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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.

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.
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The return of The Stack

After a tough couple of years The Stack in Cape Town is back. Find out how this member’s club got its groove back with the help of Yoco.

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.
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Wild Thing yoga studio

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio both quit office jobs to pursue their passion for yoga. Find out how they got their start.

Bryan of Rootbar.
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How Rootbar took root

Find out the story behind Rootbar and how it got going. Bryan and Collete recount the beginnings of their story as business owners.

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Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

An image for an article on how to handle VAT and how to get money back from SARS.

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

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

How to open a retail store

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

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

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

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

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

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

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

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

Why your payment failed

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu