A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.
cape town

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

The roving vendors of Cape Town’s beaches are treasures of the city. Read about the lolly vendors of the beach and how they make business.

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.
food, drink and hospitality

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

When a good idea takes hold, it becomes something more. It turns into a mission. See the story of Jabu and Thabiso’s business, Unwrapped.

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.
durban

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Muhammad started the Happiness Factory in 2010 and has grown strongly since. See his five tips for small business owners.

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.
durban

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

We caught up with Geoff Noble, owner of Colombo Coffee, to talk about his journey, coffee, culture and more. Check out his tips to help you.

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.
health and beauty

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

La Blosh Nail Boutique is in a competitive industry. When Sharon Maruva wanted to take it to the next level she turned to Yoco Capital.

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.
fashion businesses

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Project Inflamed is the brainchild of Lizwe Thabethe. An exciting menswear label making moves in the Joburg fashion scene.

Read More

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

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

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

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

How to manage your time as a business owner

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

A failed payment on a Yoco card machine as seen on the connecting mobile device.

Why your payment failed

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Orange speaker on a wall in an article about marketing trends.

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

An image for an article on how to handle VAT and how to get money back from SARS.

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system