Top 50 FinTech VC Funds in South Korea

A list of 50 South Korea vc funds investing in fintech. Updated every month. Powered by Shizune.
Investors in the list rank based on the number of investments in Fintech South korea companies. The investor list contains vc funds. You can find favourite industries and stages of each investor on the list.
FinTech VC Funds in South Korea
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
Strong Ventures 114 10 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Mobile; Commerce/Shopping Strong Ventures is a seed fund, based in California, that finances, supports, and mentors Korean/Asian/Global entrepreneurs, empowering them to build strong ventures and to break successfully into the global market.With proven experience as operators, executives, and entrepreneurs, they provide hands-on assistance and guidance. On topof their financial investment, they aim to provide tangible value to their entrepreneurs, through network reach, strategic thinking, and execution collaboration. And, as they engage together in their venture endeavors, they hope to make the entrepreneurial ecosystem, where they build companies and labor in, a better, stronger, and more fun place for all.
Capstone Partners Co., Ltd. 101 7 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Mobile; Gaming Capstone Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage companies operating in the Information technology, wireless technology, architecture, pharmaceutical, internet, online game, software, solid state disk, and IP television sectors. It primarily invests in China and South Korea, with a focus in Seoul and Gyeonggi province. Thefirm prefers to exit its investments through a trade sale. Capstone Partners was founded in 2008 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.Capstone Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs seeking success with fresh ideas. Capstone Partners values the funds of union investors better than our own, working for the interests of investors and following the objective of the investments.
Hashed 140 4 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Other; Software; Financial Hashed is a global, early stage venture fund focused on backing founders who are pioneering the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Hashed is based in Seoul and San Francisco.
Draper Associates 230 4 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Financial; IT Draper Associates, founded in 1985, is a seed-stage venture capital firm that helps entrepreneurs to drive their businesses to greatness. We understand that a great company takes time to build and we'd like to ensure that entrepreneurs are in for the long haul.
Bokwang Investment 11 4 Series A; Series C Mobile; Other; Events Bokwang Investment is a Korean investment management firm that supports funds and management for small- and medium-sized companies.
Digital Currency Group 199 4 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Financial; Software; Payments Digital Currency Group builds and supports bitcoin and blockchain companies by leveraging insights, network, and access to capital. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, DCG has been an active seed investor in the digital currency industry with 150+ investments in over 30 countries.In addition, DCG owns and operates CoinDesk, the top media and eventsplatform in the blockchain space, Genesis Trading, the industry's leading bitcoin brokerage firm, and Grayscale Investments, the largest digital currency asset management firm.
DSC Investment 33 3 Seed; Series A; Series B Other; Software; Apps DSC Investments invests in early stage and growth companies in the field of corporate identify and focus, IT, software, biotechnology, machinery, and future high-growth areas such as environment and resources.
Pantera Capital 155 3 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Financial; Other; Software Pantera Capital is an investment firm focused exclusively on Bitcoin, other digital currencies, and companies in the space. The company believes that Bitcoin has the potential to transform the way people use money and that it will do for payments what the Internet has done for communications and commerce.Until 2014, Pantera focused on globalmacro hedge fund investments. The firm was founded in 2003 by Dan Morehead, who was a chief financial officer and head of Macro Trading at Tiger Management. The firm has since shifted its investment advisory services to focus exclusively on Bitcoin, other digital currencies, and companies in the space.Shareholders include Benchmark, Fortress Investment Group, and Ribbit Capital.
Stonebridge Capital 102 3 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Software; Mobile; Internet Stonebridge capital, Stonebridge ventures, Specializing in Venture Capital, Private Equity Fund Management
KB Investment 83 3 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Science/Engineering; Financial Founded in 1990, KB Investment Co., Ltd. (KBIC) is one of Korea’s leading investment firms of venture capital and private equity funds with over USD 1.4 Billion of asset under management as of December 2013. KBIC is a subsidiary of KB Financial Group, Korea’s premier financial group with the largest domestic customer base as well as the widestnetwork of service branches in Korea.KBIC’s team is recognized for industry thought leadership, a broad network of powerful industry relationships, and a unique professional investment approach to investing. KBIC passionately support our portfolio companies with active guidance in all key aspects of team building, strategy, operations and governance
Softbank Ventures Asia 138 3 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; IT; Data and Analytics SoftBank Ventures Asia is the corporate venture capital arm of SoftBank Group. The firm prefers to invest in the information technology, smart robotics industry artificial intelligence, internet of things and information, communication, and technology sectors. It is based in Seoul, Korea, and was founded in 2000.
Elefund 41 2 Seed; Series A; Series B Financial; Software; Mobile Founded in July 2015, Elefund is a US-based venture capital firm with its headquarters in Mountain View, California. The firm has invested in several well-known companies whose products and services have benefited millions of people all over the world and created thousands of jobs.
Shinhan Bank 13 2 Series B; Seed; Series A Software; Other; IT Shinhan Bank was founded in 1897
Seoul Business Agency(SBA) 6 2 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Data and Analytics; Financial Seoul Business Agency (서울산업통상진흥원) is a Koran startup providing support services for small businesses to increase their efficiency and foster a stable business. The company provides support in the areas of technology, management, human resources, and more.
Premier Partners 24 2 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Software; Science/Engineering; Internet Premier Partners (프리미어 파트너스) is a Korean domestic funds management company. It provides investment services for individuals and businesses. Premier Partners was established in September 2005 in Seoul, Korea.
1kx 51 2 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Other; Software; Financial Early-stage fund helping founders bootstrap token networks.
TS Investment 9 2 Series A Other; Payments; Software TS Investment is an Investment firm specializing in engineering, real estate, and food and beverage through various group companies. They identifying, analyzing, and developing real opportunities across multiple disciplines. The firm aims to become a top tier diversified holding company offering its subsidiaries the necessary financial,operational, and managerial support to ensure each transcends its customer’s expectations, meets its employees' contentment, and exceeds its responsibilities to its stakeholders.
Altos Ventures 139 2 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Internet; Data and Analytics Altos Ventures was founded in 1996 to invest in early stage technology companies. After starting with $30 million in committed capital, we currently manage more than $8 billion in regulatory assets under management, supporting the full lifecycle of companies from inception to global growth and profitability. We have been the first and leadinstitutional investor in 100+ companies around the world. We invest in both consumer and enterprise tech companies, with particular interest in enterprise SaaS, FinTech, e-commerce, and consumer brands and services. We look to invest in high-growth, capital-efficient, founder-led companies. Initial investments can start as small as $500,000 while our follow-on investments can exceed $100 million in a single round, purchasing both primary and secondary shares.
HOF Capital 112 2 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; Science/Engineering HOF Capital is a global technology investment firm that leverages its global limited partner network to help founders build massive businesses.
Hana Financial Investment 22 2 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Financial; IT Hana Financial Investment Company Limited offers brokerage, securities dealing, underwriting, mutual funds, and online trading services
Shinhan Capital 30 2 Series A; Series B; Series C Software; Science/Engineering; IT Shinhan Capital is a credit-specialized company offering corporate finance services for its clients. It provides financial services, lease, corporate loans, investment financing, housing loans, installment financing, etc. Shinhan Capital was established in 1991. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
Coolidge Corner Investment 11 1 Seed Mobile; Software; Internet Coolidge Corner Investment (CCVC) provides Seed and Seed+ funding to the most innovative tech startup companies in Korea. They proudly provide their portfolio companies a customized support in professional incubating, growth hacking, strategy, network and more.
Magellan Technology Investment 4 1 Funding Round Apps; Mobile; Software Magella Technology Investment is a venture capital firm based in Korea that invests in techno-centric startups.
K- Bridge Investment 2 1 Funding Round Apps; Mobile; Software K- Bridge Investment
Netmarble 7 1 Seed; Series A; Series B Gaming; Software; Media and Entertainment Explore Netmarble's newest titles! Sign up for latest news and exclusive content.
Plantree Partners 2 1 Series A Real Estate; Travel/Tourism Plantree Partners provides seed investment venture capital to the early-stage start-ups. The investment firm is based in South Korea.
The Wells Investment 6 1 Series B; Series C Health Care; Biotechnology; Data and Analytics The Wells Investment
Honest Ventures 2 1 Series A Other; Mobile; Payments Honest Ventures
Friends Games 1 1 Seed Payments; Software; Financial Friends Games aim to become Global Multi Platform through Game and Blockchain.
