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Get your small business ready for season 2017

It’s time! We’re incredibly excited for season 2017 – it’s a great opportunity for small businesses to get their names out there and bring their businesses to life. We’ve compiled our top 5 tips to help you impress all your new customers and increase your sales. Let’s make the most

Yoco payments and point of sale

5 ways Yoco Payments and Point of Sale will help a new business thrive

“It is so critical for a business to have a proper point of sale platform and card payments. Unfortunately, to date, only more established businesses can get access to proper quality tools due to the exhaustive costs.” – Lungisa, Yoco CTO More often than not when a entrepreneur gets started,


New feature release: Customisable Receipts

You asked, we listened. Having just released the new Yoco Point of Sale we plan to keep on improving by rolling out small releases more frequently. For October, we’re launching something that will benefit every business no matter your size, shape or category. It’s customisable receipts. You will now be

Choosing a point of sale

Frequently asked questions when choosing a Point of Sale

Choosing a point of sale system for your business is a big decision. It will become the heart of your business where essential info is created and stored. Here are a few answers to common and not so common questions. We trust it will make finding your dream point of


A new product, a new home, and a very special event

Being a tech company, we love the digital space. We value the instant access to information, the speed, the emoticons and the ability to collaborate and help people no matter where they are in the world. In fact, last month alone the Yoco team sent 92 000 messages to each

integrated point of sale solutions

How Yoco’s payment integrations make choosing POS software a no-brainer

Your point of sale (POS) software is the heart of your business. It facilitates the checkout process, captures data and generates informative reports. Having the right POS system for you can make running your business smooth sailing. However, having the wrong POS system, or none at all, can be pretty

Women entrepreneurs

Infographic: Celebrating women entrepreneurs in the Yoco family

Entrepreneurship is still a very male-dominated occupation. In South Africa only 19% of all business owners are female. The country currently leading the way, globally, is Uganda where 34.8% of business owners are female. Read more in the 2017 Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs. Based on these numbers we’re incredibly

Business Purpose

Building a business with purpose : 3 SA entrepreneurs to inspire you

It’s essential for every business to have a clear purpose. One that you can easily communicate and everyone can get on board with. A strong, clear purpose will help you: Define your target audience. Attract staff and partners who believe in what you do Maintain focus on core areas Create

Ground Art Caffe on small business finances

How Ground Art Caffe saves time and simplifies their finance management

This past month we’ve taken a deep dive into the world of small business finance. We created a cash-flow template for businesses just getting started and we’ve pulled together an infographic to help growing businesses understand fundraising. We also asked the experts to share their insights in an SME-finance Twitterchat.