When commerce is open, we all thrive
We exist to make it simple for entrepreneurs to get paid and grow their businesses – and the economy.
Why we exist
Yoco is an African technology company. We create opportunities for entrepreneurs to get paid and be more successful. Every day, we break down barriers and create access so that more businesses can participate in the economy and thrive.
We're establishing new markets; building business tools and financial services that work for entrepreneurs. We're making payments accessible for small businesses – often for the first time.
We've raised over $100M from some of the world's leading technology investors, who have backed companies like Nubank, Square and Stone. Now they're backing us get South Africa – and eventually the entire continent – paid.
We make it simple for entrepreneurs to get paid
It's too hard for entrepreneurs to access card payment tools. How do you grow if you can't get paid?
Make it as simple as possible for small business owners to accept card payments, in-person and online.
Simple card machines and online payment tools that 150 000 business owners use to grow and uplift the economy.
Our journey in pictures
Step into our world as documented by photographer and visual anthropologist Gregor Rohrig.
A snapshot of our story
150 000 small businesses rely on Yoco to get paid and grow.
Over $1bn is processed through our platform per year.
We're proud to employ 200+ incredible people.
The independents. The Underdogs. The people who have the guts to give it a go.
80% of our merchants have never accepted card payments before they join our platform. We're obsessed with removing barriers to access. It's our north star.
So far, 150 000 small businesses have chosen us as their payments partner. We're proud to work with entrepreneurs of all sizes and industries. From coffee shops to street vendors, from drop-shippers to hair stylists.
Merchants growing with Yoco
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