The good.bee Idea

In the Central and South Eastern European countries, around 35 million people do not even have a simple current bank account.

There is a clear need for small-scale sensible loans and additional support for enterprising individuals and communities. A combination of Micro-Banking and Social Enterprise Finance can play a real part in renewing the region, both economically and socially. good.bee makes financial services more accessible to previously ‘underbanked’ individuals and businesses in Central and Eastern Europe.

This commitment to banking the many, not the few, is in our very DNA: founded in 1819, the first Austrian savings bank, ERSTE Oesterreichische Spar-Casse, served mainly craftsmen and industrial workers…