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johannesburg-based businesses

Read articles and stories about Johannesburg-based businesses and entrepreneurs. Learn more about small businesses in Jozi.

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.
johannesburg-based businesses

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Mpumelelo Mtintso has founded a business based on community and tourism. Read his interesting journey and about Book Ibhoni.

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.
johannesburg-based businesses

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Read the story of Siwe Matshisi’s journey to starting Queencess Creation and how she is using business to encourage positivity and hope.

fashion businesses

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

Tina Ngxokolo has a love for Xhosa culture that comes through in her fashion creations. Read about how she is making it in the industry.

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.
fashion businesses

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Meet Gugu. Founder of Gugu Intimates and Yoco merchant #10 703. Her goal is to make African woman feel comfortable in their skin. Here’s how.

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.
health and beauty

The making of Legends Barbershop

Meet Sheldon. Founder of Legends Barbershop and Yoco merchant #17 682. From cutting hair on his scooter to owning his own mobile barbershop.

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.
fashion businesses

A man of the denim cloth

Tshepo Mohlala: Yoco Merchant #24 597

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
fashion businesses

Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.
food, drink and hospitality

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

When a good idea takes hold, it becomes something more. It turns into a mission. See the story of Jabu and Thabiso’s business, Unwrapped.

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.
health and beauty

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

La Blosh Nail Boutique is in a competitive industry. When Sharon Maruva wanted to take it to the next level she turned to Yoco Capital.

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.
fashion businesses

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Project Inflamed is the brainchild of Lizwe Thabethe. An exciting menswear label making moves in the Joburg fashion scene.

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Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

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How to open a retail shop

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

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Help! My business is hurting my health

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

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Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

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

Why your payment failed

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How to start accepting credit card payments

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

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Yoco for WooCommerce | From sign up to set up in less than 10 minutes

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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

An image in an article about how returning customers will help you grow your business.

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?