Mar 21, 2022

Layr raises $10M to democratize digital experiences for insurance brokers and agents

Using AI and ML, Layr helps agencies and brokerages supply the proper insurance to their commercial clients faster and cheaper than ever before

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Feb 9, 2022

Layr Selected for Big I’s Agents Council for Technology

Layr joins Big I’s Agents Council for Technology to help independent agents digitally serve their small business customers.

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Nov 30, 2021

Cyber Security for Insurance Agencies: 5 Ways to Protect Against Data Leaks

Understand the risks associated with data breaches and computer security, imperative information for brokerages wishing to protect their customers’ and employees’ information

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Nov 6, 2020

Certificates of Insurance, Explained

Generating proof of insurance or a certificate of insurance is hassle-free from your Business Insurance Dashboard. Read on for an explanation of what a…

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Sep 25, 2020

Team Layr: TJ in Customer Success

Before he joined Layr in late 2019, TJ worked on the traditional side of the insurance industry. His wealth of insurance knowledge and experience makes…

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Jul 29, 2020

Cyber Liability Insurance and the California Consumer Privacy Act

In an age of technology, business, banking, shopping, and connecting is done digitally. As consumers use the online space in their day-to-day lives,…

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Jun 25, 2020

Adding Endorsements to Your Small Business Insurance

Business Owner’s Policies (BOP) and General Liability insurance are great basic policies for covering your small business’s risks, but as your business…

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May 11, 2020

4 Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic

More than 2,000,000 people have contracted COVID-19, the coronavirus disease, globally – and that number continues to grow. With so much uncertainty…

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Apr 9, 2020

This is Your Company Culture on Coronavirus

Do you remember the late 80s PSA from the Partnership for a Drug-Free America (now the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids) that featured an egg and a frying…

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Apr 3, 2020

Financial Relief and Resources for Small Businesses Coping with the Effects of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

The globe remains gripped by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to follow its effects on small businesses across the nation. Alongside you, we…

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Mar 25, 2020

9 Tips to Protect Your Company from Cyber Threats Amid the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

We continue to follow updates about the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and remain committed to sharing resources and support for small businesses…

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Mar 17, 2020

Crisis Comm: Organizing Swiftly in the Midst of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

We continue to follow the effect of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on small businesses across the nation. We know many of our customers and small…

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Mar 13, 2020

Business Insurance and the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

Layr is closely following the effect of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on small businesses across the nation. We know many of our customers and small…

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Mar 5, 2020

6 Common Risks Small Businesses Face and What Insurance Protects Your Business

Risk. It’s not always the first thing that comes to mind when you think about your business. Yet, all businesses face risks. Some businesses face greater…

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Oct 28, 2019

Do E-Commerce Companies Need Product Liability Insurance?

In today’s litigious society, e-commerce companies need foresight to see potential risks before they occur. One potential exposure for companies that sell…

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Jul 10, 2019

What is a Wholesale Insurance Broker?

An insurance broker is an intermediary between the insured and the insurance companies, or carriers, providing the insurance. But what distinguishes a…

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Feb 25, 2019

Is Business Insurance Tax-Deductible?

If you own a for-profit business, ordinary and necessary business expenses can be deducted from your taxes, including the cost of insurance. In this…

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Dec 18, 2018

The Difference Between Admitted and Non-Admitted Business Insurance

If you’re at all familiar with the process of shopping for insurance for your business, it’s likely you’ve seen the terms “non-admitted” and “admitted”…

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Aug 27, 2018

4 Common Business Risks Photographers Face

With the exponential growth of technology and new and improved cameras, lenses, and lighting, there is a limitless potential market for your professional…

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Jul 18, 2018

What Kind of Insurance Do Small Businesses Need?

Small businesses are the foundation for future economic success; they bring forth the innovation that increases efficiency in our evolving world. However,…

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Feb 20, 2018

3 Easy Ways to Increase Cyber Security for Your Small Business

Running a small business is tough. You have deadlines, payroll to meet, taxes to handle, customers with challenges, rent to pay and the list goes on. But…

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Feb 9, 2018

Is the Insurance Industry Dying a Slow Death?

Insurance is one of the oldest industries in existence and accounts for roughly $1 of every $4 spent in the United States. Despite its dominance,…

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Jan 18, 2018

The Difference Between Cyber Liability and Technology Errors and Omissions Insurance

Our customers frequently ask us What’s the difference between Cyber Liability and Technology Errors and Omissions Insurance? This article answers that…

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Jan 12, 2018

Making Sense of Cyber Liability Insurance

If you own or operate a business, you are likely aware of the laundry list of digital risks and threats your business faces every day. Increasingly, it…

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Dec 22, 2017

5 Things to Know If Someone Is Injured at Your Photography Studio

While some photographers are used to working on location or at venues, many operate a photography business out of a photography studio. Whether you…

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Dec 18, 2017

The Pitfalls of Buying Cyber Liability Insurance From Companies That Only Sell Cyber Liability Insurance

Innovation in insurance is exploding. Like us, other insurtech startups are developing technologies to bring modern business efficiencies to the insurance…

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Dec 12, 2017

Making Sense of Photography Equipment Rental Insurance

Photography is an equipment-intensive profession with the tools a photographer depends on easily adding up to tens of thousands of dollars in value. From…

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Dec 5, 2017

3 Ways for Small Businesses to Free Up Cash Flow

Understandably, cash flow is king for any business and this rings especially true for small businesses. In fact, many small businesses only cash flow out…

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Nov 1, 2017

What Insurance Do Subcontractors Need?

