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New whitepaper on hiveonline’s microfinance solution

We’re working on several projects for developing economies in the background, and a theme that’s emerging is the need for automation, auditing and removing friction from microfinance solutions.  With Microfinance Institutions providing loans to one of every ten people on the planet, and charging an average 40% interest, they’re both… Read MoreNew whitepaper on hiveonline’s microfinance solution »

Refining our plan

Thanks to our investment last year, we’re now a growing team, and the New Year was a perfect opportunity for us to bring representatives from all our teams together in Copenhagen for an intensive four-day workshop to progress our strategy and finalise our development plans towards the mid-year product launch.… Read MoreRefining our plan »

hiveonline at the G7 in Venice

Sofie Blakstad at the G7 Venice

hiveonline is proud to have been asked to support the UN Environment Programme Inquiry into Design of a Sustainable Financial System, recently accompanying them to the G7 Green Finance for SME policy making meeting in Venice. Six of the G7 governments (all except USA) were represented, with a combination of Environment and Financial departments sending delegates.

Following an opening speech by the State Secretary for the Ministry of the Environment, Ms Barbara Degani, Advantage Financial presented their views on the future, with Fintech and future finance driving the agenda but also highlighted the shortage of equity capital available for research and investment. UNEP Inquiry paper co-author Nick Robins presented a summary of the findings, followed by analytical observations by PwC, which centred on the gap between the report’s ambitions and the backing of banks and nations to mobilise practical steps.

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