A farewell to a shoebox – how one entrepreneur evolved her bookkeeping strategy

This is a tribute to my long-term relationship with a shoebox. A box that drove with me across the city for years, a box that I handed proudly to my bookkeeper. "Here, my bookkeeping," I would say with a smile.

How Holvi helps entrepreneurs succeed

Entrepreneurs from around the world are using Holvi to help them in their daily business tasks and routines. Read on to discover the challenges Holvi has helped users solve, and find out what our customers have to say about Holvi.

Tips for beginners – how to set prices for products and services

If my goal is to reach the same level of income as I earned with my full-time job, how much should I charge for my work? How much do I need to earn to cover all my business expenses? What if I set my prices too high and it scares away potential clients or customers?

How to turn your passion into a business

Dreaming of starting your own business? Many of us do, but taking the first steps to make this dream a reality can be difficult and a bit terrifying. Oftentimes when the moment and opportunity arrives, we back out in favor of preserving the status quo.

Avoid bookkeeping debt with Holvi mobile

All entrepreneurs are familiar with prioritisation – we all make decisions, big and small, every day. As it is not always an immediate necessity, bookkeeping is often put off until the last minute – namely, the tax deadline. And as many experienced business owners know, these tax deadlines are also often flexible.

Send e-invoices effortlessly with Holvi!

We are happy to introduce new a highly anticipated feature in Holvi: sending e-invoices!

Holvi introduces salary payments as part of the service

As your company grows, you’ll rightfully feel proud -- but expansion also brings added complexity. One of the biggest challenges for small and medium companies is the hiring of new employees. Not only is the recruitment process a hassle, there is also plenty of bureaucracy to go around when you have an employee. Especially when you pay salaries: you need to calculate salary and deductions for payroll, file reports to the tax authorities, make insurance payments and all that. Now Holvi has new ways to help out: introducing our new payroll tool! (disclaimer, the functionality is only available in Finland for now)

Holvi’s new visual identity is all about passion

Holvi is built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. This gives us unique insights into the challenges small businesses have – and their potential. We aim to help entrepreneurs on their path to success by simplifying what is complex and giving them more time to focus on their passion.  

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Selling With Purpose

This is a guest blog post by Kayleigh Toyra. Kayleigh is a British/Finnish copywriter and an entrepreneur living in Bristol, UK. Her search marketing agency Seeker Digital empowers businesses to be heard.

5 tips to get promoted by the right blogger

This is a guest blog post by iZettle. The Swedish company iZettle offers a card reader that works with your smartphone or tablet, plus a suite of financial services for the small businesses.