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London’s Wagestream raises £20 million, bringing total to £65 million, to give employees control over payday

London-based Wagestream, a fintech startup that allows workers to access earned income in real time, has secured £20 million in a round led by Northzone, with participation from QED Investors, Latitude Venture Partners and Balderton Capital. This latest investment, which brings the total raised to £65 million, will be used to consolidate the company’s market […]

Swedish startup Willa raises $3 million to help freelancers get paid for their work, on time no less

Swedish-American fintech startup Willa is today announcing that it has raised $3 million from EQT Ventures to help creative professionals and freelancers spend less time worrying about admin and chasing (or even missing) payments. Founded by four entrepreneurs with a background at Spotify and influencer marketing agency Relatable (picture down below, but don’t hold your […]

Starling Bank co-founder completes £5.25 million round for fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange Ziglu

Mark Hipperson, a co-founder and former CTO of British neobank Starling Bank, is today announcing £5.25 million in seed funding for his latest venture, cryptocurrency exchange platform Ziglu. Somewhat oddly, the names of the investors were not disclosed – only that it involves “a number of specialist UK FinTech investors, and entrepreneurs.” Ziglu provides a […]