Holvi Blog for Makers and Doers

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

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

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Entrepreneurship, Financial administration and bookkeeping | 20/09/18 10:51

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.

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Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

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

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Entrepreneurship, Tips for small businesses, Business marketing | 27/08/18 07:55

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?

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How to turn your passion into a business

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Entrepreneurship, Digitalisation of entrepreneurship | 22/08/18 13:25

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.

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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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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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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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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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