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Entrepreneurship versus employment: which one suits you best?

Finance Tips

Entrepreneurship. Historically seen as the Holy Grail attained by few, but the aspiration of many. Twenty or thirty years ago, you would be hard pressed to find an abundance of successful entrepreneurs or those willing to step outside the safety net of a steady job. That said, most people probably have dreamt of quitting their…

Nearing €8M – Record-Originations for Bondora in November

Market & Pricing

Heading into the holiday season, Bondora is still making waves with rising loan originations. In November, Bondora issued €7,894,070 in new loans, slightly eclipsing the record set for originations in the previous month of €7,802,163. Go & Grow Continues its Growth Much like its name, Go & Grow is continuing to grow in popularity with…

Fintech disruption, Swiss Exchange, and Blockchain

Finance industry

News from around the world CEO of Swedish bank Klarna, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, told reporters at Helsinki’s Slush tech conference that traditional banks will see “massive disruption” from fintech challengers within the next five years. Siemiatkowski said this is primarily due to the rise of new tech-driven financial competitors with the European’s open banking framework (PSD2)…

Entrepreneurship versus employment: which one suits you best?

Finance Tips

Entrepreneurship. Historically seen as the Holy Grail attained by few, but the aspiration of many. Twenty or thirty years ago, you would be hard pressed to find an abundance of successful entrepreneurs or those willing to step outside the safety net of a steady job. That said, most people probably have dreamt of quitting their…

Nearing €8M – Record-Originations for Bondora in November

Market & Pricing

Heading into the holiday season, Bondora is still making waves with rising loan originations. In November, Bondora issued €7,894,070 in new loans, slightly eclipsing the record set for originations in the previous month of €7,802,163. Go & Grow Continues its Growth Much like its name, Go & Grow is continuing to grow in popularity with…

Fintech disruption, Swiss Exchange, and Blockchain

Finance industry

News from around the world CEO of Swedish bank Klarna, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, told reporters at Helsinki’s Slush tech conference that traditional banks will see “massive disruption” from fintech challengers within the next five years. Siemiatkowski said this is primarily due to the rise of new tech-driven financial competitors with the European’s open banking framework (PSD2)…

I use Portfolio Pro, but I still get “F“ and “HR“ loans

Bondora video

Click here for the German or Estonian video. If you use the Portfolio Pro and you still get loans with ratings you haven’t selected in your settings, then it’s highly likely that your Portfolio Manager is still running. Portfolio Manager and Portfolio Pro are two different products to choose from – the first one is…

What’s happening in the world of Cryptocurrencies?

Finance Tips

Cryptocurrencies have taken over headlines in the past few years. The industry has brought with it a significant amount of attention, as well as healthy skepticism, for its future potential. As the industry oscillates from game-changing to a bust, it’s difficult to separate the truth from all of the noise. To understand what is happening…