banking the unbanked

Blockbonds: Winner of the Inclusive Fintech 50

Blockbonds is honored to have been selected as one of the winners of the Inclusive Fintech 50 competition. MetLife Foundation and Visa Inc., with global nonprofit Accion and World Bank Group member IFC, announced the winners of the Inclusive Fintech 50, a competition launched … Continue Reading

CEO Jens Glaso presenting SPENN at Financial Inclusion Summit in Oslo, Norway (English)

Why is it so that the poorest people in the world have to pay the highest fees on financial transactions? Why is there no better alternative to the costly operators on the market? How can banks still earn money on … Read More

Blockbonds signed agreement in Zambia

Blockbonds is pleased to announce a signed partnership with Cavmont Bank Ltd, aiming to launch the product SPENN in Zambia during 2019. SPENN is a cost-free mobile banking app, powered by Cavmont Bank Ltd, covering both personal and business accounts, accessible … Continue Reading

CEO speaker at Forum for Technology and Development Cooperation

CEO of Blockbonds, Jens Glaso is invited to Forum for Technology and Development Cooperation (FTU) as a speaker on the subject of how the blockchain can contribute to development in marginalized populations. The seminar will take place in Oslo, Norway on the … Continue Reading

Picture showing the gender equality sign

Can blockchain disrupt gender inequality?

Happy International Women’s Day! We are pleased to have been mentioned in a blog post by the World Bank. Through our technology, SPENN can truly make a difference in the world. “UN Women is working with Innovation Norway to see … Continue Reading

Blockbonds partnering with three leading African banks

We are pleased to announce partnerships with three leading banks within the EAC region. Through these partnerships, the product “SPENN” can digitalize the economy in three new markets.   Blockbonds believes it is a human right for everyone to have … Continue Reading

CEO’s introduction to Blockbonds

We are pleased to publish this video of CEO, Mr Jens Glaso presenting Blockbonds. With a presence in 7 markets, we have over 60 people engaged on a daily basis. Through our product SPENN, everyone can access basic financial services, for … Read More

Blockbonds managers joins working group for the OAX foundation

CEO of Blockbonds, Mr. Jens Glaso and CTO, Mr. Magne Fretheim have been appointed as members of the working group for the OAX Foundation.   “The aim of the working group is to develop a series of industry “best practices” … Continue Reading