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PetaCrunch

Catch, a new personal safety net that is accessible, affordable, and effective

Catch has raised $8.1M in total. We talked with Andrew Ambrosino, its CEO.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
The Simple Dollar

Need Employee Benefits Without a Salaried Job? Try Catch.

Believe it or not, the gig economy now employs more than 1 out of every 3 Americans, according to a recent Gallup poll. But whether they’re driving for Uber, delivering for Postmates, or freelancing for a media publication, many gig workers don’t have access to employee benefits like health insurance, tax withholding, or retirement accounts.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Silicon Republic

9 start-ups transforming the future of work

Whether you’re an employer considering a benefits platform or you’re working in the gig economy, there are a wealth of start-ups out there with the goal of improving life in your workplace.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
BBVA Open Platform

Case Study: BBVA and Catch

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Tearsheet

BBVA Open Platform powers Catch’s new banking services

BBVA Open Platform and Catch announced today that they are working together to deliver banking and payments services for the contingent workforce, which represents nearly 40 percent of the US workforce, or 57 million workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Fin

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.

Monday, September 9, 2019
TechCrunch

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
TechCrunch

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.

Sunday, March 24, 2019
VentureFizz

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, October 10, 2018
Liberalitas

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

Wednesday, September 12, 2018