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Top 50 Media (entertainment) VC Funds in South Korea

A list of 50 VC funds that invest in Media (entertainment) startups based in South korea. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Media (entertainment) companies from South korea. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Media (entertainment) VC Funds in South Korea

Investor Media (entertainment) South Korea investments
Capstone Partners Co., Ltd. 13
Strong Ventures 10
Stonebridge Capital 5
Primer Sazze Partners 4
kocca 4
Altos Ventures 4
Softbank Ventures Asia 3
Northern Light Venture Capital 3
Kakao Ventures 3
Timewise Investment 3
Qiming Venture Partners 2
Naver 2
Elefund 2
Saehan Venture Capital 2
Goodwater Capital 2
Korea Investment Partners 2
KTB Network 2
TBT 2
Globespan Capital Partners 2
Chungdahm Learning 2
New Enterprise Associates 2
DT Capital Partners 2
Shinhan Capital 2
KDB Capital 2
DSC Investment 2
GS Holdings 2
Samsung Ventures 2
SK Planet 2
Draper Associates 2
Coolidge Corner Investment 2
Smilegate Investment 2
POSCO Venture Capital 2
KB Securities 1
Myventure Partners 1
Insight Equity Partners 1
Neoplux 1
Spark Labs 1
SoftBank 1
Seoul Business Agency(SBA) 1
Devsisters Ventures 1
Carta Ventures 1
Sequoia Capital China 1
Globivest 1
IBK Capital 1
SNU Technical Holdings 1
Times Internet 1
Tencent 1
Nau IB Capital 1
Samsung Electronics 1
Wargaming 1
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Capstone Partners Co., Ltd. VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
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, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Noutecompany — As the non-face-to-face academic environment becomes more common due to COVID-19, the demand for content for tablet writing apps is rapidly increasing around the world. Webudding is a digital stationery content C2C platform that targets this demand and has a vision to grow into the world's largest commerce and community platform in tabletcontent based on the various contents being sourced from Korea, Japan, the Philippines, and the United States, etc.Webudding is a web-based digital stationery service for content for tablet writing apps, with categories such as diaries, planners, notebooks, and sticker images used in tablet writing. Currently, Webudding has 1,300 sellers (1,000 domestic and 300 overseas) providing 12,000 content products and 100,000 MAUs., being the largest digital stationery in Asia. We try to go to the global market to target 1 billion tablet users worldwide.
  • ABLY Corporation — ABLY Corporation is a fashion platform and application.
  • 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.
Strong Ventures VC Fund · Los Angeles, California, United States · 9 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
  • Software, Media and Entertainment, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • South Korea, United States, Poland
Portfolio highlights
  • Unastella — Unastella operates its own launch vehicles to provide human space travel platform services.
  • Jubilee Media — Media company for positive, purpose-driven millennials.
  • Interior Teacher — Interior Teacher is solidifying its position as a premium home styling service.
Stonebridge Capital VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Stonebridge capital, Stonebridge ventures, Specializing in Venture Capital, Private Equity Fund Management
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Internet
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Backpackr — Backpackr offers an online app store that enables users to buy a range of smartphone applications.
  • Kaviar — Kaviar is an Restaurant Meal Replacement business that collects a wide range of dishes from illustrious chefs and eateries.
  • Hyper Lounge — Hyperlounge is a startup that has developed a monthly subscription management analysis SaaS by combining management consulting know-how with data collection, analysis and visualization technology. It is a specialized system for small and medium-sized business executives, which is completely different from existing data analysis tools or services.When using this service, user can easily check the core data and analysis necessary for business management every day on mobile without the burden of initial investment or recruitment.
Primer Sazze Partners VC Fund · San Jose, California, United States · 11 investments in the past 12 months
Primer Sazze Partners - We like to find founders who are making the impossible happen through sheer force of will and a refusal to accept hard truths.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Other
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • South Korea, United States, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • Paywork — PayWal is a payment platform that provides dedicated project teaming, task execution checks, and contract management services.
  • Luckmon — Luckmon Games: Reward "No Limit to Play and Reward"Luckmon is bringing popular Casual games to web3. Luckmon games: Reward and casual games, Solitaire, will be released on Beta in the month of September 2022. After the release of Solitaire, we will continue to add more popular casual games into one single app creating an All-In-Onecasual games hub to enable users to redeem rewards such as gift cards. We are planning to add more than 20 different games. This project's development team includes casual gaming market leaders from Zynga, GSN, Mobilityware, Jam City and others. Luckmon also plans to work with numerous non-endemic brands to integrate casual games with them to reach and entertain tens of millions of users potentially in a global environment. Luckmon is currently integrating free-to-play web/mobile gaming models infused with web3 assets supported by blockchain.
  • MYSTERICO — MYSTERICO provides emotion analysis marketing solution for the restaurant industry.
kocca VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Korea Creative Content Agency (kocca) was established on May 7, 2009 to efficiently support the growth of the cultural industry by combining Korea Broadcasting Institute, Korea Culture and Content Agency, Korea Game Industry Agency, Cultural Contents Center, and Digital Contents Business Group of Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency according toArticle 31 of the Framework Act on Cultural Industry Promotion.kocca is an agency dedicated to promoting all areas for content. We established a comprehensive support system to nurture the content industry, and aim to develop Korea as one of the world's top 5 contents powerhouses.kocca conducts various support businesses to help Korea's content industry grow into a global leader in the creative economy.
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Investment focus
  • Other, Video, Music and Audio
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Wantreez Music — Wantreezmusic is a Korean commercial radio broadcasting service for businesses. It develops Rhymeduck, a corporate and franchise partner for music products. Rhymeduck provides brand marketing services that specialize in cost reduction. Wantreezmusic was established in May 2011.
  • DNsolution — DN Solution is startup company focusing on NFC(Near field Communication) feature of Android smartphone. we make various embeded pruducts which makes NFC easier.
