• Event: Maybank Investment Bank’s Fintech Day
  • Date: March 7, 2017
  • Topic: “The Future is Fintech: Reshaping Investing and SME Financing across Southeast Asia”

As financial technology (FinTech) continues to shape the future of finance at a dizzying pace, the lines between traditional brick and mortar institutions and online platforms are becoming increasingly blurred.

To better understand the challenges and opportunities posed by today’s Fintech ecosystem, Maybank Investment Bank organized a Fintech event on Tuesday, 7th of March 2017 with the topic “The Future is Fintech.” Speakers at the event provided a comprehensive look at developments within the Fintech industry, in an effort to better understand how Fintech can affect domestic financial institutions in Malaysia.

Funding Societies Malaysia CEO Wong Kah Meng was one of the guest speakers invited to take part in the event. He addressed some of the misconceptions on P2P financing and its role in complementing the traditional banking ecosystem. In addition, he also shared how investors can yield higher returns with low entry barriers by investing on Funding Societies’ platform.