Grow

It’s time to grow your small business – but how, with what money and where to. Growing a business is an exciting time, but make sure that you follow these tips and tricks to grow sustainably.

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.
cape town

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Access to funding is crucial for small businesses, even business like Unique Driftwood Creations. Boniface explains how it has helped him.

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.
retail businesses

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

When Jean Botha wanted to grow Ultimate Bike, his shop for bike parts, he turned to Yoco Capital to get funding he needed. Here’s his story.

Tips on taking your business to the next level.
customer service

Business tips to go the next level

We’ve put together four simple and easy-to-implement business tips that will help you grow your business and take it to the next level.

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.

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.
business mentorship

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Some useful places to find business advice, and important questions to ask yourself to help you find the best advice and advisors. 

An image in an article about how returning customers will help you grow your business.
customer service

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Returning customers are incredibly important when it comes to growing your business. Read how to improve customer loyalty and track growth.

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.
insights and advice

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

A new year is a great opportunity to set your focus and plan for growth. Here are our tips to make sure your business thrives in 2018. 

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

Top funding options for small businesses

Find out what the funding options are available for South African business. See which are best suited to your business and goals.

A closeup of a rand note.
finances and funding

Do you really need business capital?

It takes money to make money, but sometimes having too much business capital can be its own problem. Do you really need that extra funding?

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.
events

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Achieving consistent business growth is one of the most challenging things to accomplish. We spoke to four people who have been through it.

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An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

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

How to choose a Point of Sale system

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

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

Access to small business funding

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

An image of a card in an article about preventing credit card fraud.

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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

Top funding options for small businesses

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

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

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

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

Why your payment failed

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google