How SMEs Are Evaluated for Financing Suitability

So, you’re a small business owner. You want to apply for business financing. You know you are eligible for the option. You’ve turned in all the necessary documents. What happens now? Specifically: how do financial institutions judge you to be worthy of their financing? If you have ever applied for …

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2017 Onwards: FinTech as the Future of Inclusion

2017 Onwards: FinTech as the Future of Inclusion

2016 was a year of surprises, a year mostly remembered for two political upsets: the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Observers noted that 2016 was characterized by rising anti-globalization. Yet despite the retaliation towards globalization, the genie can’t be wished back …

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Budgeting: Balance Your Spending

“My money keeps spilling out like water.” Many of us have experienced the frustration of having too many expenses to track. We have to pay for housing, utilities, taxes, transportation, food, the list goes on. Sometimes we can’t catch a break despite bringing in a reasonably good income. It’s normal …

Investor Referral Campaign 

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Welcome to the Investor Referral Campaign! Specially designed to give you the best rewards for being a referral partner. Stand a chance to win RM500 cash prize while earning an additional bonus. Timeline: 21/7/17 to 31/10/2017 (3 months) Bonus Structure No. investors referred Once off additional bonus 3 or more …

Social Media 101 for Small Businesses

Social Media 101 for Small Businesses

Social media is a significant game changer in today’s marketing world. Even if your business is small, it pays to utilize social media marketing. Start small. In fact, it’s best to manage one or two company accounts rather than force your resources to manage accounts on all the hyped social …

FinTech as Digital Solutions for SMEs

FinTech as Digital Solutions for SMEs

When it comes to managing finances for a successful business, gaining financing is only one part of the story for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Thankfully, various FinTech platforms provide solutions that can make the lives of small business owners easier. Mainly, FinTech helps through the three categories below: Online …

When Should You Apply for Business Financing?

When Should You Apply for Business Financing?

Building and nurturing a successful business requires a good amount of working capital. The funds can come from private assets, investments, or financing from banks or debt investment/digital financing platforms. But when is the right time to apply for business financing? There are 3 situations that would call for more …

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Funding Societies Is the Only Debt Investment and SME Digital Financing Company from Southeast Asia Included on the Prestigious Fintech 250 List

Funding Societies Is the Only P2P Financing Company from Southeast Asia Included on the Prestigious Fintech 250 List

CB Insights, one of the world’s leading private research companies on the startup industry, has named Funding Societies to the celebrated Fintech 250 list, a select group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology. Funding Societies, which operates in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia, is the only debt investment …

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Why Invest in SME Digital Financing?

Why Invest in P2P Financing?

Many people are new to SME digital financing as an investment option. Questions arise. Is it trustworthy? Does it fit my needs as an investor? Who else have invested in it? All valid concerns. Nearly no one wants to jump in blind when it comes to investing hard-earned money. Not …

The Best Advice We’ve Heard about Debt Investment and Digital Financing

best advice about crowdfunding and P2P financing

Don’t invest in a person or a company on the basis of its name and fame The rise of debt/equity investment financing and its offshoots have attracted big names. Celebrity artists like Neil Gaiman and Whoopi Goldberg have utilized this approach. Businesses more familiar to our ears have tapped into …