Tagged: freelancers

UK’s International Funds Transfer Service PaySend Partners Pakistan’s JS Bank to Launch Digital Wallet for Freelancers

PaySend, a popular UK-established cross-border funds transfer service, has teamed up  with Pakistan’s JS Bank, in order to introduce the “Freelance Wallet” for freelance workers in the $300+ billion economy. Pakistan is notably the world’s fourth fastest-growing global economy for freelancers, with revenues recording an… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Adds Molo, Underpinned, Paystream to its Business Marketplace with Over 100,000 Customers

The addition of Molo, UK’s first, all-digital mortgage lender, Underpinned, a career management platform for freelance workers, and accounting services provider Paystream to the Starling Business Marketplace will take the digital bank’s business integrations count to 14. The integrations aim to build on services that… Read More

Payoneer Teams Up with JazzCash to Allow Pakistani Freelancers to Easily Withdraw International Payments

It seems like there’s some good news finally for freelancers based in Pakistan. Global payments company Payoneer has teamed up with local firm JazzCash, a mobile payment provider, in order to allow Pakistani residents to receive funds from their Payoneer accounts directly into their JazzCash… Read More

SteadyPay, an FCA-Licensed Gig Economy App, Secures £2.9 Million via Seed Equity and Debt Funding Round

SteadyPay, a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) licensed gig-economy app, has secured £2.9 million (appr. $3.8 million) through a seed equity and debt funding round. The firm’s equity investment was led by venture capital company Hambro Perks and Fair By Design, the social impact fund launched… Read More

TransferWise Partners UK’s Freelancer Payments Platform Paydesk to Provide Faster Payments Services to Freelancers

TransferWise, a leading UK-based online money transfer service, has teamed up with Paydesk, a British freelance payments platform, to provide payments services to freelancers. The business integration could potentially help more freelancers throughout the world in gaining access to the benefits of Paydesk’s features such… Read More

UK-based Fintech Portify Raises $9.3 Million via Investment Round Led by Redalpine, an Early N26 Backer

UK-based Portify, a Fintech firm that provides an app and various other financial services to help grow the gig economy and assists other modern, flexible, self-employed professionals in managing their finances, has secured £7 million (appr. $9.3 million) via a Series A investment round. The… Read More

U.S. Fintech Salaryo Secures $5.5 Million Through Latest Funding round Led By Ruby Ventures

Salaryo, a U.S.-based fintech platform for freelancers and startups, announced on Wednesday it raised $5.5 million in new funding from Ruby Ventures and Michael Ullmann’s investment group, bringing the total funding to $6.3 million.  Founded in 2017, the company provides security deposit financing for new coworking office members and… Read More

Digital Bank Joust Secures $2.6 Million Through Latest Seed Investment Round Led By PTB Ventures

Joust Labs, a US neo-banking startup specifically for freelancers, announced on Monday it secured $2.6 million through latest seed investment round, which was led by PTB Ventures with participation from Accion Venture Lab, Financial Venture Studio, and Techstars. Founded in 2017, Joust claims it is… Read More

Azlo Launches New Digital Banking Platform For Freelancers & Self-Employees

Azlo, a California-based fintech, announced on Thursday the launch of its new digital banking platform for freelancers and self-employed workers. According to the company, customers will now have access to dedicated business banking services instantly online, with no fees, minimum balances or confusing conditions. While sharing… Read More

UK Fintech Coconut Launches Smart Business Current Accounts For Freelancers & Self-Employees

UK-based fintech company Coconut announced on Wednesday the launch of its new smart current account combining banking and accounting services, designed specifically for the UK’s ever-growing freelance and self-employed workforce. According to Coconut, the app-based business current account will prepare customers for HMRC’s ‘Making Tax… Read More

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