Marijke is a chef, entrepreneur and freelance writer. She has an Economics and Law degree from UCT and a Cordon Bleus Grande Diploma from Silwood cookery school. Since selling her restaurant in 2017, she has been pursuing her lifetime fascination with storytelling. She is passionate about sharing the real human experiences, behind the hustle of the entrepreneurial community.
Read the story of Siwe Matshisi’s journey to starting Queencess Creation and how she is using business to encourage positivity and hope.
How to start selling at markets
Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself
10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19
Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story
5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee
Is your business ready for Summer?
Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back
Yoco’s Working from Home Guide
Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge
Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu
The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention
How to increase your tips – the Yoco way
5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments
Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them
When will I get my money?
JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”
Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business
Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration
The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs
Whose intellectual property is it anyway?
Should you use your personal bank account for business?
How to set up a simple online store with Shopify
Business tips to go the next level
Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video
Finding a business mentor
A guide to UIF applications for small business owners
8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19
Access to small business funding
Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s
Yoco to adjust team size in response to COVID-19 recovery outlook
Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs
How to ask for funding from family and friends
Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee
COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine
The Unwrapped entrepreneur story
‘Open’ is a resource for aspiring and current entrepreneurs to find the information and tools they need to build their businesses. At Yoco we believe in ‘Open Commerce’ - helping entrepreneurs thrive helps create jobs and grows the economy.