Holvi Blog for Makers and Doers

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

Holvi challenges European banks by activating Millennials

Fintech Trends, Press Release | 25/03/15 15:59

Holvi is not a traditional bank. We operate as a payment institution authorised by the Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) of Finland for operations across the EU under the Payment Service Directive.

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We did something a traditional bank would never do. Our customers can export financial reports to Dropbox.

Fintech Trends, How to use Holvi | 05/03/15 16:37

Does your banking service allow you to export your financial documents into your Dropbox? With the Holvi current account, you can!

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Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

Holvi - The open banking ecosystem for small businesses

Fintech Trends | 03/03/15 16:41

2015 is the year of #fintech. Holvi was recently chosen as one of the game changers of the industry on the Fintech50 2015 list. It is always exciting for us to be acknowledged next to other brilliant fintech companies, all contributing to shaping the future of banking. So at this time, I would like to invite you to have a look behind the Holvi scenes and to hear our views on our bold undertaking.

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Creative way to get money for your small business without going to the bank

Entrepreneurship, Fintech Trends, peer-to-peer lending, small business, Small Business Tips, sole trader | 27/02/15 12:24

Banks used to be the place to go if you needed to borrow money to fund the growth of your small business. Banks have high rates for borrowers, cumbersome application process and they are not that eager to provide credit to entrepreneurs, sole traders and small businesses. Luckily, today banks are not the only way to get financing – online peer-to-peer lending is the new kid on the block that has grown big within the recent years.

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2015 - The year of working transformation!

Fintech Trends | 09/01/15 15:14

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5 Trends in the Freelance Economy in 2015

Fintech Trends, Small Business Tips | 16/12/14 14:17

We’re going to be honest with you: gone are the days of the 9 to 5 at your desk. Enter the new era of the freelance economy — independent, flexible, gig-based, potentially risky, and full of exciting opportunities. Online freelancing has been on the rise for the last decade and it will only continue to grow for years to come. The numbers from the recent research clearly reflect that the way we work is changing – traditional job market is transforming into the freelance economy of the connected era.

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The heart of your business

Fintech Trends | 11/12/14 22:56

We are updating banking to the connected age so that you can live your passion.  We take care of your finances and let you focus on the thing that matters the most.

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20 million small businesses create the future growth of Europe

Fintech Trends | 09/12/14 10:55

Time changes everything. The days when our society relied heavily on the big corporations to be the “masters” of growing the economy is gone and will never come back. And it is a good thing – disruptive technology, creative minds, people with ambitions and an open financial ecosystem empower a movement bigger than we might think.

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Got an 'Uber for X' idea? Prototype it ASAP

Fintech Trends, How to use Holvi, Small Business Tips | 16/10/14 13:15

Airbnb and Uber have, in a way, opened the floodgates to many future companies by showing that services operating in the sharing economy space can be wildly successful. Many wannabe entrepreneurs out there dream of applying the same essential model to things from clothing to private jets. But, amidst all the hype, it's important to understand that, in spite of their impressive user experience and ever-maturing platforms, these companies too, had to start small - prototype things quickly, collect data and do it all over again.

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Holvi sets sights on Britain

Fintech Trends, News and Announcements, Small Business Tips | 30/09/14 09:19

Watch out, UK - Our team is excited to set its collective sights on your neighbourhood. Not only does the region present an immense new opportunity for Holvi - it is also one of the greatest current hotbeds  for entrepreneurs and freelancers, anywhere.

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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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