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Payoneer Research Reveals that Gig-Economy has “Bounced Back” Mainly due to Companies Hiring Freelance Workers

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Payoneer Inc., the global payment and commerce-enabling platform, has published a blog post in which it argues that freelancing or the gig economy is “here to stay.” Kareen Friedman (from Payoneer), who focuses on the freelance and service providers sector, writes that it should be… Read More

MicroWorkers Integrates with Ontology’s ONTO Digital Wallet to Facilitate Additional Payment Options for Workers

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MicroWorkers has integrated Ontology’s ONTO wallet in order to facilitate additional payment options for workers. MicroWorkers’ integration of ONTO wallet completes the latest phase in their joint venture with the Ontology development team. Through the partnership, MicroWorkers plans to continue to promote users’ access to… Read More

California based Banking Platform Green Dot Partners Gig Wage to Offer Financial Tools to Gig Economy Workers

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California based banking platform Green Dot is reportedly investing in and teaming up with startup Gig Wage in order to bring key financial tools to gig workers. Green Dot recently led a $7.5 million Series A investment round for Gig Wage. Continental Investors, Techstars, and… Read More

Digital Banking: Fintech Firm Oxygen Launches Payments Platform for Freelancers, Gig Economy Workers in the US

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Oxygen, a digital banking platform focused on serving freelancers, gig economy workers, and SMEs, has introduced a virtual banking solution that has been built to offer flexible financial services to millions of US professionals who have multiple income streams, contract work, or freelance working arrangements…. Read More

UK-based Banking Group NatWest’s Online Business Bank, Mettle, to Offer FreeAgent’s Accounting Software for Free

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UK-based banking group NatWest‘s online business services bank, Mettle, will be providing free access to FreeAgent’s cloud-powered accounting software The software should help freelancers, sole traders and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with handling their accounting work. Companies that sign up to connect their FreeAgent… Read More

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

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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

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