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How the Biggest Fintechs Got to Where They Are Today

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Fintech giants aren’t born overnight. They require years of blood, sweat, and tears from their founders to incubate an idea and turn it into a reality. The biggest fintech companies of this decade began as big ideas; a better way to transact across borders, easier commerce for mobile and digital payments, and simpler digital banking…

What to do if you don’t receive the SMS PIN-code

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Receiving the SMS PIN-code in a timely manner is critical to withdraw money and manage your account. It can be a frustrating experience when you don’t receive it, or it’s delayed. But don’t worry. There are a number of ways to troubleshoot the problem. Here’s a guide for what to do if you don’t receive…

Secondary Market Transactions Soared in August

Market & Pricing

The Bondora Secondary Market had a complete trend reversal in August. There was an astronomical 107.9% growth compared to July. This equates to a total of €338,235 being transacted on the Secondary Market. The most significant growth factor, by far, was a 1,139.3% increase in Portfolio Manager transactions, which totaled €51,978. API transactions also increased…

🙋🏾‍♂️Your Top 5 Questions in August – Answered!

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Hi there, I’m Temiloluwa 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…

Frugal living and how it can help you save money

Finance Tips

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” – Charles Dickens The term ‘frugal’ often has a negative connotation. But in reality, frugal living is a great way to turn a little into a life of abundance. By…

A recap of our videos in August 2021

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And that’s a wrap for August! Missed one of our weekly videos? Here’s a recap for you. This month, we explained the differences between active and passive investing, showed you how to close your Bondora account, and introduced you to the Bondora blog. Jump in below for more. Differences between active and passive investing When…

Another Month of Strong Return Rates

Market & Pricing

Bondora returns are holding strong. In fact, investor returns for 2021 originations were higher in July compared to June. Here is our main takeaway for July’s portfolio performance: Key statistics Originations returned a higher rate of 15.2% for 2021 originations There was a 1.3% increase in returns for 2021 Q2 originations An outlier in Estonia…

Bondora Originations Continue to Top Previous Months

Market & Pricing

It’s seven months and counting of monthly increases to Bondora originations. And in July, a total of €11,818,925 in originations puts Bondora another step closer on the path to 1 billion, while providing the best customer experience for both borrowers and investors. Country breakdown In July, originations grew by 7.1% over June, to a total…

Let’s Talk about Inflation and How You Can Beat It

Finance Tips

Inflation. In the past year, you’ve probably heard everyone, from central bankers to heads of state, discuss inflation. That’s because it has become a hot topic of conversation and financial experts and the general public are worrying about inflation. This economic factor, if left unchecked, can leave individuals with less purchasing power over time, thereby…

Bondora blog – the news source for everything Bondora

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In addition to our YouTube channel, we also have a blog where we share valuable content for our investors. Visit bondora.com/blog to check it out. Here you can find a wealth of information about personal finance, Bondora, and how to make the most of your account. There are 9 different sections, such as: Market &…

Over €11M Invested on Bondora in July

Market & Pricing

🙌 July brought yet another month of increased investment on Bondora. Investors flooded the platform with €11,628,988 in investments. This is a steady 7.5% growth rate compared to June. It’s also the fifth consecutive month of growth for Bondora investment funding. This month, all four product categories increased. This shows how strong all our Bondora…

Recent notable fintech mergers and acquisitions

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The fintech industry is filled with promising startups, established companies, and everything in between. There’s one thing all these enterprises have in common; their desire to grow. One way that companies grow is to acquire competitors or companies offering complementary services to their own. Recently, there has been a slew of notable mergers and acquisitions…