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🙋‍♀️ Top 5 Questions in September – Answered!

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Hi there, I’m Lisette from Bondora’s Investor Relations team. Every month, we round up all the most-asked questions we received from investors in one blog post. You can find all the answers to these top questions right here. It’s just another way we provide first-class customer service.  Let’s go through the top 5 questions we received from…

Add money directly to your chosen Go & Grow account

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Did you know you can add money directly to your Go & Grow account? That means your money goes straight into your chosen investment account, and you don’t need to transfer it from Wallet. Keep watching to see how to do it. When using lightning-fast SEPA payments to add money to your chosen Go &…

Bondora Merch Giveaway!

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We know how much you love and want our blue hoodie, so we have decided to give away 3 SETS of Bondora merchandise! Read on to see how to enter: To make this giveaway even better for you, the set includes much more than just our hoodie 😉 There are 7 items in total! You could be…

How to set up a portfolio manager?

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If you are new to Bondora, it may be unclear how to set up your first portfolio manager. Should there be more than one portfolio manager? What criteria should you select? What does “portfolio limit” mean? Today we will explain what to look for when setting up your portfolio manager and start your automated investments….

Risk diversification and loan offer limits for investors

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Low diversification leads to higher risks Loan diversification, as mentioned before, is one of the main investment strategies in peer-lending to reduce investment risks. Even though it is possible to invest manually without any limits, it is always recommended to diversify between a number of loans, making small investments into each. For example: if you…

Bondora is now regulated by the FCA

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We are happy to announce that Bondora has now received a peer-to-peer lending license from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA-supervised peer-to-peer lending license is the only license available in Europe, which subjects peer-lenders to regulatory oversight. Bondora is one of a few peer-lenders currently operating under such license. The interim license increases…

isePankur has rebranded as Bondora

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We are glad to welcome you at Bondora, a new international trademark for isePankur. isePankur’s rapid development in the past 5 years left no room for the brand to accommodate our cross-border expansion. Like isePankur, Bondora continues to be a platform where you can invest into loans, previously accessible to banks and large financial institutions…

Recovery rates for different debt-to-income levels

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Some of the investors have enquired about the differences in recovery rates for different levels of debt-to-income. To explore this topic, we took a look at different timeframes (2011, 2012, 2013) and  discovered a tendency for no visible negative affect of the DTI level on recovery rates.* The chart below shows all recoveries and re-performing…