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Top 45 Fitness Startup Investors in South Korea

A list of 45 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Fitness startups based in South korea. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Fitness companies from South korea. We update this investor list every month.

Top 45 Fitness Startup Investors in South Korea

Investor Fitness South Korea investments
Strong Ventures 4
Smilegate Investment 2
TheVentures 2
Shinhan Capital 2
Laguna Investment 2
Wantedlab 2
Evergreen Investment Partners 2
Korea Credit Guarantee Fund 2
Translink Investment 2
Kiwoom Investment 2
Darae Strategic Commercialization Center 1
IBK Capital 1
Young-Tae Kim 1
Daewon 1
Coolidge Corner Investment 1
Fast Track Asia 1
Shinhan Investment 1
Hana Ventures 1
Golden Oak Investment 1
ID ventures 1
Aju IB Investment 1
Nextrans 1
HYK Partners 1
Capstone Partners 1
HITEJINRO CO 1
Hyperithm 1
IMM Investment 1
Yellowdog 1
Kakao Ventures 1
InterVest 1
JB Ventures 1
GS Shop 1
Hanwha Investment Corp 1
Green Cross Holding 1
Park Ga young 1
Company K Partners 1
NBH Capital 1
Truston Asset Management 1
MYSC 1
KB Securities 1
TINVESTMENT 1
Industrial Bank of Korea 1
Lotte Ventures 1
Korea Investment Partners 1
NH Investment & Securities 1
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Strong Ventures VC Fund · Los Angeles, California, United States · 17 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Health Care, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • South Korea, United States, Poland
Portfolio highlights
  • K Visa — K Visa is an immigration service agency that offers visas, permanent residency, and employment services.
  • Realry — Search, compare, and shop your luxury items here. Realry is your luxury fashion search engine that lets you search thousands of online fashion stores at once.
  • Spotlite — Spotlite operates a professional model recruitment platform for commercial photography.
Smilegate Investment VC Fund · Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea · 22 investments in the past 12 months
Smilegate Investment, founded in 1999 originally as MVP Capital, is a venture capital and private equity firm that grows remarkably alongside invested companies. Since initial venture capital funding in 2000, the firm has since organized and managed more than 30 venture capital and private equity funds and has invested in more than 200 companieswith promising growth potential.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, Vietnam
Portfolio highlights
  • NXN Labs — NXN Labs empowers individuals in crafting indistinguishable and sophisticated human images and videos. It goal is to empower people to seamlessly navigate this exciting, intertwined journey into a new era.
  • MedInTech — Our mission is to help both doctors and patients through our intuitive and intelligent medical devices
  • Reliv — Automate QA tests in just 5 minutes
TheVentures VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 14 investments in the past 12 months
TheVentures provides their portfolio companies access to on staff world class experts in recruiting, PR, marketing, early stage customer acquisition, raising money, and strategy. They even provide engineering and design support, co-building products with the founding team, while assiting in hiring those difficult to recruit early engineers.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • South Korea, Vietnam, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Loanfra — Loanfra delivers mortgage loan options within 10 minutes and approves loans the following day.
  • Reppley — Reppley is an AI chat tool that generates a daily conversation chatbot based on previous KakaoTalk talks.
  • Zetic.ai — ZETIC.ai presents Zero-cost AI with Server-less, On-device optimized AI with fully utilized target hardware.
Shinhan Capital VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 6 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Apps
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • CURAUM — CURAUM is a specialist in oral care and sleep-related health care products.
  • ELROILAB — ELROILAB provides an AI hyperspectral imaging solution to find foreign objects in food materials.
  • Avelos Therapeutics — Avelos Therapeutics is a precision medicine company in the clinical stage that finds, creates, and sells targeted therapeutics.
Laguna Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Laguna Investment is a venture capital firm focused on professional entrepreneurial investments.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Gaming
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, Japan, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Liternol — Liternol offers logistics services, along with competitive return collection rates and inspection information.
  • Surginex — Surginex is a biological drug development company that offers molecular biology, genetics, physical, and chemical analysis services.
  • ZeroXFlow — ZeroXFlow develops 1hour, an all-in-one platform for foreign language education.
Wantedlab VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Wanted provides personalized job recommendations and content programs to empower your lifelong career journey. Wanted is here for you, every step of the way.
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Investment focus
  • Sports, Fitness, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Redrob by McKinley Rice — McKinley & Rice is a software development and outsourcing company.
  • Learning Spoons — Learning Spoons employs both online and offline ways to give professionals with courses in data science, business, real estate and many more.
  • Learning Spoons — Learning Spoons employs both online and offline ways to give professionals with courses in data science, business, real estate and many more.
Evergreen Investment Partners VC Fund · England, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 5 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Movic Lab — Movic Lab provides smart factory solutions based on AI technology.
  • Adler — Adler creates a social media application to create personal space. The company was founded in 2021 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
  • TeamElysium — TeamElysium is a medical software development company.
Korea Credit Guarantee Fund VC Fund · Daegu, Taegu-jikhalsi, South Korea · 16 investments in the past 12 months
Korea Credit Guarantee Fund operates as a public financial institution.
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Suppor-T — Suppor-T is an entrepreneur-focused growth management tool
  • Bungee — Bungee is a recruitment platform that provides hiring, SEO, content marketing, and performance marketing services.
  • Pion Electric — Pion Electric is a company that is reimagining the future of the energy industry and the worldwide market for emerging technologies.
Kiwoom Investment VC Fund · Youidodong, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Kiwoom Investment provides financial assistance with funding for small businesses.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Biotechnology
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • South Korea, Japan, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Sauce — Smart sound sends data over sound that cannot be heard by humans, enabling connection among devices without additional hardware. Mobidoo is leading Fintech industry with its own technology 'Smart sound'. 'Smart Sound' is applied to payment, IoT, and marketing solutions, and has been customized to Lotte L.pay and commercializedfor more than 20,000 merchants of Lotte Department Store, Lotte Mart and 7 Eleven Korea, etc. as the world's first case. Currently, mobidoo is launching pre-paid P2P payment platform for merchants and users. Mobidoo is targeting fintech and global market using 'Smart Sound' technology.
  • Surginex — Surginex is a biological drug development company that offers molecular biology, genetics, physical, and chemical analysis services.
  • Quad Miners — Quad Miners is a developer of cybersecurity software that is used to combat security threats. Customers can protect their data from malware attacks by using the company's software, which uses a machine learning-based artificial intelligence analysis engine to store network traffic without data loss and detect threats and anomalies. It provideseasy and accurate cyber defense solutions to the world.
Darae Strategic Commercialization Center VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Darae Strategic Commercialization Center is an IP strategy and consulting expert group that provides professional consulting services.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Sports, Fitness
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • adoc — adoc provides medical records, discount medical examination, check AI symptoms and compare hospital expenses services.
  • Soft Squared — Soft Squared is a software planning, designing and development company.
  • Ascent Sports — Ascent Sports is a physical training center that provides nutrition and training for players.
IBK Capital VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada
IBK Capital has established an enviable track record as an independent Canadian investment banking firm.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • South Korea, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • GGQ — GGQ platform helps gamers with in-depth personalization and reports to maximize potential.
  • MetaFines — MetaFines is researching and developing anti-cancer drugs using cancer metabolism.
  • SeaVantage — Ocean Freight Tracking - Transform your ocean shipping with a real-time ocean freight visibility platform, end-to-end cargo tracking, document management, collaboration and more. SeaVantage provides ocean shipping visibility solutions helping supply chain professionals proactively manage disruptions
Young-Tae Kim Angel
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Investment focus
  • Fitness, Wellness, Therapeutics
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Dalam — Dalam is a corporate welfare matching platform.
Daewon VC Fund · Cheongju, Ch'ungch'ong-bukto, South Korea
Daewon engages domestic and overseas housing construction, infrastructure, urban development, and platform businesses. It manages land and water with technology for humans and the environment, and provides in-depth benefits with customized designs to the inclination.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Women's, Apps
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • GrowingMom — GrowingMom is an online parenting consultation/analysis platform.
  • MonthlyThing — A woman's cycle varies from person to person and situation to situation. Health conditions are also different. So keeping track of your own cycle is important. From Data-driven health care tailored to your cycle and feminine care product recommendations to handling your first period anxiety and menopause depression, Monthly Thing will be with you all the way.
  • THEFAMILYLAB — THEFAMILYLAB provides digital healthcare solutions for women.
Coolidge Corner Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 2 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile Apps, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, Belgium
Portfolio highlights
  • Relay — Relay is a second-hand market solution that provides technology, logistics, and operational solutions required for the used business.
  • Sendy — sendy Korea is a cloud-based logistics platform that provides on-demand freight transportation services.
  • Geek Planner — Geek Planner provides an ultra-short-term work optimization platform and manpower management tool.
Fast Track Asia VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
They're Company Builder, Company Building Company.Fast Track Asia (http://www.fast-track.asia) is Company Builder, start-up holding company. They're backed by Daniel Shin (Founder & CEO of Ticketmonster, acquired by Groupon for $300M), Chester Roh (Founder & CSO of 5rocks, acquired by Tapjoy for $40M, Angel Investor ofTicketmonster, Serial Entrepreneur, ex-Googler), Stonebridge Capital (Korea-based Venture Capital, Investor of Ticketmonster), Insight Venture Partners (US-based Venture Capital & Private Equity Firm, Investor of Ticketmonster), Hur Min (Founder of Wemakeprice, ex-Founder of Neople, acquired by Nexon for $400M) and a lot of local serial entrepreneurs
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Software, Hospitality
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • South Korea, Japan, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • PAWCHI — PAWCHI is a pet insurance company.
  • H2O Hospitality — H2O Hospitality is the largest vacation rental management company in Japan and Korea. H2O manages accommodation facilities without any on-site human resources by automating all the operational flows through the property management system (“PMS”) H2O developed that links and manages calendars between the guests, rooms, and housekeepers. This allowssignificant decrease in fixed cost of the operational expenses, increasing the yield of the facility.
  • Typecast (aka Neosapience) — The online AI voice generator that can turn your text into life-like speech. Over 400+ hyper-realistic voices. Create your content just the way you want it!
Shinhan Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Shinhan Investment Corporation operates as a securities brokerage and investment banking company.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • YMX — YMX is a firm that specializes in XR-based industrial metabus platforms, with solutions that address chronic pain points throughout the manufacturing industry's life cycle, from facility building to production and maintenance.
  • Nexeon — Nexeon is a world leader in engineered silicon materials for battery applications. Its Li-ion battery anode technology uses silicon instead of graphite.
  • Cashwalk — Cashwalk is an app that motivates to walk by providing financial incentives.
Hana Ventures VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 14 investments in the past 12 months
Hana Ventures is a corporate venture capital of Hana Financial Group.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • South Korea, Japan, Malaysia
Portfolio highlights
  • MedInTech — Our mission is to help both doctors and patients through our intuitive and intelligent medical devices
  • Arobot — Arobot creates robots with HRI-based behavior patterns, allowing consumers to embrace robots more readily and organically.
  • NaraSpace Technology — NaraSpace Technology specializes in the design, development, integration, and testing of CubeSats and small space systems.
Golden Oak Investment VC Fund
Golden Oak, LLC is a privately held investment company that focuses on the acquisition, development, and management of value-add multifamily real estate.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Wellness, Beauty
  • Series A, Seed, Series C
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • LOWE — Lowe is a shared beauty salon platform service that provides a variety of beauty infrastructure such as beauty spaces, facilities and materials, and creates an optimal environment for designers to focus on the essence.
  • Trash Busters — Trash Busters manufactures reusable cups and dishes.
  • Travel Wallet — Travel Wallet is a foreign currency payment service that uses the Travel Wallet application. The travel Pay card is free of charge for overseas payments. The payments are overseas direct purchases and overseas payments without commission. The license for small overseas remittance businesses and electronic financial businesses by meeting variouscomputer facilities and all requirements. The platform agreement with banks.
ID ventures VC Fund · Yeoksamdong, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
ID ventures is an IP based venture capital firm.
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Investment focus
  • Media and Entertainment, Fashion, Health Care
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea, Vietnam
Portfolio highlights
  • Kitronyx — Tactile Pressure Distribution System
  • Aminolab — Aminolab specializes in the development of blood resource recycling technology, aimed at addressing concerns associated with the environmental impact of waste blood treatment. Aminolab identifies the environmental burden of waste blood processing worldwide and prepares for improvement.Since 2013, the company has developed amino acid extractiontechnology through hydrolysis of slaughter blood using natural enzymes, and completed the construction of a factory for mass production in April 2022.
  • infoplus — InfoPlus provides financial software solutions and services that are developed in accordance with the most recent technological trends.
Aju IB Investment VC Fund · Yeoksamdong, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Aju IB Investment is a venture capital firm that offers SMEs with investments and consulting services.Aju IB Investment offers consulting services that focus on business management, tax, accounting, legal, mergers and acquisitions, additional funding, marketing, and technology support.Aju IB Investment was founded in September 1974 and is basedin Seoul, South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Therapeutics
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • South Korea, United States, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • Returnit — RETURNIT is a service that replaces single-use containers with reusable containers used for food delivery.
  • KRISTIN — KRISTIN is a supplier of flat, sneakers, and boots.
  • Live Anywhere — Live Anywhere is a tour guide that recommends houses suitable for monthly living.
Nextrans VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Nextrans is a Korean-based venture capital firm invest in early-stage startups in Vietnam, Korea and the US. Our mission is to create a global network of talented and passionate founders pursuing world-changing impact.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Vietnam, South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • MedInTech — Our mission is to help both doctors and patients through our intuitive and intelligent medical devices
  • Bungee — Bungee is a recruitment platform that provides hiring, SEO, content marketing, and performance marketing services.
  • Colosseum — Colosseum is a logistics company that provides e-commerce logistics services to various locations.
HYK Partners VC Fund
HYK is an investment company in Seoul, South Korea
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Food Processing, Video Games
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Da-gym — Da-gym is the most convenient marketplace platform for searching gyms.
  • CultureHero — CultureHero is a food company.
  • JOINANDJOIN — JOINANDJOIN suggests sustainable and reliable desserts and ingredients.
Capstone Partners VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 7 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Gaming
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Doongji — Doongji is a small building PM company providing commercial property maintenance and management services.
  • Rapeech — Rapeech is an AI voice technology company that provides product development services.
  • GlucoFit — GlucoFit offers meals that induce blood sugar rises and helps to regulate blood sugar more effectively and healthily.
HITEJINRO CO VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Going global beyond number one in KOREA, HITEJINRO is grateful for your support.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, E-Commerce, Farming
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, Japan, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • USIMSA — USIMSA is a mobile sim company that offers eSIM-based overseas roaming service.
  • TIDEPOOL — Tidepool(500 Global selected) DBA Fishscope, powerful AI Fish & Feed Monitoring solution that solves periodic sampling and fish health diagnosis that requires human labor through Computor vision tech for BioMass Measurement, Fish Healthcare, and Feeding Optimization. - 10+ partnerships including GS E&C(Fortune 500 GS Group Subsidiary) andmany major government arms based in APAC - 90% or more accuracy for weight estimation of live fish in water - Demo: http://fishscope.tidepool.kr/
  • Unique Good Company — Unique Good Company develops entertaining mobile apps.
Hyperithm VC Fund · Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan · 25 investments in the past 12 months
A premier digital asset manager based in Tokyo and Seoul.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Financial Services, Cryptocurrency
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Singapore, South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • ether.fi — Delegated Staking Protocol
  • StripChain — Stripchain is an intent-based interoperability standard that enables chain abstraction.
  • Kemet Trading — Kemet Trading provides institutional-grade infrastructure for digital asset derivatives trading; optimizing access to liquidity, data, trade execution and post-trade workflows.
IMM Investment VC Fund · Kangnam, Cholla-namdo, South Korea · 14 investments in the past 12 months
Korean alternative asset investment firm
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Health Care
  • Series B, Funding Round, Series A
  • South Korea, United States, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • DALPHA — Simple, Fast, Affordable AI services. FREE AI Consulting, demo production. Fast AI service implement within 2WEEKS. 50% cost saving compared to existing AI Solutions
  • MetisX — MetisX is a startup firm that develops intelligent memory and memory-centric computing architectures based on CXL.
  • EV Motors Japan — EV Motors Japan provides sales and services for commercial vehicles in the automotive industry.
Yellowdog VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
The Impact Venture Capital
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Food and Beverage, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • RideFlux — RideFlux is a self-driving software company for safe and reliable autonomous transporation service. Since our foundation in 2018, we hope for a better world where everyone can be safer and more comfortable while moving with our self-driving cars and software. We believe in the potential that self-driving technology embraces, how driving canbecome an innovative experience not a mere stress, which inspires us to build up its future with every step on our way.Our headquarter is located in Jeju island, one of the best test-beds in the world for developing reliable AD software technologies. It has a variety of road environments and various weather conditions across the island (1850 square kilometers), and significantly high demands for mobility service (16 million visitors a year without bring own vehicles). We are strategically located for technology enhancement for reliable urban autonomy. For the Safety, Beyond the Safety.
  • MY NORMAL — MY NORMAL provides food and services for ketogenic diets.
  • Wecover Platforms — We are creating ‘hyper-automated insurance platforms’ to comprehensively support underwriters and claim adjusters and to facilitate communication between insurers and reinsurers using AI and deep learning.
Kakao Ventures VC Fund · Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea · 14 investments in the past 12 months
We are an independent subsidiary of Kakao Corp. & the most active, startup-friendly early stage VC of Korea. (Limited Partnerships, not strategic.).
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • GPUN — GPUN is a platform that enables individuals to build games.
  • Kinolights — Kinolights is a movie rating and recommendation services provider.
  • Sandy Floor — Sandy Floor is a multiplayer games platform. It develops of casual fun games.
InterVest VC Fund · Kirkland, Washington, United States
InterVest offers a range of marketing and financial technology services to companies in Gibraltar.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Therapeutics
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Dot Inc — Dot Inc. has developed a state-of-the-art, innovative, braille cell that is 95% smaller and 90% cheaper than the standard piezo-electric cells. The Dot Cell has brought revolutionary changes to the world through advancements in electromagnetic actuator technology. The Dot Watch is the first fully-Braille smartwatch in the world. We believeeveryone has the right to move freely and connect with the world, regardless of circumstances. Dot Inc., through its mission, will reduce the information gap through tactile literacy all around the world.
  • Clodot — Clodot is an information technology company.
  • WIRobotics — WIRobotics is a Wearable robot that lessen physical demands on your body to safely allow active motion.
JB Ventures VC Fund · Dongan, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
JB Ventures is a venture capital investment firm and startup accelerator that aims to support startups in the Chungcheongnam-do region.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Mobile Apps, Pet
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, Hong Kong
Portfolio highlights
  • Rubit — Rubit is an online mobile application with the provisions for individuals to take care of their pets.
  • Cre Planet — Cre Planet creates technologies for analyzing advertising performance and provides staffing services.
  • Wise Convey — Wise Convey is innovating smart logistics, starting with task automation.
GS Shop VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
GSHS is Korea’s foremost multimedia retailer as well as a global leader in TV home shopping.GSHS strives to fulfill its corporate vision of ‘Value No. 1 Online Commerce Leader’, working tirelessly to create a new quality of life by enabling our customers to shop conveniently whenever and wherever. This vision is the guiding light that hasfueled our growth to the very apex of Korea’s multimedia retail industry.GSHS focuses on creating a shopping environment that is convenient and accessible. To this end, we provide shopping services not only via TV, internet, and shopping catalogs but also through new media platforms, including digital cable TV, IPTV (internet protocol television), smartphones, and tablet PCs.We continuously strive to enhance our customers’ quality of life. We search all corners of the globe for quality products that can further enrich our customers’ lives, and we never stop thinking about new services that would provide added convenience.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Mobile, Marketing
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, Vietnam
Portfolio highlights
  • AB180 — AB180 is a data-driven performance marketing firm that assists organizations in the digital age using data analytics & marketing technology.
  • Guhada — Guhada platform serves as a luxury goods distribution hub, connecting local boutiques in Europe, domestic conglomerate shopping malls, and luxury goods and fashion vertical commerce. Guhada has been supplying the domestic market with luxury goods owned by European boutiques, ranging from high-demand high-end luxury goods to contemporary onlineproducts.
  • Pet Friends — Pet Friends is a one-hour delivery service for pet supplies.
Hanwha Investment Corp VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Hanwha Investment Trust Management is an asset manager applying advanced Hanwha Venture Capital was established in 2000 to nurture startup small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with promising business models and advanced technology but lack capital and management capabilities. The comprehensive support packages include capital, managementexpertise and technology that cover from establishment through initial public offering. In addition, the firm plays a leading role in the Korean venture capital industry. The company utilizes various domestic and overseas networks to secure advanced investment methods and gather information on cutting-edge technologies that will drive the future. Hanwha Venture Capital invests for future value and serves as a trustworthy partner for invested companies, creating venture investment funds that provide stable financing sources and making investment decisions after careful study. The firm also acts as a trusted asset manager for limited partners of the investment funds and helps to strengthen the competitive edge of domestic SMEs.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Big Data, Internet of Things
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • WELT — From Wristworn to Waistworn: WELT, the Smart Belt for Fashion & HealthcareWELT is a 'Smart Fashion Belt' that manages users’ wellness.We encourage users to embrace healthy habits while keeping in style. We promise to help the wearer better track food intake, keep tabs on the activity level, and manage weight.To dothis, WELT keeps check on the overall health by measuring(1)Waist size, (2)Steps, (3)Sitting time, and (4)Overeating habits.To help users avoid metabolic risks factors, custom messages tomanage these risks are given through the app via BLE.Also, its elegant design makes it look just like a regular, leather belt.Battery is rechargeable, and can stand up to more than 7 days.
  • Element AI — Fundamental and applied research transformed into AI products for your enterprise needs.
  • StradVision — Vision AI for all
Green Cross Holding VC Fund · Gyeongju, Kyongsang-bukto, South Korea
GC holding company, which operates pharmaceutical, biotechnology, distribution system, life insurance, and healthcare entities.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Information Technology
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Curevo — Focused on a new generation of adjuvanted subunit vaccines Learn More Our Focus We're dedicated to developing non-mRNA vaccines for unmet medical needs Curevo Vaccine is a clinical-stage biotech company dedicated to developing next-generation non-mRNA vaccines. We focus on one need at a time, allowing us to bring effective and better-tolerated vaccines to market quickly
  • Nex Eye — Nex Eye is a start-up that develops first-in-class antibodies targeting refractory factors of immuno-oncology drugs.
  • Feldan Therapeutics — Feldan Therapeutics has developed a patented peptide-based technology platform, the Feldan Shuttle, which enables fast and safe intracellular delivery. The company's mission is to develop leading-edge therapeutic applications based on its proprietary platform, as demonstrated by its current pipeline of clinical programs taking advantage of theunique characteristics of the Shuttle.
Park Ga young Angel
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Investment focus
  • Fitness, Wellness, Therapeutics
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Dalam — Dalam is a corporate welfare matching platform.
Company K Partners VC Fund · Ilsangu, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Company K Partners Limited is a principal investment firm specializing in investments in culture content, electronic components, computer, machinery, broadcasting, arts, sports, and leisure industries. The firm primarily invests in South Korea with a focus in Seoul, Gyeongnam, and Gyeonggi. Company K Partners Limited was established in 2006 and isbased in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Artificial Intelligence
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, Gibraltar
Portfolio highlights
  • Upstage AI — Upstage AI is an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that helps companies focus on their core businesses.
  • Space Lintech — Space Lintech provides novel medical research, development, and manufacture in the microgravity environment of satellites and space stations.
  • Raion Robotics — Raion Robotics manufactures walking robots for industrial applications and offers prospects in potential industries such as defense, construction, and logistics.
NBH Capital VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
NBH Capital is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Travel, Health Care
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • NEIBUS — NEIBUS offers mobility services based on public transportation.
  • SNPLab — We're a spin-off startup from Samsung Mobile, specifically from Security & Privacy Lab, comprising experienced professionals from Samsung Electronics, Samsung SDS, and venture companies.In today's digital era, individuals generate vast amounts of online data, including browsing history and online shopping activities. Unfortunately,this data is often collected by companies without explicit consent and used for targeted ads or even sold to other businesses.To tackle this issue, we've developed the world's first, award-winning on-device Personal Data Store, and a privacy-guaranteed data trade marketplace. Our platform enables individuals to securely download their own data from various sources onto their mobile devices, allowing them to trade their de-identified data with businesses while explicitly consenting to the process. Simultaneously, businesses can purchase user data and deliver tailored ads to target users in an anonymous manner.Additionally, we offer an SDK that facilitates secure personal data transfer, enabling businesses to effectively support the Right to Data Portability while minimizing implementation time and resources.Overall, our solution offers a win-win scenario for both individuals and businesses, providing a MyData platform that ensures privacy and benefits all parties involved.If you are interested in our platform or have any inquiries, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to assist you with any concerns.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2023 MyData Operator, Awards - MyData Global2022 Information Protection Startup IR Competition, 1st Prize - KISIA Security Award Korea 2022 Startup, 1st Prize2021 Minister's Award of Ministry of SMEs and Startups2020 K-Global Start-Up, 1st Prize - NIPA Data Protection Hackathon, 1st Prize - Ministry of Science and ICT2019 Establishment of a Corporation MyData IR Competition, 1st Prize - KDATA MyData Acting Hackathon, 1st Prize - Ministry of Science and ICT2018 Samsung Electronics' C-Lab Project Selection
  • Willog — Start control your product quality in transit proactively with Willog! Take back control over your products anytime anywhere!
Truston Asset Management VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Truston Asset Management is an asset management company.
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Investment focus
  • Fitness, Training, Health Care
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • GymT — GymT is a fitness platform that offers an individual customized training solutions and services.
MYSC VC Fund · Seongdong, Kyonggi-do, South Korea · 14 investments in the past 12 months
MYSC is an innovative company that helps innovation through consulting, social venture accelerating, and impact investing.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Food and Beverage, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • South Korea, China, France
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  • BioSean — BioSean is a diverse feed technology and breeding organization that provides integrated solutions for microorganisms utilized from the hatched self-fish stage to plankton, high-efficiency fermented feed, and functional additive feed.
  • Coactus — Coactus is a social venture that creates an innovative business to make a better world. They do deaf taxi driver's taxi service, 'Goyohan Taxi'. In order to help communicate with passengers, they developed a communication tool 'Goyohan', which operates in two tablet PC's inside the taxi. Goyohan Taxi has 26 deaf taxidrivers in 5 areas, with 10 taxi companies. Within 2020, they aim to create 100 deaf taxi drivers.
  • Rovigos — Rovigos analyzes data from your whole business to help you make better forecasts and choices.
KB Securities VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 9 investments in the past 12 months
KB Securities is a Financial Services company.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Series B, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Dencom — Dencom is an IT company that creates dental platforms for medical services.
  • JLT — JLT supplies industrial automation equipment solutions and focuses on technology improvement through an integrated welding solution development project.
  • Rebellions.ai — Liberate Human Potential with Accelerated AI
TINVESTMENT VC Fund · Yeoksamdong, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
TINVESTMENT is a venture capital investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Artificial Intelligence
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Evmodu — Evmodu offers EV-SaaS, on-site charging, connected car service for electric vehicles, and real-time charging station information.
  • Goodoc — Goodoc (굿닥) is a Korean smartphone application that helps users with a variety of medical services. The app allows users to access reliable information on doctors, hospitals, and other medical services. It also provides users with information on doctors' fees, hospital fees, contact numbers, and more.
  • CONTEC — CONTEC is a spin-off company from KARI(Korea Aerospace Research Institute) which was established in 2015 on Jan.5th, and doing the business for design, development and integration of ground system in the space and defense application.
