Buying insurance is often lower on the priority list for company founders because they tend to look at it as a cost center. A simple “check the box” exercise and understandably so.
Most of the time, founders don’t even think about insurance until they hit the first critical moments in a company’s lifecycle like landing a huge client or raising a venture round.
As your company grows you’ll likely be signing contracts with some well-established vendors and clients as well as negotiating term sheets. What you’ll discover is that almost every contract will include some form of minimum insurance requirements.
Our goal is to demystify insurance and risk management to put you in position to maximize your growth.
What you’ll takeaway:
- Basic of risk management
- What insurance does every startup need
- What Insurance you need for raising venture capital
- Common mistakes and how to avoid them
Rachel Jenkins, VP, Customer Success Founder Shield
Rachel Jenkins is one of the premier leading insurance professionals with almost 10 years of experience in the industry. She has been with the Founder Shield team for several years, focusing on client advising and improving policy language for venture-backed startups to middle-market businesses including financial institutions, on-demand platforms, and SaaS companies.