Step-By-Step Guide to Investing With Funding Societies in 2019

Step by step guide to investing with Funding Societies

Are you interested to start investing in SMEs with us but have no idea how to start? We have created a step-by-step guide to facilitate your sign up process. Step 1: Create your profile on our sign up page. Step 2: Upload a scanned copy of the relevant documents for investor …

How to Help An SME Get Financed And Get Rewarded

Have you come across business owners urgently looking for business financing but are unsuccessful in their attempts to get from banks or other sources? You can be a lifeline by referring them through Funding Societies’ SME Referral Programme.  Besides providing the SME with an alternative avenue for financing, you also …

3 Reasons Why You Should Take a Business Loan Before Chinese New Year

In Singapore, many Chinese Singaporeans adhere to Chinese New Year (CNY) superstitions such as “Wearing red is auspicious while black is a big no-no”, “Don’t wash your hair on the first day of CNY as it is seen as washing your fortune away”, just to name a few. One of …

The 2019 Fintech Landscape in ASEAN

Fintech Landscape

A combination of the words ‘financial’ and ‘technology’, fintech seeks to design and deliver good quality financial services and products through innovative technology. The sector is booming with contributions not merely by banks and technology giants, but also Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Below are some predictions of the 2019 …

Checklist for Starting Your Own Business in 2019

Checklist to start your business in Singapore

If you have ever wanted to start a business, Singapore is a great place to start! Ranked second in the world for ease of doing business by the World Bank, Singapore has the infrastructure and robust trade network that will help your business flourish. However, starting a business can be …

Funding Societies Year in Review 2018

Happy 2019 from Funding Societies! Let’s take a look at some of the key highlights in 2018. Series B Round We raised a series B round of US$25 million, led by Softbank Ventures Korea, along with existing investors Sequoia India, Alpha JWC Ventures (Indonesia) and Golden Gate Venture and new …

Top 5 Business Articles for SME Owners in 2018

Most of the worlds’ successful SME-owners will agree that it is essential to continuously seek and gain knowledge to spur business growth. However, we understand that time is a luxury for most SME-owners and staying up-to-date with business trends takes a lot of time and effort. That’s why we have …

Top 5 Investment Articles that You Should Read

2018 has been a big year for Funding Societies – as we successfully crowdfunded over S$300m of SME loans across the region with investors like you! As we wrap up the year, here is a list of our top 5 investment-related articles in 2018 that you may find useful, covering …

5 Key Reasons Why Successful SMEs Take Business Loans

One of the greatest misconceptions about SME financing is the notion that taking on debt is always a bad thing. Many people associate loans (aka. debt financing) with financial difficulties and cash flow problems and often assume that companies will only take up loans if they are in a poor …

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Growing Your Business

Remember when you first started your business? It may have just been you and your business partner. As your business started to turn some profit, you hired your first few employees and as your cash flows started to be more steady, you are beginning to think about expanding your business. …