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Read articles and stories about Cape Town-based businesses. Find out how business owners are doing it in the Mother City.

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

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.
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“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

The Yoco Business Portal helps entrepreneurs manage their businesses with its many free tools. Find out how to reconcile sales quickly.

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
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Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

Zandi Tlhapi of Baby Friendly has big ambitions for her baby store – the first homegrown baby store in Khayelitsha. Read about her journey.

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

Velokhaya Cycle Academy: Yoco Merchant #6 887

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.
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Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Lucy and Leigh Beard: Yoco Merchant #137

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.
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A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

The roving vendors of Cape Town’s beaches are treasures of the city. Read about the lolly vendors of the beach and how they make business.

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.
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Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The story of Ubuntu Baba is a warning and an encouragement for small businesses. Read about the real world of intellectual property.

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.
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JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

JK Vending: Yoco Merchant #22 968

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.
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Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

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

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

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

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

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

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

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

Get your small business ready for the festive season

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

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

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

How to choose a Point of Sale system

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha