Get your online store ready for Black Friday 2019

As we fast approach what has become the most anticipated shopping extravaganza of the year, we would like to take a look at what makes Black Friday and Cyber Monday so special. We also want to offer some advice on what you, as an online merchant, can do to ensure that you have the best […]

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PayFast launches Split Payments

It’s important for us to remain pioneers in the payments industry by providing you with the best cutting-edge capabilities. This is why we are proud to announce the launch of Split Payments – a first of its kind in South Africa. Setting your business up for success in the digital economy Gone are the days […]

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This payday weekend is on us

This payday weekend we are treating you to something special… From 00:01 on 25 October to 23:59 on 27 October 2019 we will reduce our Instant EFT fees to 0%. That means all payments processed via Instant EFT during this period won’t incur any processing fees! If you aren’t a PayFast merchant yet, then now […]

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WordCamp 2019 once again puts the fun in function

Looking back at WordCamp 2019 it’s extremely difficult to effectively put into words just how fun and enjoyable the Cape Town and Johannesburg sessions were. Think sunshine, happy faces, lively discussions, flashy swag, new friendships being forged and old ones being rekindled, and of course delectable food and strong coffee – just how we like […]

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Leaderex 2019 a huge success for South African entrepreneurs

We can’t believe that Leaderex 2019 has come and gone already, but what an amazing day it was. Our marketing team flew up from our Cape Town office to attend the yearly gathering of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs to showcase why PayFast is the ultimate online payment solution. Throughout the day our team manned […]

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PayFast celebrates Future Females 2nd birthday

PayFast is all about supporting South African entrepreneurs and startups in achieving success. That’s why we are proud to sponsor empowering and inspirational initiatives such as Future Females, which recently celebrated their 2nd birthday. Future Females was established in Cape Town in August 2017 by Lauren Dallas and Cerina Bezuidenhout as a solution to the […]

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Small Business Friday happening on 6 September 2019

Every year on the first Friday of Spring we take time out to recognise the important role that small businesses play in our economy. Not only are they the pillars of our community in providing employment opportunities, but we also all know that ‘local is lekker’. We want to invite you to join us in […]

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WordCamp 2019 to bring together the SA WordPress community

It’s that time of year again when we get to look forward to attending the biggest gathering of WordPress enthusiasts in South Africa – WordCamp 2019. Every year WordPress community volunteers organise a two-day event in Cape Town and Johannesburg where attendees get to network with like-minded people, attend workshops focusing on relevant topics, and […]

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PayFast sponsors Ecommerce Conference at Leaderex 2019

At PayFast, we are dedicated to enabling the easy and safe digital transfer of money from buyers to sellers. We also pride ourselves in remaining at the forefront of the South African ecommerce industry by taking part in all relevant gatherings of industry stakeholders. Following the success of our involvement in last year’s largest assembly […]

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We’re joining forces with the DPO Group

    We’re excited to announce that PayFast has been acquired by DPO Group, Africa’s leading Payment Service Provider (PSP). The merger is a significant milestone for PayFast and for the payments and ecommerce industries in South Africa. PayFast’s goal since our inception in 2007 has always been to act as an ecommerce enabler, making […]

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