Company K Partners

Company K Partners Limited is a principal investment firm specializing in investments in culture content, electronic components, computer, machinery, broadcasting, arts, sports, and leisure industries. The firm primarily invests in South Korea with a focus in Seoul, Gyeongnam, and Gyeonggi. Company K Partners Limited was established in 2006 and is based in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

Wook-jin Jang

Director

Hak Beom Kim

CEO

Hak-beom Kim

CEO

125 past transactions

Sandbox Network, Inc.

Venture Round in 2016
Sandbox Network, Inc. is a digital entertainment company that provides multi-channel network services for digital contents. Sandbox Network, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Neosapience, Inc.

Series A in 2020
Neosapience, Inc. develops an artificial intelligence based software that learns voice features of a certain person and generates speech that mimics the voice identity, prosody, and emotion of the person. Its products include Icepeak.AI, an online platform that learns the voice feature and generates speech with the same voice identity; and ICEPEAK, a mobile application that allows its users to select the character and speak anything, then the character repeats what the users said. The company’s application is compatible with Android and iOS. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

L&K Biomed

Venture Round in 2010
L&K Biomed Ltd. engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of medical devices in South Korea and internationally. The company offers cervical spine products, such as anterior cervical plate systems, posterior cervical fixation systems, and anterior cervical cage systems; and thoraco-lumbar spine products, including spinal fixation systems, MIS spinal systems, PLIF/TPLIF cages, TLIF cages, ALIF cages, and DLIF cages. It also develops cardiovascular products and cell simulation kits. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Mobiis

Venture Round in 2002
Mobiis Co., Ltd. designs and builds equipment and systems to monitor and control the particle accelerator beams and related equipment in South Korea. The company provides control system and equipment, including low-level radio frequency, solid state amp, and undulator controllers, as well as step motor controllers; nuclear fusion reactor control systems, such as control data access and communication framework service system, central interlock system, and coil power supply system; and intelligent control solutions. Mobiis Co., Ltd. was founded in 2000 and is based in Seongnam, South Korea.

Pinot Bio

Venture Round in 2019
Pinot Bio is a biotechnology company that specializes in developing new generation anticancer treatments.

Mediafront

Venture Round in 2019
mediafront Inc. operates a media production agency. It creates content for digital experience park, immersive virtual and artificial reality media, physical media, and interactive media. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Bridge Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Venture Round in 2017
Bridge Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a virtually-operated, venture-backed clinical stage global biotech company, headquartered in Seongnam, Korea with its subsidiary at JLABS@TMC, engaged in the development of novel therapeutics, focusing on therapeutic areas of high unmet medical needs, such as ulcerative colitis, fibrotic diseases, and cancers.

NS Studio Co.,Ltd.

Venture Round in 2013
NS Studio Co.,Ltd. designs and develops games. The company offers online games, mobile games, and Augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) games. NS Studio Co.,Ltd. was founded in 2011 and is based in Seongnam-si, South Korea.

Butfit Seoul Co., Ltd.

Venture Round in 2019
Butfit Seoul Co., Ltd. provides group circuit training sessions. It also provides workout training and rewards through an online platform. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

MEKICS

Venture Round in 2008
MEKICS CO., Ltd designs, manufactures, and sells intensive care unit equipment worldwide. The company’s ICU business provides respiration treatment devices, such as artificial respirators for critical patients, patient monitors and positive airway pressure devices for use at home, medical ventilators, respiratory care systems, pulse oximeters, central monitoring systems, and air compressors. Its Home Rental business leases artificial respirators for patients with chronic respiratory diseases, such as myopathy, hereditary locomotor ataxia, multiple sclerosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, chronic respiratory failure, disorder of the central nervous system, lung disease, innate heart problems, etc. The company’s Home Healthcare business develops, distributes, and markets M3, a continuous positive airway pressure treatment instrument used for the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring, as well as provides sleep apnea monitoring service through online and mobile application. MEKICS CO., Ltd was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Paju, South Korea.

Automobile & Pcb

Venture Round in 2008
Automobile & PCB Inc. manufactures and sells PCBs in South Korea. The company offers thin PCB products for use in cellular phones, MP3, TFT LCD, etc.; build-up PCBs for use in cellular phones, DMBs, and PCM cards; B.V.H PCB products for use in portable and fixable electronic communication devices; and double side PCB products for use in general electronics and communication products, and home appliances. It also provides multi-layer PCB products for switches, routers, communication systems for electrical transmission equipment, and communication and electronics products, such as ADSL, VDSL, Ethernet, FTTH, and wired and wireless communication terminals. The company was formerly known as Quality & Technology Korea Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Automobile & PCB Inc. in 2009. Automobile & PCB Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Bucheon, South Korea.

Komipharm

Venture Round in 2008
Komipharm International Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells veterinary vaccines, veterinary pharmaceuticals and disinfectants, and bio-fertilizers internationally. It also develops anticancer drugs and pain-relieving agents, which include Kominox, an arsenic-based oral drug; and Panaphix, a non-narcotic cancer pain reliever, as well as provides clinical pathological experiment, test, and analysis services. The company was formerly known as Korea Microbiological Laboratories Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Komipharm International Co., Ltd. in September 2004. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Siheung, South Korea.

Jaranda Co., Ltd.

Series B in 2022
Jaranda Co., Ltd. owns and operates a platform that integrates teachers, parents, and students. The company is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Rainist

Series C in 2019
Rainist Co., Ltd.,a financial technology company, develops a financial application software called Banksalad which collects and analyzes financial data. It provides recommendations regarding expenditure analysis and personal financial management. Rainist Co., Ltd. was founded 2012 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Neosapience, Inc.

