Articles with tag: gig workers

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Banking app Lili secures USD 15 mln in funding

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Nov 2020

US-based banking app designed for freelance workers Lili has raised a USD 15 million funding round to accelerate growth as the American workforce is increasingly turning to freelancing during COVID-19. 

Lili, banking app, freelance, gig workers, US, COVID-19, freelancing, Foundation Capital, Group 11, AltaIR Capital, Primary Venture Partners, Torch Capital, Zeev Ventures, pandemic

Mastercard, Stride partner to bring benefits to gig workers

News | Payments General | 16 Oct 2020

Mastercard has partnered with portable benefits platform for independent workers Stride to provide the ability to offer cardholders in the US access to affordable coverage plans.

Mastercard, Stride, gig industry, gig workers, benefits, independent workers, cardholders, US, United States, coverage plans, gig economy, payments, Portable Benefits Platform, fintech, MoCaFi, Jobble

moneycorp Americas, Shortlist to facilitate gig economy payments

News | Payments General | 16 Oct 2020

moneycorp Americas, a provider of global payments and risk management solutions, has teamed up with Shortlist to support cross-border payments for companies with an external workforce.

moneycorp Americas, gig workers, payments, cross-border payments, Shortlist, API technology, freelancers

1 in 4 Canadian businesses struggle with cashflow

News | Online Payments | 14 Oct 2020

Payments Canada has released survey results from Canadian small business owners revealing that 1 in 4 Canadian businesses struggle with cashflow.

cross border payments, cheque, cash, cashflow, gig workers, risk management, payments

Canada's prepaid industry reaches USD 5 bln in loads in 2019; drives fintech sector

News | Payments General | 14 Jul 2020

In Canada, prepaid has been harnessed by incumbents and new fintech entrants as a platform to introduce new and innovative digital banking and payment products and services.

prepaid cards, SMEs, fintechs, cards, banks, gig workers, challenger banks, Canada, Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization, CPPO