  • Wazzle Entertainment — Wazzle Entertainment is founded by IT experts and K-Pop stars' actual dance choreographers, and provides K-Pop dance lessons through smartphone devices.Wazzle Entertainment has been granted an exclusive use of official choreography copyrights from K-Pop choreographers for providing dance lessons to the world. We also have exclusivecontracts with champion street dance teams from around the globe to provide their lessons online. All lessons are being serviced through iOS, Android, Smart TV and Web streaming.Wazzle Entertainment has acquired access to the choreography rights of over 90% of K-Pop dances, and provide dance-related services on iOS, Android, Smart TV and Web streaming in more than 7 languages. We aim to be 'the Youtube of Dance' by providing video contents including K-pop dance, street dance lessons, star news, and dance studio segments.Wazzle Entertainment develops original content and lesson-video streaming solutions for dance-learning through apps, smart TV, web, including projects such as:-Original K-POP DanceRelease: iOS 1.0.1(July, 2013)http://youtube.com/OriginalKpopDanceLearn the hottest K-pop dances anytime and anywhere!Wherever you are, the place you're at instantly becomes a dance studio. With a smartphone, tablet or smart TV, you can easily learn K-pop dances on your own schedule – no searching for a studio and dance instructor, no need for expensive classes! 'Original K-POP Dance' provides one hour lessons with 15 clips, so users can repeat sections they want to practice. Anyone can dance and show off to their friends after learning even just some of the parts. Plus!- Mirror mode for easily keeping track of moves and directions- Suitable for learning group dances, with detailed instructions and breakdowns of each members' dance steps and movements
Altos Ventures VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 19 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Data and Analytics
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, South Korea, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • Backpackr — Backpackr offers an online app store that enables users to buy a range of smartphone applications.
  • Plugo — Indonesia's e-commerce platform for all businesses. Start, manage, and grow your business. Build your own online store website.
  • Good Food For Good — Good Food For Good operates as a food & lifestyle brand company.
Softbank Ventures Asia VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 12 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, IT
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Laundrygo — Laundrygo is a on-demand laundry service.
  • Amondz — Amondz is a jewellery ecommerce platform that provides buyers and sellers with quick access to a production list, price quotations for consumers, and customer support.
  • Pliops — Pliops' Extreme Data Processor (XDP) speeds up databases, applications, and analytics by 10x while reducing infrastructure costs up to 5x.
Northern Light Venture Capital VC Fund · Beijing, Beijing, China · 18 investments in the past 12 months
Supporting the next generation of entpreneurs in enterprise, healthcare, and consumer with disruptive potential.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, Hardware
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • China, United States, South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Power Site — Power Site is a modern technology enterprise that supplies X-ray imaging core components. It mainly provides high-voltage generators (HVG), combined X-ray sources, power distribution units (PDU), and other core components overall solutions for X-ray imaging systems. The products are mainly used in high-end X-ray imaging systems such as CT, DR,mammography, C-arm, CBCT, security inspection, industrial inspection, etc. The company has an advanced and efficient manufacturing platform with an annual production capacity of 50,000 units.
  • Yingke Materials — Yingke Materials is a provider of high-performance electronic paste and powder.
  • Eeasy Tech — Yizhi Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. is a system solution provider with AI machine vision algorithm and SOC chip design as its core, aiming to become the global leader in intelligent security (AI) enabling in video security, automotive electronics and intelligent hardware. The company was registered in Zhuhai in early 2016 and currently hasoffices in Zhuhai, Beijing and Shenzhen. Yizhi has more than 100 employees, mainly graduated from domestic first-class colleges. The core team has experienced many successful SOC chip mass production experience, and the chip and algorithm R&D team has an average annual salary of more than 10 years. Yizhi has always insisted on independent research and development of IP such as AI acceleration, high-definition display, audio and video codec, high-speed digital-analog mixing, especially the AI ​​IP PPA index is better than the industry rivals.
Kakao Ventures VC Fund · Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea · 11 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, Hardware, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Korea, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • JNPMEDI — JNPMEDI has been putting effort on bringing disruption on healthcare industry via integrating digital technologies to clinical research & trial operations.
  • Datumo — Selectstar got your back!Obtaining the proper data has always been the top issue for many companies using AI. To solve this problem, Selectstar provides a platform that connects your company to the crowd-workers.It's MORE than just a connection! We passionately research crowd-workers and your project to develop cutting-edge technologiesfor the optimized mobile crowd-sourcing.Keep disrupting the world! Just for your project, we are here to maintain the quality, cost-efficiency, or any other burdens related to the data. SelectStar was founded in 2018 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
  • Rebellions.ai — AI chip architects are often inattentive to advanced deep learning features and requirements because they believe software stacks between their silicon and algorithms can provide effective abstract layers. We disagree. We do not think such naively designed chips can efficiently utilize expensive custom silicon resources. The more native hardwaresupports are enabled, the higher performance is achieved.Rebellions Inc is building genuine AI accelerators by bi-directionally bridging the gap between underlying silicon architectures and deep learning algorithms. We push algorithm boundaries to better exploit silicon budgets, while re-architecting AI processors to incorporate sophisticated deep learning features through silicon-dedicated DL kernels.Our goal is to deliver a domain-specific AI processor along with its optimized software. This approach, together with our unique decentralized programming model, will enable customers to arm with the most powerful yet energy-efficient AI hardware as well as seamless integration.
