Dora Introduces DoraPay, Micro Payroll for Small Businesses


Innovative Solution for Businesses with Independent Contractors & Gig Workers

Chelmsford, MA, April 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dora Financial, a marketing and innovation CUSO (Credit Union Service Organization) powered by the credit union movement, is proud to announce the launch of DoraPay, a new closed-loop payroll payment system designed specifically for small businesses with independent contractors and gig workers. With DoraPay, small business owners can now manage their 1099 payroll efficiently and provide valuable employer sponsored benefits to their workforce.

Dora helps employers better serve their workers by simplifying the payroll process and providing access to all the Dora app has to offer. This bilingual mobile banking app features a free checking account, no hidden fees, no minimum balance, access to over 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, free bill pay, free personalized financial coaching and more. With DoraPay, paper paychecks are a thing of the past. Wages are loaded onto a fee-free Visa® debit card and workers immediately gain access to their pay and all of the Dora Everyday Checking account benefits.


“DoraPay is a game-changer for small business owners,” said Kristi Kenworthy, managing director, Dora. “We understand the unique challenges that small business owners face.  Prioritizing financial wellness in the workplace will help employers attract and retain top talent. DoraPay provides immense benefits to both the business and the workforce and will help business owners save time and money so they can focus on what they do best – running their businesses.”

One of the key features of DoraPay is its flexibility. Business owners can tailor the system to fit their unique needs, making it easy to manage their payroll process in a way that works for them. The system features customizable pay frequency (weekly, daily, piece work, instant payments, etc.) along with traditional reporting capabilities. DoraPay plans to integrate with popular accounting software, such as QuickBooks, allowing users to easily export data for financial reporting purposes.

“DoraPay is a simple yet comprehensive solution that allows small business owners to invest in their workers’ financial well-being and manage payroll with ease,” Kenworthy added. “With its easy api integration, businesses can be up and running in no time. We’re excited about DoraPay and looking forward to helping small businesses add financial wellness to their HR benefits package.”

More information on DoraPay can be found here.

About Dora Financial:
Dora Financial is the first CUSO (Credit Union Service Organization) bilingual neobank strategy powered by the credit union movement. Dora was founded by USALLIANCE Financial in 2021 to serve the 50 million Americans currently not participating in mainstream banking. Dedicated to financial inclusion, the Dora app features a fully bilingual digital banking experience. Dora is currently sponsored by five entities: Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union (Affinity Plus) headquartered in St. Paul, MN; Digital Federal Credit Union in Marlborough, MA; Inclusiv in New York, NY; Service Federal Credit Union in Portsmouth, NH; and USALLIANCE Financial in Rye, NY.


CONTACT: Dawn Dixon Dora Financial 833-998-3672 [email protected] 

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