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. What is CrowdFund Talks? CrowdFund Talks is a public platform. Everyone is welcome to get involved, discuss, and share their experiences on alternative …

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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, …

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 …

How to manage your investment portfolio like a pro

How to manage your investment portfolio like a pro

Managing an investment portfolio is a lot like managing a business. With a disciplined, patient, and proactive approach, you can preserve and protect your wealth while attaining financial independence. Your investment strategies might differ, but you’ve to begin with some principles that are consistent at its core, which not only …

Types of Investments

types of investments

If it is long-term financial security you are after, you will have to start investing – and better sooner than later. Here is a quick guide to the different types of investments: 1. Fixed deposits A fixed deposit is a bank deposit with (i) a higher interest rate than a …

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Why Invest in P2P Financing?

Why Invest in P2P Financing?

Many people are new to peer-to-peer (P2P) 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 Crowdfunding and P2P 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 crowdfunding and its offshoots have attracted big names. Celebrity artists like Neil Gaiman and Whoopi Goldberg have utilized crowdfunding campaigns. Businesses more familiar to our ears have tapped into peer-to-peer (P2P) …

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Invest Together, Fund the Future

Funding Societies Malaysia’s Investor Referral Program

Be part of Funding Societies Malaysia’s Investor Referral Program and earn RM 50 for you and your friends – the more friends you refer to us, the more you earn! Our investor referral program couldn’t be simpler. To participate, just follow these 4 easy steps: Register as a Funding Societies …

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 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 …