[hackerspaces] insuring a hackerspace

Sébastien Bourdeauducq sebastien.bourdeauducq at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 00:18:33 CET 2009


I know of a hackerspace which has no rent, no money, and no insurance. And 
it's going very well.

There are really more interestings ways of spending our time in hackerspaces 
than with filling in bureaucratic forms and finding money to feed real estate 
agents and insurance brokers.


On Tuesday 27 January 2009 00.02.42 nicolle n. wrote:
> Hi all!
> my name is nicolle, and i live in Chicago.  i'm helping plan Pumping
> Station: One, the soon-to-be hackerspace here.
> i was just wondering...has anyone else on this list gone through the
> process of searching for and finding insurance for a hackerspace?  did you
> talk to insurance companies directly, or go through a broker?  what was
> your experience like?  did you have to have a physical place rented
> before shopping for the insurance, or could you get the insurance quotes
> lined up before signing a lease on a place?
> i'm in the process of researching the availability of insurance, and i'd be
> really interested to know what it's like for someone who has been through
> the process of getting their hackerspace insured.
> thank you all...i'm looking forward to hearing about your experiences in
> this.
> nicolle

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