FinTech GajiGesa Indonesia has received $ 2.5 million in an initial round of funding. The company announced via LinkedIn that the funds will be used to “increase the financial resilience of workers across Indonesia.”
Donors included Defy.vc, Quest Ventures, GK-Plug & Play Indonesia, Next Billion Ventures, Alto Partners and Kanmo Group.
“At GajiGesa, we firmly believe that every hardworking Indonesian deserves financial fairness, security and dignity,” said co-founder Martyna Malinowska. She added that the company would give workers the tools they need.
The company was founded last year by Malinowska and her husband Vidit Agrawal. She said she worked with many people who didn’t have bank accounts on LenddoEFL, an alternative credit check platform.
ProWellTech reported that GajiGesa will focus on services aimed at underbanked workers in Indonesia, where the company is based. About 66 percent of the 260 million people in Indonesia are …