Terafunding, a Seoul, South Korea-based Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending platform, raised US$18M in Series B funding.
D&D Pharmatech Inc., a Gyeonggi-Do, Korea and Germantown, Md.-based clinical-stage biotechnology company, closed a $137.1m Series B round of financing.
Moiin, Inc., a Seoul, South Korea-based VR hardware company working to build a fully immersive world, is launching a $100m Silicon Valley-based, venture capital fund.
methinks, a Seoul, South Korea-based creator of a global video-based research platform, secured $7m in Series A funding.
Riiid, a Seoul, South Korea-based edutech startup, secured $18m in Series C funding.
I-ON Communications Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of I-ON Digital Corp. (OTCQB: IONI), a Seoul, South Korea based global enterprise software company, secured an investment of approximately $500k.
Gen.G, a Los Angeles, CA-based premier global esports organization, raised $46m in funding.
Kurly, Inc., a Seoul, Korea-based provider of an online grocery service, raised $88m in Series D funding.
Golden Gate Ventures, a venture capital firm in Southeast Asia, and Hanwha Asset Management, a global asset manager headquartered in Seoul, Korea, have teamed up to invest together in Southeast Asia’s “Series B” stage startups.
Terra, a Singapore and Korea-based blockchain powered fintech company that is building an innovative payment system, received a strategic investment from Kakao Ventures, the early-stage venture capital and independent subsidiary of South Korea’s internet giant, Kakao.
SoftBank Ventures Asia, a Seoul, South Korea-based early-stage investment vehicle of the SoftBank Group, hired Seung Lee as a chief financial officer.
Madup, a Seoul, South Korea-based ad-tech based mobile marketing company, secured 13.4 billion KRW Series B funding.
Medi Futures, a Seoul, South Korea-based biomedical ultrasound company raised US$5M in funding through common stocks.
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing-Tsinghua Industrial R&D Institute (BTIRDI) to jointly establish a “Hydrogen Energy Fund”.
Looxid Labs, a Seoul, South Korea-based emotion AL startup, secured $4m in Series A funding.