Smarter, Faster, Easier

Who We Are;

8VI Holdings Limited (“8VI”) is a Singapore-based FinEduTech company operating under the brand name VI.

Established in 2008, VI is the representation of our beliefs and roots in Value Investing and empowers the average man-on-the-street to achieve sustainable wealth as part of their mission to make investments smarter, faster and easier.

VI App, a unique, proprietary stock analysis tool developed through 8BIT Global Pte Ltd (“8BIT”), crunches traditional financial data and simplifies the complex stock analysis and decision-making process for equity investors into easy-to-use visuals under a comprehensive framework. As a licensed Financial Adviser approved by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, 8BIT provides financial advice concerning securities and units in collective investment scheme through research analyses and research reports, through VI App.

With numerous offices across the Asia Pacific region, VI College supports a community of graduates and value investors from 29 cities globally through its flagship “VI Bootcamp” and other programmes. As the region’s leading FinEduTech provider, VI College leverages the power of technology and transforms the perception and application of value investing.


Our Journey;

  • // 2020

    • Unveiled group-wide, new “VI” brand in early 2020 to mark strategic shift into FinEduTech, combining VI App and VI College into one integrated platform
    • WealthPark rebranded as VI App and Value Investing College as VI College from 2020
    • Completed digital transformation of 8VI from an offline education provider to an integrated FinEduTech platform, with return to profitability in 2020
    • 8BIT Global Pte Ltd granted Financial Adviser’s Licence by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to provide financial advice concerning securities and units in collective investment scheme through research analyses and research reports
  • // 2018

    • Launched the smart investing app “WealthPark”
    • Embarked on a digital transformation journey
  • // 2017

    • Euromonitor recognised Value Investing College as the leading Financial Education Provider (in the discipline of Value Investing) in Singapore & Malaysia*
    • Celebrated 100th batch of Million Investor Program graduates

    * Sourced from Euromonitor Report based on the estimated course revenue receipts of value investing courses in calendar year 2016, research conducted in June-August 2017 in Singapore and Malaysia

  • // 2016

    • Established presence in Taiwan
    • Conducted largest Value Investing Summit with 1,500 participants held at Singapore Expo
  • // 2015

    • Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)
    • Established presence in China
  • // 2014

    • Inducted 50th batch of Millionaire Investor Program graduates by 2014
  • // 2012

    • First inaugural Value Investing Summit with 520 participants
  • // 2011

    • Established presence in Malaysia
  • // 2008

    • Founded in 2008, and inducted first batch of Millionaire Investor Program students

Our Leadership Team;

Our leadership team comprises an aligned group of ordinary individuals who have put their hearts into achieving extraordinary results.

* Board of Directors

  • Clive Tan

    Non-Executive Chairman

    Appointed: September 2015
    VI Social Bubble: @clivetan

    As co-founder and executive director of parent company, 8I Holdings Limited, Clive is familiar with the strategic planning, business development, corporate policies and risk management practices for the financial education and asset management business.

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  • Ken Chee

    Executive Director & CEO

    Appointed: January 2019
    VI Social Bubble: @kenchee

    Ken is the co-founder of the Group and sits on the board of parent company, 8I Holdings Limited. As CEO of 8VI, he is involved in driving the all-round growth of the Group’s FinEduTech business under the VI brand.

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  • Pauline Teo

    Executive Director

    Appointed: January 2018
    VI Social Bubble: @millionairemum

    Pauline is involved in the management and regional operations of the Company, leading VI College. She is also one of the key speakers for the various programs, seminars and coaching sessions that the Company undertakes.

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  • Charles Mac

    Non-Executive Director

    Appointed: May 2019

    With rich IT corporate experience comprising 15 years in the SAP industry dealing with multinational companies across the Asia Pacific region, Charles provides advisory and counsel on the operations, strategy and compliance for the Company.

