Investor Stories

Meet Marcin, an entrepreneur and Bondora investor from Poland

Investor Stories

1. Tell us about yourself and what you do for fun. I am an entrepreneur. A few years ago I was deeply involved in alternative investments (fine wine), right now I co-own an esthetic medicine clinic and run an educational foundation devoted to helping people with alopecia. In my free time, I like to cycle…

Meet Elena, an engineer from Bulgaria

Investor Stories

1. Tell us about yourself and what you do for fun. I am born and I live in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. I have a Master degree in Communication technologies Engineering but this didn’t become my profession. I work as a Software Quality Assurance Engineer for the last decade or so. I dedicated nearly…

Investor Visits – Exclusive insights from Martin

Investor Stories

Last month, our German investors Martin and Ulrike visited the Bondora HQ in Tallinn, Estonia. Martin has been investing with Bondora for over 5 years and is an avid user of the API, find out more below. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself. 52 years old, living in the south of Germany in a…

Portfolio Manager for an early retirement – Meet Martin

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1. Tell us about yourself and what you do for fun. I came to Bratislava, capital city of Slovakia, to study. Artificial intelligence and cognitive systems always fascinated me, so after finishing engineering study at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of Slovak University of Technology (FEI STU) I applied for job at Institute…

Lars and his trip to Bondora HQ

Investor Stories

Recently we interviewed Lars Wrobbel, a financial blogger and entrepreneur that came to visit Bondora HQ in Tallinn. Lars has used the Invite Friends programme very successfully thanks to documenting his own investing experiences on his blog. While this is only a small part of what he does, he plans to focus even more on…

Robert Kiyosaki, teaching and volleyball. Read Andrea’s story

Investor Stories

As part of our popular investor stories series, we interviewed Andrea this month. Check out his super story below. * * * Hello everybody, I am a former engineer who, after 20 years in the corporate field, has decided to leave my job and to devote myself to what I really like, teaching. Now I…

From borrower to lender, Eduardo has seen both sides of the coin

Investor Stories

Welcome to another edition of our investor stories series. In today’s story we interview Eduardo, a Spanish national who, after paying off his Bondora loan early, decided he wanted to become the lender and started investing with us. “I started asking for a loan with Bondora… I wanted to reverse the situation and it was…

When music is your obsession, do you still have time to invest? Meet Duncan

Investor Stories

Welcome to the third post of our investor stories series. We are excited to share our interview with Duncan, a first time investor whose goal is to make enough passive income to take care of his living costs while he spends more time doing what he loves. “I was a first time investor, so I…

Find out how Bondora helped Janar make his dream home

Investor Stories

Welcome to our first ‘Borrower Stories’ blog post! Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing a long term customer, Janar from Estonia, who took out a loan with Bondora to renovate his dream home. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Janar, I am 37 years old and I am an electrician…

Meet Jens, a freelance consultant from Denmark

Investor Stories

Welcome to another post part of the exclusive investor stories! This month we had the pleasure of interviewing Jens, check out his story below. “I have 2 accounts running on Bondora. All are using the Portfolio Manager. Returns are 13% and 9%, so overall I am happy compared to other asset classes.” 1. Tell us…