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Katlego Maphai

Co Founder and CEO at Yoco


Katlego Maphai is the Co-Founder and CEO of Yoco, a point-of-sale payments venture that is reducing the complexity in processing payments for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Africa. Before Yoco, he was at Rocket Internet where he was part of the core incubation team that set up, now the largest e-tailer in Africa. Katlego spent seven years as a management consultant for Accenture and Delta Partners (Johannesburg & Dubai) prior to his time at Rocket. His focus was in Telecoms, Media & Technology (TMT), helping large-scale mobile operators with operations improvement, launches and customer experience across Africa and the Middle East. Key clients included: Zain Group, MTN, Cell C, Telkom, Econet Wireless. Katlego is a South African national, who spent a good part of his childhood in the United States. He is passionate about music and enjoys painting in his free time. Katlego Studied Business Science at the University of Cape Town