We owe our name to a pilot project done in Sierra Leone by our founders. From their learnings in Sierra Leone and Kenya in early 2011, they were inspired to create a world-class platform to enable small and medium businesses to accept mobile payments and build relationships with their customers.
Kopo Kopo was launched in 2012 where we partnered with Safaricom to bring Lipa na M-Pesa Buy Goods service to small and medium businesses throughout Kenya and, today, we serve thousands of businesses from salons to restaurants to office supply stores, to schools.
We have since partnered with other aggregator and mobile money partners with the ultimate goal of helping businesses leverage mobile payments. We are grateful for our unusual journey and look forward to helping our merchants in growing and prosper in the years ahead.
At Kopo Kopo, we offer market-appropriate solutions to enable and incentivize businesses to go digital. We partner with financial institutions, mobile operators and major retailers who are interested in marketing new payment services to small and medium enterprises. Kopo Kopo is dedicated to re-focusing the market on SMEs.
We operate in multiple emerging markets where our partners are growing their networks using our solutions.
In East Africa, for example, we have partnered with Kenya’s Safaricom to drive merchant acceptance via the “Lipa na M-Pesa” service.
Kopo Kopo has designed a robust payment platform that has various functionalities and value additions which have been segmented into products with the aim of positioning them in various market verticals.
We love what we do and it shows, whether playing foosball with the team or designing features with our customers.
We listen, iterate, measure, and listen again. Our business is built to move fast, with purpose.
We push the frontiers of everything we do, from technology to design.
We hold ourselves accountable to our customers, our employees, our shareholders, and our world.
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