Episode 142 – How Regulation Will Change P2P Lending | Mintos CEO Martins Sulte

Episode 142 – How Regulation Will Change P2P Lending | Mintos CEO Martins Sulte

Hi FI Europeans, today I had the pleasure to interview Martins Sulte who is founder and CEO of Mintos. It’s  the biggest P2P Lending marketplace in Europe and they started in 2015  and are headquartered in Riga. On mintos platform there are currently around 50 companies that lend out loans in 12 currencies to borrowers in 38 countries worldwide. More than 40k investors fund loans in 9 loan segments. Like car loans, property, agriculture, small business, consumer loans and so…

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Episode 141 – Investing in Real Estate via Syndications | Kris from White Fire Equity

Episode 141 – Investing in Real Estate via Syndications | Kris from White Fire Equity

Hi FI Europeans, some people are really good and a natural fit in building up and managing a bunch of properties. They like to interact with people, workers and other local stakeholders of their real estate. They dig deep into the knowledge domain of Real Estate and take the time. So much time that there is not much left to learn about other asset classes. Like me not everybody currently has the time and ambition to dig deep into DIY…

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Episode 140 – Reversing wrong life choices | Silke Rosenbusch

Episode 140 – Reversing wrong life choices | Silke Rosenbusch

Hi FI Europeans, have you ever ask yourself how life would be if you haven’t chosen a certain life path? If you would have studied something different If you would have changed job earlier if your husband had taken more parental leave and you could better accelerate your career   While you cannot change the past without a time machine you might want to go into a new direction in the present or future. Today I talk about reversing “wrong”…

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FIRE: The Mini-Retirement

FIRE: The Mini-Retirement

The concept of the mini-retirement runs counter to many of the supposed principles of the FIRE movement. We are supposed to put our heads down, tighten our belts, and dream of a future far, far away, when we will be free.  This concept presupposes that happiness and freedom are only truly accessible once we reach our ‘number.’ This is problematic.  On the other side, many espouse a mini-retirement, or even a series of mini-retirements, à la Tim Ferriss who, in…

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Episode 139 – Aligning interests in Real Estate p2p Lending | Gustas from Inrento

Episode 139 – Aligning interests in Real Estate p2p Lending | Gustas from Inrento

In this episode, I chat with Gustas Germanavičius from InRento who is a young serial Entrepreneur from Lithuania. He just launched a new Lending platform with buy to let property that – on the face of it – doesn’t provide the insane returns we just got used to from other P2P platforms. So you might ask. Why the heck should I continue listening? Well. It’s about more transparency, lower risk and aligned interest between platform, borrower and investor. We talk…

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Episode 138 – Three places to call home | with Matthias Richter from Financial Imagineer

Episode 138 – Three places to call home | with Matthias Richter from Financial Imagineer

Hello FI Europeans this is Mathias, today Interview Matthias Richter from Financial Imagineer. He is already FI and lives in Taiwan, Singapore and Switzerland. He has been working for UBS Bank advising wealthy people in Asia in the past and is now somehow retired. We talk about his path starting to work in Taiwan, his experience living in multiple homes throughout the year and what he learned from his father about success and money. That and much more in today’s…

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Episode 137 – Career Hacking | Goncalo

Episode 137 – Career Hacking | Goncalo

Hi Fi Europeans this is Mathias! Today I Interview Goncalo and we make it little case study. I met him the first time at the FI Europe Retreat in Portugal and we now catch up and to see what happened to Goncalo in the last 2 years. You learn about the stages he took to get from a lower income country Portugal to Switzerland by taking a stopover in the Czech Republic. We see what he learned in and about…

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Episode 136 – Crypto Assets Update – New Applications and Infrastructure for 2021

Episode 136 – Crypto Assets Update – New Applications and Infrastructure for 2021

In this episode we dive quite deep into cryptocurrencies and assets! Because decentralized financial systems will one day compliment or replace the current financial system. Decentralized technologies are also evolving and can fuel all kinds of non-financial transactions, too. Like insurance policies, event tickets or investing in companies. And right now mainstream financial providers like paypal starting to adopt crypto currencies like bitcoin. Hedge fund managers like Peter Druckenmiller and companies like Square and microstrategy favor investing their company capital…

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Episode 135 – Invest in agricultural loans with Lendsecured | Nikita Gončars

Episode 135 – Invest in agricultural loans with Lendsecured | Nikita Gončars

We chat with Nikita from Lendsecured about his take on the P2P Market Landscape and what they have to offer when it comes to lowering the risk in P2P investing. We also cover the role of p2p aggregators and risks associated with loan originators. Nikita also tells us about a new loan type for the agricultural sector and how it is structured. Behind Lendsecured stands an established company located in Latvia that is offering loans for wealthy people to invest…

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Episode 134 – Life Update Nomad Numbers & RE in Taiwan | Nomad Numbers

Episode 134 – Life Update Nomad Numbers & RE in Taiwan | Nomad Numbers

In today’s interview, Alvar interviews Mr. Nomad Numbers on how FIRE life is looking like in Taiwan and which advantages it brings. They also cover an update on the Nomad Numbers journey and where they are at in their travels. We also talk about: FI in Taiwan Travelling during COVID-19 Life update for nomad numbers Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. Let us know what you think about the Interview in the comments…

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