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Human Interest (formerly Captain 401) is a company that participated in the S15 cohort of Y Combinator. It offers 401(k) retirement plans for small businesses and startups. It was founded in 2015 and is located in San Francisco, California.

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Jessica Karpinski
Jessica Karpinski edited on 11 Sep, 2019
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Human Interest

Human Interest (formerly Captain 401) is a company that participated in the S15 cohort of Y CombinatorY Combinator. It offers 401(k) 401(k) retirement plans for small businesses and startups. It was founded in 2015 and is located in San Francisco, California.

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Human Interest is a San Francisco-based financial services company specializing in automated 401(k)s that are securities investor protection corporation insured and are intended for small businesses.It has the stated goal of aiding Americans with saving for retirement and also aiding small businesses with retaining employees with a benefits package containing a retirement plan.

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The company offers both traditional and Roth 401(k)s, 403(b)s, safe harbor plans, and profit-sharing plans. Employers can also choose to matching and vesting options through Human Interest. The product is capable of handling the tasks necessary for signing up for a retirement plan such as compliance testing and keeping records of payroll.

For access to the software that streamlines the 401(k) process, employers can pay a fee as stated on the company's website. The software onboards the employer's employees by asking questions to calculate insights and also provides necessary Internal Revenue Service forms.

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