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New 2022 High: Over €15M Originated & Invested

Market & Pricing

In April, both originations and investment funding grew strong and set new highs for 2022. Loan originations increased by 7.2% to €15,697,955 and investments by 7.3% to €15,548,882. Take a closer look at how the figures increased from March. The total value of investments trumped the previous 2022 record high. A total of €15,548,882 was…

Financial results position Bondora for further expansion

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We are proud to announce Bondora’s 5th consecutive year of profitability. With our strong foundation, we continue to offer intuitive products that empower our customers to spend, grow and save their money. Over the past 14 years, our community of 200,000 customers have invested over €590M and received €66M+ in earnings. Our financial success enables…

The Secret Is Out – Introducing Go & Grow Unlimited!

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In April, we tested a brand-new product that would help customers reach their investment goals even faster. It was such a success that we are officially launching Go & Grow Unlimited to all our investors (with some exciting improvements). We are thrilled to announce that Go & Grow Unlimited is now available to all our…

🙋🏾‍♂️Your Top 5 Questions in April – 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…

Inflation: Where Are We Now?

Finance Tips

In both Europe and North America, inflation has been a topic of great importance in the first quarter of 2022. Until recently, and despite widespread criticism, the European Central Bank (ECB) continued to hold firm opposing hiking rates. However, with Euro area inflation up to 5.8%, calls for the ECB to increase rates immediately are…

Go & Grow on the Go

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Want to invest while you’re on the move? Well, we have an app for that! Introducing the Go & Grow app by Bondora. With the app, you have all you need at your fingertips. You can establish your goal, add money, track your growth, withdraw directly to your bank account, and more. There are cool…

First Look at 2022 Q1 Portfolio Performance

Market & Pricing

With the first quarter behind us, we now have the first chance to look at the 2022 Q1 portfolio performance. And it’s off to a solid start; the yearly return rates for all three markets are outperforming their targets. The quarterly rates for 2021 all increased substantially from last month too. Read more: Yearly performance…

How Can I Invest with Very Little Money?

Finance Tips

Many people think you have to be extremely wealthy to invest money. But the truth is, almost anyone can invest, and investing with very little money is easier now than ever before. If you’re worried that you don’t have enough money to invest, investing is one of the best things for you to do! Read…

Highlights from Bondora’s Historic Journey

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Established in 2008, Bondora has celebrated incredible highs and milestones. We rounded up some of the biggest highlights of Bondora right here. Enjoy! 2008 Bondora is founded, and the dream begins! 2009 Bondora establishes the first Nordic marketplace lending platform. 2011 Winner of the “Best Estonian E-service of 2011” award and a quarter finalist at…

New Highs for 2022 Collection & Recoveries

Collection & Recovery

The collection and recovery efforts in March set new record highs for 2022. The cash collected increased by a whopping 61.6% from February, totaling €1,249,637. And 77,471 missed payments were recovered, which is the highest number in Bondora’s history! Read more: February was the first time in 6 months that the number of payments recovered…

New Origination & Investment Highs for 2022

Market & Pricing

In March, a total of €14,496,204 was invested on Bondora. This is the highest amount invested for 2022 thus far and a 4.0% increase from February. Loan originations increased by 3.6%, totaling €14,643,367 in March. This is also the highest amount originated in 2022 so far! Read more: In contrast to February, when only Portfolio…

Meet our 20th Superhero: Viktorija Popova

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It’s a new month, which means another exciting entry in our Bondora Superhero blog series! Today we’re getting to know Viktorija Popova, the Regional Customer Relations Manager, and our 20th Bondora Superhero. She’s been with Bondora for almost a decade and is one of our loan product experts. There’s no time to waste, so let’s…

March: €14.6M Originated, More Than €1.2M Recovered, and more

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March was a month of solid increases across the board. There was a jump in recoveries, investments, originations, and Secondary Market transactions. Most impressively, Spanish originations climbed by 32.4%, cash collected jumped by 61.6%, and investments increased by 4%. Take a closer look: In March, 2,328 new investors joined Bondora. This number is smaller than…