Kyros Ventures 22 1 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Gaming; Other; Financial Kyros Ventures is a pioneer in incubating early stage blockchain and cryptocurrency projects in Vietnam. It is built upon the solid foundation of the Coin68
NAVER Z 2 1 Seed; Series A Software; Hardware; Payments The official corporate website of NAVER Z Corporation
HG Ventures 13 1 Funding Round; Seed; Initial Coin Offering Other; Software; Financial blockchain investment based in Korea
PlayDapp 1 1 Seed Payments; Software; Financial PlayDapp wants to bring non-Crypto game users into blockchain game users through the PlayDapp service platform. To do so, PlayDapp provides PG solutions to play games without Crypto Currency. PlayDapp will provide various blockchain network and game dApps to allow more users to play games on the PlayDapp service platform and become crypto gameusers.
ICB 1 1 Seed Other; Payments; Software ICB owns and operates businesses dealing with financial services.
ROK Capital 12 1 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Financial; Other; Software ROK Capital is a multi-strategy fund based out of Korea, with an in-house services arm that helps portfolio companies with community management, localization, branding PR, marketing, on and off-line events, business development, and local exchange listing guidance as part of our investment. The 4 partners of ROK Capital have previous senior rolesat FTX, Serum and Parity. and were highly involved in expanding the defi and web3 ecosystem for Solana, Sandbox and many more.
Woori Bank 4 1 Series A Education Woori Bank takes the lead in developing Korea's wealth and economy.
SmileGate 2 1 Seed Gaming; Content/Publishing; Media and Entertainment SmileGate is an online game development company known for its FPS (first-person shooter) title 'CrossFire.'
BA Partners 6 1 Series B Software; Internet; Data and Analytics BA Partners
StableNode 1 Seed Payments; Software; Financial StableNode operates Blockchain Node Validations and uses the accruing rewards for Investments in early-stage Crypto and Blockchain ventures as well as for liquidity provision in DeFi Applications. We provide a broad range of hands-on growth and governance advisory, supporting and guiding our portfolio companies, founders and their teams from early-stage to growth-at-scale. Our core lies in accelerating growth in new markets and scaling business strategies along the way.
Cognitive Investment 1 Series B Apps; Software Venture Capital based in Seoul, South Korea
Capstone Headwaters 1 1 Series A Other; Payments; Software Capstone Partners provides investment banking & financial advisory services to leading middle market companies, including owners, investors, & creditors.
Alameda Ventures 16 1 Series A; Seed; Funding Round Software; Other; Payments investor
C3 Management 4 1 Seed; Series A Financial; Lending and Investments; Payments C3 Management is an asset management company focused on managing venture funds which invest in technology companies worldwide.
Mirana Ventures 42 1 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Financial; Software; Payments Mirana Ventures is an investment firm.
Hanwha Investment and Securities 3 1 Series B Mobile; Payments; Software Hanwha Investment and Securities is a trusted financial investment partner dedicated to providing sources for stable
Atinum Investment 49 1 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Science/Engineering; Data and Analytics Atinum Investment Co., Ltd. is a principal investment firm specializing in investments in the information technology and communication, materials for Information technology, renewable energy, metal and non-metal, distribution, media and contents, materials and components, and biotechnology and life science industries
NexusOne 2 1 Seed Other; Payments; Software NexusOne is a venture capital investment firm.
SK Planet 7 1 Series B Apps; Mobile; Software SK planet, a wholly owned subsidiary of SK telecom, was established in October 1, 2011 with an aspiration to become a global platform innovator.As the lynchpin of SK telecom's future growth, the company was spun off with the industry-leading platform businesses including T-Store, T-map, MelOn, and Cyworld, Korea's biggest mobile appstore, mobile navigation, online music service and SNS respectively. The company also pioneers in new media with hoppin, Korea's first multi-screen premium video service, and continues to build momentum in its online commerce leadership with 11th Street. SK planet aspires to develop a wide scope of global partnerships such as TMK, a media joint venture with Disney. Through collaborations with partners, SK planet is committed to building global platform business in Asia and other strategic markets.
Alchemic Investments 1 1 Seed Other; Payments; Software Alchemic Investments is a venture capital investment firm.
Alphanonce 3 1 Seed; Initial Coin Offering Other; Financial Alphanonce is math and technology-driven investor and trader based in Seoul and Singapore.
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