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Fintech Branch, the Workforce Payments Platform, Shares Findings from Hourly Workers Report

Branch, the workforce payments platform, released findings from the fifth annual Branch Report, which “surveys over 3,000 hourly workers across industries about their work, finances, and lifestyle.” Findings from the update shared by Branch, shared with CI, reveal that “despite low economic optimism, hourly workers… Read More

Workforce Payment Solutions: Fountain Integrates with Branch to Streamline Payments Onboarding

Fountain, the labor applicant tracking system (ATS) and provider of hiring automation software for frontline workforces, announced it has integrated workforce payments platform Branch in order “to make paying new workers fast and scalable for hiring companies.” Branch claims that it is “the first and… Read More

Workforce Payments Platform Branch Launches Faster, Flexible Payout Options for Earners

Branch, the workforce payments platform, announced the launch of a new tool to pay out earners instantly. Complementing the platform’s award-winning mobile wallet and range of offerings for accelerating payments, Branch Direct is “a web-based, instant payment solution that allows companies to pay out workers… Read More

Workforce Payments Fintech Branch Releases Research Report on Gig Workers

New research on gig workers from Branch, the workforce payments platform that helps businesses accelerate payments to empower their workers, reveals the latest industry trends. The 3rd annual Branch x Marqeta Gig Payments Report surveys “the work and payments preferences of over 1,000 gig workers… Read More

Bungii Adopts Branch to Streamline and Accelerate Payments

Bungii, the “fast-growing” platform for big and bulky last-mile delivery, announced it has adopted workforce payments platform Branch in order “to streamline the payments experience for its growing network of drivers. Drivers that sign up with Bungii will onboard with Branch to receive fast, easy… Read More

Frayt Selects Branch, a Workforce Payments Platform, to Support Network of Drivers with Faster Payments

Frayt Technologies Inc., a shipping and technology company that connects enterprises with on-demand delivery services, has selected the workforce payments platform Branch in order “to provide their network of 10,000+ drivers accelerated payments, fee-free financial services, and cash flow management tools.” Founded in 2018, Frayt… Read More

Emergency Savings, Economic Confidence Drop Among Hourly Workers, Fintech Branch Survey Reveals

Branch, which empowers working Americans by helping businesses accelerate payments, announced findings from its fourth annual Branch Report, “a look at the financial, work, and lifestyle interests of today’s hourly workers.” Surveying over 3,000 hourly employees across a variety of sectors including food service, logistics,… Read More

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

Expansion: U.S. Insurtech Branch Launches Home & Auto Coverage in Colorado & Oklahoma

    Branch, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Wednesday the expansion of its home and auto coverage in Colorado and Oklahoma. Founded in 2017, Branch explained that it “taps” into the power of the community to make insurance accessible and affordable for everyone, utilizing technology to… Read More

Branch, an Employer Payments Platform, and Card Issuance Platform Marqeta Share Latest on Payments Preferences for Gig Workers

Branch, an Employer Payments Platform, and global card issuing platform Marqeta have shared the findings from a study on the work and payments “preferences” of gig workers. Surveying more than 1,000 workers who began engaging in gig and 1099 work during the past six months,… Read More

Claire Davidson from Banking Challenger Branch Explains how Earned Wage Access Services can Improve Workers’ Financial Wellbeing

Claire Davidson from banking challenger Branch notes that during the past year, healthcare workers have had to deal with both mental and physical challenges “like none other.” This may have included risking their own lives during the COVID-19 pandemic to mental and emotional stress and… 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

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