Jonathan Smit is the founder and MD of Payfast, which last week was at the centre of the largest-ever acquisition in the African payments sector, after selling a majority stake to Kenyan-based DPO Group.. Heavy Chef anchor Caley Africa investigates the journey that Smit has been on over the past decade, growing Payfast into an international payments powerhouse. In this fascinating interview, Smit reveals to Caley Africa the ins and outs of the deal with DPO Group, the expansion internationally and the benefits provided by the deal.
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