behind the scenes at yoco

Read articles about everything that happens behind the scenes at Yoco. See the company grow, find out about the people behind the scenes and see what they get up to. From employee profiles to launches to team events, get the inside scoop on Yoco.

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.
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Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

WeThinkCode is a tech institute which provides tuition-free software development training to young South Africans. Founder Arlene Mulder wants to close the digital skills gap. Here’s her story and a story from a recent Yoco intern.

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.
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How I went from packing devices to developing software

Ncedile Nkonyana talks about his career journey at Yoco: from working in packing to becoming a coder.

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.
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How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Mandisa Mjamba was one of our first software engineers and as the business has grown, so has she. Here is her story.

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.
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Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Mashudu Modau is an active figure on the small business scene. Read about Yoco’s own entrepreneur-in-residence.

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.
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Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Meet Nick Jacobs: a Senior Software Engineer at Yoco who relocated from London to Cape Town to join us in our early startup days.

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.
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Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

Yanick, visual content developer at Yoco, shares the behind the scenes for the For The Sales campaign by Yoco with small business owners.

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.
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Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

Here’s a breakdown of some of the features in the Yoco Point of Sale App, and how you can use them to make running your business simpler. 

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 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.

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

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

An image in an article on improving your small businesses online presence.

Improve your small business’s online presence

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

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

Get your small business ready for the festive season

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

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

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

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

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

How to manage your time as a business owner

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

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

How to open a retail store

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs