Khokha is a young and innovative Durban-based technology company started by two young and inspiring entrepreneurs - Ramsay Daly and Matt Putman. iKhoka have launched an exciting new payment product that is set to transform the way companies accept payment from their customers. The product is a Point of Sale Chip & PIN card reader that plugs into your iPhone, iPad or Android. Coupled with the iKhokha mobile app the product transforms the phone into a secure mobile Point of Sale terminal which enables merchants to process card payments anywhere in South Africa.
iKhoka was established in 2012 with investment from Capital Eye investments, a technology focused venture capital company. The company has achieved Payments Council International Payment Terminal Security and Europay, MasterCard and Visa Level 1 and 2 certifications for its MPOS payment card acceptance solution. iKhokha was the first fully South African designed, engineered and manufactured end to end Mobile Point of Sale solution has attained this level of international security certification.
Matt Puttman is the Managing director and co-founder of iKhokha. Prior to co-founding iKhoka, Putman held senior positions across the marketing, digital communications and technology sectors in the United Kingdom and South Africa. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in media and communications from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South AfricaRamsay Daly is the co-founder and Marketing Director and has a strong digital marketing and digital product development background. Prior to joining iKhokha, Daly held several positions in the online marketing & publishing sectors, including the role of Digital Manager for John Brown Media, and Online Strategy, Project Management and Sales, at RL Daly, a law firm specialising in large scale debt collection.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Political Science and English from the University of Stellenbosch, in addition to several post-graduate diplomas in Internet Marketing, Management and Project Management. He attended the Harrow School in the United Kingdom on a swimming and rugby scholarship in 2002, after matriculating from Hilton College