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4 tips for trading safely and getting paid on time4 tips for trading safely and getting paid on time

SMEs up and down the country are dealing with late payments. According to Bacs Payment Schemes, “more than a third of SMEs...are waiting two months beyond agreed terms to be paid”, and it costs them £9,000 on average to recover costs themselves... 

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing
Hokodo and Graindex partner to protect and speed up trade for farmersHokodo and Graindex partner to protect and speed up trade for farmers

Online marketplace Graindex has teamed up with Insurance-as-a-Service platform Hokodo to help trading farmers protect themselves from non-payment.‍

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing
The simple guide to understanding your customers’ financial health The simple guide to understanding your customers’ financial health

Risk is a normal part of doing business, but unnecessary financial risk can be stressful and costly. Credit ratings are designed to minimise this risk for small businesses like yours and lenders too.

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing
So, you’re THINKING of offering insurance on your platform?So, you’re THINKING of offering insurance on your platform?

As the role of SAAS platforms grows, an increasing number of online platforms are looking to make insurance products available to their customers. Examples include online retailers offering extended warranty cover on electronic products...

Richard Thornton
Richard Thornton
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Hokodo accepted into the Mayor’s International Business ProgrammeHokodo accepted into the Mayor’s International Business Programme

Hokodo has been accepted into the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme, so we can develop and roll-out our groundbreaking insurance and financial products - protecting B2B trade across Europe. 

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing
What is invoice insurance and why does your business need it?What is invoice insurance and why does your business need it?

Most SMEs have to deal with late payment and non-payment more regularly than they’d like. Research suggests that 88% of UK companies are affected by late payments, and UK SMEs are owed £225bn in overdue invoices...

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing
Hokodo wins €2M Horizon 2020 grant from the European Innovation CouncilHokodo wins €2M Horizon 2020 grant from the European Innovation Council

Awarded to Hokodo's Paris office, the funds will help us roll-out our ground-breaking technology-led financial services to help protect B2B trade across Europe – including invoice protection insurance and our best-in-class credit algorithm, Hokoscore.

Tim Beeson-Jones
Tim Beeson-Jones
Ops
How we brought our model development time down by more than 50%How we brought our model development time down by more than 50%

After successfully developing our first credit risk model which outperformed traditional credit bureaus, our main goal has been to accelerate model development. To achieve this, our data science team reviewed all the steps required to generate new credit models to identify where there was room for improvement or automation.

Arnaud Alepee
Arnaud Alepee
Head of Data Science
Accounting, banking and fintech platforms in race to become SME Cockpit, finds new report, Blurring Lines Accounting, banking and fintech platforms in race to become SME Cockpit, finds new report, Blurring Lines

Accounting, banking and technology set to converge, as providers aim to combat ‘app fatigue’ and give SMEs unprecedented visibility of their finances

 Tracy Seidensticker
Tracy Seidensticker
Brand & Marketing
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