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* Key Management

  • Attlee Hue

    CEO
    8BIT Global

    As the CEO at 8BIT Global Pte Ltd (“8BIT”), Attlee holds responsibility for its overall strategic performance, in line with the wider leadership team of the Group.

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  • Bernard Siah

    CTO
    8BIT Global

    Bernard leads the technology development at 8BIT, leveraging the digital economy for improved positioning and competitiveness.

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  • Gary Yeow

    Executive Director
    8VI Malaysia

    Gary oversees the planning and implementation of marketing, operations and business development strategies across the regional markets and 8VI’s overseas expansion activities.

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  • Juanna Chua

    Executive Director
    8VI China

    Juanna manages the Company’s strategic objectives and plans within the Chinese market.

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  • Will Huang

    Executive Manager
    8VI Taiwan

    Will leads the Taiwan office’s operations and strategy.

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* Advisors

  • Grace Ho

    Grace is the President at SWAT Mobility and is responsible for driving revenue growth, market expansion and developing talent & capabilities at the Singapore headquartered start-up. Her experience in marketing will provide strong counsel and support towards our acquisition strategy.

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  • Junxian Lee

    Junxian is the CEO & Co-Founder of Moovaz, a machine intelligence driven technology for international relocation globally, as well as the Co-Founder & CFO of CashShield, an international online fraud risk management company with operations in the U.S.A, Europe, China and Southeast Asia and backed by Temasek Holdings. His rich experience is culminated from many years of building fintech and tech-related businesses which will prove invaluable to us.

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  • Wei Shi Khai

    Wei Shi Khai is Chief Operating Officer at LongHash Ventures, where he is responsible for the operational excellence and management of the company’s blockchain acceleration and investment outreach. Shi Khai spearheads the development and rollout of LongHash Hatch Program, having raised over $20 million in funding to date. His deep expertise in blockchain and advisory in digital transformation and analytics will boost our development and positioning strategy.

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  • Grace Ho

    Grace is the President at SWAT Mobility and is responsible for driving revenue growth, market expansion and developing talent & capabilities at the Singapore headquartered start-up. Her experience in marketing will provide strong counsel and support towards our acquisition strategy.

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  • Junxian Lee

    Junxian is the CEO & Co-Founder of Moovaz, a machine intelligence driven technology for international relocation globally, as well as the Co-Founder & CFO of CashShield, an international online fraud risk management company with operations in the U.S.A, Europe, China and Southeast Asia and backed by Temasek Holdings. His rich experience is culminated from many years of building fintech and tech-related businesses which will prove invaluable to us.

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  • Wei Shi Khai

    Wei Shi Khai is Chief Operating Officer at LongHash Ventures, where he is responsible for the operational excellence and management of the company’s blockchain acceleration and investment outreach. Shi Khai spearheads the development and rollout of LongHash Hatch Program, having raised over $20 million in funding to date. His deep expertise in blockchain and advisory in digital transformation and analytics will boost our development and positioning strategy.

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Our People;

With teamwork and technology in our DNA, our people form the bedrock behind our achievements.

Dynamic, creative, courageous and always challenging the norm. We dedicate ourselves on working tirelessly to deliver our value proposition – to do good and operate with full integrity, alongside sound business reasoning.

Ultimately, our goal is to serve our community of value investors through technology-empowered investment analysis and education, and to create sustainable financial abundance and freedom for those around us.

We believe in a team-driven approach instead of a top-down, hierarchical approach to management, where we emphasise team work, respect, an open culture of collaborative discussion, and a strong spirit of family.

Led by a strong Board and Key Management team and driven by our core values, 8VI continues to raise the bar higher every day to achieve results beyond the ordinary.


Careers;

At 8VI, we are always on the lookout for great talent.

Our people form the bedrock behind our achievements. Read more about our people philosophy here.

Get a glimpse into a day-in-the-life of our team members, their thoughts on 8VI’s culture and management ethos, and what drives them everyday at 8VI.

