Monday, September 9, 2019

Finterview: Catch's Kristen Tyrrell

Tyrrell is a co-founder at Catch, a startup that is working to rebuild the social safety net. She chats about gig workers, Y Combinator, and being a woman in fintech.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

To fund Y Combinator’s top startups, VCs scoop them before Demo Day

Hundreds gathered this week at San Francisco’s Pier 48 to see the more than 200 companies in Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 cohort present their two-minute pitches. The audience of venture capitalists, who collectively manage hundreds of billions of dollars, noted their favorites. The very best investors, however, had already had their pick of the litter.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Gig workers need health & benefits — Catch is their safety net

One of the hottest Y Combinator startups just raised a big seed round to clean up the mess created by Uber, Postmates and the gig economy. Catch sells health insurance, retirement savings plans and tax withholding directly to freelancers, contractors, or anyone uncovered. By building and curating simplified benefits services, Catch can offer a safety net for the future of work.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Lead(H)er: Kristen Tyrrell, Chief Operating Officer at Catch

Kristen Tyrrell is trying to invent things that don’t destroy the world. As the COO of Catch, she’s working to build a platform that helps freelancers and contract workers manage finances, save for retirement, get insurance, and more.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Catch, all-in-one HR software for freelancers, redefining the gig economy

Meet the minds of social entrepreneurs boundaries of business: Andrew Ambrosino, on why Catch was created as a benefits platform for gig economy workers