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New Shopify Integration- Installation Steps

Our new integration for Shopify is now available for all merchants. The new integration is more secure and follows Shopify’s new integration requirements. The checkout process for buyers is the same and nothing changes for either party. The old integration may still be used but Shopify doesn’t allow any updates any more. The update is quick and easy […]

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PWC Vision to Reality Awards 2015

We’re proud to announce that we have been voted as one of the top three finalists in the 2015/16 PWC Vision to Reality awards programme. The Vision to Reality awards programme celebrates emerging companies with tech-enabled solutions spanning across all industries. The programme aims to encourage companies with the best high-growth potential to become market […]

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Introducing easy eCommerce with Webafrica

At PayFast we strive to encourage and be part of eCommerce growth within South Africa and it is always a great advantage when we can partner with local companies who share the same vision to help accomplish that. One of the key factors in achieving this is by simplifying the entire setup process to enable […]

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We’ve Teamed Up With Quicket!

  We’re proud to announce that we have partnered with Quicket to make receiving payment for your ticketing events even easier than before! Quicket is a ticketing system that allows you to host and sell tickets for your event without having to create a website. By using PayFast as your payment gateway with Quicket you […]

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Ukash Discontinuation

Kindly note that PayFast will no longer be supporting Ukash as of the 20th of September 2015 On 1st April 2015, Smart Voucher Limited (trading as “Ukash”) was acquired by Skrill Group. As a result the Ukash brand, including the Ukash redemption system will be terminated. The company, Smart Voucher Limited (trading as Ukash) will also cease. Redemption of, and the […]

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Ecwid has now integrated with PayFast

Ecwid is a FREE shopping cart solution which allows you to set up shop anywhere and seamlessly integrates into an existing website within minutes.  You are able to sell on any device and on the move with Ecwid such as websites, mobile phones, social media sites and market places (eg. Google Shopping, Yahoo and Shopping.com). There […]

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Startup Grind hosts Andre De Wet (pricecheck.co.za)

  On Monday, 13 July Startup Grind Cape Town will host Andre De Wet of Price Check at the Town House Hotel. As always Startup Grind promises to be a fantastic evening of networking, food, drink and insight from a true m-commerce, e-commerce and mobile expert. At the tender age of 27 Andre started his first business […]

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WIN R10,000 with the 2015 eCommerce Awards

It’s that time of year again and we at PayFast are once again proud to be a sponsor of the 10th Annual South African eCommerce Awards. The Awards are open to South African based eCommerce companies only and have been designed to recognise and reward those South African websites that have demonstrated excellence in their use […]

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Seedstars World Cape Town 2015

Seedstars World is back and bigger than ever! This June a selection of Cape Town startups have been invited to pitch in front of a local and international jury. The 5 best Cape Town teams will then be invited to Johannesburg on July 17th to compete against the best Johannesburg startups at the Grand Final […]

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10 Awesome places to spend Bitcoin in South Africa

So you have bought yourself some bitcoin and are now looking for a place to spend it? Or you haven’t bought any because you’re not sure if there are any places you can spend it, well we have come up with a list of PayFast merchants who are selling some awesome things and accept bitcoin […]

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