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What Makes the hiveonline Community Finance Platform Different?

The hiveonline platform is more than just accounting software: it is set to revolutionize community finance. How is hiveonline Different? hiveonline isn’t the first or only organization set out to boost financial inclusion through the digitalization of village savings and loan associations. In fact, many NGOs, mobile money providers, and… Read More »What Makes the hiveonline Community Finance Platform Different?

Meet hiveonline at the SEEP Conference in Durban, South Africa March 10-12, 2020! 2

Meet hiveonline at the SEEP Conference in Durban, South Africa March 10-12, 2020!

hiveonline is excited to be taking part in SG2020: The Future of Savings Groups: Scale. Sustainability. Impact as an exhibitor at the Technology Fair which will showcase companies exploring digital solutions for Village Savings and Loan Associations.  Since last year hiveonline has been designing and developing our flagship digital savings… Read More »Meet hiveonline at the SEEP Conference in Durban, South Africa March 10-12, 2020!

Hiveonline is featured in CitiBank’s “Banking the Next Billion Digital Financial Inclusion in Action” 3

Hiveonline is featured in CitiBank’s “Banking the Next Billion Digital Financial Inclusion in Action”

The report released recently by Citi’s Global Perspectives & Solutions division, explores digital initiatives for financial inclusion targeted to the 1.7 billion people who remain without access to financial institutions.  In the article titled, “Can Technology Drive Micro Finance?”, hiveonline founder and CEO, Sofie Blakstad, presents the case for driving… Read More »Hiveonline is featured in CitiBank’s “Banking the Next Billion Digital Financial Inclusion in Action”

Sofie at Paris Fintech Forum

Changing Economies for the Little Guy On the panel, Fin and Tech for Good, Sofie spoke about the work of hiveonline in Niger and highlighting the importance of supporting the inspiring local women entrepreneurs.  In conditions in rural Niger, where entrepreneurship is less of a choice and more of a… Read More »Sofie at Paris Fintech Forum

hiveonline's anne namuli presents on “big data and data analytics in the global south” 6

hiveonline’s anne namuli presents on “big data and data analytics in the global south”

Last week hiveonline’s Anne Namuli, headed to Pretoria, South Africa to participate as a session panelist on “big data and data analytics in the global south” at the World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries (TWAS) Innovation Bridge/Science Forum South Africa (SFSA).  Drawing on her… Read More »hiveonline’s anne namuli presents on “big data and data analytics in the global south”

What are banks for?

To many of us, we see banks as a necessity; like schools, transport or food shops. They’re part of the familiar infrastructure of modern capitalism, and we would struggle to function normally without them. Yet did you know that as many as 1.7 billion adults remain unbanked—without an account at… Read More »What are banks for?