The payments API for earned wage access

Pay your temporary and part-time employees in real-time with Astra’s instant payments API. No more risk, no more frustrating delays. Only happy contractors.

Payroll Mast
Trusted by payroll platforms

The joys of instant income

Pay wages instantly

Empower your temporary and part-time employees with instant transfers and real-time settlement, so they can access wages instantly.

Grid Wages
Grid Notifications

Keep your hiring moving

Attract and retain more contractors and freelancers by adding earned wage access to your benefits.


Look beyond risk

Optimize bank transfers via ACH with best-in-class risk mitigation and eliminate losses from fraud.

Add simple automations

Empower employees to send earned wages between their different accounts automatically with rules-based routines.

Grid Automations
Earned Wage Access

Pay wages instantly —
with speed, without risk

Let your employees connect a debit card to your platform, then allow them to receive payouts from completed work in real-time — no more risky ACH procedures or lengthy delays.


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"We’re so happy we’ve chosen to work with Astra as our instant payment disbursement partner. They’re a fantastic team and we're excited to scale with Astra as our partner."
Trista Kempa
COO of Ferry
“Astra's advanced infrastructure and seamless API integration perfectly matched Tongo's needs. Impressed by their technology, user-friendly API, and responsive team.”
Patrick Waltinger
Co-Founder and CTO
Ferry Author
Tongo Author

Making payments simple for payroll platforms