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Korea Investment Partners

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Total investments 381
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$14M
Portfolio companies 305
Rounds per year 10.03
Lead investments 49
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 26
Key employees 23
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Medical
Summary

Korea Investment Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1986. The company was established in Asia in South Korea. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Seoul.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile, Advertising. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ansun BioPharma, Huuuge Games, Pavilion Data Systems. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. This Korea Investment Partners works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The typical startup value when the investment from Korea Investment Partners is 100-500 millions dollars.

The overall number of key employees were 32.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Korea Investment Partners, startups are often financed by LVP, Kleiner Perkins, Heartcore Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mirae Asset Venture Investment, Kleiner Perkins, DSC Investment. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Upscale, UOB Venture, Tera Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

StealthMole

$7M28 Mar 2024 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

PulseSight Therapeutics

28 Feb 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Open Asset

$2M26 Feb 2024 South Korea, Gangwon-do, South Korea

Order of Meta

Video Games
$3M30 Jan 2024 Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

​Orange Square

Apps
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
$8M17 Jan 2024 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea

Kek Entertainment

Gaming
$8M28 Nov 2023 East Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Twelve Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Video
$10M24 Oct 2023 Seattle, Washington, United States

baskit

B2B
Financial Services
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$500K10 Aug 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

PETPHARM

Pet
Pharmaceutical
$2M08 Aug 2023 Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
News
GenEdit Announces Series A Financing and Provides Research Update at TIDES 2021

– GenEdit has closed a $26m Series A financing.
– New investors include Eli Lilly, KTB Network, Company K Partners, Korea Investment Partners, DAYLI Partners, KB Investment, IMM Investment, and TIMEFOLIO Asset Management.
– The funding will support the further development of GenEdit’s NanoGalaxy™ platform of non-viral, non-lipid polymer nanoparticles, and the selection for clinical development of therapeutic candidates targeting diseases of the nervous system.

Revenue-based financing startup Jenfi raises $6.3M to focus on high-growth Southeast Asian companies

– Jenfi, a Singapore-based startup, raised $6.3m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures and joined by Korea Investment Partners, Golden Equator Capital, 8VC, ICU Ventures and Taurus Ventures.
– The company previously raised $25m in debt financing from San Francisco-based Arc Labs.
– Jenfi works primarily with “digital-native” companies, including SaaS providers and e-commerce sellers.
– It claims that the average Jenfi customer experienced compounded sales growth of about 26.5% over three months, 60% over six months and 156% over 12 months.

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Total investments 381
Average round size 14M
Rounds per year 10.03
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 49
Follow on index 0.20
Exits 26
Group Appearance index 0.87

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

StealthMole

$7M28 Mar 2024 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

PulseSight Therapeutics

28 Feb 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Open Asset

$2M26 Feb 2024 South Korea, Gangwon-do, South Korea

Order of Meta

Video Games
$3M30 Jan 2024 Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

​Orange Square

Apps
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
$8M17 Jan 2024 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea

Kek Entertainment

Gaming
$8M28 Nov 2023 East Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Twelve Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Video
$10M24 Oct 2023 Seattle, Washington, United States

baskit

B2B
Financial Services
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$500K10 Aug 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

PETPHARM

Pet
Pharmaceutical
$2M08 Aug 2023 Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
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