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3 investors explain why earned wage access startups are set to cash more checks
It always feels good to get paid, so it’s no surprise that a payroll model like earned wage access (EWA), which lets employees withdraw their accrued wages at any time, has exploded in popularity.
Is earned wage access ushering in a new era of payroll management?
Earned wage access promises to be the shakeup that the payroll system has perhaps required for a while now.
ZayZoon charges employees $5 to get paid sooner
In spite of the so-called Great Resignation, wages haven’t risen as dramatically as some economists anticipated. About 41% of workers recently surveyed by Willis Towers Watson say that they̵
Thailand’s Salary Hero is an earned wage access startup that wants to add neobanking products
Salary Hero wants to provide lower-income Thai workers with more financial flexibility. The startup, which focuses on earned wage access and finance education, with plans to add neobanking products as
Egyptian financial super app Khazna raises $38M from Quona Capital and Lendable
In a country where 50% of its 100 million people are active smartphone users, two out of every three individuals have little or no access to formal financial services in Egypt. With banks doing thei
Indonesian earned wage access platform Wagely raises $8.3M as it expands into Bangladesh
Wagely, an earned wage access (EWA) platform based in Jakarta and Dhaka, has raised $8.3 million in pre-Series A funding, just seven months after announcing its seed round. The new funds will be used
Earnipay raises $4M to help employees in Nigeria get faster access to their salaries
Earnipay, a fintech that provides flexible and on-demand salary access to income-earners, has raised $4 million in seed financing led by early-stage venture capital firm Canaan. Participating investor
Pinwheel raises $50M Series B at $500M valuation for its income verification APIs
Six months after its $20 million Series A, payroll connectivity platform Pinwheel just announced that it has nabbed another $50 million in a round led by new investor GGV Capital. Pinwheel serves ne
India’s Refyne raises $82 million to help workers get faster access to wages
Refyne has raised a new financing round, just seven months after securing its previous funding, as the Bengaluru-based startup scales its platform that helps workers access their earned salaries in re
Refyne raises $20.1 million to help workers in India get faster access to wages
A young Indian startup that is betting that earned wage access solutions will take off in the South Asian nation said on Wednesday it has closed a new round from high-profile investors. Bangalore-base
Wagely, an Indonesian earned wage access and financial services platform, raises $5.6M
Earned wage access (EWA) platforms that allow workers to withdraw their earnings on demand instead of waiting until payday are proliferating around the world. Today, Indonesian EWA startup wagely anno
Vietnamese flexible pay startup Nano raises $3M seed round
Nano Technologies, a startup that lets workers in Vietnam access their earned wages immediately through an app called VUI, has raised $3 million in seed funding. The oversubscribed round was led by re
GajiGesa, a fintech focused on Indonesian workers, adds strategic investors and launches new app for micro-SMEs
GajiGesa, a fintech startup that provides earned wage access (EWA) and other services for workers in Indonesia, has added strategic investors to help it launch new services and expand its user base. I
GajiGesa, a fintech startup serving underbanked Indonesian workers, raises $2.5 million seed round
GajiGesa, a fintech company that offers Earned Wage Access (EWA) and other services for workers in Indonesia, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. The round was co-led by Defy.vc and Quest Venture