Funding Societies Malaysia at Maybank’s “The Future is Fintech” Event

Funding Societies Malaysia at Maybank’s “The Future is Fintech” Event

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 …

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How Healthy Is Your Small Business? 4 Metrics to Watch

How to manage your investment portfolio like a pro

Managing a business is difficult. Failure to accurately determine your financial condition could severely hurt your business and its survival. To cope, you need to check whether your business is healthy or not. Some people aren’t able to determine how good or healthy their business is. Don’t be one of …

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4 Ways to Market Your Small Business on a Tight Budget

4 Ways to Market Your Small Business on a Tight Budget

People tend to think about the big budgets involved when thinking of marketing projects. So when company budget is tight, marketing might be the first expense you want to cut. But stop right there! Just because you have a small budget, it doesn’t mean you can’t create a powerful marketing …

Investing in P2P Financing: Myths vs. Facts

Investing in P2P Financing: Myths vs. Facts

Thanks to FinTech, fulfilling financial needs is now easier than ever before. One of the hottest industries within FinTech is peer-to-peer (P2P) financing, a business model where you can finance individuals or businesses through online services that match investors directly with P2P issuers (the party that requires financing, in this …

Funding Societies Malaysia’s 2nd Investor Seminar

CEO Wong Kah Meng at Funding Societies Malaysia’s 2nd Investor Seminar

On Saturday (4 March 2017), Funding Societies Malaysia hosted our second investor seminar. At the event, CEO Kah Meng Wong spoke to investors about the following: What is P2P financing and how does it work? What kind of returns can investors expect to receive? What are the risks of P2P …

Calculating How Much Financing You Need

Calculating How Much Financing You Need

Every business needs plenty of funds and working capital to grow and evolve. There are many ways to get more working capital, from bank financing to P2P financing. But how much more funding do you need, exactly? Calculating how much financing you need requires precision. You may be tempted to …

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4 Steps to Optimize Your Chance for SME Financing Approval

4 Steps to Optimize Your Chance for SME Financing Approval

No matter the economic climate, whether bright or gloomy, SME owners should always manage their working capital well; sufficient working capital is the key to business development. But gaining more working capital is not easy, especially if you were thinking of applying for SME financing. Rejections may be a reality …

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The 5 Best Funding Options for SMEs

5 funding options useful for SMEs

55% of Malaysian SMEs require more funds to operate their businesses. While bank financing can be a good option for SMEs to gain more working capital, there are now alternative funding options. Such alternatives are helpful for small businesses; if they are rejected by one investor, they can try another …

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A Short Guide to FinTech in Malaysia

A Short Guide to FinTech in Malaysia

Prior to mid-2015, FinTech was hardly talked about in Malaysia. Sure, a select few discussed the subject, but there was little interest in financial technology. That is changing; FinTech has become the hot topic among Malaysian businessmen, especially as the sector paves the way forward for innovations in financial services. …

Funding Societies Malaysia Celebrates Official Launch of Its P2P Financing Platform

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Kuala Lumpur, February 22, 2017 – We are happy to have finally launched! Funding Societies is the first P2P financing platform to launch in Malaysia. We provide alternative SME financing and investment opportunities. Globally, peer-to-peer financing is a proven concept. The crowdfunding model has paved the way for SMEs to …