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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
A morning with Blurring LinesA morning with Blurring Lines

On the 27th June, Hokodo assembled a group of fintech experts and thought leaders for the launch of our Blurring Lines report. Delving into the convergence of banking, accounting and technology, the report shines a light on the race to build an ‘SME Cockpit,’ exploring who, out of accounting platforms, neobanks and third party apps, will emerge as the go-to finance hub, and crucially, what these developments mean for real-life accountants. 

 Tracy Seidensticker
Tracy Seidensticker
Brand & Marketing
Unpaid invoices and the insurance gap impacting small businessesUnpaid invoices and the insurance gap impacting small businesses

Small businesses are the driving force behind the UK economy. Yet, when comparing their situation with large corporates, it still feels like an unfair battle. Small businesses don’t enjoy the same benefits or have access to the same tools as large corporates. This is particularly true when it comes to accessing financial services or being paid on time.

Richard Thornton
Richard Thornton
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
On the ground at Accountex this yearOn the ground at Accountex this year

As the dust settles on Accountex 2019 which took place earlier this month, we wanted to share a few of our biggest highlights and pass along some of the key lessons from our second year attending the event.

Thanh-Mai Duong
Thanh-Mai Duong
Commercial
FinTech Firms Countingup and Hokodo Partner to Reduce Risk For Small BusinessFinTech Firms Countingup and Hokodo Partner to Reduce Risk For Small Business

First partnership between insurance firm and banking and accountancy company to deliver invoice-by-invoice income protection to UK SMEs

 Tracy Seidensticker
Tracy Seidensticker
Brand & Marketing
2020: Birth of the data-powered small business2020: Birth of the data-powered small business

For decades, small businesses have been at a disadvantage compared with larger corporates, because they simply haven’t had the tools, expertise and resources to manage their financial performance effectively.

Louis Carbonnier
Louis Carbonnier
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
How to start a data-driven insurtech…without any dataHow to start a data-driven insurtech…without any data

Data is the new gold, and forward-thinking businesses are in a race to become more data-centric. Even insurance companies are getting on board.

Arnaud Alepee
Arnaud Alepee
Head of Data Science
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