National IT Industry Promotion Agency - NIPA

National IT Industry Promotion Agency - NIPA

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Headquarters Location

South Korea, Seoul


The fund is located in South Korea, Asia. The primary office of this Corporate Investor is located in Seoul.

DoubleMe is among the most popular portfolio start-up of the fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Virtual World, Health Care. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States.

In 2017, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. In terms of the fund's performance, this Corporate Investor has 80 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 other investors. Besides National IT Industry Promotion Agency - NIPA, start-ups are typically funded by Institue for Information & Communications Technology Promotion (Korea), SparkLabs Global Ventures, Korea Tech Incubator Program For Startup. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds is K-Startup Grand Challenge. The investors in the following rounds are usually Media Kobo, Inc., Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology, K-Startup Grand Challenge.

Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

28.6% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.6 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.5 out of 1

Funds Investing Together

K-Startup Grand Challenge

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