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Starting a business is a daunting prospect, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Read up on how to get going with your new business.

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Using your phone or tablet with your card machine makes your business truly mobile. Check our survey to find the cheapest data bundles.

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.

Putting your the official stamp on your business.
insights and advice

When should you register your business?

A business doesn’t have to be a company, but there are good reasons to weigh up if you need to register your business. Over time it benefits you.

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

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Small business banking is like many things in life. Doing it properly in the beginning will save you a lot of time, money and pain in the future.

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.
insights and advice

How to go from corporate to business

Taking the leap from corporate life into entrepreneurship is a big step. How do you know you’re ready?

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.
finances and funding

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Many entrepreneurs get funding from family and friends. They are the most likely to believe in you. Find out how to do this the right way.

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.
finances and funding

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Side hustle businesses are pretty common nowadays, but many people are unaware of the tax implications of running one. Read on for tax tips for small businesses.

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.
insights and advice

How to start selling at markets

Tons of work goes into reaching the point where you’re at a market and making sales. Get tips on how to start selling at markets – successfully!

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

Setting the right foundations for your business may require legal help. Make sure that you know when to turn to a small business lawyer.

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.
productivity in business

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

Getting paid should be the simplest part of business. This article shows how Yoco Payments can help new small businesses get their money.

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A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

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

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.

“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

An image in an article on improving your small businesses online presence.

Improve your small business’s online presence

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

A BMX rider on top of a container at Velokhaya Cycling Academy.

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

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

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

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

Top funding options for small businesses

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs