We are delighted to announce that Meaningful Business, a global platform for leaders combining profit and purpose, has recognised our CEO Sofie Blakstad of Hiveonline as a Meaningful Business 100 (MB100) leader for 2021. The award received over 500 nominations from 70 countries, following a global nomination process. Curated by… Read More »2021 Meaningful Business 100 Winner
hiveonline takes in interns throughout the year, providing them with solid work experience, as well as the chance to develop knowledge and valuable skills, ranging from sales, marketing and product development, amongst others. Our most recent intern, Josephine Krieber, worked with us for 4 months during the summer and shares… Read More »Two Minute Talk with our Intern – Josephine
Every year, Solve calls for tech-based solutions to global challenges and selects the most promising pitches among thousands of applications. On Friday 17 September, over 70 teams from all over the world gathered virtually with MIT Solve teams and partner organisations, to learn who had been chosen from thousands of… Read More »hiveonline chosen by MIT Solve as a 2021 Solver team!
Save the Children and hiveonline are working together to support families impacted by the economic crisis in Lebanon Lebanon, which has for years been rated “upper middle” in the World Bank’s classification of countries by income level, is teetering on losing that status as it descends further into one of… Read More »Save the Children and hiveonline in Lebanon
Since December 2020, hiveonline and Self Help Africa Zambia, have worked together on a pilot project involving the implementation of hiveonline’s blockchain based digital savings platform, vsla.online, in communities in Southern Zambia. From an already existing savings group model, VSLA, hiveonline has provided a digital solution that improves sustainable microfinance… Read More »Zambia: building on a successful pilot with SHA
Every big tech platform is becoming a Fintech these days. What does this mean for the world’s most vulnerable people and fragile environments? The hiveonline research team recently contributed expert knowledge and core arguments to a series of papers, led by our research partner Katherine Foster and published by UNCDF… Read More »How are big FinTechs impacting the least developed countries?
Three months into the vsla.online roll out in Zambia, we are delighted to share how the savings group platform, vsla.online, is currently being used by communities in the Self Help Africa network. Twelve groups have been successfully onboarded onto the platform, and continue to record their group and individual transactions… Read More »vsla.online in Zambia – How Savings Groups have been using our tech
The Mozambican Raw Cashew Nuts Processing Sector is Under Pressure – How hiveonline can Strengthen Small Holder Farmers’ position through mycoop.online
Earlier this year, OLAM, the largest single player in the Mozambican cashew processing industry, announced the end of its support for small scale cashew producers in the country. Currently, small-scale cashew producers in Mozambique are highly dependent on the larger export system for survival. This year’s cashew nut farmers yield… Read More »The Mozambican Raw Cashew Nuts Processing Sector is Under Pressure – How hiveonline can Strengthen Small Holder Farmers’ position through mycoop.online
hiveonline and FSD Mozambique have partnered up to explore areas of collaboration and commercial partnership opportunities. This centres around how the hiveonline community finance platforms, vsla.online and mycoop.online, can be used to benefit farmers, savings groups, agricultural associations and cooperatives in relevant networks in Mozambique, through access to markets and… Read More »hiveonline and FSD Mozambique Sign Partnership MoU
NexChange Group and Marita Group Co-Host Africa Blockchain Week Virtual Summit to Showcase Continent’s Technological Leapfrog
The inaugural Africa Blockchain Week will launch from June 28th to July 1st 2021, in which hiveonline’s Sofie Blakstad will share insights on how blockchain can impact unbanked communities across the continent. NexChange Group, a blockchain ecosystem and venture builder and MARITA Group, an African conglomerate will combine forces to… Read More »NexChange Group and Marita Group Co-Host Africa Blockchain Week Virtual Summit to Showcase Continent’s Technological Leapfrog