Tag: productivity in business


Yoco and Digicape: 4 tips for selling your products on consignment

With business growth comes expansion. A great way to expand and get your product out there is to sell on consignment at retail stores. At Yoco we’ve recently partnered with Digicape and started selling our card readers at their branch in Gardens, Cape Town. It’s been a great experience for

Yoco Grind Coffee

Increase your tips – the Yoco way

If you own a restaurant, bar, or cafe then you know from personal experience that tipping is more than just a “nice to have”. For a lot of your wait staff and bar staff it’s how they manage to make ends meet. Make increasing tips for your staff a priority.


A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

Ah, the internet. It’s dramatically revolutionised the world and caused every person to swear at their PC or cell phone at least once. As an SME, a stable internet connection is vital to your business. The clever people at McKinsey even did a study that found that SME’s and start-ups

How collaboration is enabling entrepreneurs

How tech collaboration is enabling entrepreneurs

“If it doesn’t integrate – don’t bother.” – Lungisa Matshoba, CTO of Yoco. Collaboration is the new competition. In the fast-paced, ever-changing world of tech, building complete stand-alone systems no longer makes sense. The manpower, cost and time required to pre-empt and build every feature yourself leads to companies falling

dealing with data

Dealing with data

You don’t know, what you don’t know until you know it. Exposure is how you learn.” Lungisa, Yoco co- founder. When it comes to running a business any entrepreneur will tell you it’s a huge learning curve. Half the things you thought were right turn out to be wrong and

Entrepreneur Story iNkosi Eco Lodge

Entrepreneur Story: iNkosi Eco Lodge

Ever wanted to help save the planet but weren’t sure what to do or where to start? iNkosi Eco lodge aims to change this whilst still giving their guests a comfortable night’s rest. We chatted to Ursula the owner, mom, self-employed accountant and all round eco fairy to find out

Apps for entrepreneurs in South Africa

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

Here at Yoco we get a bit obsessive over apps. With more and more South Africans using smartphones and tablets, they’re a convenient way to communicate with your team, speed up your processes and to organise your life. When we’re not building our own, we love finding, testing and implementing

The Yoco Business Portal Updates

The Yoco Business Portal

Managing your business can sometimes seem a tad bit overwhelming. In fact, 35% of entrepreneurs say that more efficient administrative processes would reduce the time spent working after hours. That’s why we’ve created the Yoco Business Portal, to give you easy-to-understand business intelligence in a central place and make your

Mobile Point Of Sale For Your Business

What’s the point of Mobile Point of Sale?

What would you have said if 10 years ago, we told you that one day you would be able to fit a point of sale register and card machine into your pocket? You’d probably think we were crazy people with wild imaginations or ridiculously large pockets. Luckily for us, the