Yoco CEO Katlego Maphai on how the lockdown has hit small businesses hard - TechCentral

Yoco CEO Katlego Maphai on how the lockdown has hit small businesses hard

Yoco CEO Katlego Maphai

Fintech start-up Yoco, which provides point-of-sale solutions to more than 80 000 small and medium businesses in South Africa, is ideally placed to measure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on this segment of the economy.

Yoco CEO Katlego Maphai joins TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod for a discussion on the company’s anonymised research, which shows a massive spike in retail activity in the days leading up to the lockdown, followed by a collapse in activity in the days that followed.

Prior to the lockdown announcement, Yoco also conducted research among its merchant base. Maphai takes TechCentral through the results.

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