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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.
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Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

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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 Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

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Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding online

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

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

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

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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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

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

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

5 signs you’re ready to open an online store for your business

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

15 e-commerce terms you need to know to get started

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

An image of a card in an article about preventing credit card fraud.

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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Loadshedding and your business

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

Time management tips for business owners

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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

Why your payment failed

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

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software