Tagged: Atif Siddiqi

Rapidly Rising Inflation Compelling More People to Enter Gig Economy to Make Ends Meet: Research

  Inflation is rising to record-breaking heights. The most recent reading indicated that inflation hit 8.5% in March – the highest in more than 40 years. Inflationary policies pursued by the current administration, the war in Ukraine, and COVID have combined to create a toxic… Read More

Tippy Integrates with Workforce Payments Platform Branch to Launch Tip Solution

Tippy, the salon and spa digital tipping platform, has announced that it has embedded workforce payments platform Branch to launch “a new, all-in-one solution for acquiring and disbursing cashless tips.” Tippy and Branch’s integrated solution “optimizes the entire tipping experience, from the customer’s wallet to… Read More

Atif Siddiqi: CEO at Branch, a Workforce Payment Platform, Reveals Why Firms Are Adding Accelerated Payments

Branch, a workforce payments platform, had announced a Series C round totaling $75 million. As covered, the investment round, led by Addition, includes contributions from global growth equity investor General Atlantic along with existing investors Drive Capital, Crosscut Ventures, and Indeed, among others. Branch aims… Read More

Instant Payments: Branch Raises $75 Million Series C

Only 6 months after their Series B round, Fintech Branch has announced a $75 million Series C funding round. The company did not disclose the valuation. The funding was led by Addition with the participation of General Atlantic. Returning investors include Drive Capital, Crosscut Ventures,… Read More

Workforce Payments Platform Branch Is Working with HR, Payroll, Compliance Software Firm Greenshades

At workforce payments platform Branch, the firm claims that they love partnerships, especially with companies that share “a commitment to financial inclusion.” That’s why they’re really pleased to confirm that they’re working with HR, payroll, and compliance software Greenshades to offer fee-free financial services to… Read More

Uber Freight Teams Up with Marqeta, Branch to Provide Quicker Payments and Support Rewards for Carriers

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), the modern card issuing platform, reveals that it has teamed up with Branch, a workforce payments platform, and Uber Freight in order to bring quick, reliable payments and carrier-first financial services to the logistics and transportation sectors. Uber Freight’s driver-first carrier tools… Read More

Branch, which Helps Firms Accelerate Payments to Empower Working Americans, Secures $540M to Fuel its Growth

Branch, which helps businesses “accelerate” payments to “empower” working Americans, revealed on August 17, 2021 that it has secured more than $540 million in capital to “fuel its momentum in delivering flexible workforce payments.” Addition has reportedly led the closing of a $48 million Series… Read More

Employer Payments Platform Branch Shares Latest Updates on Financial Status of Hourly Wage Earners

Branch, which assists businesses with streamlining payments to empower working US residents, has shared findings from its third annual Branch Report, which has examined the financial, work, and lifestyle interests of today’s hourly workers. As noted in an update shared with CI: “In surveying over… Read More

Banking Challenger Branch Integrates with SuperSalon so that Workers Can Get Instant Digital Payments Instead of Cash when Receiving Tips

Banking challenger Branch, the Fintech firm that partners with employers, has teamed up with ProPoint Solutions salon software SuperSalon, which allows salons to digitally pay their workers. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “Branch’s integration with the point of sales software allows… Read More

Banking Challenger Branch and Fintech Plaid are Helping US Consumers Make Informed Financial Decisions with Real-Time Data Insights

Banking challenger Branch has teamed up with Fintech solution provider Plaid to offer users access to real-time data across their applications. Instead of taking several business days for financial transactions to appear on various apps, the new integration should allow service providers to send transaction… Read More

Banking Challenger Branch’s Survey Reveals that 80% of Hourly Employees had Less than $500 in Savings for Emergencies like COVID-19

Banking challenger Branch, a service provider that teams up with employers to assist workers with growing financially, recently revealed key findings from its second annual Branch Report. The digital challenger’s report looks at the financial, work, and lifestyle interests of hourly workers. As noted in… Read More

Banking Challenger Branch Partners with Mastercard to Provide Cardholders Instant Access to Funds and Contactless Payments Option

Banking challenger Branch, a service provider that works with employers, has teamed up with Mastercard in order to provide cardholders instant access to their funds. Customers may directly add their Branch Mastercard debit cards to their mobile wallets, which supports Apple Pay and Google Pay…. Read More

Banking Challenger Branch Partners Cardtronics to Offer Surcharge-free Access to Cash at Allpoint ATMs in the US

Branch, a banking challenger that works cooperatively with employers to assist Americans in growing financially, has partnered with Cardtronics (CATM) and its Allpoint Network, in order to give Branch’s clients surcharge-free access to cash at Allpoint ATMs based in the US. According to a press… Read More

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