Hong Kong Startup 8 Securities Closed a US$9M Round
According to sources, Hong Kong-based startup 8 Securities closed a US$9M round. This Series B round is led by Leitmotiv Private Equity and Velolicity Capital Private Equity.
Proclaimed as “Asia’s first and only social trading & wealth management service for individual investors”, the company is experiencing rapid growth. Since its founding in 2012, 8 Securities has over 50,000 customers across the globe holding US$1 billion in assets.
Mathias (Executive Chairman of the Group) and Mikaal (CEO) have set their sight in Japan’s wealth management space, and aimed to enter Mainland China in the second half of 2014.