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.

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$83m Series C funding secured

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 to get South Africa – and eventually the entire continent – paid.

We make it simple for entrepreneurs to get paid

The

problem

It's too hard for entrepreneurs to access card payment tools. How do you grow if you can't get paid?

The

idea

Make it as simple as possible for small business owners to accept card payments, in-person and online.

The

outcome

Simple card machines and online payment tools that 200 000 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.

Introducing the new Yoco

We revisited our Y and came up with a bold new look.

A snapshot of our story

Our

merchants

200 000 small businesses rely on Yoco to get paid and grow.

Total

volume

Over $1bn is processed through our platform per year.

Our

team

We're proud to employ 250+ incredible people.

Our customers

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, 200 000 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.

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Yoco Card Machines and Online Payments

Quiz Question 1

Want to sell in person, online or both?

In person

Online

Both