TechAssure is a group of leading insurance agencies serving life sciences and technology companies—and the venture capital firms that back them. The organization is committed to serving the full spectrum of companies in these industries with customized insurance products, services and proprietary intellectual property. Gregory & Appel Insurance is the sole member of TechAssure in Indiana.
As a life sciences, technology or venture capital firm, you will benefit from top advisors who will draw upon the collective experience of professionals who serve for than 4,000 industry companies. Using a specialist from the TechAssure network, like Gregory & Appel, ensures the best possible risk management program and pricing for your firm as all of our members share best practices, benchmarking data, and collective purchasing power.
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) named TechAssure their exclusive insurance partner for NVCA members. We then created VentureInsure, a suite of comprehensive insurance coverages and risk management services designed to protect venture capitalists and their investments. TechAssure has also partnered with an A.M. Best Co. “A” rated carrier to introduce the first office package policy specifically designed for venture capital firms. Our initial results have seen cost savings of more than 20%.
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Client Anecdote: TechAssure members work closely with major insurance companies to customize policy forms to cover your risks, and evolve the underwriting process to better serve your needs. As a result, we have launched a series of new insurance coverage’s exclusive to TechAssure agents. For example, our Customized package (Property & General Liability) policy for Venture Capital (VC) firms, has recently saved some of our clients enough on their premiums to cover their entire cost of membership in the National Venture Capital Association.
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Steve is a fourth-generation Appel to join Gregory & Appel Insurance. Besides his work in areas of Corporate Development, he focuses on the areas of Venture Capital, Life Sciences, and Technology. He is a board member of TechAssure, an organization of insurance professionals who focus on serving emerging technology companies and the VC firms that back them. TechAssure is also the exclusive insurance partner for the National Venture Capital Association. Read More Debbie has worked at Gregory & Appel since 1998 and has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry. She specializes in commercial risks including non-profits, arts and cultural entities, religious institutions, condominiums and ski resorts. Her insurance certifications include CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor), CRM (Certified Risk Manager), AINS (Associate in General Insurance.) She is Past President of the Central Indiana Chapter Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters, has served on the CPCU Society Annual Meetings Task Force, and currently serves on the CPCU Society Agent & Brokers Interest Group Committee. Debbie is a member of the Midwest Ski Areas Association (MSAA), and the Community Associations Institute (CAI.) Debbie enjoys being a student of the insurance industry, as well as supporting various arts and cultural organizations.