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Top 25 Restaurants Startup Investors in South Korea

A list of 25 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Restaurants startups based in South korea. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Restaurants companies from South korea. We update this investor list every month.

Top 25 Restaurants Startup Investors in South Korea

Investor Restaurants South Korea investments
Industrial Bank of Korea 2
HITEJINRO CO 2
Hana Financial Investment 1
Widus Partners 1
MYSC 1
Primer Sazze Partners 1
Woowa Bros 1
Shinhan Capital 1
Altos Ventures 1
YG Investment 1
The Wells Investment 1
IMM Investment 1
Wadiz 1
Korea Credit Guarantee Fund 1
KNet Investment Partners 1
Mega Investment 1
SmartStudy Ventures 1
Korea Investment Partners 1
Intervalue Partners 1
Yewon Partners 1
Mirae Life Resources 1
Alumni Partners 1
Eveo Partners 1
GS Retail 1
Solaire Partners 1
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Industrial Bank of Korea VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 25 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, Software, Health Care
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Algocare — Algocare is a AI based healthcare startup that offers specialised Nutrition as a Service (NaaS) to people and organisations.
  • Upstage AI — Upstage AI is an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that helps companies focus on their core businesses.
  • Korea Credit Service — Korea Credit Service is a credit agency for individual enterprises. Korea Credit Service offers a credit evaluation service called "CreditNote," and entrepreneurs can check their credit rating.
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.
Hana Financial Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Hana Financial Investment Company Limited offers brokerage, securities dealing, underwriting, mutual funds, and online trading services
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Biotechnology, Health Care
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, Singapore, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Trustay — Trustay is a real estate asset management company.
  • AIZEN Global — AIZEN is redesigning Digital Banking with CreditConnect, powered by our proprietary ABACUS AutoML platform specialized in the financial services industry. CreditConnect is an AI lending platform designed to bridge the gap between banks and data economy platforms, and automate key decision-making processes in accordance with the credit cycle. Thecompany has secured Series B round funding from a state-led fintech innovation fund (K-Growth) led by major Korean banks to roll out CreditConnect in Southeast Asia.We are also leading the digital transformation in the financial services industry using proprietary AutoML platform ABACUS, with successful use cases in underwriting, fraud detection, product development, claim analysis, and more.
  • Kuntian New Energy — Hebei Kuntian New Energy is a producer of anode materials for lithium-ion batteries.
Widus Partners VC Fund · Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Founded in 2010, Widus Partners was established to provide practical solutions and advice to corporations in Asia and the U.S. Our services include: (1) M&A and Investment Advisory and (2) Private Equity and Principal Investments. Because of our reputation for getting transformative deals done, our unwavering ambition to “connect-the-dots”across markets, and our focus on building long-term relationships, we are quickly becoming one of the premier go-to “deal makers” in Asia and beyond. What makes us unique is that we are led by professionals who were previously PE/M&A lawyers, management consultants, investment bankers, and public and private equity investors, having lived and worked in many of the key markets around the world and now working together under one roof, Widus Partners.
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Investment focus
  • Robotics, Education, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Debt Financing
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Wholesum Brands — Our mission is to transform the ecommerce entrepreneur journey by discovering their brands and inspiring innovative teams who re-think brand expansion and scaling strategies to elevate independent local products into global brands.
  • SJW International — SJW International provides basic English courses, online English courses, and teaching video courses for kids and adults.
  • Shin Starr presents — Shin Starr presents create, operate, and franchise Korean cuisine-based QSR and fast-casual dining restaurants built around its proprietary robotic kitchen technology and Korean cuisine excellence.It develops and commercializes SPACE+ Technology™, a spatial technology platform brand created by SHIN STARR presents to enhance cooking and foodservicing quality and efficiency.SPACE+ combines and integrates in-house made robotic and network technologies into a flawless autonomous kitchen platform.
MYSC VC Fund · Seongdong, Kyonggi-do, South Korea · 10 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
  • Food and Beverage, Health Care, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • South Korea, China, France
Portfolio highlights
  • 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.
Primer Sazze Partners VC Fund · San Jose, California, United States · 12 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, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • 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
  • Paraform — Match with expert recruiters and fill your hardest roles. Finding exceptional talent was extremely difficult, until now.
  • Upstage AI — Upstage AI is an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that helps companies focus on their core businesses.
