Within the investment portfolio theory, there are two key types of investment: fixed income investments and equity investments. Investors looking to create a balanced portfolio for long term returns should have an understanding of the relative advantages of both and allocate their funds according to their risk appetite and goals. Continue reading Fixed Income Investing Versus Equity Investing
The UK has become a key market for peer-to-peer lending, giving investors more and more reasons to flock to this rising asset class. Indeed marketplace lending is making its way more into the mainstream, evidenced by a widening of support from regulators coupled with greater opportunity in the equity markets on the horizon and a rising opportunity for tax-free returns. Continue reading UK P2P Lending Matures Into a Key Market
It is no secret that the quality of services provided by both VIAINVEST and VIA SMS Group is deeply rooted in our scrupulous approach to data analysis. Let us introduce the guy who leads this both complicated and fascinating process of data science – Dmitrijs Lvovs, Head of the Risk Management Department. With a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and unique professional experience in both finance/IT and nonprofit/research fields, Dmitrijs is now managing the team of conversant data analysts within the VIA SMS Group and makes sure that the company is always one step ahead in astounding data science. Continue reading Meet the VIAINVEST team: Dmitrijs Lvovs, Head of the Risk Management Department
Have you ever wanted to live a life of financial freedom: traveling, spending time with your family and working for the good of the local community? Perhaps you’ve come across books like ‘The Four-Hour Work Week’ or ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ and you also dream of doing something similar. The common denominator with guides to a financially free lifestyle is building up a passive income: reducing the reliance on working a traditional job to pay the bills. Continue reading How to make a passive income online
The first half of the year has been busy for us and has also brought the most significant milestone so far – VIAINVEST has reached 10 million EUR loans funded! Great reason to celebrate our cooperation, isn’t it? Continue reading VIAINVEST: Quarter in Review
It seems like hard work pays off – VIAINVEST is nominated for European Fintech Awards 2017!
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Have you ever been on a job interview that leaves you super excited and really aiming to get the job? Sure, the position you have applied for is significant, but it is the person you meet on the interview that gives you the first insight into the culture of the company. Meet Jūlija Sorokina, our HR Specialist that takes care of building a strong and dedicated team! Continue reading Meet the VIAINVEST team: Jūlija Sorokina, HR Specialist
Diversification is defined as the action of making or becoming more diverse or varied. So why is diversification one of the most important words in peer-to-peer lending? To understand this, we need to understand the underlying risks or peer-to-peer lending. Continue reading Benefits of investment diversification
Investors in peer to peer lending are not always aware of the types of loans they are investing in on different platforms. Often, investors trust the platform – Viainvest, Zopa, Twino, etc. – rather than make a conscious choice over the types of borrowers they lend to. This article breaks down the different types of loans typically offered on peer to peer lending sites. Continue reading Comparing Peer to Peer Loan Types