YocoLife

YocoLife brings you updates from inside Yoco. From events to employee profiles, launches and events. Check out our careers page to hear about job opportunities.

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.
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The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

Yoco opened the doors to the new Parkhurst store. During the launch, there was also a surprise: the Yoco Point of Sale launch.

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.
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Growing your business with small businesses

What better way to meet other entrepreneurs and build your business than with small businesses? Find out which businesses we used.

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.
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Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

Katlego Maphai shares his top four growth lessons as Yoco hits 10 000 merchants. See the journey and how we have grown since 2015.

The Yoco Product Development team.
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Meet the Yoco Product Team

A look at the product development process the Yoco Product team uses to create the tools used by small businesses across South Africa.

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.
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Meet the Yoco Finance Team

Get to know what’s different about how we do finance, and meet the Yoco finance team that makes it all happen behind the scenes.

A photograph of the Yoco data team.
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Meet the Yoco Data Team

Meet the Yoco Data team. They create and manage the data we use to optimise our offering at Yoco. They keep us on track with the numbers.

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.
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Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Meet the Yoco Growth Team. Find out what a growth team does, who’s in it and why they love what they do and see how they drive Yoco’s growth.

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.
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Meet the Yoco People Team

Our people are our biggest asset. Learn about the Yoco People Team and Yoco’s culture and philosophy. Meet the team that makes it happen.

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.
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Meet the Yoco Support Team

Learn how we do our pro-active customer support at Yoco. Meet the Yoco support team on the phones helping you.

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

Selling on consignment at retail stores is a great way to level up your business. Find out how we did it with Digicape.

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Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts.

“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail store

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A BMX rider on top of a container at Velokhaya Cycling Academy.

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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

Top funding options for small businesses

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

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

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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

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

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews