International Women's Day 2022

In celebration of International Women’s Day, here at Funding Societies, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on how we are empowering the Women here within our organisation. As we kick-start the initiative called “#makingHERstory” a women-focused leadership programme, we got insights from our very own Chief People Experience …

Funding Societies Review:
5 Years and S$1.4b in SME Financing later

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And our renewed commitment to the local business community in future Let’s review Funding Societies: This month we turn 5 years old! From a wide-eyed newbie who burst onto the lending scene and quickly disbursed our first funded loan in 2015, to an experienced digital financing platform who is now …

Starting the Year Right with Funding Societies

Start The Year Right

We kickstarted January of 2019 by hosting our first investor events of 2019. On the 22nd of January, some of our existing investors (in the Prestige, Platinum and Gold tiers of FS Privilege loyalty program) were invited to an exclusive dinner and update. Our co-founder, Kelvin Teo, shared our 2018 …

How to Help An SME Get Financed And Be Rewarded

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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 …

Funding Societies Year in Review 2018

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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 …

Funding Societies at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

Funding Societies at Singapore Fintech Festival

What an exciting week for us and the finance industry at the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018! A report from MAS, the organiser of the event, showed more than 40,000 visitors gracing the Festival. Our booth at the ASEAN Fintech Startup Zone was constantly streaming with people from all over the …

Funding Societies named on the 2018 Fintech 250 list by CB Insights

Funding Societies named on the 2018 Fintech 250 list by CB Insights

CB Insights has named Funding Societies to the second annual Fintech 250 list, a prestigious group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology. This is also the second consecutive year that Funding Societies has been included in the prestigious list.

Funding Societies Hosts Its First Tertiary Marketing Case Competition

Funding Societies Tertiary Marketing Case Competition 2018

This year, Funding Societies organised our own Tertiary Case Competition for Singapore-based tertiary students. It’s also the first-ever marketing case competition by a Fintech startup! Students were required to devise a 6-month integrated marketing plan to drive our mission in helping to increase financial inclusion for SMEs in Singapore. We …

Introducing CrowdFund Talks, A Community for Savvy and Discerning Investors


There are many forums out there but few that focus on investments in crowdfunding and alternative investments. CrowdFund Talks is Funding Societies’ very own community page. We are firm believers of the collective wisdom of the crowds (after all, we’re a crowdfunding platform!) and are motivated to create a platform …