Tagged: bondora

ECN Convention Debates Technology & Cross-border Future in EU Alternative Finance & Crowdfunding

Two main topics of the 6th Annual Convention of the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) on October 19th and 20th were technology innovation and cross-border finance. The discussions showed that alternative finance has only scratched the surface of its technological innovation’s potential ‒ the potential to… Read More

P2P Lender Bondora Tops €100 Million in Lending

In a recent post on Bondora, the Estonian peer to peer lender, the company announced that it had surpassed €100 million in loan originations. As Bondora states, the platform has now lent €102 million, paying out €15 million in interest to 28,541 investors. Bondora has also reached cash… Read More

P2P Lender Bondora Reaches Profitability in 2017

Bondora, a European peer to peer lender based in Estonia, has announced that it has become profitable during the first six months of 2017. Bondora stated that it had generated a net profit of €300,00 during the first half of the year. The overall revenue target… Read More

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 Publishes Annual Report for 2015

Bondora, a European peer to peer lender based in Estonia, has been on a big push to bring greater clarity and transparency to their lending platform. The initiative is not a requirement but a strategic decision to drive investor confidence and utilization. Last month, Crowdfund… 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 Creates Cash Flow Page (Video)

European peer to peer lender Bondora announced last week that it has developed its very own cash flow page, which is aimed to build a useful analytical tool for all of its users. The website shared: “We decided to fill you in on the journey how… 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