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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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PwC Vision to Reality Awards

“Celebrating entrepreneurs and emerging companies with tech-enabled solutions, building trust and making the right connections, across all borders.” The Vision to Reality awards programme is designed to recognise companies whose innovative tech-enabled solutions will have a significant effect on the long term growth of the African continent. Companies involved have made a difference in Africa […]

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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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Lulalend Q&A with CEO, Trevor Gosling

Armed with a respectable finance background and strong entrepreneurial flair Trevor Gosling is one of the South African entrepreneurs that you should keep an eye on. His last e-commerce venture, 5ounces, was acquired by the Naspers group in 2013, where he continued to work as the CEO after acquisition. We recently chatted to him to […]

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Press Release: Facebook Commerce in SA with VendorShop and PayFast

MEDIA RELEASE FACEBOOK COMMERCE IN SA WITH VENDORSHOP AND PAYFAST Cape Town, South Africa and Dublin, Ireland, July 25, 2012 – PayFast and VendorShop today announced the integration of their services, paving the way for Facebook Commerce (fCommerce) in South Africa. South Africans can now set up a virtual shopping cart on their Facebook Page, […]

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Press release: Purchasing and Processing mimoney with PayFast

MEDIA RELEASE PURCHASING AND PROCESSING MIMONEY WITH PAYFAST CAPE TOWN, January 17, 2012 – South Africa’s top virtual currency, mimoney, has made safe, easy online shopping even more convenient, using PayFast as a means of both purchasing and also  processing the currency. mimoney is a secure mobile phone payment method, powered by Standard Bank, which […]

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