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2021 Finance Year in Review

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2021 marks yet another whirlwind year for the world of finance. There was opportunity, excitement, and a formidable set of old and new problems to contend with. Though the COVID‑19 pandemic has somewhat loosened its stranglehold on the world, people around the globe and across nearly every industry continue to feel its impact. Despite the…

How to verify your bank account

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By signing up to become an investor, you’ve taken the first step to a better financial future. Well done! But, before you can start investing, you must complete your account identification, which includes verifying your personal bank account. Keep watching to see how. To verify your bank account, you must make a SEPA payment from…

Meet our 14th Bondora Superstar: Maria Trapeznikova 🦸‍♀️

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Not all heroes wear capes…they sometimes dress in monogrammed slippers and a Bondora hoodie 😄 Introducing Maria Trapeznikova – BackOffice Specialist and our 14th Bondora Superstar. She valiantly works to protect your investments and keep your account safe. This series highlights Bondorians’ passion for what they do, why they love working at Bondora and other…

🙋🏾‍♂️Your Top 5 Questions in September – 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 received…

A recap of our videos in September 2021

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It’s officially autumn! Can you believe it? September has been an exciting month of financial tips, what’s happening in our office, and ways to better manage your account. Keep reading if you missed any of our videos from this month. 5 tips to teach your kids good money habits Money is an essential part of…

Positive Jump in Bondora Originations Portfolio

Market & Pricing

Return rates for the Bondora originations portfolio turned in a great August, with return rates growing once again to exceed the previous month. Investors will be quite pleased with the returns generated from the Bondora platform in August. Key statistics August yearly returns for 2021 were 0.4% higher than in July 2021 Q2 returns were…

More than €11 Million Originated on Bondora in August

Market & Pricing

After seven straight months of origination increases, August saw a slight decrease in Bondora’s originations. A total of €11,584,049 was originated in August, a 2.0% decline compared to July. Nonetheless, it’s still a considerable amount of new loans originated. Country breakdown Finland and Estonia saw their originations go in opposite directions in August. Estonian originations…

3 no-fuss ways to save money this autumn

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Summer can be a costly time of year. Expenses for family vacations, social activities, and back to school shopping can add up quickly. With the Christmas season just around the corner, you may need a break from spending to get your budget back on track. Here are 3 no-fuss ways to save money this autumn:…

How the Biggest Fintechs Got to Where They Are Today

Finance Tips

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…