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GS Shop

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 16
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 0.57
Lead investments 2
Exits 1
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile
  • Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Advertising

GS Shop is the famous VC, which was founded in 1994. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in South Korea. GS Shop appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The main department of described VC is located in the Seoul.

The important activity for fund was in 2015. Opposing the other organizations, this GS Shop works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the GS Shop, startups are often financed by StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund), Y1 Ventures, XSeed Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are You & Mr Jones Brandtech Ventures, StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund), Samsung Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Altos Ventures, LB Investment, Stonebridge Capital.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Marketing. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight HomeShop18, ROOY Inc., ZeroWeb. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The overall number of key employees were 1.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Sharing Economy
Travel Accommodations
Vacation Rental
$4M22 May 2019 -


$7M14 Apr 2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Real Estate
Social Media
$6M12 Jan 2019 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


$7M08 Jan 2019 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Machine Learning
$440K17 Aug 2017 South Korea


Health Care
Smart Home
$4M23 Aug 2016 San Francisco, California, United States


Mobile Apps
$600K01 Jan 2016 South Korea


$2M30 Dec 2015 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Direct Sales
$3M04 Sep 2015 Seattle, Washington, United States


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