Kakao Games

Founders Kim Beom-Soo

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Total investments 4
Average round size
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$37M
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.57
Lead investments 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • PC Games
  • Gaming
  • Video Games
Summary

Kakao Games appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2015. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in South Korea. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Seongnam.

The current fund was established by Kim Beom-Soo.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1 partaker. Despite the Kakao Games, startups are often financed by SNK Corporation.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as PC Games, Video Games. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Neptune.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Playable Worlds

PC Games
$25M19 Apr 2022 California, United States

HAEGIN

Gaming
Video Games
$82M02 Mar 2022 -

Frost Giant Studios

$25M25 Jan 2022 Irvine, California, United States

Neptune

Gaming
PC Games
Video Games
$16M03 Aug 2018 South Korea

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