Woowa Bros VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
WOOWA BROS (우아한형제들) is a Korean developer of smartphone applications and advertising platforms. Its service portfolio also includes local marketing and web services solutions and products, such as a sports events app and a food delivery app. WOOWA BROS was established in March 2011 in Seoul, Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Artificial Intelligence, Software
  • Seed, Series B, Series A
  • South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia
Portfolio highlights
  • iPrice Group — Shop now with the largest selection of top brands and products in the region - all in a single website! Discover new products, compare smartphone prices and products. Get the latest coupon and voucher codes for Lazada, Zalora, Qoo10, Grab Car, and more!
  • lululab — Lumini is a personalized AI skin assistant that analyzes the user’s skin and recommends the best products and services for each user. It examines the facial skin based on six categories: wrinkles,pores, acne, sebum, melasma, and redness simply by taking a photo of the face. It also features an intelligent chatbot within the mobile app that logs andanalyzes user’s lifestyle. It then combines all relevant data to provide a comprehensive skin analysis along with accurate skincare recommendations. Lumini is the first brainchild of lululab, the 22nd spin-off company from Samsung Electronics.
  • Shiok Meats — Delicious, healthy & cell-based seafood from Shiok Meats. Get variety of cultivated meat, cultivated seafood, cell cultured meat & Lab Meats in Singapore.
Shinhan Capital VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 5 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.
  • CLE — CLE provides software packages, scanning, 3D reconstruction, and modeling services for factory automation.
  • ELROILAB — ELROILAB provides an AI hyperspectral imaging solution to find foreign objects in food materials.
Altos Ventures VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 10 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, E-Commerce, Internet
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • South Korea, United States, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • GOMBLE — GOMBLE creates blockchain-based casual games that focus on the game's core fun rather than just playing for the money.
  • Blockus — Blockus enables game studios to build fast, reduce costs and laser focus on gameplay. Seamlessly integrated WaaS, first party NFT marketplace, and fiat + crypto payments.
  • MyRealTrip — MyRealTrip is leading tours&activities marketplace in South Korea. MyRealTrip is the best free travel platform in Korea where you can book flights, accommodations, tours & tickets, and special offers. Starting with guided tour service in 2012, it has been growing rapidly since it successfully launched air service in 2018. MyRealTrip isconstantly striving to provide travelers with a personalized experience and provide them with a more valuable experience.
YG Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
YG Investment is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Information Technology, Mobile
  • Seed, Series B, Series C
  • South Korea, Russian Federation
Portfolio highlights
  • AdForUs — AdForUs specializes in strategic online and mobile advertising.
  • Webling — Weebling is concentrating on infrastructure investment for service differentiation in addition to introducing high-end DTG (Direct to Garment) printing technology from Cornit, Israel for the first time in the domestic POD sector to increase the printing quality of its key product, apparel.
  • READi Robust Machine — Ready Robust Machine is a company that makes carbon reduction and fuel cost improvement systems.
The Wells Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 2 investments in the past 12 months
VC, Venture Capital
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Software, Artificial Intelligence
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Kneader — Kneader is a job search platform that offers staffing and recruiting services.
  • Rovigos — Rovigos analyzes data from your whole business to help you make better forecasts and choices.
  • Testworks — Testworks is a social enterprise company in Seoul, Korea. We create innovative solutions in AI data and software testing fields while providing an inclusive employment model for socially disadvantaged people. Our technical excellence ranges from AI data processing automation to manual software testing and review. We are recognized as thebest-in-class data processing company for building high quality datasets used for AI training and verification.
IMM Investment VC Fund · Kangnam, Cholla-namdo, South Korea · 11 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
  • Kai Health — Kai Health uses Artificial Intelligence to empower fertility clinics to make better treatment decisions.
  • 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.
Wadiz VC Fund · Bundangdong, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
Wadiz is Asia's largest crowdfunding platform company.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Health Care, Sales
  • Seed, Equity Crowdfunding, Series A
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Botash — Botash manufactures and sells carbon packaging boxes.
  • GrowingMom — GrowingMom is an online parenting consultation/analysis platform.
  • Power Player — Natural Clean Beauty
Korea Credit Guarantee Fund VC Fund · Daegu, Taegu-jikhalsi, South Korea · 20 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.
KNet Investment Partners VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
K-Net is a venture capital firm.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Information Technology, Gaming
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • South Korea, United States, China
Portfolio highlights
  • GXC — The Company that aims to change the global gaming ecosystem for the better
  • Globaleur — Thousands of travelers from around the world rely on Globaleur for travel. Leverage Globaleur's software and APIs that include dynamic destination data and AI-powered developer tools to change the way we travel the world.
  • Contents Technologies — Content Technologies is a content IP-based company builder.
Mega Investment VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Innovative and Passionate Value Creating Venture Capital
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Information Services, E-Commerce
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • South Korea, India, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Balaan — Balaan is a platform that allows you to get the latest luxury goods in just 3 days at a lower price than overseas fasting by contract with European local boutique
  • Dohands — Dohands provides customized logistics services.
  • Robo Arete — Robo Arete is a completely automated and robotics enables F&B servicing company with restaurants and takeaways.
SmartStudy Ventures VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
SmartStudy Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of global entertainment company SmartStudy.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Restaurants, Autonomous Vehicles
  • Series A
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Markoville — Markoville is an entertainment content company that creates a character for animation, game, and comics.
  • Robo Arete — Robo Arete is a completely automated and robotics enables F&B servicing company with restaurants and takeaways.
  • Haehae Lifestyle — Haehae Lifestyle is creating a new consumer culture for households.
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.
  • StealthMole — Uncover hidden threats in the dark web and enhance your cybersecurity with StealthMole's advanced dark web threat intelligence platform. Learn more.
  • Syntekabio — Syntekabio is a Korean biotech firm, developing personal genome map which is expected to enable personalized medical service. The company also provides a technology for collecting and integrating decrypted whole genome data.
Intervalue Partners VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
InterValue Partners is a financial investment firm that provides venture capital, corporate venture capital, and other investment services. The company provides services all over South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Manufacturing, Information Technology
  • Series B, Series A, Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Absology — Developer of in-vitro-diagnostic systems designed to help save more lives. The company's platform offers various diagnostic kits such as testosterone, vitamin - D, PSA, TSH, FreeT4, PCT and also helps in anti-cancer therapy monitoring, cardiovascular disease, and Alzheimer's diseases monitoring, enabling doctors to easily diagnosedifferent types of medical conditions and treat them suitably.
  • Unastella — Unastella operates its own launch vehicles to provide human space travel platform services.
  • Caredoc — CareDoc is an elderly care professional platform that provides information on proven elderly care facilities. Consumers looking for elderly care services were not able to find the information they wanted online or getting inaccurate information through word of mouth.On the other hand, providers of care services were having difficulty incollecting elderly customers. Caredoc solves these problems by providing verified care servise provider information on the mobile.
Yewon Partners VC Fund
Yewon Partners is an early-stage and technology-type startup investor that invests in startups that can achieve creation beyond innovation.
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Investment focus
  • Restaurants, Food Delivery, Food and Beverage
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Offermeal — Offermeal provides lunch pick-up service for office workers.
Mirae Life Resources VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Mirae Life Resources is a life science company that provides values ​​necessary for mankind.
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Investment focus
  • Cooking, Restaurants
  • Seed
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Dad Company — Dad Company operates a cookery service that sells restaurant menus in half-cooked form.
Alumni Partners VC Fund · Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
Alumni Partners is a venture capital firm based in South Korea.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Bakery, Local Business
  • Seed, Series A
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Dalol — Dalol is a bakery that sells snacks, cakes, and rice chips.
  • DEEPX — DEEPX is a Korean AI hardware system solution company.
  • Freshstore — We Love To Eat The Fresh Food
Eveo Partners VC Fund
Eveo Partners is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Grocery, Restaurants
  • Series A
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Order Plus — Order Plus is a food service company that offers grocery supplies for restaurants.
GS Retail VC Fund · Yeoksamdong, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea · 3 investments in the past 12 months
GS Retail sells beauty and skincare products, candles, gifts, perfumes, bathroom accessories and other products.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Information Technology, Food Processing
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • South Korea, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Dayoff — Dayoff wants to be a sensual content and product-curating platform for travel media commerce. It promotes taste-based domestic and international unknown travel products and provides differentiating services in the current travel market, where well-known products and information centered on the lowest price are the main focus. In addition tosupplying limited direct contract products, it intends to expand the current accommodation service to include excursions and activities in the market.
  • Robros — Robros is constantly creating technology to break through the barrier between people and robots in order to build a world in which everyone in the service industry can live a physically and emotionally happy life.
  • Snackfor — Snackfor is a B2B company that curates and delivers snacks to offices.
Solaire Partners VC Fund · Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Solaire Partners is an investment firm
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Music, Events
  • Series A
  • South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Umag — Umag is a music content company that provides brand channel, concerts, and advertisment services.
  • Order Plus — Order Plus is a food service company that offers grocery supplies for restaurants.
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