Spreading the Word

We’ve been on the road again, speaking at several conferences over the last few weeks on blockchain, sustainable finance, the future of banking and, of course, hiveonline!  Too many to list here but these are some of the highlights: World Bank/IMF Summit We were happy to have been invited to a GreenInvest event at the […]

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Press Release – Large seed investment to blockchain startup hiveonline

Fintech startup hiveonline receives a €800,000 investment from Swedish entrepreneur Torbjörn Nilsson and his business partner Håkan Birging. The seed money investment comes at a crucial moment in Hiveonlines progress towards launch in 2018. Danish Hiveonline is developing a financial administration solution for small businesses, their customers and investors. The blockchain platform creates security and […]

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Platform Consumers

In this article we examine the evolution of consumers from retail consumers to platform consumers, as businesses move into the ecosystem and marketplaces emerge to manage B2C and peer to peer sales.  We  observe how platforms have changed customer expectations and behaviours and discuss the impact on businesses, and how their service models have evolved […]

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International Sustainable Investment

In this article we explore the world of sustainability investment, the scope of the challenge and the barriers faced today.  We discuss how growing awareness and technology are working together and how current developments in financial technology will help remove some of the barriers. The Sustainable Development Goals and investment Meeting the UN’s 17 Sustainable […]

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Green fintech – we can save the planet!

In this article we provide a broad overview, together with some examples, of how fintech can help provide solutions in support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  The UN and many other NGOs, together with investors, researchers and technology companies, are converging to start building solutions to some of the thorniest problems in this area. […]

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GreenInvest G20 Meeting and Green Digital Finance

Continuing our supporting partnership with UNEP and the Green Digital Finance Alliance, the Stockholm Green Digital Finance centre and hiveonline were invited to Berlin to advise the G20 policymakers and representatives of the V20 countries – 46 countries made particularly vulnerable by climate change – on how fintech could help them. The 30-31 May G20 […]

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hiveonline at the G7 in Venice

hiveonline is proud to have been asked to support the UN Environment Programme Inquiry into Design of a Sustainable Financial System, recently accompanying them to the G7 Green Finance for SME policy making meeting in Venice. Six of the G7 governments (all except USA) were represented, with a combination of Environment and Financial departments sending […]

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March Newsletter

Building Bridges Following the Nordic tradition, the Bee has two homes and we attended the launch of the Stockholm Fintech Hub, hosted by KPMG, where the room was packed to capacity and 180 people had to be turned away!  The hub itself, based at the No. 18 shared working space in Stockholm’s Central Station, opened […]

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Building Capabilities

If you’ve been following our series, you’ll know that we believe that whether you’re restructuring an existing business or building a new one, the base unit of building a service aligned business is a capability.  We’ve explored elsewhere the different types of capabilities (Case Managed and Core Standardised), how to structure services and the practicalities […]

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