Hyundai Motor Company

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Chung Ju-yung


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Total investments 59
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 48
Rounds per year 1.07
Lead investments 12
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 14

Areas of investment

  • Automotive
  • Software
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Artificial Intelligence

In 1967 was created Hyundai Motor Company, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Seoul. The company was established in Asia in South Korea.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 partakers. Despite the Hyundai Motor Company, startups are often financed by Translink Capital, Yunqi Partners, Walden Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kia Motors, Translink Capital, Yunqi Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by U.S.-China Green Fund, Yunqi Partners, Yamaha Motor Co.,.

We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Hyundai Motor Company is more than 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Automotive, Artificial Intelligence. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline GrabTaxi, Olacabs, Soundhound Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 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 - Israel.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Renewable Energy
$129M28 Mar 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Autonomous Vehicles
$21M07 Feb 2022 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


Electric Vehicle
$275M04 Feb 2022 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Green Whale Global

Chemical Engineering
Green Consumer Goods
Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing
$1M01 Dec 2021 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


$35M28 Nov 2021 Hull, England, United Kingdom

Factorial Energy

28 Oct 2021 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Machine Learning
$250M05 Oct 2021 California, United States


Information Services
Information Technology
Quantum Computing
$350M01 Oct 2021 Maryland, United States


Electric Vehicle
$100M05 Jul 2021 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Pajarito Powder Receives Series B

– U.S.-based startup Pajarito Powder has received a Series-B investment from Hyundai Motor Company.
– The company is a leader in the development and commercialization of advanced electrocatalysts for fuel cells and electrolyzers.
– Pajarito Powder manufactures a range of catalyst products using its own intellectual property as well as intellectual property licensed from the University of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique.


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