Funding Societies Hosts Its First Tertiary Marketing Case Competition

Funding Societies First Case Competition

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 …