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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
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 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
350 000 small businesses rely on Yoco to get paid and grow.
Over $2bn is processed through our platform per year.
We're proud to employ 350+ 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, 350 000 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
Liz Art Gallery
An artist that paints and sketches, selling her works from her home studio.
A popular Cape Town cafe serving great coffee and awesome bagels.
A barbershop and tailor making sure Joburg men look their best.
Mens Fashion and grooming
A local favourite for any and all laundry-related services.
Vorster & Braye
Handmade ceramic products that are beautiful and functional.
A plumbing business getting paid all over Joburg.
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