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Originations & Investments Increase to over €15M

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Loan origination and investments showed a solid increase to €15,333,326 in July. This rebound in statistics was expected after the slow summer decreases in June. Collection and recovery statistics also grew, exceeding €1 million. Read more here: In July, we welcomed 1,821 new investors to Bondora—slightly more than in June. Our total investment has increased…

Secondary Market Activity Continues to Tumble

Market & Pricing

The number and value of Secondary Market transactions continue to tumble downward. This is in contrast to other activity on Bondora that has picked up after June’s summer slump, but the interest in market transactions has not rebounded yet. Activity decreased by 24.5% to a total of €104,846 transacted. Read more: Once again, all three…

Weekly industry news roundup

Finance Tips

AROUND THE WORLD UK p2p lender Zopa successfully securitized a portfolio of their loans. The credit quality of the portfolio was good enough to get a AA- rating from Fitch. This is an important step in providing liquidity and secondary markets to all Peer lenders, but especially the European ones. More information on this important…

Get More Out of Portfolio Manager

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One of our best tools for helping investors on Bondora is the Portfolio Manager. It has some great features that allow you to get the most out of your investments. From the Dashboard, just click on the Portfolio Manager button like you see here: And you can help boost your returns through automatic investment. Pick…

Faster liquidity with our one-click sell feature

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Sometimes you just need to sell some loans and generate cash. We have a one button fast liquidity/loan selling system on the site. Convenient and fast for when you need cash. Here’s one way you can do it on Bondora. Login to Your Dashboard On your Dashboard, you can see a submenu below your Account overview section…

VIDEO: Weekly summary from Bondora

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WEEKLY SUMMARY FROM BONDORA Over the last week we’ve seen some good activity on our blog. Higher Returns with our New Loan Pricing Structure We go over the upcoming changes to our loan pricing structure which will now reward more those investors who invest into higher risk loans. In the new loan pricing, we will…

Higher Returns with our New Loan Pricing Structure

Market & Pricing

We listened when our investors told us that they wanted higher returns for taking on greater risks. In fact, we will raise the expected return on our highest risk loan product by 12.3% over the coming weeks. That means you will be receiving returns of up to 32.5%, if you can live with the higher…

Weekly industry news roundup

Finance Tips

AROUND THE WORLD The biggest peer to peer lending conference LendIt has its LendIt Europe coming up in just a couple weeks. The conference takes place on October 10 and 11 in London. There’s still a chance to get discounted tickets if you want to go. This Bloomberg article goes into how Europe’s first securitization…

Earn hundreds of euros by referring your friends to Bondora

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You can now earn some extra income by introducing your friends to Bondora. We are proud to announce our Refer-A-Friend offer. People don’t tell their friends about something unless they really like it whether it’s a new gadget, a new restaurant or a new beer they just tried. Social proof through friends is some of…

VIDEO: Weekly summary from Bondora

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WEEKLY SUMMARY FROM BONDORA Bondora Portfolio Performance – September 2016 In this post we bring you the monthly portfolio performance overview. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Country level performance continues to be positive and grow across all 3 countries. All countries and loan grades are yielding above 10%. Estonia sees steady and growing rates across credit grades. What…

Bondora portfolio performance – September 2016

Market & Pricing

KEY TAKEAWAYS Country level performance continues to be positive and grow across all 3 countries. All countries and loan grades are yielding above 10%. Estonia sees steady and growing rates across credit grades. What this means is that the higher rate credit grades like E, F, and HR have a strong repayment history. Their rates…

Weekly industry news roundup

Finance Tips

AROUND THE WORLD The Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance released its study on European alt finance that shows 92% growth in 2015. This growth is in all areas of alternative finance including crowdfunding and peer to peer lending. Europe is a fast growing alt finance market. Estonia is first in alternative finance volume and we…