Shape the future of fintech

We enable small businesses to thrive through open commerce. Join us!

Who we are

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Commerce for brave businesses  

Yoco is inspired by the bravery it takes to get started and grow a business in South Africa.  We’re building a financial ecosystem of payment and business tools that helps them break down barriers and rise against the odds. 

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A growing technology company 

Since 2015 we have helped over 400 000 small businesses across South Africa get paid and grow. We have raised $170M from some of the leading institutional investors in the world, backing us to revolutionise payments in Africa. 

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The future of payments

We’re a team of 330 developers, creatives, connectors and enablers across South Africa and the Netherlands, evolving the future of payments  with world class solutions that help small businesses get paid, run and grow. 

Join us on our mission.

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The Yoco Formula

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Stay connected

We’re present, and intentional about connecting with customers and each other.

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Keep it simple

We work through complexity, and distil to the essence.

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Master your craft

We create things of value. We’re discerning, honest, and always learning. 

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Make space to explore

We’re empowered to take initiative, act on curiosity, get messy, and stay open-minded.

Growing the economy through technology

We go deep and solve tough problems so that our merchants can focus on what they do best – growing the economy.


Mobile Apps

We build mobile apps that power small businesses, helping them get paid and grow. Created with cutting edge technologies like Swift, Kotlin and React-Native.


Payment processing

Our powerful payment processing backends move money fast. This means our merchants can run their businesses without worrying about the layer beneath.


Data platform

Our data platform is designed not only to enable the business to make decisions, but to empower merchants and their customers too.

Perks of the job


Do meaningful work

Your work will challenge you. It’ll make real change. We’re curious problem-solvers with a passion for doing good - we don’t just sell payment tools,


Take ownership

Joining Yoco means being yourself and doing work that matters to you. No timesheets and no micro-management.


Tangible benefits

You get 24 annual leave days. Up to 4 months parental leave. And contribution to medical aid, life insurance and retirement annuity.

Some milestone moments

A few highlights on our journey from bootstrapped startup to South Africa's leading payments provider for SMEs.


The ship is sailing

On 17 October 2014, we processed our very first live transaction.


Series A Funding

On 2 March 2017, we announced our first major funding round.


50 000 Strong

On 16 September 2019, we reached a milestone worth celebrating – signing up 50 000 merchants on the platform to date.


The standalone generation

On 29 October 2020, Yoco launched the Yoco Neo to begin a new chapter for us and the small businesses we support.

Ready to take your career to the next level?

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