Finance industry

TechFin, Theresa May and Marijuana stocks

Finance industry

News from around the world A term you hear a lot these days is “FinTech”. Even if you’re not working in a field related to finance or disruptive technologies, it’s likely you’ve come across it once or twice. FinTech, or financial technology, refers to a niche sector within the financial services industry utilizes modern technologies…

Five common myths about working at a start-up in 2018

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1 – The pay is low One of the biggest misconceptions of life working at a startup is that you’ll have to accept lower pay. Especially related to Fintech’s, banks have promoted an image of lower pay and a lower quality of life if you were to leave their giant corporation. The truth is quite…

FCA regulation, $1 trillion market cap and the future for P2P lending

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Industry News AltFi published their coverage of the UK regulator’s recent review of crowdfunding rules. This is what they had to say: “The FCA is proposing that P2P promotions target exclusively the following groups: those certified or who self-certify as sophisticated investors, those certified as high net worth investors, those under advisement from an authorised…

An interview with Bondora’s CEO – Listen to the P2P podcast here

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Kolja Barghoorn is well known in the P2P community. You may know him better by “Aktien Mit Kopf”, which translates to “Stocks with the head”. After receiving many questions from his community regarding Bondora’s latest service, Go & Grow, he decided to compile the most common questions and ask our CEO, Pärtel Tomberg. Throughout the…

A tour of Bondora HQ, crypto on the Darknet and Estonian unicorns

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Bondora in the news Annual Meeting Talks visited the Bondora HQ in Tallinn, Estonia. They gave their viewers a unique look inside the Bondora offices and even got to play a traditional Estonian game! Several of our German Bondora investors discussed the release of Bondora’s latest investment service (Go & Grow) in detail: Investment Academy…

Join the #UMMM revolution with Go & Grow – #UseMoneyMakeMoney walkthrough

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Calling all fitness fanatics, fashionistas, globetrotters, ambitious students, and doting parents. For decades, the world of investing has been nothing but a taboo mystery to the majority of people. If you find yourself saying “ummm” every time you hear the word invest, you’re not alone. In fact, we’re not going to talk about investing here…

Fintech in Wales, GDPR and more in this month’s news catch-up

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P2P-Banking wrote an article on Bondora’s latest and most simple way to invest; Go & Grow. If you haven’t heard anything about it yet, here are some of the best advantages: 6.75%* p.a., via a completely automated service Instant liquidity, meaning you can access your cash at any time Low risk, thanks to a diversified…

A near-century old book reveals the secret to wealth for P2P investors

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It’s 1926. Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his theory of wave mechanics and presents what becomes known as the Schrödinger equation in quantam mechanics. The Finnish athlete Paavo Nurmi runs the world record 3000m. Houdini stays in a coffin underwater for 1.5 hours before escaping. And one of the worlds most famous personal finance books, ’The…

What is portfolio diversification?

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Most of you will have heard someone say “Make sure to always diversify within your portfolio!”, but what does this actually mean? Portfolio diversification has been a hot topic in the world of investing for decades, largely because it’s associated with greater financial security and the promise of higher net returns overall. That is not…

Do men and women invest differently?

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Several studies have attempted to explain the reasons for the difference in investments choices (and how these decisions are made) between men and women. Over several decades, the research has provided an insight as to how a reduction in discrimination, leading to a greater freedom of individual choice, has consequently resulted in women becoming the…