The Fintech revolution, what is it and why should you care?

You might have heard the term ‘Fintech’ used to describe a company before, this has emerged over the past decade to describe new financial technology start-up companies that are offering innovative and alternative finance solutions to customers all over the world. Many of the Fintech’s first emerged after the global financial crisis of 2008 when … Continue reading “The Fintech revolution, what is it and why should you care?”

Changing your personal data

At Bondora, we see the personal information of our investors as sensitive and we make sure they cannot be changed without verification for the security of your account. This is why personal info such as name, mobile phone number and home address can only be changed by us, but if your Bondora account is fully … Continue reading “Changing your personal data”

Bondora’s portfolio performance by quarter, year and country

Welcome to another data blog post from Bondora, below we take a look in to the actual and targeted net returns from investments by country, year and quarter. It’s important to note that the most recent quarter will nearly always show a higher return as the loans have only recently been issued and at this … Continue reading “Bondora’s portfolio performance by quarter, year and country”

What is everyone talking about in Alternative Finance? Catch up with the latest news here

Forbes published a piece on the rapid acceleration happening in the Alternative Finance market. While the UK still accounts for the largest share, they state: “France, Germany and the Netherlands are now the three largest alternative finance markets outside the UK, followed by Finland, Spain, Italy and Georgia. The UK’s share of the European alternative … Continue reading “What is everyone talking about in Alternative Finance? Catch up with the latest news here”

Portfolio Pro breaks another record

Welcome to another post from our monthly funding statistics series. Here, we talk about the most popular investment methods used by our customers in January and how this has changed since the previous month. Following December’s trend, Portfolio Pro has continued to storm ahead and the percentage of investments made through the tool have increased … Continue reading “Portfolio Pro breaks another record”

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Car

Nowadays, having a car is a necessity in everyday life. Whether it’s for commuting to work, going to your local food store or visiting your family in another town, there’s no denying that having a car makes your life easier. Other than the expense of buying a home, owning a car is typically the second … Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Car”

What were we working on in January? New blog languages, cash flow improvements and more

1) Multilingual blog You may have already noticed that our blog is now available in 3 languages; English, German and Estonian. This was implemented after we received feedback from our investors that they would like to read our blog in their own native language. Along with this, we are still working on converting the full … Continue reading “What were we working on in January? New blog languages, cash flow improvements and more”

Bondora Email Subscriptions

One of the importance of subscribing to our email updates is so you can keep up to date with your account and the platform in general without having to login. Apart from this, you can customize your email preferences and basically decide which of the emails you want to be receiving e.g. your daily summary, … Continue reading “Bondora Email Subscriptions”

The Ultimate Guide to your mortgage

Mortgages. The word itself comes from the French ‘Mort-gage’, which literally translates to ‘death-pledge’. On a lighter note, having a mortgage has for many decades been viewed as the first step into the adult world for many people as you move away from your family home or rented accommodation. While a mortgage is not for … Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to your mortgage”

5 ways to increase your income today

We’re going to make a prediction that the majority of people reading this have no more than 2 sources of income, namely from employment and your investment portfolio. Have you ever considered yourself as an entrepreneur? The English Oxford dictionary defines an entrepreneur as “A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on … Continue reading “5 ways to increase your income today”