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Marijuana has always been a hot button topic around the globe. It’s legal status and use have come into question over the past several years, as many countries consider decriminalizing, or even legalizing the drug altogether. As the marijuana landscape changes, so does the opportunity for investment in this burgeoning industry. Marijuana presents a untapped...
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News from around the world Cornell University (NY, USA) professor Emin Gun Sirer is launching his own cryptocurrency coin and network. One of the “higher-profile academic experts on blockchain technologies,” Sirer has secured funding for his startup—Ava Labs Inc.—from some of field’s biggest VCs. Ava will be a competitor of Ethereum and other older blockchains....
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Investing is often looked at as a greedy action, having little to do about caring for the world around us and serving those in need. However, a new and growing movement is flipping this narrative on its head, by providing investing returns while doing so in businesses that prove themselves to be good stewards of...
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The secondary market saw less activity over the month of April, even as loan originations on the Bondora platform were hitting record highs. Total activity on the Bondora secondary market came to €745,593 in the most recent month, down 21.5% from March. Investors transacting manually on the secondary market did so at a similar rate...
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Click here for the German or Estonian video. As part of improving our platform and giving the best to our investors, we have further simplified our dashboard to be more user-friendly. The dashboard now captures all the important portfolio statistics in a summarized way to give you an overview of your portfolio performance. In addition,...
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Bondora eclipsed €10 million in loan originations over the month of April! This record-breaking month also brought more origination statistics for borrowers, including more verified borrowers with higher incomes. Country Breakdown Remains Consistent While there were significantly more loan originations in April, loans came from the same countries with roughly the same distribution as months...
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They say the earlier you get into an investment, the better your returns will be. This is the allure of the IPO: investing in a burgeoning company as early as possible to capture exponential gains. Too bad not all IPOs perform well. In fact, these investments might be riskier than investors realize. So, are IPOs...
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Go & Grow is leading the Bondora charge! After decreasing its share of total Bondora investments, Go & Grow investments surged over the month of April, and with it, total investment in Bondora loans hit another all-time high. In April, Bondora originated €10,867,175, shattering last month’s monthly record by 11.7%. Both Portfolio Pro and Portfolio...
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News from around the world Little-known U.K. fintech startup Checkout.com broke European funding records by raising $230 million (USD) in its latest funding round. Valued at around $2 billion (USD), Checkout.com is a fintech platform that allows companies to process cross-border payments from various sources. Forbes reports: “We have been fortunate to have some of...
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Click here for the German or Estonian video. We have been working on improving the Go & Grow product and with the recently released version, the interface has been made simpler and better. You can now have a full overview of your Go & Grow account without any extra clicks. Once you are on your...
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