DSC Investment

Founded 2012

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Total investments 42
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$7M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 4.67
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Exits 2
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Biotechnology
  • Software
  • Health Care
Summary

The main department of described VC is located in the Seoul. The company was established in Asia in South Korea.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the DSC Investment, startups are often financed by Kakao Ventures, Naver Corporation, Korea Investment Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Capstone Partners Co., Ltd., Mirae Asset Venture Investment, Korea Investment Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Korea Investment Partners, Stonebridge Capital, Mirae Asset Venture Investment.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - South Korea. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ABL Bio, LetinAR Co., Ltd., Dable. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Artificial Intelligence, Software.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this DSC Investment works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zig Bang

Property Management
Real Estate
Search Engine
07 Jun 2021 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Harmonic Bionics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$7M05 May 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

PharmCADD

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical
$16M19 Apr 2021 Busan, Pusan-jikhalsi, South Korea

Nucleix

Biotechnology
Health Care
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Medical Device
Personal Health
$55M07 Apr 2021 Rishon Lezion, Center District, Israel

Standigm

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Health Care
Machine Learning
Pharmaceutical
$44M05 Mar 2021 South Korea

Handys

Local Business
Real Estate
Rental
$1M26 Feb 2021 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Brandi

App Marketing
Apps
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Shopping
$16M27 May 2020 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Phantom AI

Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Machine Learning
Software
$22M02 Apr 2020 California, United States

Crowdworks

Artificial Intelligence
Internet
Machine Learning
Online Portals
Software
$8M09 Sep 2019 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
News
PharmCADD Raised USD 16m in Series B Funding

– PharmCADD announced that it has finished USD 16m series B funding on March 31, 2021.
– This funding round was led by Strategic Investors: Huons, Samyang Holdings and SD BIOSENSOR; and Financial Investors: KTB Network, Daily Partners, DSC Investment, KDB Capital, Maple Investment and KB Securities.
– As a result, PharmCADD has secured total of USD 22m in funding since its establishment.
– PharmCADD plans to use the funding not only to launch the U.S. and India-based branches but also to advance its AI & Physics-based drug discovery platform technology, Pharmulator™, and to expand R&D manpower. The funding will be used for the preclinical study of internal pipelines as well.

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