Holvi Blog for Makers and Doers

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

Holvi’s new visual identity is all about passion

How to use Holvi, Holvi news, For Holvi entrepreneurs | 07/06/17 14:31

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.  

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5 tips to get promoted by the right blogger

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Entrepreneurship, Tips for small businesses, Business marketing | 09/03/17 13:47

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.

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Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

The busiest hours for small businesses (in different countries)

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Entrepreneurship, Off topic | 02/03/17 15:54

This is a guest blog post by iZettle.

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The First 175 Years of the Lapinlahti Hospital And Beyond

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Entrepreneurship, Off topic | 16/02/17 12:55

The Lapinlahti hospital is the oldest psychiatric hospital in Finland and also one of the first of its kind in whole Europe. Famous ex-residents include the father of Finnish prose Aleksis Kivi and the sister of composer Jean Sibelius. The hospital is currently being renovated with funds of 6,8 million euros. Upon completion the hospital area will become the home of all sorts of makers and doers.

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Heartful Yoga - Yoga Wisdom for Your Everyday Life

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For Holvi entrepreneurs, Stories from Holvi entrepreneurs | 09/02/17 09:30

"The object of yoga is to add vitality to your life, not to consume it."

Kaisa Kärkkäinen radiates warmth in front of her yoga retreat students in Scopello, Sicily. The blue sea glistens in front of the yogis and the hot breeze caresses the skin. The atmosphere is both liberating and empowering – for those used to living an exhausting life jam-packed with stress and obligations the experience can be revolutionary.

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Fruitkit – the need for better fruit




For Holvi entrepreneurs, Stories from Holvi entrepreneurs | 26/01/17 07:57

In our Makers and Doers stories, we introduce entrepreneurs, startups, SME’s and other Holvi customers. This time we met with Fruitkit, a Helsinki based company which delivers the best fresh fruits direct to their customers’ doorsteps. Wait...what? Fresh fruit in Helsinki?

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Boost your career in a coworking space

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Entrepreneurship, Tips for small businesses | 18/01/17 11:38

Working from home sounds like a dream to a lot of freelancers – until they actually try it. But a home office is full of potential distractions: chatty flatmates, the dirty dishes eyeing you reproachfully from the sink, the temptation of YouTube and Netflix because no one is watching. It’s not always easy to be productive at home, but luckily there are alternatives. And one of the easiest low-commitment options is to take your work day to a coworking space. The result is often a boost in productivity and newfound focus, and plenty of networking with like-minded people.

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Finnish FinTech goes Germany

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Entrepreneurship, Fintech trends, How to use Holvi, For Holvi entrepreneurs | 05/01/17 07:44

Helsinki-based Holvi, established in 2011, has devised a new kind of business current account as an alternative to the products of traditional banks. Holvi combines every business management tool an entrepreneur needs, and in combination with the Holvi Business Prepaid Mastercard® card offers a completely paper-free solution to the monthly bookkeeping.

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An expat's guide to a business account - Why you need one

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Entrepreneurship, How to use Holvi, Tips for small businesses, For Holvi entrepreneurs | 04/01/17 14:10

At the beginning of your freelancing career you might ask yourself what the buzz about business accounts is. Why go through the effort of splitting your funds in the first place? The truth is that a business account can make your life much easier. Let German efficiency inspire you!

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Udumbara – Excellence from Natural Clay

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For Holvi entrepreneurs, Stories from Holvi entrepreneurs | 03/01/17 10:31

After seeing the assembly lines of China, Eva Spoof returned to Finland and started making ceramics from Finnish wild clay. Now Eva is a part-time entrepreneur in Kallio, Helsinki, where her company Udumbara sells pottery for everyday use.

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The next generation of business banking

Holvi is a business account designed and built for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. Holvi account has everything your business needs, in one easy to use solution. 

  • Business current account 
  • Holvi Business Mastercard
  • Easier invoicing
  • Paperless bookkeeping

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