Timewise Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
TIMEWISE INVESTMENT, formerly known as CJ Venture Investment, is a principal investment firm specializing in investments in video broadcasting, animation, movies, culture contents, games, communications equipment, arts, sports, leisure, manufacturing and service, mobile devices and solutions, information technology, SI, web agency, cell therapy andbiotechnology sectors. The firm primarily invests in South Korea with a focus in Seoul, Gyeonggi, and Jeju. CJ Venture Investment was established in 2000 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Media and Entertainment, IT
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Datumo — Selectstar got your back!Obtaining the proper data has always been the top issue for many companies using AI. To solve this problem, Selectstar provides a platform that connects your company to the crowd-workers.It's MORE than just a connection! We passionately research crowd-workers and your project to develop cutting-edge technologiesfor the optimized mobile crowd-sourcing.Keep disrupting the world! Just for your project, we are here to maintain the quality, cost-efficiency, or any other burdens related to the data. SelectStar was founded in 2018 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
  • AmazeVR — AmazeVR is a virtual concert platform for the highest quality VR content creation and mass distribution. We're providing an end-to-end solution for a radical new way to experience immersive music content with our proprietary technologies—from ultra-high-resolution custom cameras to cloud-based creation tools, to intuitive social interactionswith friends as avatars.As we vertically integrate distribution channels, artists will reach a broad audience with AmazeVR through offline distribution (Amaze Tour) complying the COVID-19 safety measures and online distribution (Amaze Music app and other media including YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch).AmazeVR was founded in 2015 by the founders and former executives of Kakao, a $27B market cap mobile platform company.
  • Plask — Plask is an automated web solution that automates the animation process behind character movement to produce state-of-the-art animation.
Qiming Venture Partners VC Fund · Shanghai, Shanghai, China · 37 investments in the past 12 months
Founded in 2006, Qiming Venture Partners is a leading China venture capital firm with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Hong Kong, Seattle, Boston and the San Francisco Bay Area.Currently, Qiming Venture Partners manages eleven US Dollar funds and seven RMB funds with $9.4 billion in capital raised. Since our establishment, we have investedin outstanding companies in the Technology and Consumer (T&C) and Healthcare industries at the early and growth stages.Since our debut, we have backed over 480 fast-growing and innovative companies. Over 180 of our portfolio companies have achieved exits through IPOs at the NYSE, NASDAQ, HKEX, Shanghai Stock Exchange or Shenzhen Stock Exchange, or through M&A or by other means. There are also over 70 portfolio companies that have achieved unicorn status.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Science/Engineering, Software
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • China, United States, Hong Kong
Portfolio highlights
  • Tingsheng Technology — TINGSN develops Intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) catheter imaging technology designed to treat cardiac arrhythmia. In addition to ICE products, the company has developed its own heart internal catheter positioning and software algorithms and is developing China first computer surgical simulator for cardiac electrophysiology based on digitalheart model.
  • Yike Polymers — Eco Polymer specializes in designing and manufacturing plastic tubes and parts. They provide products for polyethylene, polypropylene, polyamine, elastomers, fluoropolymers, and other various polymers. They serve the medical instrument, auto, electronics, fiber optics, semiconductor, chemical engineering, environment, and analytics industries.
  • Singular Medical — Singular Medical is a technology company specializing in R&D and industrialization of cardiac rhythm management (CRM) products. The company builds a complete technical platform and is a supplier of full line of CRM products, which provides a complete range of solutions, from detection to follow-up for large amounts of cardiac patients.
Naver VC Fund · Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Naver operates as a search engine and e-commerce platform providing fintech, digital content, and cloud services.The company introduces innovative search services such as ‘Comprehensive Search,’ ‘Knowledge iN,’ and ‘Real-time Rising Keyword.' It also offers UGC services such as Blog and Cafe; Junior Naver, a children’s portal; Happybean, anonline donation portal. NAVER launched its Webtoon service in June 2004 and has pioneered the distribution and consumption of webtoons, also known as digital comics. In addition, NAVER also offers services for the global market, including the mobile messenger LINE through LINE Corporation, NAVER’s subsidiary; the video messenger Snow; and the group communication service BAND.NAVER is also involved in software development and distribution; performances and exhibitions business; mobile content development and distribution; search advertising; internet commerce and customer service business; the operation and security services of IT infrastructure; operating online shopping services, and mobile applications marketing.Lee Hae-Jin and Lee Joon-ho headquartered the company in Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea in 1999.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Media and Entertainment, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Series C
  • South Korea, United States, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • Wallapop — Wallapop is a hyper-local mobile marketplace for buying and selling secondhand goods, primarily accessible via a mobile app. It uses a geo-localized technology that connects a community of 15 million users by offering an easy and convenient way to buy and sell items that are no longer used. The platform, which has found a second home for more than180 million items, provides people with access to unique goods at great prices while extending the life of fully functional products. Since its inception, Wallapop has been committed to continuous innovation in the online classifieds industry and second-hand market and aspires to use technology to contribute to sustainability. The company is backed by investors Korelya Capital, NAVER, Accel, Insight Venture Partners, 14W, and Northzone. It was founded in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain by Agustin Gomez, Miguel Vicente, and Gerard Olive in 2013.
  • Brandi — Brandi is a vertical commerce company that creates B2C and B2B platforms for fashion and beauty shopping. The company specializes in the fields of apps, app marketing, and online shopping platform. Brandi was founded in 2014 and headquartered in Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea.
  • Interior Teacher — Interior Teacher is solidifying its position as a premium home styling service.
Elefund VC Fund · Mountain View, California, United States · 8 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, United Kingdom, South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Atomos Space — Atomos solves the last-mile problem in space by providing an in-space transportation service that lowers launch costs for satellite operators.
  • Realcast — Realcast - Award-winning company in Extended Reality (XR) #virutalreality #mixedreality #augmentedreality #oculus #hololens #gaming #indie
  • Quotabook — Quotabook is a company that specializes in equity management.
Saehan Venture Capital VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Saehan Venture Capital is a venture capital investment firm of Saehan.
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Investment focus
  • Other, Payments, Software
  • Secondary Market
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Katcher's — Katcher's is a PB-centric, C2M(customer to manufacturer) e-commerce service provider.
  • bemyfriends — Products and ideas that put creators first, helping them build stronger businesses with happier fans.
