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Swap Mobile

A mobile payment solution equipped with an electronic wallet that is bank & network agnostic working on entry level to high end smart phones

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Zakariyya Park, Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

SWAP Mobile based out of South Africa has developed a product that is making cash electronic & offers a mobile based payment system that is simple, secure, faster & easy to use. In Africa in 2008, USD860B was spent on goods & services yet only 28% of the urban population & 15% of the rural population have bank accounts and most of these people rely receiving money from family & friends to pay for goods & services in a market with 39M mobile users


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    Elsabe Donovan

    Elsabe has a proven track record of building successful businesses, including the largest South African private university & a property development company. The Open Window School of Visual Communication ( was established in 1994, has a current turnover of US$ 1.5M, & achieves average growth of 10% per annum. The property development company started in 1995 & controls a portfolio of US$ 5M.

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    Jose Gomes
    Operations Director

    Jose Gomes holds a Computer Science Diploma (Honours), an international post graduate diploma in project management and a B Com from UNISA. Thereafter, he attained his MBA at the prestigious Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). Jose was the youngest programme manager at Gijima AST in 2000 and subsequently, in 2002, joined a small Microsoft development company, 3fifteen (, as Projects Director.


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    Derek Du Toit