Gugulethu

Gugulethu is a writer, was a copywriter and has always been a reader. Previously he has worked in advertising, corporate communications & PR and as an editor of an online magazine.
The Yoco Go and its packaging.
yoco products

Yoco Go reviews

The Yoco Go is the new, easy way for businesses to get paid. Read some Yoco Go reviews on social media from real businesses.

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.
food, drink and hospitality

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

Meet Mokgadi. Owner of Native Nosi and Yoco Merchant #41 506​.

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.
fashion businesses

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Meet Gugu. Founder of Gugu Intimates and Yoco merchant #10 703. Her goal is to make African woman feel comfortable in their skin. Here’s how.

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.
health and beauty

The making of Legends Barbershop

Meet Sheldon. Founder of Legends Barbershop and Yoco merchant #17 682. From cutting hair on his scooter to owning his own mobile barbershop.

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.
behind the scenes at yoco

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Ncedile Nkonyana talks about his career journey at Yoco: from working in packing to becoming a coder.

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.
behind the scenes at yoco

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Mandisa Mjamba was one of our first software engineers and as the business has grown, so has she. Here is her story.

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Finance lessons from #Escape

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How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

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We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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

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Get your small business ready for the festive season

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How to start accepting credit card payments

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The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

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Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

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Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

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How to start selling at markets

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

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Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni

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Do you really need business capital?

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

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

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs