Mirror has secured $8.8m in Series A financing to reposition itself as a smart contract trading platform built on bitcoin's blockchain.
In a statement, CEO Avish Bhama spoke of the wider impact he hopes his company's new direction will have.
With total investment standing at $12.8m, Mirror indicated it will use the funding to build out its engineering team while scaling its international operations.
The company raised $4m in seed funding last May from Battery Ventures, Tim Draper and AOL CEO Steve Case under its previous name, Vaurum, before rebranding later that year.
At the time, the company suggested it would seek to improve liquidity in international markets and democratize access to the financial system.
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