If you are a motivated team player with a keen interest in FinTech, Education or Investing, you could be the one we’re looking for to join our dynamic team!

Write in to us at career@8viholdings.com today, or check out our latest career opportunities below:

  • Quantitative Developer

    8BIT Global

    Location:
    Singapore

    We are seeking individuals for full-time work in our quantitative finance research team. Applicants must be keen in about machine learning models and stocks investing. Applicants will be working with a team comprising of data engineers, quantitative research analyst and portfolio manager. Basic financial knowledge is not a must but would be a bonus.

    Quantitative Developers collect data from the global financial markets and works with the quantitative research analyst and portfolio manager to break them down and create patterns by leveraging on various statistical analysis skills and data mining skills to make forecasts and develop profitable predictive trading models.

    Quantitative Developers also works on optimising, maintain and deploy the models required for various, alpha research, portfolio optimisation and backtesting.

    What you will be doing:​​

    • Data scraping, pre-processing, and storing various types of structured and unstructured data via SQL
    • Working with the portfolio manager to build new financial models, back-test current model performances and optimise trading signals
    • Optimise the source code for the various modules (e.g. back-testing modules, and portfolio monitoring modules)

    What you need to have:

    • Fascination in quantitative research, machine learning models and curious about the financial markets – basic financial statement knowledge is not a must but would be a bonus for consideration
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Must be a self-starter and possess intellectual curiosity!
    • Comfortable working with Python (Jupyter) and SQL. Comfortable in applying advanced mathematics / statistics concepts and working with large data sets
    • Completed or pursuing a BS (Hons) or MS in in Mathematics / Physics / Statistics / Economics or Engineering. Machine learning and/or statistical course work is a bonus
    • Exceptional candidates without an advanced degree but with prior machine learning experience will be considered based on prior coding experience. (e.g. Participation in Kaggle, CrowdAnalytix, CrowdAI, DrivenData etc)
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  • Risk and Compliance Executive

    8BIT Global

    Location:
    Singapore

    We are looking for a Risk and Compliance Executive who has regulatory reporting technical experience and familiar with MAS and Singapore regulatory requirements.

    You will be working closely with stakeholders in managing and ensuring delivery of regulatory compliance and other reporting obligations of 8IH Group including the MAS licensed entities within the Group.

    What you will be doing:​​

    • Act as the liaison officer with MAS and regulatory bodies, as well as facilitate internal and external audits
    • Ensure compliance to MAS licensing condition at all time, and update necessary changes with regulators within stipulated timeframe
    • Ensure timely submission for MAS filings
    • Draft, review & update manuals and policies
    • Updating and implementing periodic review processes and workflows to ensure consistency amongst team members
    • Identify and address compliance gaps in the business process
    • Carry out risk assessments as well as implement a robust compliance monitoring programme on a periodic basis, with guidance from external compliance advisory firm
    • Conducting AML assessment on periodic reviews of KYC and CDD information of existing relationships
    • Annual material outsourcing assessment and review
    • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the Group as well as evolving best practices in compliance control

    What you need to have:

    • Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Finance/Accountancy/Banking or equivalent
    • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience in Compliance, Internal or External Audit
    • Experience in Financial Advisory or Fund Management industry will be preferred
    • Working experience in a Big 4/Mid-tier accounting firm would be an added advantage
    • Knowledge of key applicable regulations such as the Securities & Futures Act, Financial Advisers Act, MAS Notices and Guidelines, AML/CFT regulations as well as PDPA
    • Comfortable with information technology and strong MS office skills
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
    • Proactive with strong multi-tasking & analytical skills
    • Meticulous and highly-motivated team player who is able to work in a fast paced and unstructured environment
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  • Operations Executive

    8VI Global

    Location:
    Singapore

    If you are a motivated team player with a keen interest in FinTech, Education or Investing, you could be the one we’re looking for to join our dynamic team!

    And YOUR role is to ensure events run smoothly and engage with others.

