Founded in 2007 and head quartered in Cape Town, South Africa, wiGroup is a platform provider specializing in point-of-sale integrated mobile transacting in retail and hospitality. Our open and interoperable mobile transaction platform - wiPlatform - is integrated to 15+ national retailers, is present in approximately 40,000 retail lanes across South Africa and has processed over R1.5bn in transaction value. The company has accumulated over 45,000 hours of development IP.
wiGroup's platform enables retailers to accept any mobile transaction application at their point-of-sale, through a single integration. Conversely any mobile transaction application only needs to integrate to wiGroup's platform once, to be able to be turned on at any integrated retailer's point-of-sale.
Mobile transaction types include mobile money transfer, mobile vouchers and coupons, mobile loyalty and rewards programs, all of which are point-of-sale integrated.
wiGroup's clients include two of the largest mobile network providers in Africa (MTN and Vodacom), the two largest retailers in South Africa (Shoprite Group and Pick n Pay Group), some of the largest media companies, agencies, brands and consumer applications, as well as enabling the two largest social network apps in South Africa (MXit and Facebook).