  • Dunamu — Dunamu owns and operates a digital asset exchange (UPbit), two investment exchange platforms (Stockplus and U-Stockplus), and an equity management platform (Onboard). UPbit is a cryptocurrency exchange platform with presence in Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, and Singapore. Stockplus is a securities information/trading platform with an activepartnership with 11 broker-dealers. U-Stockplus is an OTC platform providing a trading service for private companies. Onboard helps private companies manage equity electronically for their shareholders.
Goodwater Capital VC Fund · Burlingame, California, United States · 87 investments in the past 12 months
At Goodwater, we empower exceptional entrepreneurs everywhere to change the world for good. We believe consumer technology is the most powerful force on earth, shaping culture and transforming the global economy at unprecedented speed and scale. We invest in the world’s most promising entrepreneurs to solve the world’s most pressing problems. As acombined force, Goodwater companies are a global force for change, poised to measurably improve billions of lives. Learn more at www.goodwatercap.com
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, India, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • LifeAt — A virtual getaway while you work.
  • Fever — Enjoy the best experiences. Get rewarded with Fever Club. Recommendations based on you. Making plans made easy.
  • Gullak.Money — Gullak helps you create wealth starting with the first step of automating your savings. Gullak automatically saves money from your account via UPI autopay & invest these savings into wealth-creating assets, starting with digital gold investments.
Korea Investment Partners VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 15 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
  • Software, Health Care, Science/Engineering
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • SK on — SK on develops and manufacturers high-energy density electric vehicle batteries.
  • Agilis Robotics — Agilis Robotics is a spin-off company from The University of Hong Kong that develops flexible robotic instruments for endoscopic surgery. We aim to provide clinicians with enhanced robotic dexterity and precision while leveraging current clinical workflows.
  • Aloha Factory — Aloha Factory develops hyper-casual games, that are easy and intuitive, so anyone can play them.
KTB Network VC Fund · Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
Korea Technology Development Company, a government-funded investment vehicle specializing in technology-related investment opportunities, KTB Financial Group(“KTB”) has since grown into a comprehensive financial group offering a wide range of financial services, including securities, asset management, venture capital, and private equity.KTB alsohas expanded our global network by actively entering overseas markets includes the United States, China, and Thailand.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, Health Care
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Soelect — Soelect provides engineering solutions and develops solid-state battery components for electric vehicles, power tools and electronics.
  • CoLearn — Percaya diri kerjain soal Matematika, Fisika, dan Kimia dengan Tanya dan ikut Kelas Live. Daftar sesi Kelas Live gratis dan ketemu Guru Juara.
  • VIRNECT — VIRNECT is an industrial AR solution company.
TBT VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 2 investments in the past 12 months
TBT is an Adventure Capital.We are more than your average VC investor; we are always up for an adventure. Investment means more than just transfer of capital for us. We want to be a discussion partner that discovers possibilities beyond risk and aligns growth with progress. We want to share decades of industry knowledge and experience in internetand mobile services to build services and products that can make the world a better place.
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Investment focus
  • Hardware, Software, Data and Analytics
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • FREECO — FREECO is a content provider for businesses. Consultation, sales, and software development and supply Cosmetics wholesale and retail business Marketing consulting and advertising business.
  • 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.
  • LOUNGE LAB — LoungeLAB is a Retail-tech startup that augments space with technology, using the state-of-the-art technologies such as AI and Robotics technology. LoungeLAB focuses on enhancing the product value and services, and we develop in the field rather than on the desk. We Invent Everyday Technology for All.
Globespan Capital Partners VC Fund · Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Globespan is the VC firm passionate about partnering with entrepreneurs as they take their companies to market. We uniquely serve these companies, helping them establish the infrastructure required to scale their offerings. We invest in startups in the IT infrastructure, SaaS, mobile, and Internet industries. With our personal market-facingexpertise, strategic approach, and strong industry networks, we help companies realize their potential. Our track record with entrepreneurs has led us to become a leading venture capital firm across the globe.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Hardware
  • Series C, Series B, Series D
  • United States, Spain, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Betterment — Betterment can help grow your money by making saving and investing easy. Invest in a tailored portfolio, set buckets for your goals, and earn rewards.
  • Silk — Silk is the leading platform to quickly move mission-critical data to the cloud and to keep it operating at performance standards on par with even the fastest on-prem environments. Silk works with global enterprise companies and cloud providers to ensure a seamless, efficient, and smooth migration process, followed by unparalleled performancespeeds for all data and applications in the cloud.The platform makes cloud environments run 10x faster and the entire application stack is more resilient to any infrastructure hiccups or malfunctions. Silk has offices in Israel and is headquartered in Needham, MA. For more information, visit https://silk.us/
  • Credit Sesame — Credit Sesame helps you access, understand, leverage, and protect your credit all under one platform - free of charge.
Chungdahm Learning VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Knowledge Industry
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Mobile, Software
  • Series A
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • CeREELs — We are a series B startup that was founded in October 2019 with $11.7 million in total funding. Unlike conventional creative studios, we work with various independent musicians, artists, and studios around the world to create a much more varied and inclusive content that we hope will resonate with the younger generations. We hope to make ourviewers smile and join them in meaningful conversations for years to come.https://www.youtube.com/c/CeREELs/
New Enterprise Associates VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 77 investments in the past 12 months
New Enterprise Associates, Inc. is a global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors, and geographies. With over $19 billion in cumulative committed capital since the firm’s founding in 1977, NEA invests in technology and healthcare companies at all stages in a company’slifecycle, from seed stage through IPO. The firm's long track record of successful investing includes more than 210 portfolio company IPOs and more than 360 acquisitions.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, Health Care
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, India, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Crowdbotics — It's not low-code, it's full code made easy. Build business-ready software, apps, integrations, and more with the Crowdbotics App Builder. Hire certified PMs and developers to help build your project at any time.
  • SetPoint Medical — SetPoint Medical is pioneering bioelectronic medicine to develop a safe and cost-effective approach for treatment of chronic autoimmune diseases.
  • Minerva Surgical — We are Minerva Surgical. Best-in-class, minimally invasive devices for the treatment of the root causes of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding.
