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How Clever Little Monkey built a beautiful brand with unique products

Clever Little Monkey is a South African ecommerce success story. The online platform was founded in 2005 by Yulande Roxburgh, an entrepreneur with a passion for design, to cater for a niche market consisting of parents looking to purchase tasteful bedroom furniture and decor for their children. Since the online store’s launch, Clever Little Monkey […]

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How iTickets is redefining event ticketing sales with Split Payments by PayFast

At PayFast we believe that the best way to showcase our products is to demonstrate how our merchants are using them as a payment solution for their online businesses. We recently sat down with Albertus Potgieter, Managing Director at iTickets South Africa, to find out about the event ticketing platform’s experience of being an early […]

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Native Decor – African Inspired Homeware

The festive season is creeping ever closer and while you may not be racking your brains on your festive season shopping just yet, we thought we’d make things easier with our next incredible merchant story on Native Decor. It was founded in 2015 by Vusani Ravele and since then has grown to become a must-have […]

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JuiceBubble – Quirky, original T-shirts!

“Vision without execution is hallucination,” that is what Reinhardt and Rachel Scholtz would print on a T-shirt as advice for entrepreneurs. Having run their own online T-shirt business for four years they probably know what they are talking about. The pair founded JuiceBubble in 2014 for those who are fun, a bit mad and who don’t […]

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GetSmarter – 1 million Lives Changed by 2030

GetSmarter is the talk of the town this year having recently been acquired by 2U, a US based online education platform. The two businesses have paired together to make online education accessible and effortless for everyone and they’re fast achieving their goal of changing 1 million lives by 2030. But let’s take a step back […]

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Rain Africa

Rain Africa products have probably graced more than a few South African homes with their presence. For good reason too. What started out as a soap making hobby, in founder Bev Missing’s garage, has now grown into an international business selling handmade bath and body products from sustainable, natural ingredients. Bev Missing explains that she […]

Shoes and Socks are Nothing without Crocs – a perfect PayFast pair.

Say what you will, but nothing beats the comfort of a pair of Crocs. Since February this year, PayFast has paired with Crocs to spread this comfort to more people all over South Africa. It’s been a perfect pair destined for a great partnership. Why PayFast? Crocs’ web controller Allen Hendricks explains that the move […]

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Brownie Points, a rewarding way to volunteer.

The founders of Brownie Points spent a lot of time wanting to give back to their community but initially found it difficult to find volunteering opportunities online. Instead of giving up, Brownie Points was born. Brownie Points is an online marketing agency and social network that connects NPOs with South African individuals and businesses looking […]

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