Paystack is a technology company focused on payment processing. It enables businesses to accept online and offline payments via credit card, debit card, bank transfer, mobile money, etc.

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Parent CompanyStripe
HQIkeja, NG
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Paystack was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Ikeja, NG
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Key People/Management at Paystack

Ezra Olubi

Ezra Olubi

CTO, Co Founder
Shola Akinlade

Shola Akinlade

CEO, Co Founder
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Paystack Office Locations

Paystack has offices in Ikeja, San Francisco and Sandton
Ikeja, NG (HQ)
128 Joel Ogunnaike St
Sandton, ZA
45 Kingfisher Dr, Fourways
San Francisco, CA, US
510 Townsend St, San Francisco
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Paystack Financials and Metrics

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$11.6 m


In total, Paystack had raised $11.6 m. Paystack is a subsidiary of Stripe

Paystack Operating Metrics

Oct, 2020


60 k

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Paystack Cybersecurity Score

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Paystack Online and Social Media Presence

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Paystack News and Updates

What has Paystack done one year after joining Stripe?

It's been one year since Paystack was acquired by Stripe, so let's see where the Nigerian company is at.

Nigerian businesses can now accept Apple Pay on Paystack

Paystack, the African fintech company that powers and processes payments for businesses, today announced that it is launching Pay with Apple Pay on its platform. The company, in a statement, called the integration “the fastest, secure way for Nigerian businesses to accept international payments.” Ap…

Paystack expands to South Africa seven months after Stripe acquisition

Nigerian fintech startup Paystack has been relatively quiet since it was bought by fintech giant Stripe last October. The deal, worth more than $200 million, caused shockwaves to the African tech ecosystem and offered some form of validation to work done by founders, startups and investors alike. To…

How Nigeria is becoming a top hub for open source development, with strong community, Big Tech investments, and successful startups like Paystack which Stripe just bought for $200 million

Summary List PlacementWhen Nigerian developer Gift Egwuenu first started learning computer science as a student in 2012, she felt isolated: She was learning on her own most of the time, she told Insider.  But that changed in 2018 when she dove into the world of open source and discovered Nigeria's…

Stripe makes play for African e-commerce landscape with Paystack acquisition

Privately held financial-technology company Stripe announced Thursday that it plans to acquire Paystack, a Nigeria-based payment-processing company. Paystack already processes half of all online transactions in Nigeria, according to Stripe's release, and the company is aiming to expand across Africa…

Stripe buys Nigeria's Paystack

Stripe is stepping up its expansion into Africa through the acquisition of Lagos-based payments firm Paystack in a deal reportedly worth more than $200 million.
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Paystack Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Paystack founded?

    Paystack was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Paystack key executives?

    Paystack's key executives are Ezra Olubi and Shola Akinlade.

  • How many employees does Paystack have?

    Paystack has 247 employees.

  • Who are Paystack competitors?

    Competitors of Paystack include Flutterwave, Mosambee and CardinalCommerce.

  • Where is Paystack headquarters?

    Paystack headquarters is located at 128 Joel Ogunnaike St, Ikeja.

  • Where are Paystack offices?

    Paystack has offices in Ikeja, San Francisco and Sandton.

  • How many offices does Paystack have?

    Paystack has 3 offices.