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38 Top South Korean Venture Capital Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korean Venture Capital Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Primer

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Startup Accelerator in Korea from Jan 2010

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Alternative investment platform for the purchase, sale and trade of fractionalized ownership interests in investment-grade blue-chip artwork

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STIC Investment

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STIC Investments is a private equity firm that invests in management buy-outs, acquisitions, restructuring other corporate situations.

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KT investment Inc.

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KT Investment Inc. is a venture capital arm of KT Corporation. The firm was founded in 2015 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

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HG Ventures

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blockchain investment based in Korea

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TheVentures

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TheVentures is a company-building company and a venture capital firm that specializes in providing seed-stage funding to tech companies.

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TBT

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TBT utilizes its industry knowledge and experience to help companies build services and products that can make the world a better place.

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Ascendo Ventures LLC

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Ascendo Ventures invests in top Korean and global startups with a focus on supporting their growth via cross-border business development

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NEOPLY

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NEOPLY is a startup accelerator based in South Korea.

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Coolidge Corner Investment

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Coolidge Corner Investment (CCVC) provides Seed and Seed+ funding to the most innovative tech startup companies in Korea.

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Yellowdog

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Yellowdog invests in startups that will achieve growth by approaching various environmental and social problems.

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L&S Venture Capital

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L&S Venture Capital is a venture capital firm.

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UNO Investment

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UNO Investment is an investment management and financial service provider company.

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SBI Investment Korea

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Korea Technology Investment Corporation is a venture capital and private equity firm.

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Q Capital Partners

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Q Capital Partners is a Korean company engaged in venture investment business and financial services.

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AirPlug

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AirPlug, a privately held venture company backed by Silicon Valley venture capitals, focuses on addressing key pain points in today’s

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IBK Securities

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IBK Securities is a subsidiary of Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK)

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Kaist Venture Investment Holdings

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Kaist Venture Investment Holdings is a startup company that invests in startups that solve social problems through innovative technologies.

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M-Venture Investment

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M-Venture Investment Inc. is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in small and medium companies in startup stage. The firm

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THE VC

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Korea Venture Capital Database

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Pitch-it

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Pitch-it is a platform that connects early startups to Angel Investors, Accelerators and VCs.

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MEracle One

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MEracle One engages in investment, corporate restructuring, and consulting services.

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A Ventures

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Venture capital

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500v

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500v consists of field experts and investors that execute the Alliance Business Model via MandA.

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Atinum Partners

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Atinum Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in the growth stage startups in the IT, biotech, and healthcare sectors.

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Ilshin Investment

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Ilshin Investment is a venture capital firm producing cotton yarn for small and medium enterprise establishments act.

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Startup-X

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Startup-X is a global business development, angel investors, and investment company.

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NIB Research

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NIB Research Blockchain Accelerating & Digital Asset Management

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EHoo Law Group

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EHoo Law Group specializes in providing legal services for corporate governance and finance sectors.

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Crosstrade Group

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The company operates a website, gazhoo.com, which is a user generated content marketplace that allows users to buy and sell documents,

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TAP Angel Partners

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TAP Angel Partners provides accelerator programs, venture investment, and corporate innovation.

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Intervalue Partners

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InterValue Partners is a financial investment firm that provides venture capital, corporate venture capital, and other investment services.

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Rainier Partners

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Rainier Partners is a stage agnostic investing firm that empowers various entrepreneurs.

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Mirae Asset Life Insurance

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Mirae Asset provides life insurance, investment-linked insurance.

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Private Equity Korea

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Breaking News & Deal Opportunities for Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors.

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Global One Asset Management

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Global One Asset Management is an asset management and private equity firm.

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Hankook Capital

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Hankook Capital offers credit, lease, factoring, corporate restructuring services.

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CTI China Renaissance

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CTI China Renaissance Financial Services

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