Announcing Rightfoot’s $5 Million Seed Round

    Danielle Pensack
  • February 3, 2021

A Big Day!

Today the Rightfoot team is excited to announce the news of our $5M seed round led by Bain Capital Ventures! We’re thrilled to have the backing of major fintech institutional investors and a fantastic group of angel operators who believe in Rightfoot’s mission and are excited to support our journey. Rightfoot’s APIs enable developers to quickly and easily add student debt repayment (and soon, other forms of debt repayment) capabilities to any application. Rightfoot empowers thousands of developers, creators, and businesses to break apart the American debt crisis. 

Join us! We’re on the hunt for kind individuals motivated by our mission. Check out our open listings here: Rightfoot open jobs.

More On Our Investors

Bain Capital Ventures led Rightfoot’s round, with participation from BoxGroup, SemperVirens Venture Capital, and Stanford MBA professors at Honeystone Ventures. A select group of operators also joined the round: William Hockey (Co-Founder of Plaid), Annie Hockey (Co-Founder of stealth startup), Omri Dahan (CRO of Marqeta), Julia and Kevin Hartz (Co-Founders of Eventbrite), Emily Chiu (Managing Principal of Cash App), Louis Beryl (Founder of Earnest), Mike Vaughan (former COO of Venmo), Jackson Gates (Founder of Manresa Ventures), Stephany Kirkpatrick (Founder of Orum), and Avi Karnani (Co-Founder of Alice). We are so fortunate to learn from this talented group of folks.

What People Are Saying

Crunchbase – Rightfoot Puts $5M Seed To Work Getting Students Out Of Debt

Business Insider – A fintech aimed at streamlining how student loans are paid off just raised a $5 million seed round led by Bain Capital Ventures

Our Lead Investor, Sarah Smith – Rightfoot: Why build one product for debt repayment when you can power them all?

Danielle Pensack