Human Rights Day 2022: Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All

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Human Rights Day is marked every year on December 10th, to commemorate the day of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). UDHR is a landmark declaration that affirms the inalienable rights that every person has as a human being, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other …

#MakingHERstory: Women in Leadership

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Why do gender biases in leadership exist? This is partly due to a stereotype that because men have been leaders for so long, the traits associated with leadership are often thought of as masculine and not viewed as favourably when exhibited by women. In this issue of #MakingHERStory, we spoke …

Day in the Life of Francis Chia, our Group Head of Risk Management

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What is it like to lead Funding Societies | Modalku’s Compliance team? 1. What is your professional background? I was formerly a senior banker. In my former role, I was a General Manager and Head of Risk Management for a foreign bank in Singapore. 2. What are the 2 most …

Funding Societies’ Micro Loan vs. Term Loan

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Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face more challenges when applying for business loans than larger enterprises. Indeed, a survey of MSMEs that secured financing from digital lenders shows that 74% of them could not secure a loan from traditional lenders. That has created an over US$270 billion financing gap in …

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: The essential features of waste management

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Did you know that the 3R concept of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle are the essential features of waste management? By 2030, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) aims to substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling, and reuse. It aligns with Target 12.5 of Sustainable …

#MakingHERStory: Women in Leadership

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On the 20th of October, Vietnam celebrated their Women’s Day and we as a company celebrated along with them. In this issue of #MakingHERStory we sat down with one of our incredible Finance Operations Managers, Kate Nguyen, from our Vietnam team. Read on to find out what you can do …

Digital Financing vs. Traditional Banking

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Digital financing has revolutionised access to funding by making access to financing easier and more convenient. However, traditional banking is still the financial behemoth of old, with a recent survey finding that 69% of Singaporeans prefer it over digital ones. This article looks closely at the intricacies of digital financing …

It’s Time to Elevate! What went on behind-the-scenes of our video campaign?

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Many of you may have seen our Elevate brand campaign video and targeted advertisements going around on social media. Elevate is Funding Societies’ virtual business solution, consisting of a virtual card and credit line for small businesses to get more working capital and quickly unlock a myriad of business opportunities.  …

Day in the Life of Simon Xie, our Country Head

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What is it like to lead Funding Societies’ Singapore team? How long have you been with Funding Societies? 5 Years What is your professional background? I was previously a General Manager for a debt-based investment company, and a registered CEO of a fund management company carrying a RFMC (Registered Fund …

Please be alert against scams!

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We are aware of emails and social media scams disguised as legitimate business outreach. Scammers are targeting Funding Societies’ potential clients by tricking them into accessing fake websites and/or social media platforms to make deposits or to provide sensitive personal information.  Funding Societies is actively working with the authorities to …