General terms and conditions:

  1. The promoter of this competition is Yoco Technologies (“the promoter”).
  2. The #10kStrong campaign commences on Monday, 20 July 2017 and will end at midnight on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. No late entries will be accepted.
  3. The #10kStrong competition prizes will only be awarded to businesses registered as merchants with the promoter (“the entrants”).
  4. Persons who are employees of the promoter, their associated advertising and promotional agencies, distributing agencies and their immediate families will not be eligible for #10kStrong competition prizes.
  5. The entrants must fully comply with the points stipulated in the “how do I enter” section in order to qualify for the #10kStrong competition draw.
  6. The promoter reserves the right to disqualify entries that may be deemed as inappropriate content.
  7. The promoter and their agents accept no responsibility for any problems or technical malfunction of any communication, or any late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, incorrectly submitted, delayed or corrupted entries. 
  8. The promoter and their agents will not be held responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party.
  9. The promoter and their agents are not liable for any costs incurred, responses received or any other consequences of user error.
  10. Weekly winners will be randomly selected from all correct entries received by means of a software programme used by the promoter. 
  11. The grand prize winner will be selected from the entire pool of entrants that meet the criteria above by an independent third party appointed by the promoter.
  12. The competition draw will take place on Friday, 25 August 2017. 
  13. The winner will be notified via email and posts on Yoco’s social media pages within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, the promoter reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and randomly select a replacement winner.
  14. The winner will be contacted directly, and thereafter media announcements will be made via our website, social media platforms and general media.
  15. The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence or negotiations will be entered into. The promoter or their agents will not be held responsible for any disputes arising from the competition or prize awards.
  16. None of the prizes are redeemable, and cannot be deferred, exchanged or transferred.
  17. The promoter undertakes to send the prize to the winner within 30 days of confirmation of the winners’ contact details and address. The promoter and their agents accept no liability for any undelivered prizes, or prizes which may have been damaged, stolen or lost during delivery.
  18. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them when entering.
  19. The promoter reserves the right to cancel, modify or amend the competition at any time, if deemed necessary in it’s opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of their control.
  20. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by South African law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa. 
  21. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name, business name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current South African data protection legislation (POPI Act) and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  22. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network.

How to enter?

  1. The entrant is required to share a post on one or multiple of these social media platforms:
  2. A single post per social media platform will be considered as one entry into the competition.
  3. The entrant must include all of the below elements in order for their entry to be accepted:
    - The hashtag #10kStrong
    - The entrant’s Yoco entrepreneur number
    - Tag the Yoco account (Facebook=YocoZA), (Instagram=Yoco_za) (Twitter=yoco_za)
    - A photo of the entrant with their Yoco card reader and/or the Yoco card reader in the entrant’s business.
  4. Bonus points: 
    - A bonus point equates to one additional entry into the competition.
    - One bonus point will be awarded to each of the following:
    - - A caption about the entrant’s business
    - - The entrant’s proudest moment as an entrepreneur
    - - An interesting fact about the entrant’s journey. 


  1. By submitting photos, the entrant grants permission to the promoter to publish the photo, accompanying caption, the entrant’s name, the entrant’s business name, and the entrant’s social media profile name(s) on the promoter’s social media platforms.
  2. The entrant also grant’s the promoter permission to use the photo and caption for future social media and/or digital and/or offline campaigns.
  3. All entries will be featured on the Yoco website.
  4. The 3 best posts on each platform will be shared on our social media pages each week. 
  5. The grand prize winner will be selected on Friday, 25 August 2017. The prize consists of:
    - R 10 000 cash to grow your business.
    - 3 months of free Yoco transactions to the value of R4,500 ex VAT
    - A full feature on your business, which will appear on Yoco’s online platforms.
Go to the 10kStrong Page