DT Capital Partners VC Fund · Shanghai, Shanghai, China · 2 investments in the past 12 months
DT Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm that provides growth capital to early and expansion stage companies. They invest in dynamic businesses that have high growth potential, strong management teams, and demonstrated revenue models in both technology-based and traditional industries. DT Capital Partners currently manages overUSD$500 Million in capital across multiple US dollar and RMB funds, and also has a close affiliation with Madrone Capital in the US, the investment entity for members of the Walton family.In addition to funds, the invested company also benefits from their extensive experience in operating capital markets across the country, close relationships with local governments and companies, and synergies with other investment companies.DT Capital Partners was awarded the “Top 10 China's Best Return Venture Capital Institution” in 2016, and the founding partners of Detong Capital, Shao Jun and Tian Lixin. DT Capital Partner was founded in 2006 and is based in Shanghai, China.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Science/Engineering, Hardware
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • China, United States, South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Parylene — Parylene is a provider of protective coating application solutions
  • CytoNiche — CytoNiche focuses on the development of 3D micro-organization engineering technology. The core technology is derived from the transformation of Tsinghua University's achievements. Based on its original research technology, Huasheng Bio has launched a series of related products and services, including customized, large-scale, automated andintelligent stem cell culture. Amplification process; 3D stem cell micro-tissue regeneration treatment of new drugs and 3D cell high-throughput drug screening products.
  • Deep Blue Aerospace — Deep Blue Aerospace is a commercial carrier rocket developer.
Shinhan Capital VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 4 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
  • Software, Science/Engineering, IT
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • South Korea, United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Xingxing Mobility — Xingxing Mobility is an app that offers an electric kickboard sharing service.
  • Point2 Technology — We Develop Innovative, Ultra-Low Power Connectivity SoCs Point2 Technology cloud-optimized range of high-speed SoCs and reference design platforms accelerate deployment of next generation data centers and 5G infrastructure.
  • Xangle — Xangle collects, verifies, and integrates corporate disclosures from global projects and companies that have issued crypto assets. This information is made public along with on-chain blockchain data, all of which are displayed in a user-friendly format to help the public’s understanding of the crypto assets. One of the key issues concerningon-chain data is the difficulty associated with analyzing raw data. Xangle provides both off-chain corporate disclosures and easily accessible on-chain metrics and analytics to the public.
KDB Capital VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
KDB Capital finances offers investment, corporate loan, lease, auto financial, and commercial card services for companies in South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, Data and Analytics
  • Series B, Series A, Seed
  • South Korea, United States, Mexico
Portfolio highlights
  • Good Choice Company — Good Choice Company is a hotel and travel booking platform that connects hotel guests and accommodations. It aims to solve the accommodation journey's inconvenience and build a reliable accommodation environment.
  • Orum Therapeutics — Orum Therapeutics is a private biotech company developing a new class of therapeutic antibodies targeting cytosolic proteins for unmet medical needs in cancer and rare diseases. Orum leverages its unique cell-penetrating antibody platform, called Oromab™ to inhibit drug targets, previously undruggable by small molecules or current antibodytherapeutics. In contrast to other approaches, Orum’s antibody platform can intracellularly deliver an active antibody therapeutic or payload, is easily adaptable to target different cell types and intracellular proteins, and does not require chemical modification.
  • QANDA(Mathpresso) — Providing the most effective education for all - We build QANDA, the world's leading personalized learning platform.
DSC Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 5 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Other, Software, Apps
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • PranaQ — PranaQ's at-home sleep apnea tracker is powered by patient-centered AI and designed for your comfort, empowering you in your sleep apnea treatment journey.
  • PineTree Therapeutics — PineTree Therapeutics Inc. is a preclinical stage Biotechnology company that is pioneering the development of disruptive therapies in Oncology and Infectious Diseases.
  • Versogen — Versogen develops electrolyzer technology for water and renewable energy to produce green hydrogen at scale. The company produces high-performing hydroxide exchange membranes for a variety of applications, such as lowering the production costs of fuel cells and reducing industrial carbon emissions, and laying the foundation for a sustainable energyfuture.
GS Holdings VC Fund
A holding company of GS Group - GS Caltex, GS Retail, and etc.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Science/Engineering
  • Series C
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • BIORCHESTRA — BIORCHESTRA is a developer of RNA-based therapeutics.
  • bemyfriends — Products and ideas that put creators first, helping them build stronger businesses with happier fans.
  • RECO — Integrated waste and resource management platform copmany
Samsung Ventures VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 11 investments in the past 12 months
The primary responsibilities of the group are to source, qualify, and invest in technology related companies. Our major investment areas include semiconductors, materials, mobile service, internet, software, security, enterprise solutions, bio engineering & medical, while potential investment subjects range from early-stage startups to pre-IPOcompanies. Currently, the group has over $1.8B under management and invests $250M annually.Samsung Ventures was founded on October 8, 1999, and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Hardware, Science/Engineering
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • United States, South Korea, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • NeuReality — NeuReality is the first complete, system-level solution designed to address the challenges of optimizing, deploying, managing, and scaling AI workflows.
  • Flickstree — At Flickstree, we help brands Engage, Acquire and Retain users with AI-powered editorial videos that users love to watch in a cost-effective, scalable way. On our platform PlusYou Club, users not only enjoy branded videos, but they also engage with multiple rewarding tools like quizzes, crosswords, polls, etc. where we further drive brand messages. Flickstree's content reaches 60Mn+ users across websites and apps.
  • Lumotive — Lumotive is a Seattle-based startup company developing high performance, solid-state lidar for autonomous systems in the automotive, UAV, robotics and related industries. The company's revolutionary beam-steering technology leverages Liquid Crystal Metasurfaces (or LCMs) implemented in mature semiconductor manufacturing processes to deliversmall, inexpensive 3D perception systems with unprecedented performance and reliability. For more information, visit us at www.lumotive.com.
