Yoco Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2013

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 350


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $70M

  • Investors
  • 35

Yoco General Information


Operator of a payments technology company intended to help businesses to accept secure payments online and in person through one system. The company's technology creates opportunities for entrepreneurs and small businesses to get paid, run and grow businesses through a single platform, it the ecosystem includes payments, lending and business software, enabling business merchants to securely accept card payments.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Electronics (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • 56 Shortmarket Street Floor 7
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 8000
  • South Africa

Yoco Timeline

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Yoco Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Later Stage VC 01-Dec-2022 $70M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 08-Mar-2022 00000 Cancelled Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series C) 27-Jul-2021 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series B) 01-Jan-2020 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 15-Oct-2019 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series B) 06-Sep-2018 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 09-May-2017 000 000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 01-Jun-2015 $2.4M $4M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round 01-Jun-2014 $1.6M $1.6M Completed Startup
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Yoco Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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350 As of 2023
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Yoco Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
iKhokha Private Equity-Backed Durban, South Africa 000 0000000 0000
Zapper (Gibraltar) Corporation Gibraltar, Gibraltar 000
SnapScan Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed Cape Town, South Africa 000000&0
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Yoco Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Katlego Maphai Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Bradley Wattrus Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer & Board Member
Lungisa Matshoba Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Carl Wazen Co-Founder, Chief Business Officer and Board Member
Cornelia Mueller Advisor
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Yoco Board Members (11)

Name Representing Role Since
Akinyemi Lalude TPG Board Member 000 0000
Allard Luchsinger Velocity Capital Fintech Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Bradley Wattrus Yoco Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Carl Wazen Yoco Co-Founder, Chief Business Officer and Board Member 000 0000
Caspar Wahler Yoco Board Member 000 0000
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Yoco Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Yoco Investors (35)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Invested. Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
TPG PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
4DX Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Africa Angels Network Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Breyer Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Yoco Investments & Acquisitions (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Nona Creative 14-Mar-2022 0000000000 Financial Software 0000000 0
Dado (Human Capital Services) 01-Dec-2021 0000000000 Human Capital Services
Yoco 27-Jul-2021 00000 0000 0000 Financial Software 0000 0000
Cobi Interactive 01-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition Multimedia and Design Software
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Yoco Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Dado (Human Capital Services) Human Capital Services Cape Town, South Africa 2018
Nona Creative Financial Software Cape Town, South Africa 0000
Cobi Interactive Multimedia and Design Software Cape Town, South Africa 0000
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Yoco FAQs

  • When was Yoco founded?

    Yoco was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of Yoco?

    Katlego Maphai, Bradley Wattrus, Lungisa Matshoba, and Carl Wazen are the founders of Yoco.

  • Who is the CEO of Yoco?

    Katlego Maphai is the CEO of Yoco.

  • Where is Yoco headquartered?

    Yoco is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • What is the size of Yoco?

    Yoco has 350 total employees.

  • What industry is Yoco in?

    Yoco’s primary industry is Financial Software.

  • Is Yoco a private or public company?

    Yoco is a Private company.

  • What is Yoco’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Yoco is 00000.

  • How much funding has Yoco raised over time?

    Yoco has raised $177M.

  • Who are Yoco’s investors?

    Invested., TPG, 4DX Ventures, Africa Angels Network, and Breyer Capital are 5 of 35 investors who have invested in Yoco.

  • Who are Yoco’s competitors?

    iKhokha, Zapper (Gibraltar), and SnapScan are competitors of Yoco.

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