    What you will be doing:​​

    • Be in charge of the execution of various programmes and events
    • Create consistent Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to enhance the operational efficiency of the programmes
    • Source and coordinate with potential suppliers for programme related matters
    • Monitor and maintain inventory levels and to place orders as required
    • Generate post event reports to support Operations and Finance teams
    • Provide administrative, logistical and telemarketing support for all programmes
    • Provide on-the-ground support and ensure that all aspects of the programme runs smoothly
    • May be needed to perform some supporting roles as and when required

    What you need to have:

    • Passion for Investing and Serving
    • High situational awareness & emotional stability
    • Willingness to work on evenings and weekends
    • Willingness to travel overseas if opportunities arise
    • Demonstrate passion for excellence (Customer Centric)
    • Portray a positive outlook and a high EQ personality
    • Ability to multitask and possess good communication skills
    • Effectively bilingual with a pleasant and cheerful personality
    • Independent and self-motivated
    • Effective team player who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
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  • Data Scientist

    8BIT Global

    Location:
    Singapore

    We are looking for an expert in machine learning to spearhead the AI/ML products development with various stakeholders. You will lead all the processes from data collection, cleaning, and pre-processing, to training models and deploying them to production. In this role, you should be highly analytical with a knack for analysis, math and statistics. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential for interpreting data. The ideal candidate will be passionate about artificial intelligence and stay up to date with the latest developments in the field.

    What you will be doing:​​

    • Understanding business objectives and developing models that help to achieve them, along with metrics to track their progress
    • Managing available resources such as hardware, data, and personnel so that deadlines are met
    • Exploring and visualizing data to gain an understanding of it, then identifying differences in data distribution that could affect performance when deploying the model in the real world
    • Verifying data quality, and/or ensuring it via data cleaning
    • Supervising the data acquisition process
    • Defining validation strategies, the feature engineering to be done on a given dataset and data augmentation pipelines
    • Training models, tuning their hyperparameters and analysing the errors of the model, and designing strategies to overcome them
    • Deploying models to production
    • Coordinates with Data Engineers to build data environments providing data identified by Data Analysts, Data Integrators, Knowledge Managers, and Intel Analysts.

    What you need to have:

    • Master’s degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or related fields
    • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst
    • Understanding of machine-learning and operations research
    • Analytical mind and business acumen
    • Experience in data extraction and transformation using SQL/or Spark.
    • Industry experience in developing and scaling production-grade machine learning/deep learning and/or optimization models for recommendations, ranking, and search.
    • Familiarity with open-source data science frameworks such as Scikit Learn, Spark, Pytorch, Tensorflow, Keras.
    • Familiarity with time series modelling and financial back-testing.
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  • Software Developer

    8VI Malaysia

    Location:
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    What you will be doing:​​

    • Take part in professional mobile application development projects
    • Be responsible for designing, implementing, unit testing, code reviewing in various components/projects
    • Creates, units test, maintains and troubleshoots software
    • Creates prototype/test applications
    • Works with members of project teams to ensure specifications are satisfied

    What you need to have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronics or Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology or other related technical disciplines
    • 1 year hands-on experience in batch/real time data integration and processing preferred
    • Strong proficiency in handling databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Google BigQuery
    • Solid background in programming languages like Ruby on Rails and SQL
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  • Graphic Designer

    8VI Malaysia

    Location:
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    What you will be doing:​​

    • Work closely with our team to produce graphic design for content and marketing materials e.g infographics and event poster
    • Ability to translate researched information into visually stimulating and intellectually engaging typography, illustration and infographics for VI website & social media
    • Designer for VI on ground event/online event & merchandise
    • Maintain Social Media Platform

    What you need to have:

    • Relevant Tertiary education – Diploma/Degree in Art /Design/ Creative Multimedia or equivalent
    • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Illustrator and etc.
    • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
    • Possess excellent communication skills
    • Video editing skill is a plus point
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