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Investor type Accelerator
Founders Douglas Guen


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Total investments 34
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 2.62
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Video
  • Marketplace
  • Software
  • Information Technology

Primer appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2010. The venture was found in Asia in South Korea. The main department of described VC is located in the Seoul.

The important activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this Primer works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

The current fund was established by Douglas Guen.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Primer, startups are often financed by Strong Ventures, Sazze, Douglas Guen. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Strong Ventures, Sazze Partners, Sazze. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Strong Ventures, Y Combinator, Sazze.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight WASHSWAT, Miso, Cupix. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Apps. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - South Korea.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Human Resources
$9M15 Feb 2023 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


Data Mining
Information Technology
04 Mar 2021 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


$50K09 Dec 2020 -


Event Management
01 Dec 2019 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


Information Technology
28 Jun 2019 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


Consumer Goods
$50K01 May 2018 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


Professional Services
Service Industry
$3M12 Mar 2018 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


Home Services
Laundry and Dry-cleaning
Mobile Apps
$2M08 Mar 2018 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


27 Feb 2018 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


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