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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.

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.
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Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Can you be sustainable and be profitable? Alistair Barnes from Ballo Fashion talks to us about how his business does it.

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.
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Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Adam and Joshua started Granadilla Swimwear as a love note to Cape Town summers. Now their business is heating up. Read their story.

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.
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Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

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

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Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start a market stall

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

Top funding options for small businesses

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Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

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The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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

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

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

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Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

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

Improve your small business’s online presence

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

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

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

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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

A failed payment on a Yoco card machine as seen on the connecting mobile device.

Why your payment failed

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14