Hong Kong’s 8 Securities Raises US $9 Million in a Series B Round; Announces Mainland China Expansion Plans


Hey look at this great news today for Hong Kong Startups – our good friends Mathias Helleu and Mikaal Abdulla (left and right in photo) of 8 Securities keep growing and keep raising money!

Hong Kong FinTech startup 8 Securities raises US $9 million in a Series B round following their expansion into the Japanese market.

Investors in this deal include Velocity Capital and Leitmotiv (who have backed 8 Securities before), and were joined by leading FinTech venture funds from the US and China. According to CrunchBase, this latest round was followed by three Series A rounds totaling $12.5 million raised – and the social trading portal shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, they’re already looking to raise more funds.

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