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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…

4 risks in Peer-to-Peer lending

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Peer-to-Peer lending (or P2P), is a relatively new asset class in the world of finance that has gained traction within the last decade. Most recently, the past 5 years have seen an explosion of p2p lending platforms offering different investment options, rates of return, business models and the assets they invest in. As the baby of…

Increased regulation in China, UK immigration and more news about Bondora

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Geldz met Bondora’s Head of Investor Relations, Matt Clannachan, at the popular Invest conference in Stuttgart in April. In the interview they discussed a variety of topics, including the overall P2P marketplace, common questions about Bondora and a sneak peak in to Bondora’s latest and most simple investment product. *** RBC Plus discusses the development…

What is Crowdfunding?

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Crowdfunding is not a new concept, in fact, it’s been around for centuries. Investopedia describes it as: “Crowdfunding is the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture. Crowdfunding makes use of the easy accessibility of vast networks of people through social media and crowdfunding…

Why do borrowers choose P2P instead of banks?

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As investors, hopefully you are already aware of the multitude of advantages available to you by investing with a peer-to-peer lending platform. An important questions that is not so commonly discussed is, why do borrowers use P2P platforms instead of banks? Below we discuss the top 4 reasons why borrowers choose a P2P platform like…