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SBI Investment Korea

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 19
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 0.53
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Lifestyle
  • Fashion
  • Retail
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology

SBI Investment Korea appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1986. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Seoul. The venture was found in Asia in South Korea.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Helloworld, Tapas Media, Fresh Your Life. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Lifestyle, Real Time. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the SBI Investment Korea, startups are often financed by Sand Hill Angels, Asia Pacific Internet Group, Yanolja. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Redbadge Pacific, Korea Investment Partners, Yanolja. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Yanolja, The Craftory, Rocket Internet.

The overall number of key employees were 1.

The top activity for fund was in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 23 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$32M08 Jun 2022 South Korea, Gangwon-do, South Korea


Financial Services
$60M15 Dec 2021 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


Health Care
$3M28 Oct 2021 Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Bankware Global

$12M15 Sep 2021 -


Information Technology
$12M28 Jun 2021 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


$9M25 Aug 2020 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


Autonomous Vehicles
Big Data
Computer Vision
Fleet Management
Mapping Services
Peer to Peer
Ride Sharing
$16M30 Apr 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


Advertising Platforms
Information Technology
$17M23 Jan 2020 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

$2M22 Jan 2020 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


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