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Discover the Life of a Bondora Developer Superhero

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Greetings! The year is ending, and it’s time to introduce our last Developer Superhero for 2022. He’s been with us for over 8 years, always wears the coolest shirts, and would love to adopt a mythical creature as a pet. He’s the one and only Erki Argus! Join us on this epic journey of getting…

Investment and Origination Statistics Cool Down in November

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As the colder weather settled in, our originations and investment figures are also cooling. With a 6.4% decline in loan originations, as well as a 5.8% decline in investments. Spain, however, continues to increase its origination standing. There was also a substantial increase in new investors joining Bondora. Our amount of cash recovered increased to…

How to Save Money Fast

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Saving money is vital. Perhaps you’re saving money to build your emergency fund. Or maybe your financial goal is to buy property? Whatever your reasons for saving money are, establishing healthy savings habits is essential to your financial success. Are you looking for tried-and-tested savings tips to get you on track? Find them right here…

The Housing Market Stalemate and What it Means for You

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The past few years have seen a boom in housing prices worldwide. The global pandemic brought more homebuyers out of the woodwork, while inflation drove prices up higher and higher. The result was a buying frenzy, with homes selling well above their asking price. But now, the global housing market is stuck in a strange…

Originations Exceed €15M & Investments Grow by 21.3%

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October made impressive gains in the origination and investment front. Especially when considering the declines from September. Investment funding increased by 21.3% to over €14M. And loan originations exceeded €15M. Secondary Market activity increased once again, and collection & recovery figures showed contrasting stats. Read more: In October, 1,464 new investors joined Bondora! Investors have…

How to open a Bondora investor account

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Are you ready to start investing? Are you excited to earn returns and plan for your financial future? Fantastic! Keep watching to see a step-by-step demo of how easy it is to create your Bondora investor account. First, go to bondora.com and enter your email address, your name as it appears on your ID document,…

2022 Q3: Go & Grow Portfolio Review

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If you’re interested in how Go & Grow works, and learning more details about our portfolio, then this article is perfect for you. You can get more insight into what makes Go & Grow successful: its portfolio distribution. Below, we detail how the claims added to the Go & Grow portfolio are distributed, the percentage…

‘One Email Changed My Life’ – a Developer’s Bondora Journey

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Welcome to another Bondora Superhero Developer’s edition blog post! This time, we want to introduce you to a developer who fell in love with Estonia and started coding out of curiosity. Join us on this exciting journey to get to know him better – meet Baris Cakir, Bondora Software Engineer! Bondora Superhero #27 — Baris…

Are You the (Best) Product Manager? Then join us!

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Are you a strategic thinker who can work hands-on? Do you thrive on leading a team of individuals and taking ownership of goals? Do you get excited at the thought of researching, getting data, and leading the launch of innovative investment products at a hyper-growth phase fintech? Then we want you: Product Manager responsibilities in…

October Fintech News Update

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2022 has been a tough year for fintechs. With looming recessions, rising interest rates, and a decrease in valuations, it has certainly changed the tech startups’ landscape. But there are still positive points and exciting developments. Let’s recap some of the recent must-know events of the fintech industry. Fintech foundings, M&A activity slow It’s been…

What does PEP mean?

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When you create and verify your Bondora account, you must confirm whether or not you are a Politically Exposed Person. If you don’t know what that means, keep watching to find out. When creating your account, you must complete the Know-Your-Customer or KYC form. This is a legal requirement from the European Commission’s Anti-Money Laundering…

4 Ways Interest Rate Changes Can Directly Affect Your Wallet

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With all the buzz around interest rates and inflation, it’s hard to keep up with what’s happening in the economy, but more importantly, how it affects you and your finances. Instead of talking about macroeconomics and what’s going on with the central bank, we’re going to discuss four ways interest rate changes can directly impact…

What does UBO mean?

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When creating an account with Bondora, you must confirm whether you are the Ultimate Beneficial Owner of the account. Unsure about what it means? Keep watching to find out. When creating your account, you must complete the Know-Your-Customer form. This is a legal requirement from the European Commission’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing directive. One…