Insurance

News and Articles About Insurance

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.
What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Worker Safety
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
Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax
Obamacare

Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax

Industry leaders worry tax can dampen growth and innovation.
Arlene Weintraub
The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work
Cyber Security

The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

With the versatility offered by mobile devices comes the risk of cyber theft. Here are five strategies for employers to reduce their exposure.
Scott McLaren
Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides
Insurance

Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Ridesharing startups Uber and Lyft are working to bridge the 'insurance gap' with updated protection policies for their drivers.
Nina Zipkin
Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare
Finance

Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare

CEO Mark Bertolini said the insurer may be forced to double its rates or pull out of the program.
Drew Sandholm