Starting the Year Right with Funding Societies

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

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

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 …

Ask Me Anything with Kelvin Teo

Ask me anything Kelvin Teo

Our Co-Founder, Kelvin Teo, held an Ask Me Anything session on our community forum, Crowdfund Talks  and we were heartened to see such an overwhelming response! For those who have missed the opportunity to get your burning questions answered by Kelvin, we have compiled some of the interesting and recurring questions …

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

CrowdfundTalks

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 …

Funding Societies Hits SGD 200 Million in SME Crowdfunding

Funding Societies Co-founders Kelvin Teo and Reynold Wijaya

Funding Societies is heartened to announce we have surpassed the SGD 200 million mark in total crowdfunded SME loans. This achievement came just 6 months after crossing SGD 100 million in January this year. In the same period, its investor base has also increased from about 40,000 to  75,000, indicating …