Unique businesses

Starting a business: The leap from corporate life to entrepreneurship


Starting a business is daunting, exciting and one of the biggest learning curves you'll ever experience. Leaving the safety of an office job to become your own boss is not an easy decision. We spoke to an entrepreneur who's been there.

Entrepreneur Story: Maison Gateau

The dedication and passion shown by entrepreneurs is always inspirational to us. This week we're inspired by Tara, whimsical cake creator and founder of Maison Gateau. This is the story behind her bakery and how Yoco has helped her on her journey.

The Fabulousness of Pop-Ups

Pop-up shops are becoming increasingly popular. They allow entrepreneurs to start up seasonal businesses or capitalise on new trends quite easily. We spoke to Jose about her pop-up store, Fabulous Christmas, and how Yoco helps in the flash retail space.

The Ambeloui Annual Sale: That’s a lot of bubbly

When you sell all your stock at one massive annual event, you can’t afford to miss out on a sale. Ambeloui went from only accepting cash, EFT and cheques at their Annual Sale, to accepting card payments with Yoco. This is their story - the story behind the bubbly and how Yoco helped them sell out in a matter of hours.