- Buckle – a technology-based inclusive financial services company – has revealed it has raised $ 60 million through Series B funding. These are the details.
Buckle – a technology-based inclusive financial services firm – has revealed it has raised $ 60 million through a Series B funding round led by Volery Capital Partners with participation from Eldridge, Assurant Ventures and HSCM Bermuda, and d ‘other insiders. As part of this agreement, Volery Capital Partners will join Buckle’s board of directors.
In addition to the $ 60 million Series B financing, HSCM Bermuda increased the company’s excess term loan from $ 10 million to $ 20 million to provide additional capital to support the premium growth of Buckle’s Gateway. Insurance Company. Buckle has closed over $ 100 million in debt and equity financing since its inception.
The successful increase underscores Buckle’s goal of reinventing financial services for the odd-job economy. And the capital will help the company grow its pioneering insurance platform as a full-stack service as Buckle continues to lead innovative financial products for the rising middle class across the United States.
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“This further increase validates Buckle’s positive momentum across its insurance programs and strengthens our belief in the growth opportunity the company faces today. Through our capital efficient multi-operator strategy, we are expanding our digital insurance platform nationwide so that we can offer a range of attractive insurance options to American workers in the small economy. jobs, many of whom were seen as essential workers throughout the pandemic. “
– Marty Young, co-founder and CEO of Buckle
“We are delighted to officially partner with Brad Weitz and the Data Skrive team. At Bettor Capital, we are focused on investing in great companies in the online gaming space that provide critical and high ROI capabilities to operators and other end market players. Data Skrive fits our thesis perfectly, and we’re excited to help accelerate growth and momentum as the business continues to grow.
– Jake Kleiner, investment partner at Bettor Capital