Eight Roads has appointed Alokik Advani as Managing Director, Financial Services.
Our Financial Services team builds, backs and acquires innovative strategic financial services companies and technolgoies. Alokik previously spent ten years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as Head of Principal Strategic Investments, APAC, based in Hong Kong. Prior to this he worked at Merrill Lynch in London and New York.
Eight Roads’ heritage within financial services is unrivalled and it continues to participate in the exceptional change created by technological innovation. The team works closely with Eight Roads’ global ecosystem of venture funds including fintech specialist, Arbor Ventures.
Cyrus Jilla, President, Eight Roads said: “At Eight Roads, we are privileged to meet some of the world’s most ambitious and visionary financial services founders. Alokik and the team will help deepen these relationships and further refine our expertise to build world-class companies serving the financial needs of the future.”
Alokik said: “I am delighted to join Eight Roads, which is uniquely placed to take a long-term view of a fast-changing industry. I look forward to working with the team to further develop our investment themes and approach over the coming months.”