women

Shining a spotlight on women in business. Stories and advice on making a success of your business in South Africa.

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.
cape town

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

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.

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.
cape town

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

See how Natasha went from working in her dad’s restaurant to making Nourish’d Cafe, and the winding path to Costa Rica and back in between.

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.
craft businesses

Orejen: Opening the door to business

Orejen began back in the 80s as a boutique homeware workshop, now it makes windows and doors for a niche market. See Jennifer’s journey below.

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.
cape town

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

Sine Ndlela has a passion for ice cream. She’s going places, doing things the right way and taking us all on a delectable journey.

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.
cape town

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

We visited Baseline Coffee to learn more about how they make their business sustainable and how you can apply this in your business.

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.
cape town

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Learn how value-added marketing can help bring you closer to your customers and increase your brand relevance with Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped.

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.
health and beauty

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Discover the importance of the R6 billion hair industry and see how one South African entrepreneur is staking her claim and making her name.

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.
cape town

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

If something doesn’t work you can complain about it or change it. See how Kafui Naturals is making an impact in the black beauty market.

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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A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

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

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

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

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

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

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

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

Why your payment failed

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

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

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business