Harvard Business School students and co-founders of Funding Societies Kelvin Teo (left) and Reynold Wijaya pose in front of the school in Boston, Massachusetts on March 24. They have deals signed or pending with DBS Group Holdings and other Southeast Asian banks to collaborate with their start-up, which connects investors with borrowers from small and medium-size businesses. Photo: Bloomberg

Harvard MBA student pitches idea of P2P lending start-up Funding Societies to CEO of major bank in Asia - and hits a homer

Founders have raised US$1.2 million from venture capitalists in Singapore and Jakarta to back their project

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Harvard Business School students and co-founders of Funding Societies Kelvin Teo (left) and Reynold Wijaya pose in front of the school in Boston, Massachusetts on March 24. They have deals signed or pending with DBS Group Holdings and other Southeast Asian banks to collaborate with their start-up, which connects investors with borrowers from small and medium-size businesses. Photo: Bloomberg
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