Primer - Unicorn Nest


Headquarters Location

South Korea, Seoul


Primer is the renowned VC, which was created in 2010. The VC's location is in Asia, South Korea. The primary office of this VC is located in Seoul.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Along with Primer, start-ups are often financed by Strong Ventures, Sazze, Douglas Guen as well as 5 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Strong Ventures, Sazze Partners, Sazze, overall with 5 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Strong Ventures, Y Combinator, Sazze, as well as 8 other investors.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. In 2015, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Primer is involved in 25 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - South Korea. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Enterprise Software, Apps. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are WASHSWAT, Miso, Cupix. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

The fund was established by Douglas Guen.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

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

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


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

18.5% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

Strong Ventures, Sazze

Funds Investing Together

Strong Ventures, Sazze Partners, Sazze

Funds Investing in Following

Strong Ventures, Y Combinator, Sazze

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