We are PAYM8

Technology & financial service provision for payments , collections and mobile commerce

Founded in 2001, PAYM8 is merchant facing offering its Merchants specialist payment solutions, tailor made for their businesses.

Operating from offices across Africa, PAYM8 is Head Quartered in Johannesburg. Its primary focus is on Financial Collections, On-Line Payments and on offering Merchant and 3rd Party access to an intelligent payments platform.  The company offers solutions and processes transactions across various industries including services to several Blue Chip companies.

Being in its 12th straight year of ‘’level 1 PCI DSS certification’’ is evidence enough for PAYM8 to show its commitment to keeping Merchant information 100% secure. A host of loyal merchants is testimony to PAYM8 being the payments partner of choice.

Equally important to the business is the well being of all stakeholders including its staff and the greater community, where it continues to be a regular contributor to charities across a broad spectrum.

The company subscribes to 6 key non negotiable success factors:

  • A customer comes 1st ethic, with the focus on building sustainable customer relationships
  • Offering a ‘’best of breed infrastructure’’ – incorporating best practice design principles

  • A shared belief and team spirit throughout the company
  • Always operating with both personal & business Integrity
  • Building an Innovative culture where execution is measured &
  • Where Staff welfare is as important as the bottom line

Specializing in the financial collections, on-line and mobile payments

PAYM8 was founded in 2001 and since then we have expanded our footprint across the African continent. Today the business processes over approximately R3 billion in annual transaction value for our clients. To date, we are one of the few payment solution providers in Africa capable of offering a single offering to merchants spanning both payer and payee-initiated payments.

In addition to our commercial offerings, we continue to develop and manage bespoke payment solutions, including Mascom 109, the first mobile top-up service of its kind on the African continent. Innovations include PAYM8’s ezzi2pay mobile payment solution that uses Global messaging platforms (including WhatsApp) to facilitate secure card payments anywhere and at any time.

Our understanding of the rapidly changing payments landscape has allowed us to remain a step-ahead in transaction interoperability, machine learning and business-driven processes, allowing us to offer our clients best of breed payment solutions.