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 …

The Most Overlooked Principle of Investment in a Weak Economy

The Most Overlooked Principle of Investment in a Weak Economy

In my years as a consultant, I have advised and been mentored by many brilliant individuals including the CEO of major corporations and household names. Risk / return ratio was always the centerpiece of major decisions. While regulators and financial institutions are taking up more responsibility in the post-crisis world with Dodd-Frank and …

Funding Societies Partners with Orangefield Trust in Singapore

New peer to peer lending platform Funding Societies has inked a partnership with Orangefield Trust to hold funds from lenders.  The collaboration is said to “provide lenders with greater confidence in engaging P2P lending platforms”. “We have taken steps to ensure there is no mishandling of funds that go through our comprehensive system. Engaging a …

5 Signs You Should Invest in Business Productivity

5 Signs You Should Invest in Business Productivity

Most business owners would agree that business productivity bridges the gap between investment and return. Business productivity tools enable business owners to do things better so that their business can produce more, create more and deliver more at lesser the time and cost. As a business owner, investing in business …

Are you ready for a business loan?

How to apply for business loans

At some point in your life as a business owner, you will inevitably consider a loan. Whether it is to fund a high-ticket project or to restructure your debts, or simply to tide you through a low-income period, loans can be helpful if you know how to use them. The …