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Product Updates: Shifting to 100% Hands-off Investing


January is a time of reflection. And when we look back at the history of investing at Bondora, it’s no surprise that there’s always been one main driver behind everything we do: you, our investors. You guide us on how best to help you grow your wealth.  Back in 2008, investing with us looked very…

2022 Q4: Go & Grow Portfolio Review


Do you want to know more about how Go & Grow works? Are you curious to know more about the underlying portfolio? Well, then, this portfolio review article is perfect for you. We’ll take a closer look at the Go & Grow 2022 Q4 portfolio distribution, the percentage division amongst loan ratings, and more interesting…

Money Talks: 8 Wealth-related Terms You Should Know

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Do you feel overwhelmed by financial terms? Do you want to educate yourself and understand your finances better? Great! Here are eight wealth-related terms you should know to help boost your financial and investment knowledge. Term 1: Inflation Inflation is a price increase that translates into a decrease in consumers’ purchasing power. That’s because as…

Bondora Highlights from Q4 2022


At Bondora, we believe that each highlight or milestone should be celebrated, no matter how big or small. Especially when it can make a meaningful difference and help make the world around us a better place. Here are some of our favorite highlights from Q4: Won the Good Working Environment Award After being evaluated by…

Happy Holidays!

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It’s the end of another year. And what a year it’s been. There have been ups and downs, changes, and new things, but overall, it’s been a good year at Bondora. And we’re honored to have had another year of being your investment partner. You signed up to Bondora to make it easier to prioritize…

What is the State of the European Job Market?

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The job market has been anything but ordinary over the past two years. In light of COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine, here’s what you can expect regarding the European economy and job market for the near future. We also cover how you can navigate the tight job market. Take a look: Major points of…

2022 Bondora Highlights

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2022 is coming to an end. So, we wanted to reflect on the year’s biggest highlights and share them with you. Let’s get started! This year, over 21,000 new investors joined Bondora to save and grow their money. In total, they invested €139M and received over €23M in returns. With the brand-new Go & Grow…

Discover the Life of a Bondora Developer Superhero


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


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

Finance Tips

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…

13 New Vacancies… (and Counting)


Are you job-hunting? Well, look no further because there are 13 vacancies available at Bondora! We’re looking for a wide range of talented individuals, from Lawyers and Data Analysts to Customer Experience Specialists, Software Engineers, Senior Talent Sources, and more! There are so many different positions available, so it’s impossible to summarize them all here….

Impressive Growth for Investments and Originations

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In October, we saw favorable increases in investments and originations. Originations exceeded €15M, and investments €14M. This puts us on track for a good Q4 in 2022. Spanish originations exceeded 1M once again. Read more: Investment by product In contrast to September, investments for all products increased in October. All in all, they totaled €14,861,329—a…