Author: Daniel

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Yoco Capital Stories – Sushi Box

When it comes to getting access to capital, the challenges faced by small businesses are well documented. But big businesses struggle too. Sushi Box is a Capetonian institution. Launched in 2013, the popular restaurant chain now boasts six outlets. The latest of these just opened at Constantia Uitsig. It brings

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Yoco Capital Stories – Unique Driftwood Creations

Access to funding is crucial for small business owners. Whether you’re starting a business or investing in your business to reach a new level, taking such steps is expensive. Regardless of industry, getting the funds to start or grow your enterprise is often key to its success. Boniface Chikwenhere is

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Yoco Capital Stories – La Blosh Nail Boutique

Some people have a knack for making others feel good. They walk into the room and, like the flick of a switch, you feel at ease immediately. They speak and you instantly begin enjoying yourself. Sharon Maruva is one such individual. She carries herself with style and grace. A quiet

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Yoco Capital Stories – Ultimate Bike Company

Not all successful journeys follow the same path. But they often begin in the same place; an entrepreneur with a good idea looking for funding to turn their dream into reality. That part of the process is easier for some. If you can look to friends or family for a

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For the Fierce: Project Inflamed entrepreneur story

Bravery can take you far. But a different kind of conviction is required to get to the very top. It takes courage that obstacles can’t stop. A sense of self belief so strong that criticism can’t stick. A way of living built on a foundation of confidence that only the

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For the Purposeful: Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery entrepreneur story

There are those that know their path in life from an early age. Others find out later, when struck by the lightbulb moment we call an epiphany. A few years ago, Natasha Napoli wasn’t sure where life would take her. Today, her path couldn’t be clearer. “I think my earliest

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For the Sophisticated: Orejen entrepreneur story

People have a lot in common with one another. More than cynics would have you believe, anyway. As a result, it’s possible to find success by focussing on what we share rather that what separates us. This way of thinking saw the birth of Orejen; a business offering a one-of-a-kind

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For the Divine: Yo Coco entrepreneur story

There’s something that drives the lead character of every story. Sine Ndlela’s motivations are far more wholesome than a burning desire for success; the Yo Coco founder is forging a dairy-free path to the peak of the ice cream game, serving love with every scoop. “My purpose, I believe, is

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For the Defiant: Walk Fresh entrepreneur story

Lethabo Mokoena is grinding and grafting to ensure that South Africa can Walk Fresh. If he has his way, the future of township communities is brighter than a pair of white All Stars straight out of his shop. “We created something that wasn’t there. Do you get that? Sneaker cleaning

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Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

In times of crisis, you find out what people are really made of. As South Africa’s water reserves dwindle, we’ve all had to cut down on water usage. Though things are looking better than they were a couple of months ago, we haven’t won yet. A major part of the success