Tagged: bondora

Alternative Lending Index Unveils European Cross-Border Lending Opportunities

Twino, one of the leading Baltic lending marketplace, has produced in conjunction with KPMG Baltics a report called Alternative Lending Index which assesses the potential of alternative finance in 23 European countries based on a set of economic credit data. While the report does not… Read More

The Baltic Fintech Ecosystem: Building Unicorns

  Jevgenijs Kazanins of Twino introduces the Baltic tech scene at EXEC Fintech in Berlin Those familiar with the European fintech sector may have wondered for some time about why the Baltic States, which are among the smallest countries of Europe, are producing so many… Read More

Bondora to Remove Primary Market View Feature From User Interface

Bondora, a European peer to peer lender based in Estonia, announced on Friday it is removing the Primary Market View feature from its user interface. This change will go into effect on November 1st. Bondora stated it was removing the feature because the speed of their… Read More

Bondora Launches Refer-A-Friend Offer: Investors Can Earn 5% From the Amount Referrals Lend in First 30 Days of Signing Up

Bondora, a European peer to peer lender based in Estonia, announced last week the launch of its own refer-a-friend offer. The company stated users may now earn an extra income by introducing their friends to its website. The Bondora team stated anyone who joins with a… Read More

Deloitte & FinanceEstonia Partner to Craft Best Practices for Crowdfunding

FinanceEstonia and Deloitte have collaborated on a document that defines best practices for the emerging investment crowdfunding sector in Estonia. The first five Estonian crowdfunding platforms joined the “Crowdfunding Best Practice” in May of this year and were granted the Best Practice Labels at Law Firm… Read More

Bondora: We Want to Be the Market Leader in Transparency

Recently European marketplace/P2P lender Bondora has been publishing a series of updates on the operation and management of the growing online lender. A recent post stated; “…[we have been] sharing detailed information on how Bondora is managed and operated. We promised that over the coming months… Read More

Bondora Seeks to Improve Loan Quality in All Markets with Better Collection Procedures

Pärtel Tomberg, CEO of Bondora, spoke about his platform’s plans for 2016 in a recent interview.  According to Bondora, one of the objectives for coming months is to “improve the loans quality in all [their] markets”. “We strive for a more secured but faster loan… Read More

Bondora Receives Regulatory Approval by Estonian Financial Supervision Authority

European peer to peer lender Bondora is now regulated by the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority the financial regulatory body of the country. According to Bondora, the process has taken nearly a year to complete and has been described as “very thorough” with “very stringent requirements”… Read More

Bondora Has Now Processed Over € 1 Billion in Loans

Estonia-based Bondora, a marketplace lending platform, has now surpassed € 1 million in loans processed via their site. Out of these applications € 150 million in loans have been approved and investors have funded over € 52 million. Bondora CEO and co-founder Pärtel  Tomberg commented on topping the… Read More

Bondora Celebrates 7 Years of Marketplace Lending (Infographic)

Estonia-based marketplace lending platform Bondora is now 7 years old. Hard to believe the platform has been around such a long time. CEO and co-founder, Pärtel Tomberg, commented on their anniversary. “It’s a great pleasure to celebrate Bondora’s 7th birthday with our community of investors and… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Opens Up API to Public

Pan-European peer to peer lending platform Bondora has become the first online lender in Europe to open its API to the public.  The program interface is available to both retail and institutional P2P/ marketplace investors. This update to their lending ecosystem should facilitate investor access… Read More

Bondora Surpasses €50 Million in P2P Loans

Estonia based Bondora has topped a significant milestone. According to the peer-to-peer lender, as of yesterday they have surpassed €50 million in loans.  Their base of investors, at last count, stands at 12,641.  Their site states these investors come from 37 different countries. Borrowers now number… Read More

Bondora Closes 2015 Having Funded € 24 Million in P2P Loans

European peer to peer lender Bondora has closed out 2015 having funded over € 24 million in loans.  Bondora is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority having received interim approval in May of 2015.  The company has applied for full FCA authorisation, an expensive and rigorous… Read More

What Trends Will Shape the P2P Lending Industry in 2016?

The peer-to-peer lending market is looking for another massive growth from 2016, but before holiday season kicks in, we here at Bondora have decided to dig deeper to see what will be the underlying trends shaping the surging industry in the new year. INSTITUTIONAL MONEY We… Read More

Bondora: Regulatory Environment is a “Fraught Issue” in Europe. Except for the UK

Bondora, a peer to peer lending platform with pan-European aspirations, has shared their opinion on the regulatory environment in Europe. According to Bondora, “regulating alternative finance is a fraught issue across Europe”.  But there is an exception to this rule. The UK, and the Financial… Read More

Quotes From #LenditEurope: About China’s 2,000 Lending Platforms & More

Part II: Seen & Heard at Lendit Europe If you missed attending Lendit Europe, you missed a great event. You can catch up on a selection of presentations on Lendit . For short skimming, we’ve selected a few thought-provoking quotes from day 2. You may also… Read More

Brief: Bondora Opens European Personal Loan Marketplace Platform to U.S. Accredited Investors

Bondora, a pan-European marketplace lender, opens to accredited investors from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Australia. The platform now allows global accredited investors to invest directly into personal unsecured loans across three European markets including Spain,… Read More

Jevgenijs Kazanins Announced as New Twino CEO, Will Lead Latvian P2P Marketplace Lender

“I don’t want to offend anyone, but there are only two countries in Europe where peer lending made a dent in the lending landscape: the UK and Estonia. In every other European country the volumes going through the marketplace lenders are negligible (to the point… Read More