SK Planet VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
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.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Mobile, Software
  • Series B
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Melephant — Melephant Inc. is a Korea based startup established in October 2013.
  • FraSen — Frasen Inc. provides software and hardware related to healthcare services. It developed a hardware known as Neurofeedback Sleep Mask and a software known as Personal Sleep Care Service.Neurofeedback Sleep Mask is based on the neuroscience of sleep. It is able to measure the brain waves to monitor sleep stages precisely and to stimulate thebrain using sound and light to synchronize brain waves from light sleep stages to deep sleep stages.Frasen has received investments from FastTrackAsia.It was established on March 8, 2010.
  • Jumping Nuts — Jumpingnuts is an app designed to provide a new social experience for teens around social modes, and the app also provides granular controls over followers to ensure that users can decide who sees their content.
Draper Associates VC Fund · San Mateo, California, United States · 32 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, IT
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, United Kingdom, South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Precision Neuroscience — Restoring freedom through brain-computer interfaces
  • Landeed — Do you own your land? Download Landeed app to check real ownership of your property
  • Slingshot Aerospace — Slingshot Aerospace applies advanced analytics, machine learning, and collaborative tools to data from earth and space, providing clarity in complex environments.
Coolidge Corner Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
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
  • Mobile, Software, Internet
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Kryptos Biotechnologies — Groundbreaking biotechnology that improves patient lives as well as the tools utilized by the clinicians and scientists who care for them.
  • Crowdworks — With over 25 patents in the human intelligence field, Crowdworks specializes in solving the toughest problem in the AI industry today: Delivering training data sets with next-level accuracy, quality assured.Having secured Series B funding through some of Asia’s premier VCs, Crowdworks is on the verge of taking its thriving Intelligent WorkPlatform and Distributed Work Community global. Investing heavily in QA, standardization, and tagging and delivery innovation, and distilling insight from over 600 pioneering AI data projects, Crowdworks has a solution for virtually any domain or application.But training data preparation is just the beginning. Crowdworks’ Intelligent Work Platform is the future of work itself.Led by serial entrepreneur Minu Park, and backed by a gritty, talented and high-energy team, Crowdworks is poised to make a huge splash in Asia and beyond.
  • BratVillage — Brat Village which was formed in December 2014, services total home care provider Doctor House.
Smilegate Investment VC Fund · Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Smilegate Investment, founded in 1999 originally as MVP Capital, is a venture capital and private equity firm that has been growing remarkably alongside our many invested companies. From our initial venture capital funding in 2000, we have since organized and managed more than 30 venture capital and private equity funds, and have invested in morethan 200 companies with promising growth potential.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Science/Engineering
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, United States, Vietnam
Portfolio highlights
  • To-Day — To-Day is a developer of an online delivery platform to create a same day delivery service.
  • PranaQ — PranaQ's at-home sleep apnea tracker is powered by patient-centered AI and designed for your comfort, empowering you in your sleep apnea treatment journey.
  • Geekble — Geekble is a media startup that produces new media content on science and technology to bridge the gap between geeks and the world. With revenue from workshops and branded content, Geekble is building its own "maker space" for geeks to experiment. Teachers and professors are using Geekble's content for educational purposes, andGeekble videos have been used for public TV.
POSCO Venture Capital VC Fund · Pohang, Kyongsang-bukto, South Korea
POSTECH Venture Capital Corporation(POSTECH VC) was founded and financed by POSCO to participate in SME(small and medium enterprise) Revitalization Policy in 1997 for the National Economy Restoration.We seek investment opportunities in diverse markets including Information Technologies, Advanced Materials, Bio Technologies, Renewable Energy,and Life Sciences.And we are to accelerate the commercialization of the valuable technologies from POSTECH(Pohang University of Science and Technology), RIST(Research institute of Industrial Science and Technology), and other institutes in Korea. More than 200 professors in POSTECH help POSTECH VC evaluate the technologiesPOSTECH VC is comprised of a team consisted of experienced venture capitalists who has previous experiences in successful startups, consulting firms, and executive management.We are currently investing from our several funds and manage over 60 billion Won.Our recent primary investment focus is on high growth opportunities in renewable energy such as bio-diesel and photovoltaic technologies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Other
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • OKHOME — Lebih dari 30 ribu pengguna telah merasakan pelayanan kami. Siap melayani pembersihan umum, pindah rumah, disinfeksi virus, bakteri dan kuman sehingga anda lebih sehat.
  • Deepbrain AI — Deepbrain AI has proven its world-class conversational artificial intelligence technology to be highly utilizing in many areas, including broadcasting, education, and in service industry. State-of-the-art artificial intelligence technology, analogous to real people say, can be applied in a wide variety of areas. Also, it is expected that demandwill increase significantly with differentiated technology in the age of diversification.In recognition of its competitiveness and value, the company has received $2M investment from IDG Capital in 2019, and up to date, it has accumulated $9.5M. In addition, the company is currently growing in partnership with major companies such as Microsoft, Kakao Partner, and SK Telecom. It is expected to accelerate its external growth and profit expansion in the new market as it is set to make inroads into the global market based on its performance so far.
  • Hexlant — Hexlant - Blockchain Laboratory. Build Blockchain Security Environment in just few days. With Simple Installation, Expand your Business onto Blockchain.
KB Securities VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 2 investments in the past 12 months
KB Securities is a Financial Services company.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, Health Care
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Laundrygo — Laundrygo is a on-demand laundry service.
  • onepredict — Established in 2016, OnePredict is a leader in industrial AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology and 9 time winner of the 'Global PHM Data Challenge' for the best industrial AI based Machine Digitalization & Intelligence solutions. OnePredict provides advanced AI solutions, the GuardiOne® Series, Cells, Edge, and Cloud solutions.GuardiOne® specializes in industrial AI solutions such as bearings, turbines, wind (wind farm), transformers, robots, and motors, and is expanding to various other industries.
