In 1999 was created Smilegate Investment, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Asia in South Korea. The main department of described VC is located in the Seongnam.
The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Smilegate Investment, startups are often financed by Softbank Ventures Asia, Y Combinator, Mega Investment. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mirae Asset Venture Investment, Samsung Ventures, Softbank Ventures Asia. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mirae Asset Venture Investment, Stonebridge Capital, NP Investments.
The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.
For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cashfree, Cashfree, Coinplug. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.
|10M||01 Dec 2016||Panama, San Francisco|
|24M||10 May 2018||United States, Redwood City|
|3M||01 Oct 2016|
|7M||21 May 2019||United States, West Hollywood|
|21 Apr 2021||United States, Chicago|
|12M||21 Apr 2021|
|36M||01 Jan 2018||South Korea, Seongnam-si|
|36M||18 Jul 2018||United States, Germantown|
|6M||19 Oct 2017|
|2M||24 Aug 2015|
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