Grow

It’s time to grow your small business – but how, with what money and where to. Growing a business is an exciting time, but make sure that you follow these tips and tricks to grow sustainably.

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finances and funding

The elevator pitch has left the building

The art of making an elevator pitch is key they say. But does it need a shakeup for small businesses looking for support and funding?

two women at a Yoco business networking event
insights and advice

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Successful business networking is an infamously delicate dance. Mashudu Modau chats to us about the secrets around business socialising.

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.
insights and advice

How to open a retail store

Despite e-commerce booming there is something unique about a brick-and-mortar shop. Find out how to open a retail store with this easy guide.

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.
business mentorship

Finding a business mentor

We all need help, especially when it comes to small business. But, how do you find and approach a possible business mentor? Read on for more.

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finances and funding

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.

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

Yoco Capital has recently been updated. With R4 million of capital dispersed to merchants in October 2018 we decided to take it up a notch.

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.
cape town

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

When Sushi Box was looking to open new locations Yoco Capital was there to give them a boost. Christo Bornman chats about using Yoco Capital.

insights and advice

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

When it’s time to grow you need funding. Get business funding with Yoco Capital by following these easy steps and grow your empire.

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.
insights and advice

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

A big part of running a business is making sure it grows. But what should you use business funding for? Read up on what local businesses do.

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.
cape town

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Access to funding is crucial for small businesses, even business like Unique Driftwood Creations. Boniface explains how it has helped him.

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Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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

Get your small business ready for the festive season

An image in an article about accepting credit card payments.

How to start accepting credit card payments

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

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

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

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

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

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

An image in an article about how returning customers will help you grow your business.

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

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

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

An image of a card in an article about preventing credit card fraud.

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

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

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