Industrial Bank of Korea VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 29 investments in the past 12 months
Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) is committed to honoring its charter of financing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The Bank has extended the scope of its expertise to provide a comprehensive range of financial services to individual customers in a quest to emerge as a leading financial services group. In pursuit of that goal, IBK is makingevery effort to enhance its competitiveness, achieve balanced growth and strengthen its global presence.The Bank employs around 10,000 staff and operates a distribution network of 612 branches including 12 overseas branches. Providing complementary services, the Bank also operates several subsidiaries: IBK Capital Corporation, IBK-SG Asset Management, IBK System Co., Ltd., and IBK Credit Information Corporation. In 2008, IBK Investment & Securities was launched, focused on meeting the needs of SME customers for services such as IPOs and M&As. Moreover, strategic alliance with Korea Investment Holdings enhances product competitiveness and affiliation with the National Post Office promoting easy customer access to IBK banking services.
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, Health Care, Software
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • MetisX — MetisX is a startup firm that develops intelligent memory and memory-centric computing architectures based on CXL.
  • HoneyNaps — Connected Family through Digital Healthcare.Beginning in 2015, HoneyNaps began to develop the element technology for monitoring Bio-signal and completed the platform launch. In order to derive full-cycle bio-signal management & the disease prediction model.
  • MedInTech — Our mission is to help both doctors and patients through our intuitive and intelligent medical devices
Lotte Ventures VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Lotte Ventures is a venture capital firm that is based in South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Sugarblade — Sugarblade is a non-destructive test-based used golf goods certification and trading platform.
  • SpaceVision — Space Vision is an artificial intelligence-powered digital advertising platform.
  • City Storage — City Storage is a side dish platform that produces and sells salads, soups, and pickles.
Korea Investment Partners VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 21 investments in the past 12 months
Korea Investment Partners (KIP) is a leading venture capital & private equity firm that has over 30 years of experience in providing venture capital to bold and innovative entrepreneurs who want to change the world. Korea Investment Partners invests in leading pioneers like Kakao(KOSDAQ:035720), Naver(KRX:035420), YGEntertainment(KOSDAQ:122870), Bodyfriend, Osstem Implant(KOSDAQ:048260), Doubleu Games(KOSDAQ:192080) and Didi Chuxing. KIP manages over 20 venture and private equity funds with US$1.8 billion in total assets under management. The company operates globally from its Seoul headquarters office with other locations in Shanghai, Beijing, and Sunnyvale.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • LabInCube — LabInCube develops inCube materials capable of selective drug release, sustained release, and supporting complex raw materials.
  • LiveIn — LiveIn is a hospitality company that offers long term room rental. Enjoy quality assured room, cleaning services, maintenance and community activities. Find out more!
  • Twelve Labs — Twelve Labs helps developers make programs that can see, listen, and understand the world as we do by giving them the most powerful video search API
NH Investment & Securities VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
NH Investment & Securities engages in wealth management, investment banking, trading, and equity sales businesses in South Korea and internationally. It operates through Sales, Investment Bank, and Trading segments. The Sales segment offers asset management services, such as brokerage consignment, financial instrument sales, etc. toindividuals, and domestic or foreign institutional investors. The Investment Bank segment provides corporate finance services, including corporate finance, M&A, PF, PEF operation, etc. The Trading segment is involved in stocks and bonds operations, product operations, the supply of derivatives, and capital investment activities. Woori Investment & Securities that began operation in 1969 became NH Investment & Securities in December 2014, with its headquarters in Seoul in South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Series C, Series B, Funding Round
  • South Korea, India, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • Wahyoo — Wahyoo is a technology company that wants to help the traditional food stalls owner to achieve business success and reach a prosperous life. Our mission is to standardize the quality of products and services of traditional food stall by providing outstanding supply chain, operation, marketing, and financial infrastructure through technology.
  • Sharetreats — Share Treats Innovation introduces a 'Casual O2O Commerce' dedicated to South East Asia. It has a vision to create a cultural movement whereby anyone can interact more through casual treats.
  • Treasurer — Treasurer is an online e-commerce and credit platform that offers retail sales and financial services namely personal loans and credit.
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