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hi Partners with Longling Capital

hi, a membership-powered service for crypto and fiat, has undertaken a strategic investment partnership with Longling Capital. The investment will be used to accelerate hi’s impressive early membership growth. Building a global and engaged membership base, hi seeks to build the world’s first membership economy grounded in transparency and community – not profits. 

hi’s pilot service is a cross-ecosystem financial services platform through the world’s most popular social media messengers, such as WhatsApp and Telegram. In less than two months of private beta, hi has already amassed 300,000+ members from over 130 countries. 

Founded by former CEO of Stefan Rüst, and former CMO of Sean Rach, the hi team is composed of leading figures from some of the world’s most pioneering tech and finance companies, including Tencent, Alibaba, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley. 

Longling Capital was founded by Mike Cai and includes some of China’s largest internet and technology companies, including, Meitu and 4399 among its long list of successful ventures. 

Longling Capital Partner, Dongfeng Wang says: “We envision a near future where technology acts as the enabler for bringing de-centralised finance to a global, mass audience. hi’s vision, team and impressive membership growth aligns perfectly with Longling’s strategy, and we are in no doubt that our expertise will supercharge hi’s path to mass adoption.” 

“The partnership with Longling Capital lays down a new marker in our ambition to build long-term equity with a massive global audience,” adds hi Co-founder, Sean Rach. “The experienced team at Longling have demonstrated time and time again their talent for growing technology companies for mass adoption – not least in the decentralised finance space. We are excited that they will join us in the next step of hi’s journey.” 


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