finances and funding

The engine of a company are its finances and funding. Without both a business cannot survive. Get tips on managing your money.

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finances and funding

Access to small business funding

Access to funding is critical for success. Learn what Yoco’s small business community have to say about funding and the challenges they face.

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finances and funding

Top funding options for small businesses

Find out what the funding options are available for South African business. See which are best suited to your business and goals.

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.
cape town

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Dustin from Ground Art Caffe chats about how he has simplified his cafe’s financial management process using Yoco and Xero.

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finances and funding

Do you really need business capital?

It takes money to make money, but sometimes having too much business capital can be its own problem. Do you really need that extra funding?

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

Stratis Kouvdis, an accountant, shares finance lessons he has learnt on his entrepreneurial journey creating Hashtag Escape in Johannesburg

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finances and funding

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Getting your small business finances right is critical. Check out this list of pointers to help you to take control of your finances.

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finances and funding

How to start accepting credit card payments

There are different ways to start accepting card payments. Some better than others. We compare the different ways to take card payments.

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

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

Learn some of Sue van der Linde’s tips for fundraising and how Yoco has helped. Sue is the founder of the Iris House Children’s Hospice.

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finances and funding

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

TaxTim offers a tax guide for small business on how to structure a small business to ensure it is tax efficient. Pay less tax now!

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finances and funding

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

Xero’s accounting software allows you take your business to the next level. With the Xero and Yoco integration you can get the best of both.

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Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

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The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

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

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Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

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Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

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Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

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Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

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A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

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Should you use your personal bank account for business?

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

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

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

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

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

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

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience