Buckle Gets $31 Million for Insuring Rideshare Drivers

Buckle, a tech-enabled financial services company, has filed its Regulation D and disclosed it raised $31 million through its Series A funding round co-led by HSCM Bermuda and Eos Venture Partners. Addressing gaps in conventional insurance policies that leave gig workers underinsured, Buckle is using the funding to reinvent the insurance model with new sources of data to…

CareerGig now offers affordable insurance for freelancers

As the U.S. unemployment rate remains high, CareerGig, an online SaaS-based platform launched today offering affordable insurance for freelancers. The platform also provides access to available freelance gigs and contract projects at top companies looking for candidates. On the hiring end, companies that sign up for the service will have access to state of the…

Bluecrew Offers Free Telemedicine to Hourly Workers

Bluecrew, the staffing technology platform for a flexible W-2 workforce, is now offering an additional benefit to the thousands of Crew Members working hourly jobs on the company’s platform. In response to growing concern over the health and wellbeing of hourly workers amid the national health crisis, all Bluecrew Crew Members and their families will…

Wonolo to Give It’s Gig Workers Paid Time Off

Wonolo, the leading temporary staffing platform, has announced today Wonolo Up, a full set of portable benefits designed to meet the needs of a flexible workforce. As a part of Wonolo Up, workers on the platform can earn paid Flex Time Off (FTO), connect to a wide range of benefits like health and dental insurance, and get access…