#MakingHERStory: Women in Leadership

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Influence and inspiration Tell us about a leadership lesson that you’ve learnt that’s unique to being a female leader. Leadership is the combination of empowerment and authenticity. I have learned that it is essential to empower and motivate my team to achieve the goals and for the team to continuously …

Refer Elevate and Earn!

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Do you know you can earn up to S$3,000 in cash for each business that uses Funding Societies’ Elevate card through your referral? To generate your referral link, simply put in your name, email address, and phone number here https://bit.ly/ElevateReferral_FS.  Elevate is a Virtual Expense Card for businesses that is …

Are you sure you’re not being scammed? Part 2

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Over S$633 million has been lost to scams in 2021 as scammers took advantage of the public’s heightened sense of vulnerability and uncertainty during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Singapore Police Force’s Anti-Scam division reports that job scams were the most common ruse last year, with 4,554 cases.  Do you suspect …

Navigating the tech talent crunch

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According to a report commissioned by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Singapore alone will need 1.2 million additional digital workers by 2025 to remain competitive. The tech talent crunch is further intensified as Chinese tech giants expand into Singapore after facing pressures at home. Worldwide, 149 million new digital jobs in …

Are you sure you’re not being scammed? Part 1

What is a scam? Why is cybersecurity important to me? You might ask. Well, nowadays, there are many incidents of scams around us, whether we are existing customers of financial services organisations or not. Since the start of 2022, over S$2.7 million has been swindled from hundreds of people in …

Global Tiger Day: How Saving Tigers Helps Humans So Much More?

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Tigers and their habitats provide vast benefits to the climate, people and wildlife. Throughout history they roam freely across Asia, and are seen in Asian cultural traditions. Sadly, wild tigers are now endangered and can only be found in 10 countries (4 in where FSMK operates), where their numbers have …

How to Use Elevate?

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99% of Singapore’s 291,600 enterprises are Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), making them a huge pillar of the country’s economy. Despite contributing 71% of total employment amounting to 2.4 million jobs in 2021, and 44% of the country’s Gross Value Added amounting to S$213 billion, SMEs still face pertinent challenges …

#MakingHERStory: Women in Leadership

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In this issue of #MakingHERStory, we sat down with Modalku’s Senior Manager for Micro Finance, Sri Ayu Puspasari. Demure and soft spoken in appearance, Ayu has taken Funding Societies | Modalku by storm in her command of the Micro Finance team. Let’s hear from Ayu on what it takes to …

Don’t underestimate the impact of a simple idea

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Well it started when we saw the call to participate in Funding Societies | Modalku’s (FSMK) virtual Hackathon. After years of joining FSMK, I think it’s time for me to participate. I was also keen to learn from other participants as cross-functional knowledge is beneficial to my role as Credit …

#MakingHERStory: Women in Leadership

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Influence and inspiration Tell us about a leadership lesson that you’ve learnt that’s unique to being a female leader.  The value of teamwork, building relationships with a focus on strong collaboration, sharing ideas and trust building. I strongly believe that different people can bring unique perspectives to jobs and issues, …