Author: Robyn

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Access to Small Business Funding

Access to funding is critical for success. Learn what Yoco’s small business community have to say about funding and the challenges they face.

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Keeping your team motivated during the busy season

It’s summer time. The sun’s here, people are out and about and visitors are arriving in their millions. From our research we’ve learnt that businesses in South Africa see double the amount of new customers, both local and international, during the festive season – which is great news for your

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Life at Yoco: Our Staff Stories – Nick Jacobs

This month we hear from Nick Jacobs, Senior Software Engineer, and his big move to South Africa.  It was 2013 and I was capping off 25 years in financial services with a stint at Barclays in London. But what was my next? Where to now? I’d been thinking about ‘doing

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Is your business ready for Summer?

Yoco recently took a trip to Durban to visit some of our East Coast merchants. Summer is right around the corner and it’s bringing tons of new visitors to your business. We wanted to learn more about how Durban businesses are preparing for the busiest season of the year. After

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Sneak Peek: Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

We’re for the entrepreneurs. The do-ers, dreamers and creators. The challengers, rebels and believers. And now we’re bringing that experience to life. We’re excited to introduce to you the very first Yoco Pop Up Store! We’ll be in Maponya Mall across from Clicks, from August to October. A home for small

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Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Carl Wazen, Yoco co-founder and CBO, recently spoke at the South African Coffee Leader Summit about providing technology to small businesses as a way to grow the market. He shared how Yoco is using technology and data to grow the economy as a whole, and the coffee industry specifically. Why

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Entrepreneur Story: Beerhouse

Starting a business is a risk, but you’ve got to dive in head first. Nobody understands this better than Randolf Jorberg who founded Beerhouse, after visiting a beer bar in Heidelberg, Germany. The brand is at the forefront of innovation, from the systems they use to the way they think

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Get your business off to the right start in the new year

New year, new me. Yes, we know it’s cliche. But the start of a new year is a great opportunity to look at your business from a fresh perspective, set your focus and plan for growth. Here are our tips to set yourself up for success and make sure your