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Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests
Drones

Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests

Under some very specific guidelines, Federal regulators have given Amazon, along with insurance companies, permission to use small unmanned aircraft systems.
Catherine Clifford
Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace
Cybercrime

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace

Hackers and cyber thieves are attacking small businesses with alarming frequency. Find out how to stay safe.
Jason Ankeny
Brands Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves If a Celeb Spokesperson Goes Nuts
Insurance

Brands Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves If a Celeb Spokesperson Goes Nuts

Celebrity endorsements work when stars behave. Not when they go off the rails on the crazy train. Now AIG wants to come to the rescue with a way for businesses that dance with the stars to cover their butts.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Taking Care of Business When an Illness Strikes
Illness

Taking Care of Business When an Illness Strikes

An entrepreneur shares the first five things she did to support her business and herself while surviving cancer
Kelsey Ramsden
This Investment Firm Is Insuring Families' Rise Out of Poverty
Impact Investing

This Investment Firm Is Insuring Families' Rise Out of Poverty

LeapFrog invests in companies that offer insurance to emerging middle-class families in the developing world.
Jessica Pothering
7 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business
Insurance

7 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business

Starting your own business is taking a smart risk, operating without the right insurance is not.
John Boitnott
Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance
Sharing Economy

Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance

The independent sharing economy organization Peers unveils plans for two insurance programs for individuals working in the sharing economy.
Catherine Clifford
Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns

In the pilot program backers can pay a small fee in exchange for a guaranteed refund if the product fails to arrive within three months of its estimated delivery date.
Laura Entis
Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls
Patent trolls

Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls

Which is good, but further proof that our patent system is broken.
Laura Entis
4 Things You Need to Know About Commercial Vehicle Insurance
Commercial vehicles

4 Things You Need to Know About Commercial Vehicle Insurance

We correct some of the most common misconceptions.
Major Financial Services Company Considers Using Drones in Inventive Way
Drones

Major Financial Services Company Considers Using Drones in Inventive Way

It's all about getting the job done faster and more efficiently, if the FAA grants approval, that is.
Managing Employees

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Worker Safety

Many business owners wrongly assume that accidents and injuries on the job won't happen in their operations.
Phil La Duke
What's a PEO and How Can It Help My Business?
Human Resources

What's a PEO and How Can It Help My Business?

Hint: It'll help out with all your business's HR needs.
The Pivot That Transformed a Company -- and Your Next Repair Claim
Business Unusual

The Pivot That Transformed a Company -- and Your Next Repair Claim

Snapsheet's mobile technology is sparking much-needed changes in the outdated insurance industry.
Laura Entis