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Funding Societies Says it Will Purchase Employee Shares Up to $16 Million

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Funding Societies, a leading Asian online investing marketplace, says it will purchase up to $16 million in employee securities to provide current and former employees liquidity. Last month, Funding Societies announced a $294 million funding round led by SoftBank. Under the plan, all eligible former… Read More

Samsung Invests in Funding Societies, a Marketplace Lending Platform

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Funding Societies has received an investment from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, according to a note from the Fintech.  Details on the investment were not disclosed. Samsung Venture is an investment arm of the South Korean conglomerate, Samsung Group, and has been an active investor in… Read More

Indonesian Fintech Investor, BRI Ventures’ CIO Says Company will Use $250 Million Fund to Create “Real Value,” Not Just High Valuations

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Indonesia is one of Southeast Asia’s largest markets for digital platforms and services. The country offers an attractive business environment and opportunities for investors who are interested in projects that aim to take advantage of fast-growing economies. BRI Ventures, the investment division of Indonesia’s oldest… Read More

UNDP Partners With 500 Startups to Invest in Indonesia’s Evolving Startup Ecosystem

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United Nations Development Program (UNDP), an organization that provides expert advice, training, and grants to developing countries, is partnering with Silicon Valley venture capital firm and project accelerator 500 Startups, in order to make investments in Indonesia’s emerging startup ecosystem. The UNDP will be working… Read More

Leading Southeast Asian Peer to Peer Lender Funding Societies Revamps with New Executive Team

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Funding Societies, one of the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms in Southeast Asia, has revamped its executive team with new hires. Funding Societies provides access to capital to SMEs crowdfunded by both institutional and individual investors. To date, Funding Societies reports over S$ 800 million… Read More

Indonesia P2P Startup Modalku Milestone: Hits $74 Million in Total Crowdfunded MSME Loans

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Modalku, an Indonesia-based peer-to-peer lending fintech startup, successfully surpassed $74 million (Rp 1 trillion) in total crowdfunded MSME loans. This news comes just a little over six months after the company announced it was fully registered with the Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK). As previously reported, Modalku was… Read More

Largest Lender: Funding Societies is First P2P Lender to Join International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Kelvin Teo

Singapore based Funding Societies has become the first peer-to-peer lending platform to become a member of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM), a prestigious forum for credit risk management. Funding Societies also reported that risk expert Terry Tse has joined the online lender’s… Read More

Indonesian P2P Fintech Startup Modalku Becomes Fully Registered With the OJK

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Modalku, an Indonesia-based peer-to-peer lending fintech startup, announced this week it is now fully registered with the Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK). Founded in 2016, Modalku describes itself as an online marketplace for small businesses to acquire loans and for lenders to fund small business loans to… Read More

Malaysia: ASEAN’s First Country to Regulate P2P Financing

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Malaysia’s Securities Commission (SC) announced last month that six P2P platforms were registered and would continue to be overseen by the Government of Malaysia, making Malaysia the first ASEAN country to regulate P2P financing.  The six platforms include B2B FinPAL, Ethis Kapital, FundedByMe Malaysia, ManagePay Services, Modalku Ventures,… Read More

Indonesian Bank Sinarmas Partners with P2P Lender Modalku

Reynold Wijaya

Bank Sinarmas, a Jakarta based financial institution, has formed a partnership with recently launched peer to peer lender Modalku to more easily provide access to capital to SMEs joining a global trend of traditional finance partnering with innovative Fintech firms. The partnership with Sinarmas Bank… Read More

Indonesian FSA and MCI Collaborating on New Fintech Regulations

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Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (FSA), which regulates the banking and non-banking sector, is working with the Ministry of Communications and Information to bring out regulations governing online startup companies offering financial services, popularly referred to as fintech, reported DealStreetAsia. Indonesia is Southeast Asia’s largest economy (US$890B).  The new regulation will… Read More

Launched: Modalku, Indonesia’s New Marketplace For P2P Lending, To Help SMEs With Crowdfunded Loans

Reynold Wijaya

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, a new marketplace for peer-to-peer (P2P) lending officially launched today to give Indonesia’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) greater access to funding by means of loans pooled from crowdfunding, according to a story in the JakartaGlobe. Modalku offers companies quick access to non-collateral loans with interest rates between… Read More

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