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Remofirst raises $14.1M to make it cheaper and easier for businesses to hire remote workers globally

Remote work has never been as accepted, or mainstream, as it is today. Yet some businesses hesitate to explore the option of hiring people in other countries because the prospect can be daunting and c

3 investors explain why earned wage access startups are set to cash more checks

It always feels good to get paid, so it’s no surprise that a payroll model like earned wage access (EWA), which lets employees withdraw their accrued wages at any time, has exploded in popularity.

Is earned wage access ushering in a new era of payroll management?

Earned wage access promises to be the shakeup that the payroll system has perhaps required for a while now.

Mosey secures fresh capital to help companies comply with payroll rules

It’s clear that remote and hybrid work are here to stay — the pandemic forever changed the way many companies do business. But it’s introduced roadblocks from an HR perspective. For

ZayZoon charges employees $5 to get paid sooner

In spite of the so-called Great Resignation, wages haven’t risen as dramatically as some economists anticipated. About 41% of workers recently surveyed by Willis Towers Watson say that they&#821

Personio nabs $200M at a $8.5B valuation as its HR for small businesses hits the big time

Personio — a startup out of Munich, Germany that styles itself as a Workday and ServiceNow focused on the small and medium businesses of the world — went on a funding tear through the COVI

Starting up remotely? Keep these labor laws and tax guidelines in mind

You don’t want to be doing a great thing for your business -- finding the right talent in the right location -- and then be hit with a penalty because you didn’t properly register an employee.

Gusto raises an extension round, following Faire as unicorns react to a changing market

Gusto, an HR technology unicorn worth nearly $10 billion, has raised an extension to its 2021-era Series E funding round. That funding event included $175 million in primary capital, a tranche of seco

Payroll provider Symmetrical.ai nabs $18.5M to streamline employee payouts

Symmetrical.ai, a payroll tech provider, today announced that it raised $18.5 million in financing led by Target Global with participation from Global Founders Capital, Finch Capital, Partech, Market

Remote raises $300M more, now at a $3B+ valuation, to manage payments and more for globally distributed workforces

Remote workforces have come into their own in the last several years, with companies ever more willing to tap into talent wherever it happens to be, and a vast array of low-friction tools being built

Atomic lands $40M in funding, just five months after its Series A, to connect banks and fintechs to consumers’ paychecks

Atomic, a provider of payroll APIs, has raised $40 million in Series B funding just five months after announcing its Series A financing. Mercato Partners and Greylock co-led Atomic’s latest round, w

Earnipay raises $4M to help employees in Nigeria get faster access to their salaries

Earnipay, a fintech that provides flexible and on-demand salary access to income-earners, has raised $4 million in seed financing led by early-stage venture capital firm Canaan. Participating investor

Pinwheel raises $50M Series B at $500M valuation for its income verification APIs

Six months after its $20 million Series A, payroll connectivity platform Pinwheel just announced that it has nabbed another $50 million in a round led by new investor GGV Capital.  Pinwheel serves ne

Nigeria’s SeamlessHR raises $10M to expand HR and payroll solutions across Africa

Africa’s appetite for cloud computing software continues to increase as connectivity and bandwidth opportunities push boundaries. Per reports, the continent’s cloud computing industry coupled with

Payroll startup PayFit is France’s latest unicorn as it raises $289 million

French startup PayFit just announced that it closed a new $289 million Series E round (€254 million) before the holidays. Following this round, the startup has reached a post-money valuation of $2.1

Tiger Global, Avid Ventures lead $35M round for London payroll automation startup Pento

One of the biggest pain points for any business, but especially SMEs, is managing payroll.  A startup that has built payroll automation software to make the process less painful, Pento, has raised $3

As human capital grows scarce, flexible compensation can help attract and retain talent

Employees don't leave or stay because of their pay, but an opaque model for allocating compensation exacerbates feelings of disconnection and lowers engagement.

Parker Conrad’s Rippling is now valued at $6.5 billion — more than Zenefits at its peak

Founded by entrepreneur Parker Conrad in 2013, the HR company Zenefits was quickly anointed one of the fast-growing companies in Silicon Valley, with a valuation that soared to $4.5 billion within thr

Employee leave startup Cocoon launches after raising $20M in new funding

The platform is available in across all 50 states and is designed for any type of employee leave, like parental, medical, caregiver or bereavement.

Spain’s Factorial raises $80M on the back of strong traction for its ‘Workday for SMBs’

Factorial, a startup out of Barcelona that has built a platform that lets SMBs run human resources functions with the same kind of tools that typically are used by much bigger companies, is today anno
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