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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…

It’s been a year since we became Bondora. Here’s what you’ve helped us achieve in those 12 months

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Exactly 12 months ago we rebranded from isePankur to Bondora, as the name didn’t reflect our global ambition. Nevertheless, we clearly realized that the name change was only a minor piece of the challenge and in order to transition from a local startup to a player that defines the new rules of lending across Europe, we had to make major…

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…

Bondora is now 6! Number of investors at Bondora

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On the 23rd of February Bondora officially became 6 years old! As part of the celebration, we want to share with you some of the highlights in platform statistics below:

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…