Dallas, Texas-based workplace problems management company, Work Shield announced that the close of its Series A financing led by Dallas-based Hoak & Co., in partnership with Jeff Estes and other strategic investors with significant insurance and benefits expertise. Work Shield is currently the only full-service independent solution for reporting, investigating, and resolving harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
“Our team is excited to expand and continue providing real voices for employees, as well as real protection and guidance for companies to ultimately build positive, safe and sustainable workplace cultures,” said Jared Pope, founder of Work Shield. “This financing allows us to serve more employers and be an actionable, measured solution for companies looking to take a stand against discrimination and harassment.”
The company has raised about $4.11mn in funding and plans to use these funds to bolster sales team, enhance technology and boost infrastructure to procure new clients and accelerate the company’s development roadmap.