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
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?
Being a part of the FinTech Startup community, we often found ourselves to be slightly different from the more traditional finance scene. In our team alone, of 11 team members working on different projects, we are 5 female, 6 male – we vary in age, nationality, skills and experience. Actually,… Read More »What makes a team most successful?
Elena The first three months of my journey with hiveonline have been both challenging and exciting. One of my degrees is in business administration, and so in the early days here I was mainly doing tasks typical to that of an office manager: dealing with the local authorities, managing meetings,… Read More »Elena’s 3 months at hiveonline
Fa’izah “Resilience is like a highlander who has designed the tools to enable her to climb up or down the mountain without falling.” Fa’izah lives in Kabe, a village in the Kollo region 45 km outside Niamey, Niger’s capital city. The village is 20km from the nearest paved road, but… Read More »Fa’izah is ready to grow her business
Thanks to all the efforts of our team of Fintech Heroes, hiveonline is now in full production and has gone live on the App Store for customers to download. This is our first version using traditional payments, while we work towards our more feature-rich full platform which will be regulated… Read More »hiveonline goes Live on the App Store!