Tech Business Resources
Whether you just signed your first contract or you've been serving clients for decades, find tools and tips to help you do more of what you love.
Start Your Business
Grow Your Business
Protect Your Business
Brand new to IT freelancing or business ownership? Let's see if we can help you get your bearings.
Fund Your Business
Thinking about securing venture capital or seeking out an angel investor ? Get a lay of the land so you can decide whether this funding source makes sense for you.
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Prepare for a Career in IT
Whether you're still in school or you're a long-time employee ready for a change, these articles will help you make the leap from total novie to IT business owner.
"Passion, tenacity, willingness to listen, coachability."
– Yi-Jin Ngo, managing director of Alliance of Angels, on what makes a good startup team.
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You're humming along. You're hitting a stride. You're ready for the next big thing. This is the section for you.
See How Your Business Compares
Curious what your peers are doing? Find out how they run their businesses and discover which risk factors most threaten IT when you browse the latest TechInsurance Market Index Report (TIMI).
Stay in the Loop
Get the latest news about IT risk and business management from the TechInsurance blog.
Stop Cannibalizing Your Own Profits
Working from home? Relying on one major client? Doing it all alone? Find out how these common freelancer practices could put your financial wellbeing in jeopardy.
Protect Your Customers' Data
You could be liable for a data breach at a client's business. Share this guide to help them boost security and minimize the likelihood of a costly breach incident.
Your employees are your most valuable – and expensive – resource. Make sure you hire the right ones.
Find the Best City for Your Business
The United States is full of great cities to start and run an IT business. Find the one that matches your lifestyle in our report The Best Places to Live for Tech Entrepreneurs.
Build Relationships to Keep Your Client Pipeline Full
Clients are the lifeblood of your business. Find out how to never run out.
Need some part-time help or an expert for a specific project? Subcontractors may be the answer. Find out what you need to know in our eBook Need Subcontractors? How to Hire Like a Boss.
"IT businesses should understand better than other businesses the value of outsourcing tasks that they aren't experts in – that's their entire value proposition." – Carrie Simpson, founder of Managed Sales Pros
It took time to build your business. Make sure you have the safeguards in place to protect everything you've worked for.
Start Here for an Overview of Business Insurance
No idea where your liability exposures are? Take a look at these 101-style articles to get cozy with all things business insurance.
Understand Insurance Jargon
Don't know a deductible from a premium? Never heard of claims-made policies? The glossary can fix all that.
Get Answers to the Questions We Hear Most Often
Wondering whether your coverage is good abroad? How to file a claim? How to renew a policy? Find answers to these and other questions on our FAQ page.
Find Out How Much Coverage Costs
Need a ballpark idea of what you'll pay for business insurance? Check out our sample quotes for an idea of what to set aside in your budget.
Figure Out Which Policies You Need
Use our Contract Decoder to figure out which policies your contracts call for. Or check out the Policy Calculator to get an idea of how much your coverage might cost.
Manage Projects Better
Take a deep dive into project management strategies for translating customer needs, documenting progress, getting the right contracts, and more in this free eBook.
Find Out How Insurance Helps IT Businesses
Check out this free eBook to understand how various business insurance policies can help manage the many risks associated with running an IT business.
Get the Details on E&O Coverage
Wondering why your clients want you to carry an Errors & Omissions Insurance policy? Find out how this policy can protect you and why it's so valuable to the people you work with.