'Social' Trading Firm 8 Securities Gets Funding for Mobile Wealth Platform

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The new funding─led by US-based Route 66 Ventures and Beijing-based China Growth Capital, along with participation from 8 Securities' original investors Velocity Capital BV and Leitmotiv Private Equity─will support the launch of a new smartphone-friendly mobile wealth management service that will "make owning a personalized global portfolio simple, inexpensive and convenient," leveraging the firm's cloud-hosted technology infrastructure.

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