Be Aware of Social Media Approaches

In the age of social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and others, social media has become a major part of our lives. Through this enormous platform, scammers have another easy way to target people and companies. But with a bit of care, it is easy to identify scammers’ methods and …

#MakingHERStory with Kate Nguyen

#MakingHERStory wth Kate Nguyen

On the 20th of October, Vietnam celebrated their Women’s Day and we as a company celebrated along with them. In this issue of #MakingHERStory we sat down with one of our incredible Finance Operations Managers, Kate Nguyen, from our Vietnam team. Read on to find out what you can do …

Please be alert against scams!

We are aware of emails and social media scams disguised as legitimate business outreach. Scammers are targeting Funding Societies’ potential clients by tricking them into accessing fake websites and/or social media platforms to make deposits or to provide sensitive personal information.  Funding Societies is actively working with the authorities to …

Are you sure you’re not being scammed? Part 3

Malaysians have been cheated of millions of Ringgit since the start of 2022, with one of the biggest love scams costing RM5.29 million making headlines over the past few months. Such ruses including phishing scams are increasingly common so it is important to know how to react when faced with …

World Mental Health Day 2022 #WorldMentalHealthDay

World Mental Health Day raises awareness for the entire world in a compassionate manner with a unified voice, giving people hope by enabling them to take action and drive up long-lasting change. In conjunction with World Mental Health Day 2022, the World Health Organization launches this year’s theme and slogan …

Funding Societies: 2023 Budget a Strategic and Sustainable Boost for SMEs

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 OCTOBER 2022 – Funding Societies welcomes the 2023 Budget announced by YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul bin Tengku Abdul Aziz, Malaysia’s Minister of Finance, at the Dewan Rakyat this afternoon. Representing the largest SME digital financing platform in the country and in Southeast Asia, Chai …

Are you sure you’re not being scammed? Part 2

Over RM5.2 billion was lost to scams within the last two years as scammers took advantage of the public’s heightened sense of vulnerability and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Royal Malaysian Police’s (PDRM) Commercial Crimes Investigation Department (CCID) reports that job scams were the most common ruse reported between …

Are you sure you’re not being scammed? Part 1

Why is cybersecurity important to me? You might ask. Well, nowadays, there are many incidents of scams around us, whether we are existing customers of financial services organizations or not. According to Royal Malaysia Police’s (PDRM), a total of 71,833 scams, amounting to more than RM5.2 billion losses, were reported …