Investor type Accelerator
Founders Danny Yoon Hoseok JUNG Jaesun Han Jung-hee Ryu Sungjae Hwang


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Total investments 42
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 37
Rounds per year 4.67
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Drones
  • Robotics

In 2014 was created FuturePlay, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Seoul. The company was established in Asia in South Korea.

The fund was created by Danny Yoon, Hoseok JUNG, Jaesun Han, Jung-hee Ryu, Sungjae Hwang. The overall number of key employees were 3.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet of Things, Autonomous Vehicles. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Nearthlab, Bear Robotics, Inc., Podo Labs. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the FuturePlay, startups are often financed by Plug and Play, Highway1, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Bon Angels Venture Partners, Techstars, R/GA Accelerator. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Techstars, Seedcamp, Mirae Asset Venture Investment.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from FuturePlay is 1-5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$30M05 May 2022 Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea

XL8 Inc.

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
20 Apr 2022 -

Sennen Tech

Asset Management
Information Technology
$1M21 Mar 2022 Bristol, England, United Kingdom


Health Care
Medical Device
$6M21 Feb 2022 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


Developer Platform
Freight Service
Information Services
Information Technology
$7M22 Dec 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Industrial Automation
Information Technology
$10M17 Dec 2021 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$2M08 Dec 2021 Seocho, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


Health Care
Medical Device
$3M09 Jul 2021 New York, New York, United States


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$7M13 Apr 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


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