Working with craftsmen and small business can be difficult if you’re inexperienced or unsure. Often misunderstandings or differences in expectations lead to disagreements between craftsmen and customers. But this doesn’t have to be case. At hiveonline we are trying to make it easier to work with craftsmen. It’s often not… Read More »Align expectations with craftsmen before agreeing on a job
At the end of March, Sofie Blakstad presented the work that we’re doing in Niger, alongside Line Gamrath Rasmussen from CARE Denmark, at the Financial Inclusion Summit in Oslo. Here’s the video of the session: Here are the slides that were presented: Want to read more about the project we’re… Read More »Financial Inclusion Summit 2019
Finding craftsmen is difficult, they never have time or I can’t trust them! These are some of the assumptions that end consumers tend to sometimes have. This week we tested our assumptions and our app with members of the beta test panel created as a part of the Djøf Business… Read More »Testing with end consumers
February saw us returning to Niger to meet with customers and prospective partners in the country, with great support from CARE Niger and CARE Denmark. Meeting customer groups is always a priority for us. On this visit we were happy to reconvene with a VSLA federation in the City of… Read More »Connecting with the female entrepreneurs in Niger
Three weeks into TechStars and it’s already proving to be a great learning experience. The first few weeks have been all about getting feedback. So far we have been engaged in finding out who can help us in one way or the other, and also who we are able to… Read More »Techstars – a whole galaxy of learning possibilities
At hiveonline we are developing a reputation system that will make it easier to clearly demonstrate the reputation of businesses and help build trusted relationships. Building a marketplace and creating a reputation score requires a lot of thinking about customer behaviour and the availability and use of data. At hiveonline… Read More »Reputation increases trust
According to the World Bank, “Financial inclusion means that individuals and businesses have access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs – transactions, payments, savings, credit and insurance – delivered in a responsible and sustainable way.” Written by Sofie Blakstad Today, around 1.7 billion adults don’t… Read More »What is financial inclusion and why is it important?