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Starting a business is a daunting prospect, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Read up on how to get going with your new business.

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

How to choose a Point of Sale system

How do you choose a point of sale for your business? A big decision. Make sure you make the right choice by asking yourself these questions.

A list of December markets in South Africa.
seasonal businesses

The best December markets

We may not have snow as a background, but our best December markets are top-notch. Find the best places to shop in the festive season.

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.
customer service

Why you need a business purpose

All small businesses need to start with a business purpose. See three powerful examples of strong business purposes from SA entrepreneurs.

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.
insights and advice

15 books for entrepreneurs

Must-read books for entrepreneurs that inspire, motivate and challenge your perceptions. The Yoco team shares their recommendations.

An image in an article about accepting credit card payments.
finances and funding

How to start accepting credit card payments

There are different ways to start accepting card payments. Some better than others. We compare the different ways to take card payments.

An image in the tax guide for small business.
finances and funding

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

TaxTim offers a tax guide for small business on how to structure a small business to ensure it is tax efficient. Pay less tax now!

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.
behind the scenes at yoco

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

Katlego Maphai, co-founder and CEO of Yoco talks about how to build a business. Find out his top learnings have been since starting Yoco.

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.
customer service

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

If you’ve just been accepting cash it may be time to start considering incorporating card payments. Here are the top 5 reasons why you need to.

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Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

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

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

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

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

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

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

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

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

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books 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

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season