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Funding Societies Emerges as Market Leader of P2P Financing Industry in Malaysia

Funding Societies Emerges as Market Leader of P2P Financing Industry in Malaysia

Funding Societies ends 2017 as domestic market leader of Malaysia’s rapidly growing peer-to-peer (P2P) financing sector. Data compiled by all P2P financing operators in Malaysia from February 2017 to November 2017 shows that P2P platforms have raised a total of RM17 million for local SMEs. Of the RM 17 million, …

Funding Societies Year End Promotion – 50% Service Fee Off

It’s the festive season and we’re in the spirit of giving.  Enjoy up to 50% off service fees when you invest a collective amount of RM5,000 and above in deals from 13 Dec to 27 Dec 2017. Collective Investment Amount   Service Fee  Below RM5,000 Normal RM5,000 – RM9,999 30% Off RM10,000 and …

P2P Financing on a Global Scale

P2P financing, on a Global Scale

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, banks started making consumer financing stricter. Cheap, quick funds became challenging to acquire. Some consumers found it difficult to get financing even though they had a good credit history. The environment of scarce funds and lengthy approval process became an opportunity for …

Why Creativity and Innovation are Important for SMEs

SME Creativity and Innovation

It has become widely accepted that creativity and innovation are crucial to business success, especially in the ever-changing and uncertain world we live in today. While creativity is the ability to produce new and unique ideas, innovation is the execution of that creative ideas. When adequately fostered, creativity and innovation …

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Business Planning 101

Business Planning 101

4 Tips to Maximize Business Productivity All successful businesses start with great planning. Business plans can be a daunting challenge for some, because of the effort you have to put to craft one. As daunting as it seems, business plans are necessary as they provide the roadmap for where you …

How to Build The Best Business Team for SMEs

How to Build The Best Business Team for SMEs

A rookie mistake often made by those just starting a new business is thinking they can handle everything on their own. It’s still a small business, after all, so why would I need more people to help me, they think. As a small business owner, I should be able to …

Building a Business: Online or Offline?

Building a Business: Online or Offline?

When thinking of how best to build your business, a significant consideration these days is whether to make it offline or online – especially, of course, if the business idea you have in mind is in the retail industry. Each option has its ups and downs, so you need to …

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Evaluating Your Business Idea

Evaluating Your Business Idea

The current climate in business is innovative and entrepreneurial. Is it any wonder the startup industry is flourishing? Southeast Asia’s startup scene is also thriving. Since 2012, Southeast Asian startups have consistently obtained more and more financing. If you’re reading this article, perhaps you’ve been thinking of building your own …

4 Keys to Success When Investing in P2P Financing

4 Keys to Success When Investing in P2P Financing

Peer-to-peer (P2P) financing has been attracting a lot of attention lately, thanks to its ability to connect entrepreneurs with investors using big data and advanced analytics. For small, growing enterprises, P2P financing can be a great substitute for applying for business financing from conventional financial institutions. On the other hand, …