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How do we calculate annualized net return?

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This is a question often asked from our support personnel. While it is also covered in our investment guide, let’s look into how the Secondary Market transactions can affect this number. If you have read the respective investment guide section, you’ll know that we only account for transactions that have happened or should have happened by…

Optimizing the website functionality and performance

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Our website has had an unexpected and considerable increase in traffic and approved loans on the marketplace due to some successful campaigns. This has caused the website to slow down on peak times and specifically causes performance issues when some parts that use more of the system capacity are used, like secondary market, account statement…

Bondora raised $5 million from early Lending Club backers

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Bondora raised $5 million in Series A from Valinor Management, a $3.7 billion US-based private investment firm, which was an early backer of Lending Club. We are aiming to replicate Lending Club’s success story by building a pan-European lending marketplace. Valinor’s Phil Austern will join Bondora Board. Uniting European markets under the roof of a…

Improvements to the loan data verification process

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This week we will change the way the loan process will work to make the process faster and easier for borrowers and also reduce the amount of time investors’ funds can be reserved in investments that in the end get cancelled. What will change in the process: We will make an instant offer to borrowers…

Introducing the Investor Dashboard

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This week we are introducing an Investor Dashboard which will give you an easy at-a-glance overview of your portfolio and its performance. Each section also has a link to a more detailed report in regards to the respective data. The actionable buttons in the middle section will give you direct access to main pages on our…

Lifting Secondary Market commissions on purchase price

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As of today and up until the end of November we are lifting Secondary Market commission on purchase price. You can use this opportunity to build up your portfolio by purchasing loans without 1.5% commission and getting higher returns. See currently available Secondary Market offers Please remember that a small portion of loans are repaid…

5 steps to find a suitable P2P lending platform for your investments

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Choose a suitable P2P lending platform you are eligible to invest on which markets are available for investing with a specific platform Choose a suitable investment period and offered loan amount Find attractive returns on investments with a suitable P2P lending platform Snapshot of main 20 P2P lending platforms in EU and US

A day in the life of a Bondora credit analyst

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Bondora credit approval process involves several checks, which are done on the borrowers. Today we will be lifting the curtain on the process of credit checking by introducing you to a day in the life of our credit analyst. We have 12 credit analysts, who are constantly performing checks on all incoming applications. We sat…