Katlego Maphai

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Katlego is the Co-founder and CEO of Yoco, in Cape Town, South Africa.

Yoco is an African technology company that builds tools and services to help small businesses get paid, run their business better, and grow. Yoco offers card payment acceptance, software-driven business tools and working capital. Katlego's previous work involved venture development at Rocket Internet, helping to set up Jumia in Nigeria in 2012. Katlego's earlier career was in telecoms, media and technology management consulting and Accenture and Delta Partners. Katlego studied Business Science Information Systems at the University of Cape Town (2005). Katlego drives business strategy and strategic execution at Yoco.

Yoco launched out of beta in October 2015, and the venture has since acquired over 60,000+ merchants nationwide across South Africa.