Startup news today as Captain401, an automated provider of 401(k) accounts for startups and small businesses, raises some money to grow. First to the funding news: The company has closed a $3.5 million seed round. Investors include SoftTech VC, SV Angel, Y Combinator, CrunchFund, Dave Morin‘s Slow Ventures, Susa Ventures, FundersClub, Paul Buchheit (creator of Gmail), Justin Kan (co-founder of Twitch), Michael Seibel (co-founder of Twitch), Jared Friedman (co-founder of Scribd), Jacob Gibson (co-founder of NerdWallet), Greg Brockman (former CTO of Stripe) and Joe Montana (Hall of Fame quarterback).
Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.