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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
Hokodo partners with InvoiceInsure to offer protection against unpaid invoicesHokodo partners with InvoiceInsure to offer protection against unpaid invoices

Most business owners can relate to the feeling of not knowing if their invoices are going to get paid. To address this problem, we are delighted to announce an exciting partnership with InvoiceInsure which brings a simple solution — single invoice insurance — to small businesses trading in the UK.

 Tracy Seidensticker
Tracy Seidensticker
Brand & Marketing
10 tools that no insurtech can do without10 tools that no insurtech can do without

Without online tools and cloud-based resources we would have never built Hokodo in the timescale we did. So, in tribute to them, and to help any other aspiring insurtech and fintech entrepreneurs looking to do the same, we thought we’d share our top 10

Louis Carbonnier
Louis Carbonnier
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
A new way to sell insurance… to people who don’t care about insuranceA new way to sell insurance… to people who don’t care about insurance

Nobody gets excited about insurance. Why is that? The insurance industry has categorically failed to engage customers. But there is a more fundamental reason why customers don’t care about insurance.

Louis Carbonnier
Louis Carbonnier
Co-Founder and Co-CEO