Subcontractors, or artisan contractors, are a profession that is held to extremely strict insurance requirements. This is primarily because this…

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Aug 30, 2017

What Insurance Do Independent Contractors Need?

A recent study conducted by the global consulting agency Accenture estimates that by the year 2020, 40% of America’s total workforce will consist of sole…

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Jul 25, 2017

Can a Business Insurance Policy Be Cancelled?

Insurance can be a challenging product and requires a significant ongoing commitment by all parties involved. This includes the customer, the broker, and…

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Jul 10, 2017

What is Identity Recovery Insurance?

Have you ever received a letter in the mail from your credit card company letting you know that they’re issuing you a replacement card because of a…

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Jun 15, 2017

What Do Business Insurance Brokers Do?

Insurance brokers are a very important part of the commercial property and casualty insurance industry. They work directly with company executives…

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May 16, 2017

What is Business Travel Insurance?

Even with the technological advancement of tools like virtual meetings, business travel is more common than ever before and shows no signs of slowing…

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May 8, 2017

3 Scenarios That Legally Require Business Insurance

Often, situations that require business insurance are nuanced and are highly specific to certain industries and operations. However, sometimes the need…

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May 1, 2017

What is Business Interruption Insurance?

Business interruption insurance, sometimes called business income insurance, is a type of insurance coverage that can be added to existing property…

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Mar 13, 2017

What is Employment Practices Insurance?

If you own a small business, you probably already know the ways General Liability Insurance and Property Insurance can protect your business. But how well…

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Feb 28, 2017

Why Companies are Moving Their Insurance to Us for Free

Over the past several weeks, we have seen a lot of activity in part because of the release of our proof of insurance generator and automated insurance…

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Feb 20, 2017

What is a Certificate of Insurance?

Simply put, a certificate of insurance, sometimes called proof of insurance, is a snapshot of the current active insurance policies that are in place for…

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Feb 17, 2017

Signs You Are Overpaying for Business Insurance

There are millions of small businesses in the United States. More than 25 million in fact. However, based on a recent study by Score, the majority of the…

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Feb 10, 2017

Technology Errors and Omissions Insurance Explained

Technology Errors and Omissions Insurance (also known as Tech E&O, Technology Professional Liability Insurance and Technology Service Liability…

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Feb 6, 2017

5 Insurance Mistakes Tech Companies Make

Many new businesses starting out today are either creating cutting edge technology or are using technology to deliver a product or service in a more…

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Feb 3, 2017

Layr Selected as 2017 Georgia FinTech Innovation Award Finalist

We’re excited to share that Layr has been selected as one of four finalists that will be competing for the TAG FinTech Innovation Award at the 2017…

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Feb 2, 2017

The 3 Greatest Risks of Operating Your Business Uninsured

As a small business owner myself, I understand the risks of starting a company, going without a paycheck, and potentially losing everything. Business…

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Nov 18, 2016

The Business Insurance Game Has Changed

Earlier this year, we set out to revolutionize the way businesses purchase and manage their commercial insurance. We recognized that each business has a…

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Oct 5, 2016

Welcome to the New Layr

Well… it’s been awhile since my last blog posting. You’ll notice that although we’ve been quiet, we haven’t gone away. Rather, I’ve had my head down while…

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May 4, 2022

Case Study: Layr Margin Improvement

Curious about the actual value a partnership with Layr unlocks? Behind all of Layr’s friendly faces, intuitive features, and efficient…...

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Jan 10, 2022


The Plexus Groupe is a progressive, innovative, and nationally recognized commercial insurance brokerage working in all 50 states, with a...

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May 29, 2019

Tech Insurance E-Book

It’s no secret that technology has become the primary driving force behind innovation throughout the world. In the U.S. especially...

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Aug 16, 2018

Consultant Insurance E-Book

Consulting is one of the oldest industries in existence and contributes greatly to economies all over the world. Both independent...

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Aug 1, 2018

SaaS Insurance E-Book

Software as a service, or SaaS, companies make up one of the fastest-growing types of business models around, and a...

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Dec 20, 2017

E-Commerce Insurance E-Book

As traditional retail continues to decline, e-commerce is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Entrepreneurs are increasingly launching...

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Dec 15, 2017

Cyber Liability Insurance E-Book

Today, most people who own or run a business are aware of the many digital risks threatening their companies with...

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Dec 5, 2017

Photographer Insurance E-Book

Photography is a growing industry of both full-time professional photographers as well as part-time freelance photographers. From a risk perspective,...

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Jul 11, 2019

Atlas Pet Company

Sam Alter was able to quit his day job selling e-commerce analytics software after three years of working on his...

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Jul 10, 2019


Verusen is a supply chain intelligence company helping complex global supply chains, such as manufacturers, airlines and automotive businesses, run...

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Jun 26, 2019


Sourcing business insurance was new to Eletype, Inc.’s CEO Michael Sengbusch. Thankfully, the engineer didn’t have to expend much effort researching to...

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Apr 30, 2019


Curricula teaches companies how to defend themselves against cyber-attacks. Their unique security awareness training program is designed like a Netflix series, offering...

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Apr 8, 2019


When Martha Amram, CEO of GLYNT.AI, needed cyber insurance, she turned to her regular insurance broker in Northern California who had...

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Mar 22, 2019


Founded in 2013, Groundfloor is a fast-growing tech startup on a mission to reformat and open private capital markets for the benefit...

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