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Introduction to IssuingSupported regions and currenciesSupported card types
Use Cases
Online Travel AgenciesRecurring or subscription based paymentsGig economy payroll
Automated insurance payoutsWhitelabel cards

Gig economy payroll

In the gig economy, contracted staff (gigsters) are looking to be paid quickly, with the payment linked to a job being completed and not on a weekly or monthly cycle.

Utilizing Airwallex’s Issuing platform, a virtual or physical card can be generated for a new gigster with funds sent to the card programmatically and in real time when a job is completed. The gigster can then use the card to make payments immediately.

For global businesses, funds can be dispersed in a single currency in order to simplify reconciliation activities. Airwallex’s multi-currency card will then facilitate local transactions in the currency of the gigster's location.

  1. When a gigster is onboarded to the business' platform, they can be provided with a virtual card instantly (a physical card can follow later in the post).
  2. When a job is completed, the business will transfer funds from their master account to the gigster’s card.
  3. The funds are available immediately for the gigster to make a payment.
  4. Balance and transaction history is available via an API and can be integrated with the gigster's own app experience.