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 someRead Article
Risk retention groups provide affordable and customized solutions for groups facing similar liabilities. Will it work for you?
A commercial insurance broker plays a vital role in finding the best coverage for your company—but what exactly is that role? Let’s discuss.
Biden and OSHA have teamed to release a new workplace safety initiatives — but how will this impact insurance for startups or mid-market businesses?
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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Industry focused information on insurance
Whitepaper on Commercial Insurance for Autonomous Vehicles companies. Learn about the legal climate, risk management and the insurance policies you need.
Risk Management Guide for Biotechnology Companies. Learn about exposures, the FDA approval process, claim scenarios and the insurance policies you need.
Commercial Insurance for Cannabis companies. Learn about the legal climate, risk management and the insurance policies you need.
Resources for all things insurance
Everything you need to know about Certificates of Insurance (COIs)!
Here’s why every startup or mid-market business should size up their employee handbook against its EPLI coverage.
Vendors, cities, partners, investors, etc.— often require specific insurance policies as a part of a contract. We breakdown why and what you need to know
The word “audit” is intimidating but in the insurance world it’s nothing to worry about! In this post, we look at what insurance audits are, why carriers need to perform them and how you can prepare so you’re not caught off guard.
Ever wonder how your state meaures up when it comes to Workers’ Compensation? Here’s a detailed guide to help you sort it out.
Ever feel like reading your policy creates more questions than it answers? You’re not alone. Insurance is filled with jargon. While there’s good reason for your insurance policy being a 100+ page monster filled with a dizzying web of definitions and exclusions, the ‘why‘ doesn’t really matter to most people…they just want to know what’s
Preparing for an IPO can seem like a daunting task for late-stage companies — but it doesn’t have to be. Considering these tips will make the process more manageable.
Any company considering an IPO needs an effective Directors & Officers insurance program in place. We break down the pros and cons of IPO’s and how they will impact your D&O policy.
Several tech companies have gone public simultaneously. After reviewing each, here are some lessons we can learn from the IPO rush.
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.
We break down the differences between private vs. public D&O policies and discuss common claim scenarios.
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)
Risk Management Guide for Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms. Learn about exposures, claim scenarios and the insurance policies you need.
This is the third installment in Founder Shield’s VC-Focused series and explains venture capital insurance claims VCs might face from their investors. If you’d like to learn more about the basics of what these insurance policies do and don’t cover, check out our intro post as well as our post about regulatory investigations.
Investors face unique exposures in today’s world. Here’s what insurance firms need in private equity and venture capital sectors.
In our first post on venture capital insurance, we took a high level view of four scenarios where this management liability, professional liability, and employment practices liability insurance policy could protect you, your firm, and your investors. We also spoke about the potential costs of having — as well as not having — this coverage
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
VC funding for life sciences companies has evolved significantly in the past two decades. Here’s what you need to know about financing in the space.