photostories

A look at the lives of small business owners in emotive photostories. Photography and video tell the story of the ordinary entrepreneurs in South Africa.

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

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Velokhaya Cycle Academy: Yoco Merchant #6 887

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.
cape town

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Lucy and Leigh Beard: Yoco Merchant #137

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.
cape town

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.
cape town

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.
cape town

How Boniface is carving out his future

Unique Driftwood Creations: Yoco Merchant #11 395

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

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

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

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

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

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

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

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

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

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

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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