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When to use Transferwise for withdrawals from Bondora (Video)

Bondora video

Click here for the German or Estonian video. Transferwise withdrawal option is aimed for Bondora users who have a non-euro bank account to help them easily complete their cross-currency transactions. Please keep in mind that Transferwise doesn’t support EUR to EUR transfers, so in case you have a euro bank account, the SEPA withdrawal option…

How to protect yourself from scammers (Part 1)

Finance Tips

Unwanted solicitation—the bane of many, yet almost a routine part of daily life for all. Technology has advanced, thus we have SPAM filters and are able to ignore unknown calls (thank you, Scam ID). As technology has advanced, however, we’ve seen an evolution from obvious mass-market solicitation to full-blown scams—many of which aren’t as obvious…

Bondora exceeded €9M with originations in January

Collection & Recovery

Once again, Bondora surpassed its origination total for the month, bringing in over €9 million in loans during January. All told, Bondora originated €9,136,675 over the month, an 8.1% increase from the previous month. Investment in Portfolio Manager was strong, increasing a whopping 40.0% from December to €2,545,590 in January. Portfolio Pro investment grew as…

When to use Transferwise for withdrawals from Bondora (Video)

Bondora video

Click here for the German or Estonian video. Transferwise withdrawal option is aimed for Bondora users who have a non-euro bank account to help them easily complete their cross-currency transactions. Please keep in mind that Transferwise doesn’t support EUR to EUR transfers, so in case you have a euro bank account, the SEPA withdrawal option…

How to protect yourself from scammers (Part 1)

Finance Tips

Unwanted solicitation—the bane of many, yet almost a routine part of daily life for all. Technology has advanced, thus we have SPAM filters and are able to ignore unknown calls (thank you, Scam ID). As technology has advanced, however, we’ve seen an evolution from obvious mass-market solicitation to full-blown scams—many of which aren’t as obvious…

Bondora exceeded €9M with originations in January

Collection & Recovery

Once again, Bondora surpassed its origination total for the month, bringing in over €9 million in loans during January. All told, Bondora originated €9,136,675 over the month, an 8.1% increase from the previous month. Investment in Portfolio Manager was strong, increasing a whopping 40.0% from December to €2,545,590 in January. Portfolio Pro investment grew as…

Blockchain versus Fintech, Lithuania becoming a fintech hub, and the woes of fund managers

Finance industry

News from around the world A recent article by The Next Web (TNW) reports that although EU blockchain companies had a record year in VC investment, they still lag behind the investment going into fintech companies. They looked at Innovate Finance’s 2018 FinTech VC Investment Landscape report, which shows that globally, fintech companies raised $36.6…

European Economic News & Bondora’s Portfolio Performance

Market & Pricing

Bondora loans continued their steady performance to start 2019. Quarterly returns stayed consistent, while country-specific loans were also on par with their previous marks. Yearly Performance There was no significant change in yearly return numbers for Bondora loans. Variance in yearly total figures only differed by 0.1-0.5% as compared to last month, with the total…