We are excited to announce that our CEO, Sofie Blakstad has won the 2021 FDM Every Woman in Technology Award, in the category of International Inspiration. This is awarded to an individual for their active commitment to encouraging, advancing, sponsoring or championing the progress of women working in technology. Since 2010,… Read More »CEO Sofie Blakstad Wins FDM Every Woman In Technology Award!
This month, the US Office of Comptroller of the Currencies, a Federal regulatory agency, announced that regulated US banks could use blockchain based stablecoins in payments, and operate nodes on a blockchain network. At a stroke, this move legitimises the previously ambiguous status of stablecoins as a secure, trustworthy and… Read More »What does the OCC ruling on stablecoins mean for Africa?
As well as VSLA there are a number of other operating models that support community finance. Anaïs Ndjavé looks at the SILC model, its key characteristics and how hiveonline’s solutions can support the digital financial inclusion of these groups. In developing countries, it is common to rely on informal savings… Read More »hiveonline is supporting Savings and Internal Lending Communities! (SILCs)
Interested in learning how the hiveonline platform is being used to help farmers and agricultural cooperatives in Mozambique? Check out hiveonline on the AMEA Ag-Tech Exchange Webinar! The Ag-Tech Working Group organizes regular webinars with leading Ag-Tech providers and hiveonline is excited to be a part of the network. Back… Read More »hiveonline on AMEA Ag-Tech Exchange
2020 was bad for all of us, but what about Africa? African countries, experienced at dealing with epidemics and lacking satisfactory healthcare systems, have taken robust measures against COVID-19 and so have mostly been relatively successful in controlling the spread of the virus, but the economic impact has been severe. The… Read More »Africa and COVID-19 – The Response to Economic Contraction
As a sneak peak into 2021, we are excited to announce that we have partnered with Self Help Africa (SHA) in Zambia to roll out the hiveonline savings group platform, vlsa.online to selected communities in the SHA network. Earlier this week representatives of hiveonline and SHA signed a Letter of… Read More »vsla.online Pilot with Self Help Africa in Zambia
hiveonline is proud to announce that CEO Sofie Blakstad was named of the of top 10 women in Crypto by Wirex in partnership with the Fintech Times! Check out the full list here: https://thefintechtimes.com/wirex-announces-rising-women-in-crypto-power-list/
Fintech Times: New Report Finds Common “Blockchain for Good” Would Help Humanitarian Sector Build More Trust and Efficiency
by Polly Harrison November 11, 2020 A new report has found that a new, cross-sector blockchain could help aid agencies respond to increasingly frequent and complex crises, and provide significant cost savings. The technology would allow humanitarian groups to reach more people at a time when aid spending is under pressure… Read More »Fintech Times: New Report Finds Common “Blockchain for Good” Would Help Humanitarian Sector Build More Trust and Efficiency
Check out the NEDTech Technology for Humanitarian Settings panel! Moderated by Dr Jane Thomason, Sofie Blakstad, CEO of hiveonline ApS, Ric Shreves from Mercy Corps, Adam Bornstein of the Danish Red Cross and Joshua Hallwright of Oxfam, discuss the potential of #blockchain for #impact in the humanitarian space. 👇 Look… Read More »Want a sneak peak into The Next-Generation Humanitarian DLT?!
Hiveonline is excited to be taking part in the 2020 SEEP Savings Groups Annual Conference: Disruptive Collaboration! SEEP Annual Conference gathers leading global thinkers and doers, at the forefront of economic inclusion and social empowerment efforts across the world. As part if the conference, hiveonline will be running exhibitor booth… Read More »See You at SEEP!