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Hokodo raises $12.5 million Series A Hokodo raises $12.5 million Series A

Hokodo raises $12.5M series A, allowing them to support more merchants in more countries and provide easy access to online credit terms to millions of cashflow-constrained businesses.

The Founders
The Founders
Trade Credit 101: What is trade credit and why do I need to offer it?Trade Credit 101: What is trade credit and why do I need to offer it?

Trade credit has been at the cornerstone of small business for as long as trade between businesses has existed - as much as 60% of the total value of B2B sales in the UK are made using trade credit! In this article, we take it back to basics and tell you everything you need to know about offering your business customers trade credit.

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing
Business as (almost) usualBusiness as (almost) usual

What has arguably been one of the hardest times for businesses over the last year, seems to be finally drawing to a close… And businesses couldn’t be more ready! Many of the conversations with businesses have revolved around how they are getting ready for the grand re-opening of the UK economy, and whether or not they’ll be granting trade credit to their customers.

Ben McGlynn-Moore
Ben McGlynn-Moore
Account Executive
B2B marketplace report series: The B2B marketplace digestB2B marketplace report series: The B2B marketplace digest

We’ve spent a lot of time conducting research in the world of B2B marketplaces and studying individual marketplaces ahead of publishing our series of blogs on the matter - the most recent article in The B2B Marketplace Report series can be foun

Louis Carbonnier
Louis Carbonnier
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
While the FCA tames the BNPL market, the exciting action is in B2B paymentsWhile the FCA tames the BNPL market, the exciting action is in B2B payments

An FCA-commissioned review has recommended that the BNPL market should fall within the scope of consumer lending regulation. It is hard to argue with this conclusion. But as one wave of innovation comes to its natural conclusion, another one starts, this time in B2B payments.

Richard Thornton
Richard Thornton
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
B2B marketplace report series: The B2B marketplace stackB2B marketplace report series: The B2B marketplace stack

Building a B2B marketplace is not about one thing, rather a compilation of features. In this post, we go back to basics and recap the key functionalities of B2B marketplaces. We hope that this will be useful to entrepreneurs who are building in this space!

Louis Carbonnier
Louis Carbonnier
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
B2B marketplace report series: Mum, why the f*** did I launch a B2B marketplace?B2B marketplace report series: Mum, why the f*** did I launch a B2B marketplace?

Marketplaces have been studied in-depth over the past decade, both in academia and by practitioners. In B2B, however, marketplaces are still a fairly recent phenomenon and the jury is still out as to their future success. This article takes a look at some of the challenges that uniquely characterise B2B marketplaces

Louis Carbonnier
Louis Carbonnier
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
B2B marketplace report series: Mapping the European B2B marketplace landscapeB2B marketplace report series: Mapping the European B2B marketplace landscape

Online marketplaces have played a central role in the modern economy, as seen by the rise of multi-billion dollar companies such as AirBnb, Amazon, DeliveryHero, Ebay or Uber. Nowadays...

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing
Hokodo teams up with French neo-bank Shine to protect freelancers and small businesses with integrated invoice insuranceHokodo teams up with French neo-bank Shine to protect freelancers and small businesses with integrated invoice insurance

Hokodo and neo-bank Shine have partnered to unveil a new Invoice Protection service designed to lessen the risks faced by freelancers and very small businesses, from late payments and unpaid invoices.

Fatima Ayoub
Fatima Ayoub
Head of Marketing