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Mastercard Start Path selects uKheshe for international accelerator

Digital banking platform provider for SMMEs, uKheshe, has been selected to join Mastercard Start Path, an engagement programme for later-stage scaling start-ups. Launched in 2014, Start Path is Mastercard’s start-up engagement programme that brings together a network of innovators from across the globe to shape the future of commerce. As an industry-wide collaboration, Start Path convenes […]

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Digital banking platform Ukheshe selected for Mastercard Start Path programme

DURBAN – Ukheshe, an SMME digital banking platform provider, has been selected to join Mastercard Start Path, an exclusive startup engagement programme for later-stage scaling startups. Ukheshe’s technology platform helps banks and telcos provide affordable digital banking and payment services (BaaS). With client acquisition, onboarding and distribution costs that are a fraction of traditional merchant accounts, […]

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The Dawn of a New Dimension: Including Women by Design

As a payment technology leader with global insights, Mastercard has invested significantly in understanding women’s financial priorities, and mapping out those priorities across different life stages. After all, a specific position in time often influences our need for specialised support and ingenious innovations – in sportswear as much as financial solutions. Just think of the […]

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uKheshe offers free transactions for grants during COVID-19

Micro-payment platform uKheshe has, in partnership with Mastercard and Nedbank, announced it will be free to social grant users during COVID-19 for a 90-day period. SA has 11.3 million for South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) grant beneficiaries and uKheshe says it wants to assist NGOs and government departments with an alternative and cost-effective solution for mass disbursements. The move […]

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uKheshe, Nedbank, Mastercard offer free transactions for grant disbursements during Covid-19

CAPE TOWN –In anticipation of millions of recurring grant recipients over the next three- to six-month period, micropayment platform uKheshe, together with its key strategic partners, Mastercard and Nedbank, has announced that the uKheshe platform will be free to users during Covid-19 for a 90-day period. uKheshe chief executive and founder Clayton Hayward said this […]

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uKheshe appoints new exec as it eyes Africa growth

To increase its user base across the continent and identify new business opportunities, uKheshe has appointed Mark Dankworth as executive director of uKheshe Africa. Introduced in November 2018, uKheshe is the micro-transaction platform that enables digital payments for the unbanked. Partnerships with Mastercard and Nedbank have enabled uKheshe’s functions. Referencing the Global Findex, uKheshe indicates […]

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