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SBI Investment KOREA

Korea’s first venture capital firm

SBI Investment KOREA

SBI Investment KOREA is the first venture capital company established in Korea immediately following the implementation of the Law on Support for Small and Medium Enterprise Start-ups in Korea in 1986. By establishing the 1st venture investment cooperative in 1987, which was its 2nd year of operation, our company has led the listing of more than 180 companies in the stock market by operating approximately more than 70 funds thus far.

More than 20 professional venture investment investigators are making evenly distributed investments over a wide range of industries including IT, healthcare, media/contents, and B2C, etc. through our company. In particular, since we execute investments at all stages ranging from the initial stage of growth to M&A and the initial public offering, investment investigators of SBI Investment KOREA can provide the most appropriate value-up know-how for the circumstances of the company to be invested in.

The SBI Group is operating securities companies, banks, and venture capital firms, etc. in 22 overseas countries and regions including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, and Cambodia, as well as in Korea and Japan. Our company, following the takeover of the management rights of the SBI Group in March 2010, is assisting the overseas expansion of small and medium venture companies including organization of overseas investment funds and expansion of the breadth of the companies to be invested in by maximally utilizing our global network in addition to assertive support at the group level.

Corporate Profile

Company name

SBI Investment KOREA Co., Ltd.

Principal business

Operate and manage venture capital funds

Representative Joon Hyo Lee, Eiichiro So
Location 14F, NC TowerⅠ, 509, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-880, Korea
Date of establishment November 24, 1986
Paid-in capital 83.53 billion won
Shareholders *

SBI Korea Holdings 43.86%


* Ownership percentage is based on voting rights. SBI Group's shareholding percentage corresponds to a total percentage based on the IFRS criteria for subsidiary companies and subsidiary funds of the Group.

(As of September 30, 2023)

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