Holvi Blog for Makers and Doers

The best tips for running your business and insightful news from the world of entrepreneurship.

Acronyms, Bank Branches, Constant Learning: Our ABCs of Growth over the last 12 months

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Digitalisation of entrepreneurship | 17/10/19 11:40

When you have a home market of 5.5 million people, if you really want to make it big, you have to think international from day 1. As a fintech startup in a digital world, working with a newly standardised European banking system, “going global” should have been straightforward for Holvi. 

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New EU directive aims to reduce the risk of account misuse, says lawyer

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Entrepreneurship, How to use Holvi | 09/10/19 07:47

The EU’s payment service directive sets new security standards. But what does this mean for Holvi users?

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Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

Life Balance and Contextual Banking - Holvi’s CEO on the State of Entrepreneurship in 2019

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Entrepreneurship | 16/07/19 08:03

“There used to be this term ‘work life balance’, right?” 

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A Holvian’s story – a former small business owner shares her best marketing tips

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Entrepreneurship | 07/01/19 09:40

Small business owners love what they do. They’re passionate about their work and their customers. And, of course, they want new customers to find them. But when the actual work – and paperwork – takes up too time, there’s often little left for marketing.

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5 reasons to take the leap from employee to entrepreneur

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Entrepreneurship | 28/11/18 14:48

Nowadays, it’s easy to start your own business and make a living on your own terms. No wonder entrepreneurship attracts more and more people. Many simply turn their hobby into a business or sell their expertise as a side job, often as a sole trader. A typical micro-entrepreneur or freelancer checks the following boxes:

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How Holvi turned customer learnings into actions – and how you can do the same

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Entrepreneurship | 14/11/18 12:28

Every company wants to understand its customers in order to develop its business and drive growth. Since 2003, NPS or “net promoter score”, has been a key metric to measure growth and loyalty. While gathering feedback from customers used to prove quite difficult, in this data-rich era the problem can often be too much data. When there’s tons of feedback and data to analyse, companies need to find new ways to organise research and use tools, such as the NPS, the right way.

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5 reasons why entrepreneurs choose Holvi

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How to use Holvi | 05/11/18 11:52


How does Holvi differ from other traditional business current accounts and services provided for entrepreneurs? How does it help small business owners to spend more time on productive work? Here are five reasons why thousands of entrepreneurs have chosen Holvi.

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7 reasons why you can’t live off your business

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Entrepreneurship | 19/10/18 09:22

You’ve taken the plunge and started your own business, but something’s not quite right. Despite a growing customer base and new orders being placed, you’re not still making enough to cover your overhead (not to mention making a profit).

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6 signs you’re dealing with a difficult customer (and how to handle them)

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Entrepreneurship | 10/10/18 10:39

Sooner or later, every entrepreneur comes into contact with them: customers whose difficult and irrational behavior can leave you wondering why you went into business in the first place. They flood you with angry emails, expect you to be reachable 24/7, and always, always know better than you. They demand your full attention and demand, quite literally, the world.

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Find your passion, and start a business from home

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Entrepreneurship, Digitalisation of entrepreneurship | 25/09/18 07:49

Do you have a passion or a hobby that you could develop into a business? Or do you have a special talent that could bring joy to others? Maybe it never occurred to you, but people might be willing to pay for your special skills.

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