Misunderstanding of P2P Financing in Malaysia by Sam Wong

Sam Wong, Business Development Manager at Funding Societies

Hi I am Sam Wong, a Business Development Manager from Funding Societies Malaysia. Prior to joining Funding Societies, I have been in banking for more than 8 years serving SME, Commercial and Corporate Lending. My day-to-day job pretty much involved in credit paper writing, risk management, financial analysis, and client relationship …

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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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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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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Choosing the Right Crowdfunding Product

Choosing the Right Crowdfunding Product

Interested in raising capital through crowdfunding? We’re not surprised. After all, crowdfunding comes with some pretty sweet advantages. The crowdfunding process is quick and simple – often entirely online. Because crowdfunding requires no collateral, it is a great alternative to traditional financing products. There are three major forms of crowdfunding: …

4 Advantages of Crowdfunding and P2P Financing

4 Advantages of Crowdfunding and P2P Financing

Crowdfunding and P2P financing have recently gained popularity as alternatives to funding options from more traditional financial institutions, especially for SMEs and small businesses. Both crowdfunding and P2P financing are new methods to gain capital. Despite the relative newness of both these financing models, it seems they are here to …