Elevate lands $28M to help employers better manage benefits
Elevate, a consumer benefits administration platform, today announced that it raised $28 million in a funding round led by Anthemis with participation from Fin Capital Norwest Venture Partners, Greycr
Portugal’s Coverflex raises a €15M Series A to make employee benefits more flexible and engaging
In the current environment, startups are having to do a couple of seemingly contradictory things at the same time. First, they have to keep employees (the ones they want to keep, at least) happy. Then
3 investors explain why earned wage access startups are set to cash more checks
It always feels good to get paid, so it’s no surprise that a payroll model like earned wage access (EWA), which lets employees withdraw their accrued wages at any time, has exploded in popularity.
As companies fight to retain talent, employee-benefits startups might escape cost cuts
How do employee-benefits startups fare when their corporate customers start slashing costs amid a volatile market? We're going to find out if the market continues on the track it's on.
TechCrunch+ roundup: Revisit your marketing stack, pitch deck teardown, after the acquisition
Marketing can’t cure everything that ails a company, but it is the easiest channel to make iterative changes that produce immediate results.
How to approach building your first employee benefits package
There’s no "one size fits all" benefits package, and nor should there be, as each company has its own objectives and goals.
Employee benefits platform Ben raises $16M to cut HR admin
Employee benefits platform Ben today announced it has raised $16 million in a Series A round of funding led by European VC giant Atomico. While salary is undoubtedly the main draw in a company’s
Bangalore-based Pazcare, an employee benefits and insurtech platform, raises $8.2M
Pazcare, a Bangalore-based employee benefits and insurtech platform, announced today it has raised $8.2 million led by Jafco Asia, bringing its valuation to $48 million. The funding also included part
Forma raises new funding to make employee benefits more flexible
Companies across the board are fighting to recruit and retain employees as the war for talent rages on. Employee benefits are no longer viewed as a cookie-cutter, standard set of offerings — rat
Intellect, the mental health startup focused on APAC, raises $10M Series A
Intellect, the Singapore-based mental health startup focused primarily on Asia-Pacific markets, announced today it has raised a $10 million Series A. The company’s services, including self-directed
ThreeFlow raises $45M to scale its employee benefits placement software
ThreeFlow, which provides software for insurance brokers selling employee benefits, announced today that it raised $45 million in Series B funding. New investor Accel led the round alongside existing
Goodly, focused on student loan repayment as an employee benefit, finds tailwinds
Goodly, a three-year-old, San Francisco-based startup, has been steadily building its business with a five-person team and not much funding — $1.5 million secured in 2019 and, more recently, an
Swile raises $200 million for its employee benefits card and app
French startup Swile has raised a $200 million Series D funding round led by SoftBank Group International. With this funding round, the startup has now reached unicorn status, meaning that Swile has a
Elevate launches its approach to managing pre-tax benefits with $12M Series A
Its platform enables employees to better understand and manage their pre-tax benefits from one dashboard.
Catch takes hold of $12M to provide benefits that aren’t tied to employers
Catch is working to make sure that every gig worker has the health and retirement benefits they need.
Brazilian HR startup Flash raises $22M in a Tiger Global-led Series B round of funding
Flash, a startup that has developed a flexible benefits platform for Brazilian companies and employees, has raised $22 million in a Series B round of funding led by Tiger Global Management. Monashees
Level raises $27M from Khosla, Lightspeed ‘to rebuild insurance from the ground up’
Level, a startup that aims to give companies a more flexible way to offer benefits to employees, has raised $27 million in a Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partne
DoorDash introduces a new corporate product, DoorDash for Work
Delivery service DoorDash is giving employers a way to feed their remote employees through a new suite of products called DoorDash for Work. There are four main products, starting with DashPass for Wo
Fringe pitches a monthly stipend for app purchases and subscriptions as the newest employee benefit
Fringe is a new company pitching employers on a service offering lifestyle benefits for their employees in addition to, or instead of, more traditional benefits packages. “We didn’t think
HealthJoy launches its revamped employee benefits assistance platform
HealthJoy, a platform that helps employees get the most use out of their benefits, launched its revamped user interface and technology stack today. The startup told TechCrunch that usage has doubled d