Rocket Dollar, an Austin, Texas-based self-directed retirement platform that helps people with individual retirement accounts and Simple 401(k)s invest in alternatives, has raised $8 million in Series A financing.
The round was led by Park West Asset Management with participation from Hyphen Capital, Amaranthine, Kraken Ventures and Primetime Partners. Existing investor Sure Ventures also participated, the company said in a release.
Rocket Dollar will use the funding to accelerate product development, enhance the customer experience, increase cybersecurity and expand investment education and content.
In addition, Rocket Dollar said Todd Ruppert, the former CEO and president of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services, will join its advisory board.
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