Coronavirus pandemic spurs uptake in online payments
Dennis Ondeng, chief technology officer at Kopokopo, says the current Covid-19 pandemic might stir positive action in mobile payments as the world embraces the inevitable new normal.
“We have seen Safaricom waiving fees on transactions of under Sh1,000, meaning that individuals and small businesses will manage to transact with ease. More people are now encouraged to take digital payment up,” he says.
Kopo Kopo: Building on the Rails of Mobile Money in Kenya
The seventh episode of VentureKast, Accion Venture Lab’s podcast series, is a conversation between host Vikas Raj and Ken Kinyua, CEO of Kopo Kopo, at Venture Lab’s Washington, D.C. office.
Payment firm that took Lipa Na M-Pesa to small traders
Kopo Kopo, a merchant payments company that launched in Kenya in 2012, says it creates a ‘world-class’ platform for small and medium businesses to use mobile payments.