to elevate your company’s valuation and achieve financial freedom.


startups-we're-thankful-for-2023
November 21 • Spotlight

Startups We’re Thankful For: 2023 Edition

Every day we team with brilliant leaders taking their young companies to new heights. Here are a few of those startups we’re thankful for, what makes them amazing, and how they’re making a difference.


do insurance tail coverage
October 19 • Growth

Unraveling the Knots: Understanding D&O Insurance Tail Coverage

D&O insurance tail coverage is a critical safety net for directors and officers (D&Os), protecting them from lawsuits arising from pre-policy conduct. Are you covered?


Transactional Risk Insurance
October 5 • Reps and Warranties Insurance

What Is Transactional Risk Insurance?

Transactional risk insurance has a fancy long name — but what does it do? Let’s talk about corporate transactions and the role this policy plays in keeping things between the lines.


top fintech startups
September 28 • Growth

Top 25 US Fintech Companies Crushing It in 2023

With the fintech industry currently worth $4 trillion, let’s see who’s doing what. Here’s a list of the top fintech companies in the US making a huge impact in our everyday lives.


women in tech startups
September 19 • Growth

Exploring Untapped Potential: 37 Grants for Women in Tech Startups

Women in tech startups are blazing trails, and we have a few ideas regarding sourcing capital. Here are grants designed for women in mind — do any fit what you need?


crowdfunding insurance
August 24 • Growth

Safeguarding Your Startup Dream: A Comprehensive Guide to Crowdfunding Insurance

Startups often source capital from backers via an online platform, like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, depending on crowdfunding insurance for protection. Here’s a guide to this savvy strategy.


Tips for Long Term Seed Fundraising Success
August 18 • Growth

Navigating Investor Relationships: Tips for Long-Term Seed Fundraising Success

Nurturing a relationship with a seed fundraising investor isn’t as intimidating as it sounds. After years of working with startups, we’ve picked up on some tips to make this venture successful.


Seed Fundraising Strategies
August 17 • Growth

5 Seed Fundraising Strategies To Master the Art of Pitching

Winning over investors is a tall order. Yet, when it comes to your pitch deck, we have some seed fundraising strategies that have proven successful for our partners — let’s go!


Seed Fundraising 101
August 16 • Growth

Seed Fundraising 101: A Comprehensive Guide For Startups

Seed fundraising is a big step for scaling startups — but do you know the ropes? Let’s talk about what it takes to source seed fundraising capital and ensure success.


Growth Hacking Techniques for Startups
August 15 • Growth

Commonly Overlooked Growth Hacking Techniques for Startups

Most are familiar with growth hacking techniques like referral programs or leveraging social media — but let’s talk about some unsung heroes of this movement. They might surprise you!


crowdfunding for startups
August 8 • Growth

Unlocking the Power of Crowdfunding: A Comprehensive Guide for Startups

Crowdfunding for startups is increasing in popularity as the proven strategy boosts many new businesses. Before diving into this venture, read our comprehensive guide first.


What Is a BOR Letter
July 27 • Risk Management

What Is a BOR Letter or Broker of Record Letter?

What is a BOR letter? Can it help you manage your specialized insurance solutions? We have the answers — and they may surprise you!


Pre Seed Funding Guide
July 11 • Growth

Pre-Seed Funding Guide for Startups

As venture capital activity progresses, pre-seed funding has become the go-to source for founders needing an initial push. Here’s a guide to pursuing this route.


raise venture capital
May 30 • Growth

Raise Venture Capital: TLDR Guide to Series A

Are you ready to raise venture capital? Join VC veterans as they walk you through what you’ll need for a Series A funding round, with all the excitement but sans the fear.


debt financing for startups
May 16 • Risk Management

Accessing Capital: Debt Financing for Startups

Debt financing for startups is often misunderstood, yet it can fund major milestones, like hiring sprees, equipment purchases, or facility upgrades. Let’s clear the air once and for all.