World Series Season, Seoul 09 March 2023
Companies that are looking to connect and choose their best VCs in their views to go into business is always a considerate match making process, sometimes complex in final deals. Founders would like to be sure that they have the best possible investor match for their company’s vision. On the other hand, what the the VCs can offer in terms of resources, network and experience.
The Venture Capital World Summit with its own diversity, offers unique perspectives for our attendees and investees. Our vision and offering is based in helping and making companies grow fast by succeeding and reaching worldwide markets.
Seoul VCs are investing in a wide range of innovations from robotics, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, augmented reality, virtual reality, blockchain, quantum computing, internet of things, healthtech, foodtech, cleantech, proptech, among others.
At our event in Seoul, we are bringing our local and international partners to the summit, so don’t miss it.
The day will start at 09.00am with registrations and networking. It will include presentations, discussions panels, networking sessions, pitches and meetings throughout the day.
Venture capital in Seoul, South Korea has been on the rise in recent years as the city has become a hub for technology and innovation. According to the Korea Venture Capital Association, venture capital investment in South Korea reached a record high of $6.7 billion in 2019, with a significant portion of that investment going to startups in Seoul.
One of the key factors driving the growth of venture capital in Seoul is the city’s strong technology ecosystem. Seoul is home to a number of leading technology companies, including Samsung, LG, and SK Telecom, and has a large pool of talented engineers and entrepreneurs. In addition, the government has been supportive of the startup ecosystem, providing funding and other resources to help startups grow.
There are a number of venture capital firms based in Seoul, including SoftBank Ventures Korea, Altos Ventures, and Korea Investment Partners. These firms have invested in a wide range of startups, including those in the areas of artificial intelligence, internet of things, and fintech.
One of the most successful startups to come out of the Seoul startup ecosystem is Kakao, the company behind South Korea’s leading messaging app, KakaoTalk. Kakao has raised over $1 billion in funding from investors, including SoftBank Ventures Korea and Altos Ventures.
In addition to traditional venture capital firms, there are also a number of accelerators and incubators in Seoul that support the growth of early-stage startups. These programs provide mentorship, resources, and networking opportunities to help startups get off the ground.
Overall, the venture capital scene in Seoul is vibrant and growing, with a strong focus on technology and innovation. As more startups continue to emerge from the city, it is likely that venture capital investment will continue to rise in the coming years.
Level 43, Three International Finance Centre (Three IFC), 10 Gukjegeumyung-ro, Youngdeungpo-gu, Seoul 07326, South Korea