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58 Top South Korean Banking Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean based Banking companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Banking 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 Banking Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Kakaobank

Kakaobank

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Kakaobank offers digital banking, loans, and financial services.

KB Financial Group

KB Financial Group

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KB Financial Group is a Korea-based holding company engaged in the management of its subsidiaries.

KB Financial Group

AIZEN Global

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Redesigning Digital Banking with AI Lending Platform ‘CreditConnect’, powered by proprietary AutoML platform ABACUS

KB Financial Group

JB Financial Group

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JB Financial Group is one of the retail finance groups in South Korea and offers a variety of financial services to its customers.

KB Financial Group

NH Investment & Securities

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NH Investment & Securities engages in wealth management, investment banking, trading, and equity sales businesses.

KB Financial Group

Industrial Bank of Korea

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Industrial Bank of Korea is an industrial bank company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea

KB Financial Group

Finda

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Finda is an online financial comparison platform across various financial products.

KB Financial Group

Kay Bank

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Kbank is the first digital-only bank in South Korea.

KB Financial Group

Shinhan Investment Corporation

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Shinhan Investment Corporation operates as a securities brokerage and investment banking company.

KB Financial Group

KTB Investment & Securities

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KTB Investment & Securities provides financial services for individual clients, institutional clients, and corporate clients.

KB Financial Group

Suhyup Bank

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Suhyup Bank is a provider of banking and financial services.

KB Financial Group

Shinhan Financial Group

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Shinhan Bank, is a bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.

KB Financial Group

Bank of Korea

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Bank of Korea is a central bank offering banking and financial services in Korea.

KB Financial Group

The Export-Import Bank of Korea

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The Export-Import Bank of Korea is a provider of export credit and guarantee programs to support Korean enterprises conducting overseas.

KB Financial Group

Daishin Securities

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Daishin Securities specializes in the financial investment business.

KB Financial Group

IBK Securities

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

KB Financial Group

Busan Bank

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Busan Bank is a regional bank in South Korea.

KB Financial Group

Yuhan-Kimberly

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Yuhan-Kimberly is the joint venture between Korea’s Yuhan Corporation

KB Financial Group

KB Kookmin Bank

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KB Kookmin Bank is a bnaking & financial services firm.

KB Financial Group

Pepper Savings Bank

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Pepper Savings Bank provides financial products and services to customers.

KB Financial Group

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

KB Financial Group

Xank

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Xank is a stable transaction coin.

KB Financial Group

Daegu Bank

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Daegu Bank is a bank that provides deposits, loans, and credit card services.

KB Financial Group

DGB Financial Group

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DGB Financial Group is a South Korean banking holding company that provides banking and financial services.

KB Financial Group

GOOD RATE

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GOOD RATE is a banking and financial service provider company.

KB Financial Group

SOFTGRAM

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SOFTGRAM provides internet banking and B to B e-Commerce services.

KB Financial Group

Webcash

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Webcash is a banking and financial service provider company.

KB Financial Group

Armstrong Bank

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Armstrong Bank has taken pride in providing exceptional customer service.

KB Financial Group

Finnq

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Finnq is a mobile-based app platform that offers deposits, loans, insurance, and other financial services.

KB Financial Group

Oklahoma State Bank (OSB)

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Oklahoma State Bank is a business proud to offer you innovative solutions for your hometown banking needs.

KB Financial Group

Welcome Bank

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Welcome Bank is a digital banking company in Guro-gu, Korea.

KB Financial Group

BioSmart

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BioSmart manufactures and markets magnetic stripe cards, and memory and microprocessor smart cards.

KB Financial Group

First Family Federal Credit Union

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First Family Federal Credit Union is a financial institution focused on its members, the community and the credit union philosophy.

KB Financial Group

NH Bank

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NH Bank provides foreign exchange, transfer money, credit card, and banking services.

KB Financial Group

JT Chinae Savings Bank

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JT Chinae Savings Bank is providing internet banking and financial consultancy services.

KB Financial Group

KB Savings Bank

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KB Savings Bank is a banking service provider company.

KB Financial Group

Kyongnam Bank

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Kyongnam Bank provides commercial banking and financial services.

KB Financial Group

UBIVELOX

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UBIVELOX provides banking, telecommunication and transportation solutions.

KB Financial Group

Woori Investment Bank

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Woori Investment Bank is an investment banking and asset management company.

KB Financial Group

Invest Chosun

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Invest Chosun provides capital market analysis and corporate financial services.

KB Financial Group

Farmers Bank Jessamine County

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Farmers Bank Jessamine County is a one of the earliest financial institutions in Jessamine County.

KB Financial Group

HSBC Korea

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HSBC Korea offers global banking and financial services.

KB Financial Group

Jeju Bank

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Jeju Bank is a bank to use for residents with the largest sales network.

KB Financial Group

HMC Investment

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HMC Investment is a banking investment firm that provides services in personal banking, corporate banking, pensions, and derivatives.

KB Financial Group

PLEDO

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PLEDO is a smart piggy bank that displays interest as well as savings services..

KB Financial Group

Mirae Asset Life Insurance

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Mirae Asset provides life insurance, investment-linked insurance.

KB Financial Group

STANDARD BANK

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STANDARD BANK is a banking firm that offers financial services.

KB Financial Group

Good Morning Securities

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Good Morning Securities provides securities brokerage and investment banking services.

KB Financial Group

JT Savings Bank

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JT Savings Bank is a banking and financial services provider.

KB Financial Group

IF Information Systems

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IF Information Systems offers financial services and financial information systems.

KB Financial Group

Korea Investment Savings Bank

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Korea Investment Savings Bank is a provider of banking and financial services.

KB Financial Group

BOGO Information Systems

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BOGO Information Systems offers information system development, finance, communication, and manufacturing services.

KB Financial Group

First National Bank In Marlow

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First National Bank In Marlow is a bank which accepts deposits, makes loans and provides other services for the public.

KB Financial Group

Seoul Polytech Education

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Seoul Polytech Education is a cyber education institution based on the academic credit banking system.

KB Financial Group

NICE F & I

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NICE F & I is an investment banking company.

KB Financial Group

Ticket Murah

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Ticket Murah is an online airline ticket booking service company.

KB Financial Group

CTI China Renaissance

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CTI China Renaissance Financial Services

KB Financial Group

Pureun Savings Bank

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Pureun Savings Bank is a saving bank that offers deposit and loan services.

Written by Mark Fitz

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