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A glance at Bondora’s governance and risk management

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Our recent surveys showed that our investors would like to have a better understanding on how Bondora is managed and its risks mitigated. Therefore we will be sharing a lot of behind-the-scenes information on Bondora with our investors over the coming months through our blog and website. Today we have put together a high level…

Inside Bondora – 7 questions with Andres Kuusk

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In this edition of “meet our team” we speak with the guy who according to Harvard Business Review has the sexiest job of the 21st century. Meet our very own data scientist and mind sports world champion (aka Andres) – a combination that is extremely powerful. Why did you join Bondora and what excites you most about this business?…

Bondora is now regulated by the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority

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Estonian Financial Supervision Authority (FSA) has granted Bondora a credit provider licence. The FSA is the main regulating body in Estonia which governs and oversees all banks, credit providers, credit intermediaries, insurance companies, insurance intermediaries, fund managers, investment and pension funds, investment firms, E-money institutions and payment service providers. The application process has been very thorough and…

Bondora turns 7 today – let’s celebrate!

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Seven years ago today Bondora was launched. As part of the celebration, we’ve put together an infographic to bring you some of the highlights from the past years. This is also a great moment to reflect back and say Thank You to all our customers for your support over the years. We are truly thankful…

Meet Kairi – our investor support superstar

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Today is our support superstar Kairi’s birthday and we thought it might be nice to introduce her to you. Kairi is the person behind answering your queries and working alongside our engineering team to make your investing experience with Bondora as straightforward as possible. We asked her a few questions about the rewards and challenges…

It’s a wrap – thanks for the great 2015!

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It’s been another action-packed year here at Bondora. We want to thank everyone for being part and making our community of 12,242 investors and 243,062 borrowers. We had quite a few memorable moments this year and here is a selection we wanted to highlight for you. Happy holidays and enjoy the highlights! In 2015: We…

Bondora has applied for full authorization from UK’s FCA

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In May this year, we received a peer-to-peer lending interim license from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This means that Bondora has adopted the gold standard for Europe that is designed by authorities who are keen to promote and support alternative finance through clear and fair systems. The FCA implemented their regulations in 2014…

Platform Update: New legal structure comes into force tonight

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We are happy to announce that today at midnight we will roll-out the new bankruptcy-remote legal structure. As mentioned in our previous blog post, the new structure is suitable for EU and non-EU investors, both natural and legal entities (incl. non-financial legal entities). After the roll-out, the loan agreements shall be concluded between the borrower and Bondora, and…

Legal structure: What are we changing?

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We have finalized a new bankruptcy-remote legal structure that is suitable for EU and non-EU investors, both natural and legal entities (incl. non-financial legal entities). The new structure will reduce compliance and operational risks for investors on the platform. The new structure will be rolled out by end of August and a separate notification sent…

Try Bondora Portfolio Manager without the risk of losing money

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We are excited to announce a pilot campaign with the goal of ensuring trust in using Portfolio Managers for making investments on Bondora platform. We believe that using Portfolio Managers is the most efficient way to invest on our platform; and thus, welcome you to try them out without the risk of losing money* during…