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Read articles and stories about Durban-based businesses and entrepreneurs. Find out how business owners are doing it eThekwini.

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Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
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Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.
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We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Anna Savage, of I Heart Market, is a new-wave business person. She has her own rules, an eclectic CV, and a drive to support Durban business.

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

At the intersection of tourism, environmentalism and entrepreneurship, Green Corridors is helping the community in Durban.

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.
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Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.
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The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Muhammad started the Happiness Factory in 2010 and has grown strongly since. See his five tips for small business owners.

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.
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5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

We caught up with Geoff Noble, owner of Colombo Coffee, to talk about his journey, coffee, culture and more. Check out his tips to help you.

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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

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

Why your payment failed

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

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

How to manage your time as a business owner

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

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

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

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

Top funding options for small businesses

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team