Plenty of risks are associated with ESOPs. But, how do they impact your current D&O, E&O, or general liability insurance policy. Here’s the scoop.
SEC suits against Theranos and Jumio illustrate that private companies won’t avoid SEC scrutiny and that D&O insurance is more important than ever.
Key Person Insurance can be a valuable policy for when the unthinkable happens, but it has its disadvantages. We examine Contract protection insurance (“CPI”) and other alternatives.
Kyle from DataGrail breaks down the privacy implications investors’ now face with the increasing risk and compliance involved with data-driven investments.
Considering an IPO? We’ve created a 10 part a checklist to serve as a preliminary starting point for thought and discussion, as well as a brief primer on the process.
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)
The House has passed Jobs Act 3.0. What does this mean for business? We discuss the key takeaways of the act and how it will impact future IPOs.
Given our relationships with a lot of early stage VCs in around the country, we do a ton of Key Man Insurance policies. If you’re unfamiliar with these, Key Man policies are basically a life insurance policy that pays out to the company if anything happens to the “Key Man.” And if you’re unfamiliar with
In our previous piece on Venture Capital Insurance, lawsuits from your employees and Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) took the spotlight. This article focuses on the risks posed by portfolio companies. For more info on how to protect your VC, take a look at our intro post, as well as our summaries of SEC investigations and lawsuits from
This is the fourth installment of Founder Shield’s VC-Focused series. Last week, we reviewed some examples of lawsuits from your investors and how you can protect yourself. Be sure to also check out our introductory post as well as our discussion of the impact of regulatory investigations and the insurance policies that will help you stay afloat when the SEC