General Misunderstanding of P2P Financing in Malaysia – by Sam Wong

General Misunderstanding of P2P Financing in Malaysia

My Name is Sam Wong, a Business Development Manager from Funding Societies Malaysia. Prior to joining Funding Societies, I have been in banking for more than 8 years serving SME, Commercial and Corporate Lending. My day-to-day job pretty much involved in credit paper writing, risk management, financial analysis, and relationship management …

Funding Societies and Curlec Launch Partnership to Automate SME Repayments

Funding Societies and Curlec Launch Partnership to Automate SME Repayments

Funding Societies, the first and largest peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform in Malaysia, has announced a partnership with Curlec, a homegrown FinTech company specialising in Direct Debit payments. Funding Societies will be the first partner to adopt Curlec’s online Direct Debit system. With an integrated system, the repayment process for Funding …

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Why FinTech is Rapidly Growing in Southeast Asia

Why FinTech is Rapidly Growing in Southeast Asia

After the financial technology (FinTech) industry’s start in the West, notably in Europe and in the USA, its innovations have established themselves across various markets. FinTech has also experienced adoption and high growth in China. But if we are searching for financial technology’s next hot region, it would be Southeast …

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Overseas Payments and Remittances for SMEs: Where to Start?

Overseas Payments and Remittances for SMEs: Where to Start?

Cross border money transactions are showing an upward trend in Malaysia. More money is being sent abroad and more is received from overseas. Yet for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), overseas money transactions can be a tough issue to figure out. Various financial institutions offer remittance services, from banks to …

Funding Societies and MoneyMatch Launch Strategic Partnership to Provide Alternative Financial Solutions for SMEs

Funding Societies and MoneyMatch Launch Strategic Partnership to Provide Alternative Financial Solutions for SMEs

Funding Societies and MoneyMatch, two leading local FinTech startups, announced an official partnership to broaden access to alternative financial services for Malaysian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Funding Societies will support efforts to build awareness for MoneyMatch, a cross border money transfer platform approved by Bank Negara Malaysia. In turn, …

Introducing CrowdFund Talks, a community for savvy and discerning investors

Introducing CrowdFund Talks

After launching a few months ago, multiple tests and improvements, along with some lively investor questions and discussions, we are officially announcing our community forum CrowdFund Talks. CrowdFund Talks is a public platform. Everyone is welcome to get involved, discuss, and share their experiences on alternative investments. We focus on …

Vote for Funding Societies to Win Malaysia Fintech Company 2018!

We are proud and thankful to be nominated for Malaysia Fintech Company in the Malaysia Fintech Awards 2018. None of our achievements are possible without the trust of our users. Once again, we must ask for your support. If you believe Funding Societies has helped make a stronger society, please …