Huckleberry, a San Francisco, CA-based online insurance purchasing and management platform for small businesses, raised $18m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Tribe Capital with follow-on investments from Amaranthine, Crosslink Capital and Uncork Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the expansion of its small business insurance offerings in verticals including personal care, auto repair, restaurants and more, to scale its operations, including engineering, data science and marketing.
Led by Bryan O’Connell, CEO, Huckleberry provides small businesses with insurance coverage like workers’ compensation and general liability via a seamless online platform. Small business owners can receive a quote and purchase insurance that’s right for them in minutes.
The company currently allows small businesses to purchase worker’s compensation in addition to a package policy that features general liability, property and business interruption insurance. Optional extras include hired and non-owned auto insurance, employment practices liability insurance (EPLI), liquor liability insurance, employee dishonesty coverage, professional liability insurance, equipment breakdown coverage and spoilage coverage.
Key industries served include landscaping and lawncare, janitorial, food and beverage, medical, dental and retail to name a few.