Holvi is a simple one-stop-shop for small businesses to collect income, manage expense and get an understandable real-time view of their company finances. New Holvi accounts can be opened in minutes online and Holvi customers don’t need a separate bank account. The company recently released Holvi Expenses iPhone app for managing expenses on the go. Holvi is regulated by the Finnish FSA. Holvi is has been featured in the Economist and Financial Times, voted as the hottest startup in Helsinki by Wired Magazine and chosen to be one of most innovative and disruptive brands in financial technology by FinTechCity London.
Parent CompanyBBVA
HQHelsinki, FI
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Holvi was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Helsinki, FI

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Key People/Management at Holvi

Thomas Madsen-Mygdal

Thomas Madsen-Mygdal

Hampus Jakobsson

Hampus Jakobsson

Luis Calleja Rodriguez

Luis Calleja Rodriguez

Chief Compliance Officer & Financial Controller
Mikko Teerenhovi

Mikko Teerenhovi

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Holvi Office Locations

Holvi has an office in Helsinki
Helsinki, FI (HQ)
Hämeentie 11
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Holvi Financials and Metrics

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$5.5 m


In total, Holvi had raised $5.5 m. Holvi is a subsidiary of BBVA

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Holvi News and Updates

Citing Brexit and Covid, Holvi pulls out of the UK

Holvi, the BBVA-backed fintech offering banking accounts for sole traders and small businesses, is pulling out of the UK just six months after launch.

Holvi pulls out of UK market after just 6 months due to Covid and Brexit uncertainty

The BBVA-owned startup says a no-deal Brexit and uncertainty caused by Covid-19 mean the UK no longer makes sense as a new market. Holvi pulls out of UK market after just 6 months due to Covid and Brexit uncertainty

Holvi appoints Arturo Rivasainz as it first VP of products

Holvi, the digital banking service for the self-employed, has appointed Arturo Rivasainz as its Vice...

Holvi to launch freelance banking service in the UK

Holvi, the BBVA-backed banking service for small traders, is to launch in the UK.

Holvi launches in UK in despite Brexit uncertainty

The Finnish startup enters a crowded and uncertain market, but says the UK's 6m microbusinesses make it the big prize for fintechs. Holvi launches in UK in despite Brexit uncertainty

Holvi to launch across Europe

Holvi, the BBVA-backed small business current account for entrepreneurs and small businesses, is pla...
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Holvi Blogs

An expat’s guide to the holidays – 7 business ideas to connect with customers

For most of us living abroad, going home for the holidays isn’t an option this year. If you’re an expat in Germany, you might be missing family and loved ones. So what can you do to keep spirits (and business) up this holiday season? We’ve put together a list of low-budget ways you can..…

Find your balance – 6 steps to work-life balance

Wake up. Work. Sleep. Repeat. Not anymore. You’ve set out on a path to find balance. But… how do you start? At Holvi, we think it goes something like this:

An expat’s guide to a business account – 5 reasons to open a Geschäftskonto (2020)

So you moved to Germany and started your new expat life, made the leap into self-employment and started freelancing. Now you’re seeing – or maybe just foreseeing – transactions piling up in your Privatkonto (private account).

5 reasons for paying your expenses cashless

Thought company cards were just for corporate execs? Think again. Here are five reasons why freelancers should have a separate card for business expenses.

An expat's guide to Bürgeramt – how to get Anmeldung in Berlin (2020)

Moving to a new country is one of the most exciting and fulfilling things you can do in life. Suddenly a new world opens up, with fresh opportunities and challenges. One of the first hurdles you’ll face as an expat arriving in Germany is attending an Anmeldung appointment.

The Suffering – an open letter to the self-employed

Dear self-employed reader, Are you passionate about work? This is a moment of truth – time to be honest. Don’t worry, whatever your answer, your small business can flourish.
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Holvi Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Holvi founded?

    Holvi was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Holvi key executives?

    Holvi's key executives are Thomas Madsen-Mygdal, Hampus Jakobsson and Luis Calleja Rodriguez.

  • How many employees does Holvi have?

    Holvi has 140 employees.

  • Who are Holvi competitors?

    Competitors of Holvi include HMN Financial, WeSwap and United Community Financial.

  • Where is Holvi headquarters?

    Holvi headquarters is located at Hämeentie 11, Helsinki.

  • Where are Holvi offices?

    Holvi has an office in Helsinki.

  • How many offices does Holvi have?

    Holvi has 1 office.