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TechAssure Association Welcomes California Broker Costello & Sons
Top 25 most Innovative Agents award winner joins TechAssure

TechAssure is pleased to announce the addition of a new member in California, with principal offices in the San Francisco Bay area. Costello & Sons is a 3rd generation independent broker with a long-term focus serving clients in the Technology Industry, and the venture capital firms that fund them. CSI was recently honored with the distinction of being named one of the 25 Most Innovative Insurance Agents in the U.S. by the National Alliance.

“Northern California is an important area of focus for TechAssure and we are pleased to add a firm with the commitment and creativity of Costello & Sons. Their focus on outstanding client service, and to developing innovative methods of managing the risks faced by companies with technology-based products and services makes Costello an excellent addition to our global capability to serve the industry” said Mark Ware, Chairman of TechAssure.

“We are excited to join forces with the other members of TechAssure in providing refreshing alternatives for today’s corporate risk management needs. In addition, the specialized products developed by TechAssure for members of The National Venture Capital Association will enable us to serve a critical pillar of the Technology industry life cycle” added Bryan Costello, CEO of Costello & Sons.

TechAssure Association is a 501(c)(6) trade association of regionally exclusive, privately held, entrepreneurial insurance and risk advisors that specialize in mitigating risks faced by emerging growth companies and the venture capital firms that back them. TechAssure members serve over 4,000 companies in the Technology industry and place over US$300 million in annual P&C premium for Technology clients alone. The members of TechAssure manage the member insurance program for The National Venture Capital Association.

Costello and Sons serves clients out of offices in both Northern and Southern California and offers a wide array of products and approaches for managing risk. To learn more, visit

The next TechAssure members meeting and education conference will take place May 4-7 of 2008 in San Diego, CA. For more information visit the TechAssure website at


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