Pesapal Integrates American Express

23rd February, 2017 – Nairobi, Kenya – Pesapal is pleased to announce the introduction of American Express into its payment platform. American Express card holders will from the 27th of February, 2017 be able use their cards to transact on any online payment portal that uses Pesapal. This new option opens up businesses using Pesapal to wider markets as the region sees a surge in foreign investments and Kenya continues to be East Africa’s biggest business hub. This is especially … Continue reading

Pesapal CEO Recognised as One of the Top 100 Most Influential Leaders In Fintech

Pesapal CEO Agosta Liko was recently recognised as one of the top 100 most influential fintech leaders in 2016 by tech and business site Hot Topics. Liko was among other business leaders from leading tech companies such as Apple, PayPal, Facebook and Visa. To compile the list, Hot Topics partnered with tech executive search firm, 360Leaders, and high-profile, London-based newspaper City AM where the leaders were required to meet certain criteria. The individuals selected must have founded, built or run companies that … Continue reading

5 Tips to Keep You Safe While Shopping Online

With the year coming to a close and the festive season kicking in, we are in official mega shopping territory. Starting off with super Black Friday sales and easing into Christmas and New Year’s offers, no season inspires a round of retail therapy than the end of year one. If you are to go online for your shopping, whether for home items, holidays, or even services, here are a few tips of ensure you stay safe so that you can … Continue reading

4 Reasons Your Business Should Get Online Payment Processing Today

Around the world, consumer spending habits are changing rapidly, particularly online. In 2015, e-retail sales in Africa and the Middle East amounted to 13.15 billion U.S. dollars and projections show a growth of up to 25 billion U.S. dollars by 2017. This has been fuelled by a huge leap in digital and mobile penetration around the globe. There’s also increased competition, necessitating a focus on customer experience by businesses in order for them to get and stay ahead. This includes investing … Continue reading

Pesapal Introduces a Revolutionary Online Booking System

The internet has brought about major changes in how the hotel and tourism industry works. It has impacted how hotels do business and how travellers find, pay for and experience their travel destinations. Recently there has been an added complexity to the market with the development of the shared economy and the emergence of online marketplaces such AirBnB, VBRO and FlipKey. This has seen some consumers opt for the more homey feel in their travel, disrupting the mainstream hotel business. … Continue reading