Payd is an alumni startup of the Power Learn Project, an impact organization dedicated to providing affordable and accessible tech training to youth across Africa.
The startup’s revolutionary payment platform designed specifically for freelancers and creatives, captured the attention of the judges with its comprehensive solution to several challenges faced by individuals in the freelance industry. Co-founded by Japheth Achimba and Benaiah Wepundi, both esteemed alumni of Power Learn Project, Payd addresses issues such as delayed or non-payment by clients, lack of customizable payment workflows, manual receipting, and invoicing redundancies, and the absence of proper financial tracking and planning.
Out of numerous applicants, Payd secured a coveted position in the top twenty finalists after an intense pitch session held last Thursday – 22nd June 2023. The final event took place on 27th June 2023 at Arboretum, where the top twenty startups pitched their innovative ideas and exhibited their solutions.