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Funding Societies Offers SMEs Deferments to Help Ease Cash Flow Challenges

Funding Societies, P2P financing platform, is stepping up efforts by offering deferment or rescheduling options to help tide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) over as they face challenges brought on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Following first quarter of 2020,

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Funding Societies Optimistic that P2P Financing will Reach RM 1 Billion This Year

2019 was a strong year for Malaysia’s peer-to-peer (P2P) financing industry as total financing increased to RM521 million cumulatively and is expected to continue to thrive in 2020 with RM 1 billion in total financing, according to Funding Societies Malaysia.

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Funding Societies Teams with Carsome to Offer USD $200m Financing to Car Dealers

Funding Societies Malaysia, the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform in the country and Southeast Asia, has announced its partnership with Carsome, one the region’s largest used car trading platform to offer dealer financing, a financing product offered to local car

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Funding Societies: New Expansion Could Help SMEs With Their Cashflow Woes

Funding Societies has announced that they will be launching financial services to complement their usual P2P funding platform—this time targeted at solving cashflow issues inundating SMEs. When conducting regular business, SMEs may face issues collecting invoices, especially when dealing with

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Got a Fintech Idea? Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition Wants to Help You Make It a Reality

Got a fintech idea you’re dying to turn into reality? 1337 Ventures, in collaboration with MDEC and InnoStart Capital, will be launching their accelerator programme, Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition, this July. The Alpha Startup: Fintech Edition, which runs quarterly, accepts

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UOB Inks Deal With Funding Societies To Provide Startups Access to Funding

UOB Malaysia today announced it will partner with Funding Societies, a regional peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Through the partnership, start-ups and UOB Malaysia’s small business customers can access Funding Societies’ global investor network to raise additional working capital. UOB Malaysia’s

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Funding Societies Raises RM 100 Million, the Largest P2P Lending Funding in SEA

Funding Societies, the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform in Malaysia, has raised RM100 million in Series B funding. Led by Softbank Ventures Korea, the funding round also includes existing investors Sequoia India, Alpha JWC Ventures (Indonesia) and Golden Gate Ventures.

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What Are Malaysia’s Top 5 Banks Doing About Fintech?

With the wave of new fintech companies entering Malaysia, a question that often pops up in conversation is whether the banks are asleep on the wheels or are they actively beefing up their tech portfolio in response. The Fintech News

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Peer Pressure: Malaysia’s Peer to Peer Lending (P2P) Performance

Peer to Peer Lending or better known as P2P Lending refers to an online platform that matches lenders to borrowers, the concept is widely believed to be introduced by Zopa and popularised by the likes of Lending Club. The framework for

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Will This Partnership Drive Malaysian SMEs’ Adoption of P2P Loans?

Funding Societies and Cheng & Co have engaged in a strategic partnership to broaden and simplify access to business financing for creditworthy Malaysian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Cheng & Co, a  established home-grown accounting firm, will refer promising SMEs

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