Rumsy’s Noose: why their donuts are so special
"Donuts are among the brightest stars in the constellation of our romance."
10 side hustle ideas you can turn into a small business
Use your skills to help you earn some extra income
The SnapScan Wallet: the digital account you didn’t know you needed
Send money in snap, or budget your expenses.
Everything you need to know about the SnapScan Wallet
We’ve answered all your questions about the SnapScan Wallet.
8 things you should consider when creating an online store
Creating an online store doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience.
Get rewarded with Jozibucks when you shop local and #SupportJozi
Airbnb’s Support Jozi, Shop Local campaign will inject over R500 000 worth of vouchers into...
SnapLinks: making remote payments quick and easy
If there’s one thing your customers won’t say no to, it’s convenience.
ABALOBI: “Fish with a story”
ABALOBI has been taking the local tech, culinary, and sustainability scenes by storm.
More than QR codes: how to pay with your SnapScan app
From QR codes to in-app donations. Use the SnapScan app to make easy payments.
Sunshine Sprouting Co: the best veggie burger you’ll try
The Sunshine Sprouting Co, owned by Elisha Madzivadondo, serves delicious vegan burgers in Cape Town.
Silence the beeping meter: recharge electricity in a snap
Is 500m far enough to justify ordering a taxi so you can go to a...
Tapi Tapi: serving inspiration with every scoop
Pop in for some ice cream, leave with a story.
The Wren Design: turning paper into something extraordinary
Learn how the eco-friendly company is giving paper new life.
4 easy-to-use ecommerce platforms you can use to build your online store
Find a platform that suits the needs of your small business.
4 tips to stay safe while shopping online
Shopping online is wonderful, stay safe with these easy tips.
Umthunzi Farming Community: Feed your inspiration
Umthunzi Farming Community is a marketplace for seasonal, organic #vegwithanimpact, grown by small-scale farmers.
4 tips to easily optimise your online store
Is the cart becoming the new Wishlist?
Tip4Change: a cashless way to show your gratitude
It's an easy way to thank workers for services rendered.
HerMerakai: nurturing her passion into a flourishing business
The multi-talented entrepreneur shares how she wove all her passions into one business.
Fabricate: supporting local designers
Fabricate champions locally made products, and supports designers starting out.
Support local Franschhoek eateries and get rewarded with Hoekcoin
Who doesn't love a lazy afternoon or weekend in the Franschhoek valley?
How to use Instagram to sell your products
Capitalise on Instagram’s reach to sell your products to a larger audience.
How to build rapport with your customers to increase sales
How can you connect with customers, build their trust, and increase sales?
Hack week BTS: a little gratitude goes a long way
If you had a week to make anything you wanted, what would you build? For...
Stellenbucks: kickstarting a community economy
SnapScan worked with the Visit Stellenbosch team to create Stellenbucks.
How we make Shopify work for our online shop
Use Shopify and SnapScan for easy online payments.
Folha Plant Shop: an eden in the city
Folha offers a literal breath of fresh air, nestled in Cape Town's bustling streets.
Hannah Lavery: comfortable is the new powerful
Hannah Lavery's fashion encompasses the midpoint between pyjamas and power suits.
10 tips to increase donations from online campaigns
Use social media to spread awareness about your organisation.
Love Books: a book lover’s dream
Learn more about Love Books' business journey.
8 amazing online stores where you can snap
Say hello to a snappy online shopping experience.
Blood Orange: the sisterhood of the travelling dungarees
The female powerhouse with tips on how to turn your idea into reality.
Sealand Gear: turning yacht sails into responsible sales
Ever thought to wear old yacht sails on your back? The Sealand crew sure did!
Grumpy & Runt: love in every bite
Opening a restaurant isn't easy, opening 17 days before lockdown is extraordinary
In good company: deciding how to structure your business
Is a sole proprietorship or company best for you?
