Know who we are
- 1999 Established
- 9 Number of funds
- 6 Overseas funds
- 160 Assets under management
M-Venture Investment Inc. (KOSDAQ 019590) is a group of highly experienced finance professionals, backed by a proven track record of small-to-mid cap investments and by a collective effort of domestic and global partnership, who realize the principles of risk-controlled investment, value creation, and win-win business.
We focus on companies with technology, innovation, and potential to go global. To do so, we offer capital, and share an opportunity to connect with strategic and financial partners to unlock long-term value and drive economic growth of potential companies.
We are one of the longest running venture capitalist in Seoul. Since our inception in 1999, we have invested KRW 625B in 420 companies. We are proud to work with international founders, who have and will share their significant achievements through M&As and listings in KOSDAQ(Korea), TWSE(Taiwan), and TASE(Tel Aviv) of the aforementioned portfolio companies.
We promote transparency and accountability in financial management.
We aim to contribute to the development of companies, shareholders and society by realizing high returns.
We provide a comprehensive value proposition to superb companies destined to go global.
We believe that building trust and maintaining relationship with investors and investees are keys to success in developing businesses.
Hong, Sung HyeokFounder and Representative
“Business relationship once established is a lifelong commitment, in which we shall invest far beyond numbers.”
Mr. Hong, Sung Hyeok has over 30 years of venture capital as well as M&A experience. He graduated from Yonsei University for undergraduate major in business administration; from Seoul National University for MBA; and holds a certificate of Korea Institute of Certified Public Accountant(KICPA).
Yonsei University, Business Administration
Seoul National University, MBA
Jun. 1984 ~ Feb. 1987 Ankwon Accounting Firm (KICPA)
Mar. 1987 ~ Nov. 1987 Korea Investors Service, Inc.
Jan. 1988 ~ Dec. 1993 SBI Investment Korea Co., Ltd.
Oct. 1994 ~ Nov. 1998 Dawoo Oriental, Inc.
Dec. 1998 ~ Dec. 1999 KB Investment Co., Ltd.
Dec. 1999 ~ Present M-Venture Investment, Inc.
CEO of M-Venture Investment, Inc.
Vice Chairman of Yuanta Securities Co., Ltd.
Former partner of KB Investment
Former CEO of Dawoo Oriental, Inc.
Former Vice Chairman of Korea Venture Capital Association
Over 33 years of experience in investment in Korea, East Asia and North America
Lee, Min KeunVice President
“It is vital to always start off from the fundamentals when investing in ventures – founders and investors together.”
Sungkyunkwan University, Economics
DAOL Investment & Securities Co., Ltd. (Former KTB Investment, Co., Ltd.)
Korea Investment Partners Co., Ltd.
IMM Investment, Corp.
MK Ventures, Inc.
Lee, Jong HeeVice President
“Jump Up! I would like to be a reliable companion like stepping stones for venture firms in their future endeavors.”
Sogang University, Business Administration
Sogang University Graduate School, MBA
Koryu Securities Co., Ltd.
Meritz Securities Co., Ltd.
Hana Securities Co., Ltd.
LIG Securities Co., Ltd.
BNK Securities Co., Ltd.
Yuanta Securities Co., Ltd.
Former CEO of Tempis Investment Advisory Co., Ltd.
M-Material Parts Equipment Platform Investment 1, L.P. established (KRW 10B)
2010KIF-M IT Job Fund liquidated
M-Venture Healthcare Investment Fund, L.P. liquidated04
MVC Pathfinder Fund No1 liquidated
M-Growth Investment, Limited Partnership liquidated
MVC Pathfinder Fund No.1 established (KRW 2.1B)
M-Venture Healthcare Investment Fund, L.P. established (KRW 3.1B)07
Global Growth Investment, L.P. established (KRW 61B)
Asean Bio & Medical Platform Investment, L.P. established (KRW 60B)
Capital increase for MaC Fund, L.P. (USD 35M)
M-Venture Investment Partnership for Cinema & Knowledge Based Service liquidated
MaC Fund, L.P. established (USD 17M)
2010KIF-M IT Job Fund established (KRW 43B)
M-Venture Investment Partnership for Cultural Contents liquidated10
M-Venture Culture Investment, L.P. established (KRW 10B)
M-Growth Investment, Limited Partnership established (KRW 20B)01
M-China Fund I established (KRW 42.5B)
Shin Young Technology Finance acquired, and listed in KOSDAQ
N-Venture Investment Partnership IV liquidated09
N-Venture Investment Partnership VI liquidated09
Asia Pacific Venture Invest, L.P. Class B established (USD 30M)
M-Venture Investment Partnership for Cinema & Knowledge Based Service established (KRW 15B)09
N-Venture Investment Partnership III liquidated
Asia Pacific Venture Invest, L.P. Class A established (USD 30M)
M-Venture Investment Partnership for Cultural Contents established (KRW 9.5B)11
N-Venture Investment Partnership V liquidated
Name changed from M-Venture Technology Investment, Inc. to M-Venture Investment, Inc.
N-Venture Investment Partnership I~VI established (KRW 49.2B)
Incorporated and licensed as venture capital