Fireside Chat with iKhokha founders Matt Putman and Ramsay Daly

Apr 24, 3:30 – 6:00 PM

iKhokha, 1 Nokwe Avenue, Durban, 4319

Passionate about building a purpose driven business and making a positive impact in South Africa, Matt and Ramsay have disrupted the fintech landscape with iKhokha, a financial payment solution for SMEs. Matt and Ramsay were interviewed by Startup Grind in 2015. They are returning to the stage almost a decade later and with a successful story to tell.

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About this event

From a garage in Durban in 2012, to being one of the fastest growing fintechs in South Africa and now having over 360 employees spanning 3 continents, Matt and Ramsay have persisted and excelled in their entrepreneurial journey. 

iKhokha is an SME- focussed financial services platform, which empowers entrepreneurs to accept both in person and online payments. 

iKhokha recently won the Best Financial App of the Year Award at the 2023 MTN Business App Awards. In 2024, they reached a significant milestone, disbursing R2bn worth of working capital into the small business sector in South Africa. Their commitment to growing the startup ecosystem and assisting the underserved, self employed sector in South Africa is inspiring. They are on a mission to help entrepreneurs and SMEs to believe in better business, by investing in SME-focused financial services to introduce new and sustainable SMEs to the digital economy.

We will discuss Matt and Ramsay's entrepreneurial journey, their setbacks and victories, as well as learn strategies on how they scaled their business in a very competitive landscape, forged significant partnerships with companies such as Mastercard and Tyme Bank, and secured substantial investor funding. 

Attend this business networking event to listen to Matt and Ramsay's unique story of resilience, passion and success.

We look forward to seeing you there.


SG Director

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  • Ramsay Daly


    Co-Founder & Executive Head: Informal Markets

  • Matt Puttman


    Co-Founder and CEO



Wednesday, April 24, 2024
3:30 PM – 6:00 PM UTC


Registration and Networking
Startup Showcase (Local Startup Feature)
Fireside Chat





  • Raeesa Bayat

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director


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Minara Chamber of Commerce

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