KM&A’s Sean Ruppert Teaching Startup Seminar at CMU

KM&A Attorney Sean Ruppert will be teaching a seminar for startups at CMU next month focusing on insurance issues. The class is offered through the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University. During this session, Insurance for Startups, Sean will answer two key questions for startups:

  • What type of insurance is needed?
  • When is the right time to obtain insurance?

Sean Ruppert is a small business lawyer with KM&A where he guides businesses and entrepreneurs through tricky legal areas. Sean’s background in the insurance industry and his legal experience give him a unique ability to provide reliable advice. His works to boil down complex issues into clear, understandable, and actionable information for small businesses.

Sean regularly participates in startup programs with CMU, including the business incubator Project Olympus. Read the class description below to learn more about this class.

Insurance for Startups: What Do I Need and When?

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
12:30-2 pm
Newell Simon Hall 3305
Sean Ruppert, Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC
(Bring your own lunch)


DESCRIPTION: For startups running on a lean budget, obtaining the right insurance is essential. Learn about the unique risks that can arise when running your business, when you should address those risks and how they can be addressed with insurance.


Our CONNECTS series enhances the experiential education of any individual interested in innovation and entrepreneurship. Tailored mainly for students to help take their ideas from conception to commercialization, the workshops run throughout the academic year. Teams looking for talent and talent looking for teams can CONNECT at these events.


This class is expected to be very popular, especially among the many tech startups forming in the CMU community. You can register for the class here.