8 communication tips for success in sales
Effective communication is a key component in securing sales and building rapport.
What is the importance of diversity and inclusivity in tech?
"Sure, your team is more diverse, but is it better?"
A guide on invoicing for small businesses
Find a solution that suits your small business needs
Feat.: weaving curiosity into every aspect of their business
Adventurous designs are the hallmark of this gifting business.
6 ways SnapScan can help your business collect payments
Get paid in a snap with our range of payment solutions.
Behind the scenes of SnapScan’s hack week
Give your engineering team (and company) a boost with a hack week.
Hack week BTS: a jukebox and some SnapSongs
Building a jukebox was a long-standing idea that kept sneaking its way into conversations.
What is psychological safety in the workplace and why does it matter?
No one wants to leave part of their personality and inner life at home.
Volunteer Wildfire Services: holding the line between fire and fynbos
The group of volunteers braving the wilderness to fight fires.
Laundry Solutions 360°: providing a cashless way to do laundry
No more scraping together coins for the laundromat.
Good advice: 6 tips for aspiring small business owners
Learn the lessons these entrepreneurs picked up while running their businesses.
6 incredible non-profit organisations you can support in a snap
Spread some kindness by donating to a cause that’s close to your heart.
Dr Pachanga: the cure to the style blues
You're bound to find something for everyone at this local fashion brand.
9 money management tips to keep your small business afloat
Tackling your finances doesn’t have to be a daunting experience.
XEN4: coworking spaces and what to consider
Ditch the dining room table for uncapped wifi and complimentary coffee.
16 (mostly) free online tools that’ll help you grow your small business
Use these nifty tools to drive your business forward.
How UX shaped the evolution of the SnapScan Wallet
Get a peek behind the product design curtain
What do Beijing and Stellenbosch have in common?
On September 1st, 2016, I arrived in Beijing for my masters degree, bleary-eyed after 24...
The Perfect Cup: the magic beans of Parkview
The perfect stop for a delicious coffee and tasty meal.
Dryad Press: amplifying local voices
Providing an avenue for critical voices to be heard in South Africa is vital
6 factors you should consider when starting a business
Use these tips to turn your idea into an operating business.
How to build rapport through active listening
It’s important for people to feel heard and understood.
The big design switch: moving from Adobe XD to Figma
Why our product team changed design tools in the middle of our busiest season.
Up Cycles: a fun way to explore the city
Rent a dutch-styled bike for an adventure with a view.
Nude Foods: the intimate details of growing a sustainable business
The eco-friendly store is on a mission to make plastic-free living easy and accessible.
Molweni Coffee: the perfect blend of caffeine and enthusiasm
Say hello to good coffee and great service.
GoDriveIn: reviving a classic pastime to support a community
Take a trip down memory lane with GoDriveIn.
Holy Macaroni: serving divine bowls of a timeless classic
This is not your average bowl of mac and cheese.
The Fussy Vegan: using customer loyalty to scale their business
This vegan food joint will leave you craving more.
Sepial’s Kitchen: delivering joy with every bite
Delight your taste buds with Korean street food from Sepial’s Kitchen.
SUPERWOOF: going above and beyond to treat their clients
Book your dogs into this Dog Hotel and Daycare for a pawsome experience.
4 easy ways to have authentic interactions with your customers
Authentic interactions are crucial to building a solid rapport with customers.
An essential guide to online marketing for small businesses
Get noticed by customers online with these useful tools.
How to get funding for your small business
Learn what types of funding are available and where to apply.
Dope Burger Co.: crafting food infused with passion and flavour
Add some flavour to your weekend in the form of some dope burgers.
Oddbox: delivering on their promise of freshness
The online fruit and veg delivery business provides fresh produce every week.
Shop your local faves at these snappy online stores
Feel your dopamine levels increase as you pay in a snap.
How to market your business using Facebook and WhatsApp
A step-by-step guide on how to use these popular platforms to reach potential customers.