Robyn

When you’re engaging with Yoco on social media, Robyn is the girl you’re talking to. She loves learning from our community and seeing small businesses thrive. In her spare time you’ll find her off hiking in some forest, curled up with a book or singing karaoke (badly). After graduating with a B.Bus Sci degree from UCT, she found Yoco and jumped in head first. She now manages Yoco’s social media profiles and online community, and writes an article or two for the blog.
A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.
cape town

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Adam and Joshua started Granadilla Swimwear as a love note to Cape Town summers. Now their business is heating up. Read their story.

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.
finances and funding

Access to small business funding

Access to funding is critical for success. Learn what Yoco’s small business community have to say about funding and the challenges they face.

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

During the busy season you may need to push your employees harder. Here are tips for keeping your team happy and motivated

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.
behind the scenes at yoco

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Meet Nick Jacobs: a Senior Software Engineer at Yoco who relocated from London to Cape Town to join us in our early startup days.

A beach promenade in summer.
seasonal businesses

Is your business ready for Summer?

The sun is back and so are your customers: Is your business ready for summer? Check out these tips on making sure that your sales heat up too.

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.
behind the scenes at yoco

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

Yanick, visual content developer at Yoco, shares the behind the scenes for the For The Sales campaign by Yoco with small business owners.

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.
events

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

We’re excited to introduce the very first Yoco Pop Up Store in Maponya Mall in Soweto. See how we got the store up and running.

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.
productivity in business

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

We have added some advanced features to the Yoco Point of Sale and we would like to help you get the most out of this free business tool.

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.
food, drink and hospitality

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Here’s how Yoco is using technology to help drive growth in the coffee industry in South Africa. Read about barista entrepreneurs using Yoco.

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.
cape town

The story of Beerhouse

Check out the story behind Beerhouse, the fastest growing hub for beer in South Africa and how they use Yoco in their business.

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A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.

Top funding options for small businesses

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

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

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

An image in an article about accepting credit card payments.

How to start accepting credit card payments

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

The logo of #Escape in Johannesburg. They share their finance lessons in this article.

Finance lessons from #Escape

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

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

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit