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Business Owner's Policy
Save money with this policy that bundles two common types of coverage.
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What is a business owner's policy?

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Business owner’s policy (BOP)

A business owner’s policy bundles general liability insurance with commercial property insurance. Many insurers offer tech professionals a discount if they choose this policy.

When is a business owner's policy important for a tech company?

A business owner’s policy protects your technology business against common liability risks with general liability insurance. Plus, it includes commercial property insurance (hazard insurance) to protect your business property.

Your landlord or clients might require the general liability coverage that's included in a BOP, while property insurance is vital for companies that own a building or expensive equipment.

What does a BOP do?

A business owner's policy can help cover the cost of:

  • Damaged business property, such as laptops
  • Accidental client injuries
  • Damaged customer property
  • Copyright infringement lawsuits and other advertising injuries

Because a BOP combines two key policies at a discount, TechInsurance's licensed agents often recommend them for tech business owners.

Learn more about business owner’s policy coverage.

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Examples of BOP coverage

Here are a few common scenarios where it pays to have a BOP:

  • A storm damages your office
  • Your employee drops a client's laptop
  • A competitor sues over trademark infringement
  • Your client contract requires general liability insurance
  • Your landlord requires general liability insurance

Which tech businesses are eligible for a BOP?

Low-risk businesses with fewer than 100 employees typically qualify, such as:

We offer coverage options for many occupations, but not all businesses are eligible for a business owner’s policy. Contact a TechInsurance agent to find out if your business qualifies.

Business owner’s policy costs

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A business owner’s policy bundles two coverages at an affordable price. The cost depends on:

  • Your business property value
  • Your profession’s level of risk
  • Policy limits you choose
  • Where your technology company is based
  • Number of employees
View Business Owner’s Policy Costs

What if my business needs more coverage?

If your tech business has higher than average liabilities, you can increase your policy limit with commercial umbrella insurance. Umbrella insurance raises your maximum coverage limit, so your insurance company will pay for costlier insurance claims.

A business owner's policy doesn't cover every type of commercial liability. Get more complete coverage by bundling your BOP with these insurance policies:

You can add some types of coverage to a business owner's policy as endorsements, depending on your insurance company. Talk to a TechInsurance agent to discuss tailoring a BOP to match your business.

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