As many of you may have already noticed, VIAINVEST has experienced some long-anticipated visual changes. Over the past few months, our design team has worked long and hard on giving VIAINVEST a fresh new look. As the saying goes, change is inevitable, and there is no industry more prone to change than fintech, isn’t it? So, we decided to embrace it in our special way.
Those who are new to investing often experience a strong sense of trepidation and fear. After all, when your idea of “investing” involves crazed London Stock Exchange investors screaming to buy and sell, or memories of past stock market crashes, who wouldn’t be scared to invest?
These extremes don’t paint the real picture of what it’s like to invest, however. The typical investor is an everyday person who keeps a patient watch over the market. It’s also good to know that over the past eighty years, the stock market has returned an average of 9 percent on an annual basis. Continue reading Overcoming Your Fear of Investing
European startups operating in the financial technology field are currently the ones getting the largest share of venture capital investment, taking a 20% of the total – a substantial percentage that is higher than in Asia and the US. This is a conclusion we can come to when looking at the report released last week by Dealroom and Finch Capital, titled “The State of European Fintech, 2019 edition”, where fintech market is analyzed by taking in consideration the evolution that’s been occurring over the past six years. Continue reading Fintech – Europe’s Largest Investment Category
Both the expected and unexpected can cause our finances to spiral out of control. To earn money and then spend a bit more than anticipated on a trip, an unexpected emergency, or a health issue can throw even the best laid financial plans to the wind.
As hopeless as it may feel as we sink further into debt, there are several routes that won’t only take you out of debt, but help you grow your wealth. Continue reading Gaining Control of Your Finances
This is the kind of post that you’d expect to see at the end of the year or at the beginning of January, but things tend to change very fast in fintech. Its structural trends are unfolding at a pace that is not showing any signs of slowing down, wherever you might look – from investments and evaluations to new startups, attempting to disrupt the incumbents and get new market shares. Let’s get to the point and explore what are the latest market-shaking trends in fintech at the moment!
All of us could use a bit of extra cash in our pockets. Whether you’re looking for a full-time, part-time, or casual gig, today there are more ways than ever to legitimately make money online.
We’ve explored several of the options and have compiled a list of the five best and most realistic ways you can start earning an income by harnessing the power of the World Wide Web. Continue reading Five Legit Ways of Making Money Online
The word “fintech” (financial technology) is a broad term which describes many different categories of the financial technology market. What one person may describe as “fintech” could be completely different from the next, making it difficult for inexperienced individuals to fully grasp what it is. Continue reading Exploring the Many Different Types of FinTech
This autumn came with some really great news – our Swedish loan originator VIACONTO.se has been granted a Gold Certificate by Sweden’s leading business and credit reference agency – UC. Continue reading Swedish Loan Originator VIACONTO.se Gains Maximum Creditworthiness
Here we go again, the last quarter of the year is just a few weeks away, and these are usually some of the most intense months of the year. What you will find in this post, is our selection of some of the fintech events that we think are worth checking out. Do the planning part now, so you can relax later. Continue reading Top Fintech Events of Q4 2019
This guest blog post was prepared by Lars Wrobbel. He is our long-term investor who has seen VIAINVEST evolve since the very beginning, and has stayed with us up until this moment. Lars happens to be a great P2P enthusiast and certainly an opinion leader, he also manages a huge community of German investors under the name of Passives Einkommen mit P2P Krediten. Over the last couple of years Lars has gained invaluable investment experience, so we asked him to share some of the most important lessons he has learnt, and here’s what he had to say. Continue reading How to Find the Best P2P Lending Platform