  • Korea Credit Data — • Korea Credit Data (KCD) provides business management solution to small and medium-sized businesses in Korea. KCD established a dominant position (M/S 70%+) through ‘Cashnote' and ‘Bizbot’ services used by more than 1.1 million businesses. KCD aims to resolve issues a business owner faces from the beginning to end of his business life.To this end, KCD will expand its business areas to include B2B commerce to B2C payment area.
Myventure Partners VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Myventure Partners Inc., founded in April 2000 in Korea, is a privately-held venture capital company focusing on the Information technology industry. We mainly invest in the firms at the growth stage and so far successfully achieved 40% of exit rate by IPOs and M&As. We also selectively invest in the start-up companies depending on theinnovative business model they show to us.Choosing a venture capital partner is becoming increasingly difficult with the explosion of new sources of capital available to fund. Selecting the right venture capital partner is one of the most important decisions an entrepreneur makes in growing the company.We believe that myventure partners will help entrepreneurs with our domain expertise, experience and most importantly the patience and support.
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Investment focus
  • Video, Software, Internet
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Soundl.ly — Soundl.ly provides IoT manufactures & app developers with the most reliable data-over-audio technology for pairing devices instantly with zero user hassle.* Our technology is 100% software, so 10 times cheaper than Bluetooth* UX becomes far simpler since the steps to turn Bluetooth ON are eliminated* Our patented technology is based onRADAR and outperforming competitors by 10xOur clients (as of Aug. '16):* Akbank TV commercials: we activated TV viewer's mobiles to send an app install link* Shopping&T: TV shopping network with 15M subscriber reach* Lotte Cinema: 30% marketshare of Korean domestic theaters
Insight Equity Partners VC Fund
Insight Equity is an equity firm that makes control investments in middle-market and asset-intensive companies. It is partnering with corporate divestitures, bankruptcies, restructurings, and family-owned liquidity events. Insight Equity has the ability to execute circumstances where speed is a priority. It is headquartered in Southlake, Texas.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Mobile, Software
  • Series B
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • MiNDCAFE — MiNDCAFE is an online psychological counseling platform.
  • House of Rebels — House of Rebels is an IP-commerce group holding culture-based media and brands.
Neoplux VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Neoplux Co., Ltd. is the investment arm of Doosan Corp. It typically invests in the infant industries focusing on the pre IPO, growth, and mature companies. The firm provides business consulting and project management services in Korea, as well as investments in electronic component, software, electricity, metal and non-metal, machinery andequipment. It primarily invests in South Korea with a focus in Seoul, Incheon, Chungbuk, Chungnam, and Gyeongbuk province. The firm offers performance improvement and cost reduction services. The firm is involved in the construction of systems for roll-out by clients; establishment of systems for optimal operational process; and performance within client companies. It seeks control in its investments. Neoplux Co., Ltd was founded in 2000 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Gaming, Media and Entertainment
  • Series B, Series C, Funding Round
  • India, South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Ninjacart — Ninjacart is India's largest tech-driven supply chain platform that connects farmers of fresh vegetables and fruits with kiranas and businesses.
  • MyGlamm — MyGlamm is a direct-to-consumer beauty brand that offers an online beauty products marketplace with international spa and salon products. The company uses a combination of technology, content, and social media to allow consumers to not only discover its products but also create rich, personalized, content and tutorial.MyGlamm was founded in 2015and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • Bira 91 — Bira 91 is a craft beer brand that produces and offers 5 flavorful varieties in its portfolio.The company's five beers, Bira 91 White, a low bitterness wheat beer, Bira 91 Blonde, an extra hoppy craft lager, Bira 91 Light, a low-calorie lunchtime lager, Bira 91 Strong, a high intensity, high alcohol wheat beer, and Bira 91 “The IPA”, thefirst IPA brewed and bottled in locally. It operates four breweries and is backed by Sequoia Capital India, Sofina, Sixth Sense Ventures, Neoplux, and Kirin Holding.Ankur Jain established the New Delhi, Delhi, India-based company in 2015.
Spark Labs VC Fund · New York, New York, United States
Flexible and Convenient Coworking and Collaboration Space
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Internet
  • Seed, Series A
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • bemyfriends — Products and ideas that put creators first, helping them build stronger businesses with happier fans.
  • Trustlook — Trustlook (www.trustlook.com) is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity products based on artificial intelligence. Their innovative SECUREai engine delivers the performance and scalability needed to provide total threat protection against malware and other forms of attack. Trustlook's solutions protect users from both known andzero-day threats by analyzing millions of code-level and behavior combinations to find malicious patterns. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Jose and managed by leading security experts from Palo Alto Networks, FireEye, Google and Yahoo.
SoftBank VC Fund · Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan · 15 investments in the past 12 months
SoftBank Group Corp. (Chairman & CEO: Masayoshi Son) Corporate and IR site provides company information such as our company profile, an overview of the company and Group companies, as well as IR and CSR.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Internet
  • Series B, Series C, Funding Round
  • United States, Brazil, India
Portfolio highlights
  • SilkChart — SilkChart helps growth teams improve campaigns based on what users are doing in product - without relying on expensive data scientists. We do this through a no code analytics tool that combines marketing and product usage data to identify which channels, audiences, and content maximize revenue growth.
  • Cortex — Cortex Intelligence is a data analytics platform for marketing and sales which allows clients to produce the simplest or most complex analysis on demand.
  • Oda — Oda is an online grocery retailer that provides door-to-door delivery services. It offers a huge range of fresh produce groceries to millions of doorsteps. Using the data-driven methodology, with a focus on sustainability all the way along the chain, the company aims to build an efficient retail system in the world. The company was founded in2013 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
Seoul Business Agency(SBA) VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, Financial
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • fastpong — FastPong developed a revolutionary system for training table tennis. Hardware and software for digitalising and tracking sports performance with real-time metrics. Compatible with any ball shooter. The next evolution in table tennis training has arrived.
  • WISHUPON, Inc. — WISHUPON is a Commerce AI startup. We are making a universal shopping wishlist app which is Pinterest for shoppers. We allow you to create and save their wishlist in one place from any online stores. Also, you could get sale alerts for your wishlist. We are at STATION F in Paris.
  • Entcrowd — Performance facilitation platform.
Devsisters Ventures VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Venture Capital firm in Korea. We are interested in early-stage investment in gaming, healthcare/biotech, IT services and high technology companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Gaming, Apps
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • ProtoPie — Create interactive, realistic prototypes that work like the actual digital product. Ideal for designers prototyping for mobile, desktop, web, IoT, and beyond.
  • S-Alpha Therapeutics — S-Alpha Therapeutics develops digital therapeutics, a therapeutic intervention from the convergence of biology and information technology. Company has developed several digital therapeutic products in its R&D pipeline.
  • CoDo — CoDo is a mobile-focused platform that simplifies your onboarding and training deliveries. Equip your trainees with workplace knowledge through engaging mobile training, while your team enjoys automation within current workflow.
Carta Ventures VC Fund
Carta wants to accelerate (and even instigate, as we’ll see) companies that add to its own platform, making investing and participating in the private markets a bit more limpid and simple — two things that the world of private capital and its constituent bets have never had in abundance.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Professional Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Japan, South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Sumutasu — sumutasu is an online real estate marketplace that enables users to quickly buy and sell their properties.
  • Quotabook — Quotabook is a company that specializes in equity management.
  • Firstbase.io — Firstbase is an all-in-one company OS built to help you easily launch your startup so that your business can thrive.
Sequoia Capital China VC Fund · Beijing, Beijing, China · 101 investments in the past 12 months
We help founders build enduring companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, Health Care
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • China, United States, Hong Kong
Portfolio highlights
  • Rhegen — St. Regis is committed to the research and development of innovative mRNA medicine and new gene therapy.
  • HAAWKING — Haawking is a supplier of digital signal processors. Their products used in industrial control, motor drives, digital power supplies, photo voltaic, energy storage, new energy automotive and consumer electronics. Their customer can contact through mail id and phone number.
  • GCL Optoelectronics — GCL Optoelectronics is a supplier of perovskite solar modules, focusing on the R&D and production of perovskite solar modules.
Globivest VC Fund · Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
Globivest is a private investment firm with a diversified portfolio of assets. Our primary focus is on innovative and scalable early stage start-ups. We seek to establish long-term relationships with visionary entrepreneurs while adding clear value in strategy and execution.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Commerce/Shopping, Other
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates
Portfolio highlights
  • Qureos — Level up with the best mentors and apprenticeships from businesses.
  • Pabio — Get your apartment fully furnished by a professional interior designer and rent high-quality furniture from premium brands on a monthly subscription with Pabio.
  • Kwara — Kwara turns analog credit unions into modern digital banks.
IBK Capital VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 2 investments in the past 12 months
IBK Capital has established an enviable track record as an independent Canadian investment banking firm.
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Investment focus
  • Science/Engineering, Media and Entertainment, Mobile
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • South Korea, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • 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
  • MetaFines — MetaFines is researching and developing anti-cancer drugs using cancer metabolism.
  • SparkPlus — SparkPlus is a coworking space operator.
SNU Technical Holdings VC Fund
SNU Technical Holdings
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Awexome Ray — Awexome Ray is a company that manufactures next-generation X-ray generator.
  • Violet — Violet is a new music application for cover music. Anyone can easily upload their own music videos, and people can enjoy it even in background. Discover talented amateur singers and be the next top singer with Violet!
Times Internet
Times Internet builds premium digital products that simplify and enhance the everyday lives of people. We are India’s largest digital products company with presence in a wide range of categories across news, entertainment, marketplaces and transactions.Many of our products are market leaders and iconic brands in their own right. TOI, ET,Cricbuzz, Gaana, MX Player, Dineout, Indiatimes, MensXP, iDiva, NBT, Gradeup among others are products that bring you closer to your interests and aspirations. Website - http://www.timesinternet.in Industry - Internet Company size - 1,001-5,000 employees Headquarters Gurgaon, Haryana Type - Privately Held Founded 1999 Specialities e-commerce, Advertisement Solutions, News and Entertainment, Start-up acceleration, Music streaming services, AdTech, Merger & A, Acquisition, Sports, Classified, and Startup Investment
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Investment focus
  • Software, Apps, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
Tencent
Tencent is an internet service portal offering value-added internet, mobile, telecom, and online advertising services. Its communications and social platforms Weixin and QQ connect users with each other, with digital content and daily life services in just a few clicks. Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operatingstrategies. It provides value-added internet, mobile, and telecom services, as well as online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services." Tencent’s Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), WeChat, QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai, and Tenpay – aim to address the various needs of internet users, including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce, and others.In September 2013, Tencent's market valuation rose to $101 billion, and as of November 21, 2013, QQ had 2 billion active users and WeChat had 650 million monthly active users. The numbers of active users for QQ mail, Qzone, Tencent Weibo, and QQ news were 274 million, 626 million, 220 million, and 150 million, respectively.Tencent was founded in November of 1998. In April 2000, the IDG and PCCW invested a total of $2.2 million dollars in the company. Tencent was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK) on June 16, 2004. Baidu, Alibaba, and Netease are Tencent's major competitors.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Media and Entertainment
  • Series B, Series C, Series A
Nau IB Capital
Nau IB Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Other, Gaming
  • Series B
Samsung Electronics
Discover the latest in electronic & smart appliance technology with Samsung. Find the next big thing from smartphones & tablets to laptops & tvs & more.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Hardware, Science/Engineering
  • Funding Round, Series B, Series D
Wargaming
A catalogue of games produced by the leading game developer in the CIS. Legendary and new games from Wargaming for PC, iOS, Android, Xbox and Playstation.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Software, Internet
  • Series A, Series B, Pre-Seed
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