Gugulethu

Gugulethu is a writer, was a copywriter and has always been a reader. Previously he has worked in advertising, corporate communications & PR and as an editor of an online magazine.
The Yoco Go and its packaging.
yoco products

Yoco Go reviews

The Yoco Go is the new, easy way for businesses to get paid. Read some Yoco Go reviews on social media from real businesses.

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.
food, drink and hospitality

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

Meet Mokgadi. Owner of Native Nosi and Yoco Merchant #41 506​.

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.
fashion businesses

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Meet Gugu. Founder of Gugu Intimates and Yoco merchant #10 703. Her goal is to make African woman feel comfortable in their skin. Here’s how.

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.
health and beauty

The making of Legends Barbershop

Meet Sheldon. Founder of Legends Barbershop and Yoco merchant #17 682. From cutting hair on his scooter to owning his own mobile barbershop.

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.
behind the scenes at yoco

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Ncedile Nkonyana talks about his career journey at Yoco: from working in packing to becoming a coder.

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.
behind the scenes at yoco

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Mandisa Mjamba was one of our first software engineers and as the business has grown, so has she. Here is her story.

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Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

How to manage your time as a business owner

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco