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 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 …

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Introducing Miyu, Your Friendly Chatbot, from Our Customer Experience Team

Miyu, Your Friendly Chatbot from Funding Societies

Funding Societies is excited to annouce Miyubot, a chatbot for use in our daily interactions with you. Driven by artificial intelligence and Natural Language Processing, the promise of these technologies in a chatbot coincides with our goal of serving you faster as well as better. Oftentimes, Miyubot will get to …

Q&A: Internship at Funding Societies (Part 2)

Internship at Funding Societies

In our last post, we shared the first part of a Q&A session between our 2017 summer interns and Funding Societies Co-Founder & CEO Kelvin Teo. Here is the second and concluding post, where our interns share lessons learned and advice for those who will embark on FinTech internships. What …

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Q&A: Internship at Funding Societies (Part 1)

Internship at Funding Societies

Singapore’s FinTech industry is on the rise. In fact, based on a 2017 Deloitte report, Singapore and London are ranked together as the top FinTech hub in the world. The prominence of FinTech in Singapore has attracted students and educational institutions. This summer, Funding Societies welcomed a diverse group of …

My Greatest Takeaways From the 12-week Internship at Funding Societies

Takeaways from internship at Funding Societies

Shin Yiseul, our very first intern at Funding Societies, shares her greatest takeaways from her 12-week internship with us: Everyone dreams of finding a job they love. Like many other undergraduates, I spent several summer breaks in various internships, letting each experience guide me in discovering my passion. This phase …

Top 7 New Year Resolutions for 2016

Top 7 new year resolutions from Funding Societies

As we make our way into the second weekend of 2016, reflections of 2015 occurred among us with a resolve to excel further. What do we want to aim for this year, what have we learned in the past?  In our typical crowdsourcing fashion, our team at Funding Societies collated …

Interview with Kelvin Teo and Reynold Wijaya, Founders of Funding Societies

Kelvin Teo and Reynold Wijaya, Founders of Funding Societies

What is Funding Societies about? Funding Societies is a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace for small-medium enterprises (SMEs) to get loans to grow and investors to get good returns in Singapore. We pride ourselves on innovation, as the first and only platform in the region to implement escrow service, e-contracting, webinar, internet …