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Read articles and stories about Cape Town-based businesses. Find out how business owners are doing it in the Mother City.

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts.
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“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

The Yoco Business Portal helps entrepreneurs manage their businesses with its many free tools. Find out how to reconcile sales quickly.

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
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Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

Zandi Tlhapi of Baby Friendly has big ambitions for her baby store – the first homegrown baby store in Khayelitsha. Read about her journey.

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

Velokhaya Cycle Academy: Yoco Merchant #6 887

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.
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Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Lucy and Leigh Beard: Yoco Merchant #137

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.
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A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

The roving vendors of Cape Town’s beaches are treasures of the city. Read about the lolly vendors of the beach and how they make business.

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.
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Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The story of Ubuntu Baba is a warning and an encouragement for small businesses. Read about the real world of intellectual property.

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.
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JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

JK Vending: Yoco Merchant #22 968

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.
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Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.
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Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

When Sushi Box was looking to open new locations Yoco Capital was there to give them a boost. Christo Bornman chats about using Yoco Capital.

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.
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How Boniface is carving out his future

Unique Driftwood Creations: Yoco Merchant #11 395

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An image of a coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

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

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

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

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

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

Improve your small business’s online presence

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

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

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

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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

Finding a business mentor

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

Top funding options for small businesses

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration