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SK Group

Founders Chey Jong-hyon

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Total investments 16
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$268M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 0.21
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.12
Exits 5
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Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Renewable Energy
  • Industrial
  • Oil and Gas
  • Energy
Summary

SK Group is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1946. The company was established in Asia in South Korea. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Seoul.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the SK Group, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, StageOne Ventures, Sinovation Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tokyo Gas, Sunshine Insurance Group, Sumitomo Corporation. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GIC, Boyu Capital, Alibaba Group.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Switzerland. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Facial Recognition, Electrical Distribution. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Face++ (Megvii), ConsenSys, Enuvis.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 37 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Opposing the other organizations, this SK Group works on 0 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2003. When the investment is from SK Group the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Geminus.AI

Artificial Intelligence
Industrial
Information Technology
$5M27 Jun 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

The CrownX

Consumer Goods
Retail
$340M11 Nov 2021 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

BigPay

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
$100M06 Aug 2021 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

TBM Japan

Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$122M01 Jul 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Monolith Materials

Chemical
CleanTech
Manufacturing
03 Jun 2021 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Plug Power

Energy
Fuel Cell
Industrial
Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
$1B06 Jan 2021 New York, United States

Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical
Retail
03 Jun 2020 Vietnam, Binh Duong province, Vietnam

ConsenSys

Cryptocurrency
Mobile
Software
$10M02 Jul 2019 Zug, Switzerland

Vingroup

Finance
Property Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$1B16 May 2019 Hanoi

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