Tag: behind the scenes at yoco

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.
Editor

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.

Nick Jacobs, software developer at Yoco.
Robyn

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.

Alice

A new product, a new home, and a very special event

Being a tech company, we love the digital space. We value the instant access to information, the speed, the emoticons and the ability to collaborate and help people no matter where they are in the world. In fact, last month alone the Yoco team sent 92 000 messages to each

Maya

We’re Opening Our First Retail Store

After two years of having the fortune of working closely with what is now more than 13,000 businesses, we felt that an important next step in our story would be to offer our customers a space where they could experience our products firsthand. And so, we’re delighted to announce the

Women entrepreneurs
Alice

Infographic: Celebrating women entrepreneurs in the Yoco family

Entrepreneurship is still a very male-dominated occupation. In South Africa only 19% of all business owners are female. The country currently leading the way, globally, is Uganda where 34.8% of business owners are female. Read more in the 2017 Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs. Based on these numbers we’re incredibly