PayPal partners with South African payment company PayGate

PayPal has partnered with South African payment solutions provider PayGate to enhance payment options for online shoppers.

Global payments company PayPal has partnered with South African payment solutions provider PayGate to enhance payment options for online shoppers.

The partnership allows PayGate merchants to add the PayPal payment option to their online stores, with the hopes to grow PayPal’s presence in South Africa.

Malvina Goldfeld, head of business development for sub-Saharan Africa at PayPal, said: “PayPal is known and trusted around the world, providing a simple and more secure way to shop and pay online.

“We are also one of the world’s most trusted ways to accept payments, having spent over a decade mastering risk to reduce fraud. With 152 million active accounts in over 200 markets we help businesses of all sizes unlock economic opportunity by reaching new global sales opportunities and this is what we can offer South African merchants.”