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July 3, 2019

MSc Finance Industry Engagement Day

Our Co-Founder and CEO, Charis Liau was invited to speak to Master of Science Finance students from Nanyang Technological University on MSc Finance Industry Engagement Day […]
July 2, 2019

Singapore chosen by Bank for International Settlements for innovation hub centre

SINGAPORE – The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), dubbed the central bank for the world’s central banks, will establish an innovation hub centre in Singapore in a […]
July 2, 2019

Singapore to issue up to 5 licences to digital banks in liberalisation push

SINGAPORE will issue up to five new licences to digital banks and begin taking applications from August, in one of the biggest liberalisation steps taken by […]
June 11, 2019

Launch of QianNow – The consumer financing arm of Minterest Group

The Minterest Group is pleased to announce the opening of our consumer financing business, QianNow. Selected and regulated by the Ministry of Law to pilot new […]
May 28, 2019

Banking on the unbanked

TECHNOLOGY, and in particular Financial Technology or Fintech, has the ability to accelerate access to financial services for the unbanked and significantly reduce costs for businesses. […]
May 22, 2019

Members’ Night at The Screening Room – 7 May 2019

On 7 May 2019, we held our third Member’s Night at The Screening Room. This coincided with Minterest operations turning 2! Thank you Members for joining […]
April 30, 2019

Charis Liau: Top 100 Fintech Southeast Asia Influencers 2019

Our Co-Founder and CEO, Charis Liau was named one of the Top 100 Fintech Southeast Asia Influencers 2019 by LATTICE80. LATTICE80 is a global Fintech Hub […]
March 30, 2019

Minterest won Dun & Bradstreet Business Eminence Awards 2019

Minterest is honoured and humbled to be a recipient of the Dun & Bradstreet Business Eminence Awards 2019 which was held on 15 March 2019. Background […]
January 31, 2019

Minterest Gives Back – Meals-on-Wheels for the Elderly in Singapore

Minterest’s first volunteering experience with TOUCH Home Care! On 30 January 2019, our team decided to spend our afternoon out of office to participate in the […]
January 2, 2019

New consumer finance model using psychometric and social media in Singapore

An algorithm that reads your social media feed, gets a fix on your digital personality and analyses your online interactions with friends and family may now […]
December 13, 2018

P2P Lending and Digital Lending Fintechs Active in Southeast Asia

The size of the Southeast Asian alternative financing market grew from US$46.65 million in 2015 to a whopping US$215.9 million the following year. That’s almost a fivefold leap […]
December 11, 2018

Minterest selected as one of the six firms issued with moneylending licences with business models that better protect borrowers

If someone cut into your queue at the cashier in a supermarket, what would you do?   Answers to psychometric questions like this will help moneylender Minterest […]