MUFG Innovation Partners, the wholly-owned corporate venture capital subsidiary of Japanese bank MUFG, and Nomura Holdings have backed the US$14-million strategic fundraise in Securitize, a US-based digital securities firm.
The fundraise is an extension of Securitize’s Series A round, bringing its total funding raised to date to $30 million. The latest funding round was also backed by Santander Innoventures, the venture capital arm of Banco Santander.
The latest fundraise shows the growing appetite in Asia for digital securities. Also participating in the funding round are Mitsui Fudosan, Kenetic Capital, and Fenbushi Capital.
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