Start

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.

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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?

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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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Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

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5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

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 stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

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

Top funding options for small businesses

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco