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CSI, TechAssure & the NVCA
Global Capabilities

The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) is the premier trade association that represents the U.S. venture capital industry. They are a member-based organization, consisting of venture capital firms that manage pools of risk equity capital dedicated to be invested in high growth, entrepreneurial companies. NVCA’s mission is to foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital to the U.S. economy, and support entrepreneurial activity and innovation.

CSI is a member of an elite group known as TechAssure, TechAssure is an international association of privately held, entrepreneurial insurance and risk consultants specializing in mitigating the risks faced by emerging growth companies and the venture capital firms that back them. CSI can use the shared knowledge and market leverage of TechAssure to provide better services and more competitive pricing to your company.

TechAssure has invested considerable time and resources into educating insurance carriers around the world about the unique risk exposures of technology, life science, private equity and venture capital companies and to helping these carriers design insurance policies that address these special requirements. Additionally, the organization develops and maintains a network of strong worldwide strategic alliances, key technology associations, and other centers of influence. We have been an active leader in these efforts to ensure that we can always deliver the highest quality products and services to our clients.

VentureInsure is a suite of comprehensive insurance coverages and risk management services designed to protect venture capitalists and their investments. By leveraging the size and quality of NVCA’s membership, TechAssure has negotiated an enhanced coverage arrangement with insurers and is able to deliver products that are currently the broadest and most complete available. Additionally, TechAssure is able to use its global network of members to deliver highly specialized insurance brokerage and risk management services to NVCA membership throughout the world. VentureInsure is exclusively available to NVCA members.

For information regarding TechAssure or the VentureInsure products please contact Bryan Costello at 415.257.2106 or at if you are in in Northern California. If you are in Southern California please contact John Hawkes at 805.884.4793 or at



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