durban

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.
cape town

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Can you be sustainable and be profitable? Alistair Barnes from Ballo Fashion talks to us about how his business does it.

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.
cape town

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Adam and Joshua started Granadilla Swimwear as a love note to Cape Town summers. Now their business is heating up. Read their story.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
durban

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.
johannesburg-based businesses

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Mpumelelo Mtintso has founded a business based on community and tourism. Read his interesting journey and about Book Ibhoni.

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.
johannesburg-based businesses

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Read the story of Siwe Matshisi’s journey to starting Queencess Creation and how she is using business to encourage positivity and hope.

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Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.

Top funding options for small businesses

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Orange speaker on a wall in an article about marketing trends.

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco