PE/VC/Angel investor list in South Korea

South Korea is the first country to commercially launch 5G networks. This allows South Korean start-ups upper hand in 5G-based ventures. Mobile technologies, AI and Blockchain are main areas that could benefit from this head start Having a strong technologic background and a tech-savvy consumer base South Korean start-up investments topped $3 billion in 2018. South Korea has a versatile Venture Capital market with POSCO Venture Capital, Korea Investment Markets, Altos Venture and Stonebridge Ventures among others. South Korean government also created a venture fund of $3 billion in 2015 and pledged a further $9 billion in 2017. SK Telecom is also another major investor in tech start-ups Seoul is the major hub both for venture capital funds, angel investors and naturally for entrepreneurs. It is home for 6 unicorns namely Coupang, Bluehole, Yello Mobile, Woowa Brothers, L&P Cosmetics and Viva Republica with a total market value of $23.5 billion.

Investors found (50)

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Investor
Stage of investment
Company profile
Aju IB Investment
South Korea VC / PE
Industry focus
IT Services Mobile/Apps SaaS Software Business Services (B2B) Consumer Services (B2C) Technology Construction Consumer Products Digital Edtech E-commerce/Marketplace Financial Services Fintech Foodtech Internet and Web Services Marketing and Advertising Media and Entertainment Real Estate Retail Telecommunications AI MedTech Internet of Things (IoT) Deeptech Machine Learning (ML)
Stage of investment
Seed Growth Round A and B
Region focus
Asia North America
Investment ticket

$50-100 m

Altos Ventures
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Fintech Marketing and Advertising Media and Entertainment Software Travel Financial Services Security Transportation Energy
Stage of investment
Growth Round A and B
Region focus
North America Europe Asia
Investment ticket

$1-5 m

Ascendo Ventures
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Education Fashion/Beauty Fintech Food and Beverage Robotics Software Travel Edtech Financial Services Healthcare Services Media and Entertainment HealthTech
Stage of investment
Growth
Region focus
Asia
Investment ticket

$1-5 m

Atinum Investment
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Fintech Gaming Healthcare Services Media and Entertainment Software Education Edtech Electronics Fashion/Beauty Financial Services Marketing and Advertising Real Estate Robotics Sports/SportsTech Telecommunications Transportation Energy Music HealthTech AdTech
Stage of investment
Seed Round A and B
Region focus
North America Europe Asia
Investment ticket

$5-10 m

Atinum Investment
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Education Edtech Electronics Fashion/Beauty Financial Services Fintech Gaming Healthcare Services Marketing and Advertising Media and Entertainment Real Estate Robotics SaaS Software Sports/SportsTech Telecommunications Transportation Energy Music
Stage of investment
Seed Growth Round A and B
Region focus
Asia
Investment ticket

$10-50 m

Bass Investments
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Education Fintech Media and Entertainment Software Transportation Edtech Fashion/Beauty Financial Services Food and Beverage Foodtech Gaming Healthcare Services Marketing and Advertising Sports/SportsTech Travel Energy
Stage of investment
Seed Round A and B
Region focus
North America Asia
Investment ticket

$10-50 m

Blockchain i
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Fintech Blockchain/Crypto
Stage of investment
Seed Growth
Region focus
North America South America Europe Asia
Investment ticket

$1-5 m

Blockmon
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Fintech Blockchain/Crypto
Stage of investment
Seed Growth
Region focus
North America South America Europe Asia
Investment ticket

$1-5 m

Blockwater Capital
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Fintech Blockchain/Crypto
Stage of investment
Seed Growth
Region focus
North America South America Europe Asia
Investment ticket

$1-5 m

BlockWater Management
South Korea VC
Industry focus
Business Services (B2B) Consumer Services (B2C) Education Edtech Financial Services Fintech Gaming Marketing and Advertising Mobile/Apps Real Estate Sports/SportsTech Telecommunications Transportation Blockchain/Crypto
Stage of investment
Growth
Region focus
Europe South America North America Asia
Investment ticket

$1-5 m