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Korean startup Origin Games wins investment from AltosVentures and Bon Angels Venture Partners
2015년 09월 16일

Mobile game OriginGames has secured US$1.7m (KRW 20b) from two very well known Venture Capital companies; American VC Altos Ventures; and Bon Angels Venture Partners who were the first VC in Korea to specifically target startup investments. Origin game is a startup specializing in mobile games. Their key personnel include webgen ‘R2’ and C9’ team leaders, and key development team members from Nexen ‘Dungeon and Fighter’. They are currently developing a mobile game…

Maverick video technology startup wins US$590k investment from BonAngels
2015년 09월 03일

BonAngels Venture Partners who specialise in technology startup investments along with state run program Tech Incubator Program for Startup (TIPS) have invested US$590k into Maverick the provider of cloud SNS video editing app Alive. Last year, Maverick, an affiliate of KT, created an app called Alive that allows users to easily edit and share the video taken on smartphones.  Through the use of a cloud rendering engine, Alive can compose high quality…

CEO of Baedal Minjok Talks About How He Raised $36 Million From Goldman Sachs [Part 2]
2014년 12월 09일

This is part two of this story. Part 1 here In 2010 when Bong-jin Kim left’ Naver’ (Korea’s primary online search portal), he had no idea about Venture Capital or ‘Exit’. Additionally, he had no interest in global expansion. He built his startup to focus on solving ‘small issues that Koreans face in their daily lives’. Yesturday we discussed how he raised his first three rounds of funding. Today we look at how…

CEO of Baedal Minjok Talks About How He Succeeded In Raising $36 Million From Goldman Sachs [Part 1]
2014년 12월 08일

In 2010 when Bong-jin Kim left’ Naver’ (Korea’s primary online search portal), he had no idea about Venture Capital or ‘Exit’. Additionally, he had no interest in global expansion. He built his startup to focus on solving ‘small issues that Koreans face in their daily lives’. That is how Baedal Minjok started. But recently his ‘startup’ raised $36 million USD from Goldman Sachs. He concluded, “if a person like me who had…

Birdview Raises $600k from CyberAgent Ventures and Bon Angels To Bring You Even More Korean Beauty Information
2014년 11월 26일

Birdview (HwaHae in Korean), a cosmetics and beauty focused startup in Seoul recently announced that they have around $600k from Bon Angels Venture Partners of Korea and Cyber Agent Ventures of Japan. Birdview was founded by three High school alumni, Woong Lee (CEO), Yong-jin Kim (CPO), and Woo-hyun Chang (CMO) during their college years. The company has developed a mobile app ‘Hwa-Hae’ (meaning reconciliation in Korean) which provides cosmetic brand information, precisely analyzes…

International Startup Team From LG & Google Raises $1M To Trounce Dropbox In Developing Markets

Hearing about employees giving up their highly-prized, stable, and well-paid corporate careers in Korea’s tech behemoths used to be incredibly rare. But the young team at ASDTech has done exactly that, choosing to give up salaries of well over $100k for the excitement and promise of entrepreneurship. Having founded ASDTech in 2013 after leaving LG Electronics, they developed their while-label cloud service, ‘Cloudike’, and have now secured their first major clients. Furthermore they have…

Bon Angels Early Stage VC & Veteran Pacemaker
2013년 06월 13일

Bon Angels Early Stage VC & Veteran Pacemaker There is a visionary behind such rapid growth of Korean Startups.  Bon Angles Venture Partners, as a first ever investment company specialized in startups established in 2010, has been engaged in partnering with early stage IT companies and made a great success. What makes Bon Agels different from other investment companies, not to mention about their specialties, is a communication even before the company’s…