When cash flow is non-existent or not sufficient, it can be difficult to source funding for a business idea.

As the largest provider of payments and mobile point of sale in South Africa, Yoco has access to unique data gathered from 28,000 micro, small and medium-sized businesses countrywide that operate across the full spectrum of sectors in the economy.

By analysing this data, and supplementing it with a quarterly survey, the Yoco merchant base gives insight into the status of small business in South Africa.

Here is the infographic from their research into why small businesses don’t get funding:

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