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,… 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!
hiveonline has been selected by CARE to pilot our solution in Niger, Africa. In October we went down there to meet the potential customers, African women who want to conquer the world and are happy to do so using digital solutions. Niger is the largest country in Africa, with one… Read More »Leveling the field in Africa
According to the newest analysis of the building industry made by The Danish Construction Industry and Deloitte, craftsmen in Denmark are getting better at making money. We are all cheering for that. But then why is it that their earning capacity isn’t equally high?Well, according to some of the craftsmen… Read More »Craftsmen in Denmark – how are they doing?
Working with a startup is not necessarily easy or straightforward. Still we have been very privileged with the contractors who so far are working with us, developing and improving the experience of our app. Risløv El is one of the contractors who are helping us. “I felt for the idea… Read More »Aligning expectations is money in the bank
The last couple of months we have been out in the field, testing the app with small businesses. We have been testing with carpenters and electricians and we are still expanding. It is really great to get feedback on the app in action – redesigning, doing mock ups and testing… Read More »Out in the field with small businesses
hiveonline goes to Niger with CARE International Small businesses everywhere face the same problems, and most small businesses aren’t in Denmark! So while we’re focusing on building our customer base in Denmark, we’re also exploring future markets where hiveonline’s unique technology can have an even greater impact. Most small businesses… Read More »hiveonline goes to Niger with CARE International