Lending

Fintech Investment Platform Fundnel Teams up with Thirdrock

Fintech investment platform Fundnel has partnered with investment advisory and wealth management group Thirdrock to help mid-stage, high-growth companies (typically Series B onwards) obtain funding in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. The partnership will meld Fundnel’s deal assessment technology

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New Union Achieves MAS CMS License; Anticipates S$2 Million Deal Flow To Be Launched

Crowdlending platform, New Union (新联在线),  announces that it has been awarded the full Capital Market Service license (“CMS”) by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) and has lined up a robust deal flow pipeline of about S$2 million that will

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Smartfunding Awarded CMS Licence By Monetary Authority Of Singapore

SmartFunding Pte. Ltd. has been granted the full Capital Markets Service Licence for Dealing in Securities by the MAS, effective from 3 November 2017. The company launched its P2P lending platform in early 2016 and made its application to the

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Orchard To Launch Online Lending Industry Page On The Bloomberg Terminal

Orchard Platform’s online lending industry data and insights will be made available to Bloomberg terminal subscribers, providing a wealth of information on an asset class that offers a number of potential investment opportunities. “Orchard seeks to provide investors with access

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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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Asiakredit Takes Consumer Lending Fully Digital In The Philippines

AsiaKredit, a digital consumer lender focused on Southeast Asia, today announced the launch of pera247 in the Philippines, an innovative, data-driven consumer lending platform delivered through a mobile application. pera247 is a digital lending solution that aims to provide unsecured small-ticket, short-term consumer loans

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Credit Management Services Asiacollect Raises $1 Mln From Dymon Asia Ventures

AsiaCollect, a South East Asia professional Credit Management Services closed a Pre-Series A equity funding round. The round was underwritten by Dymon Asia Ventures, the venture capital arm of Dymon Asia Capital, a Singapore-based alternative investment management firm with c. $5.2 billion of

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Fundaztic to fill the RM80 Billion Funding Gap to SMEs: Malaysian P2P Lending Platform

Fundaztic.com made its debut on the peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform  with a low entry barrier investment of RM50 (12USD), and is now expecting to draw investors to fund more than 500 micro and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and startups within

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Top 3 Challenges of P2P Funding Platforms in Singapore

Dealflow, scalability, and trust – a P2P crowdfunding startup is a 3 legged stool, without one of these, it risks a collapse. P2P crowdfunding has been a relatively recent phenomenon in Singapore, with the first platforms that are still operational

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How Fintech Companies Can Help Indonesian Banks

With a population of over 250 million, consistent economic growth and high mobile phone penetration, Indonesia has emerged as one of Southeast Asia’s most promising markets for fintech disruption. The World Economic Forum predicts that by 2020, Indonesia will become

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