Series B in 2022
Neosapience, Inc. develops an artificial intelligence based software that learns voice features of a certain person and generates speech that mimics the voice identity, prosody, and emotion of the person. Its products include Icepeak.AI, an online platform that learns the voice feature and generates speech with the same voice identity; and ICEPEAK, a mobile application that allows its users to select the character and speak anything, then the character repeats what the users said. The company’s application is compatible with Android and iOS. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Return Zero

Series B in 2021
Return Zero, Inc. develops an artificial intelligence (AI) based voice recognition application that converts phone dialogues into messenger chats. The company through its application provides audio phone messages conversion into messenger text services. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Pinot Bio

Seed Round in 2017
Pinot Bio is a biotechnology company that specializes in developing new generation anticancer treatments.

Riiid

Series B in 2018
Riiid develop an AI Tutor platform with our exclusive machine learning technology. It was launched by SANTATOEIC, an AI Tutor service.

Pinot Bio

Series A in 2017
Pinot Bio is a biotechnology company that specializes in developing new generation anticancer treatments.

StyleC

Series B in 2021
StyleC is an online-based marketplace that offers a variety of products for personal or home use.

RIDI

Series B in 2014
RIDI Corporation is South Korea’s leading e-reading services company, headquartered in Seoul. Eyeing remarkable success for the innovation of reading experiences, the company operates Ridibooks e-book store and provides PAPER PRO. Ridibooks provides the highest quality of reading experience through e-book viewer applications, with a wide selection of e-book contents. The service is available for Ridibooks PAPER PRO (self-developed e-ink reader), iOS, Android, Windows and Mac OS X. Ridibooks now serves more than 2.77 million users and more than 1,620,000 e-book titles until today. PAPER PRO, developed by RIDI Corporation and released in December 2017, is Korea’s first 7.8-inch e-reader. PAPER PRO’s size is optimized for reading, and features an e-ink display that resembles paper books.

Rainist

Series B in 2018
Rainist Co., Ltd.,a financial technology company, develops a financial application software called Banksalad which collects and analyzes financial data. It provides recommendations regarding expenditure analysis and personal financial management. Rainist Co., Ltd. was founded 2012 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

ChannelBreeze

Series B in 2014
ChannelBreeze (채널브리즈) is a Korean company that provides social commerce services through an online platform including social network services. ChannelBreeze also provides search engine-based web services for real estate.

Upstage AI

Series A in 2021
Upstage AI is an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that helps companies focus on their core businesses.

RIDI

Series E in 2020
RIDI Corporation is South Korea’s leading e-reading services company, headquartered in Seoul. Eyeing remarkable success for the innovation of reading experiences, the company operates Ridibooks e-book store and provides PAPER PRO. Ridibooks provides the highest quality of reading experience through e-book viewer applications, with a wide selection of e-book contents. The service is available for Ridibooks PAPER PRO (self-developed e-ink reader), iOS, Android, Windows and Mac OS X. Ridibooks now serves more than 2.77 million users and more than 1,620,000 e-book titles until today. PAPER PRO, developed by RIDI Corporation and released in December 2017, is Korea’s first 7.8-inch e-reader. PAPER PRO’s size is optimized for reading, and features an e-ink display that resembles paper books.

Selectstar.ai

Series A in 2022
SelectStar Inc. develops a cloud-based artificial intelligence data production platform. The company offers Cash Mission, an application that collects and analyze data and enables the users to get rewards for their tasks. Its platform connects the public and the enterprises and allows the users to produce the data accurately. The company caters to corporate clients. SelectStar Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Daejeon, South Korea.

RIDI

Series D in 2016
RIDI Corporation is South Korea’s leading e-reading services company, headquartered in Seoul. Eyeing remarkable success for the innovation of reading experiences, the company operates Ridibooks e-book store and provides PAPER PRO. Ridibooks provides the highest quality of reading experience through e-book viewer applications, with a wide selection of e-book contents. The service is available for Ridibooks PAPER PRO (self-developed e-ink reader), iOS, Android, Windows and Mac OS X. Ridibooks now serves more than 2.77 million users and more than 1,620,000 e-book titles until today. PAPER PRO, developed by RIDI Corporation and released in December 2017, is Korea’s first 7.8-inch e-reader. PAPER PRO’s size is optimized for reading, and features an e-ink display that resembles paper books.

Buzzvil Co., Ltd.

Private Placement in 2020
Buzzvil Co., Ltd. develops and provides lockscreen advertising platform. The company offers Honeyscreen, a mobile application that transforms smartphone lock screen into a billboard; and Buzzscreen, a lock screen software development kit (SDK) for Android to bring content and advertisements onto users' lock-screen by integrating it in different applications. It caters to publishers and advertisers. Buzzvil Co., Ltd. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

WATCHA, Inc.

Private Placement in 2020
WATCHA, Inc. offers movie recommendation services. It recommends and records content that fits individuals, including dramas, books, and launching. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Mydol Co., Ltd.

Seed Round in 2014
Develop mobile service for celebrities' fans

Iamcompany

Series A in 2014
‘iamcompany’ is a student startup based on KAIST Midam committee and other educational charity services within KAIST. The company’s vision is to find students’potential through internet based technologies. To fulfill this vision, the company received 2 billion won investment from various investors. Service ‘iamschool’ is a mobile app that sends various educational institutions’ news and other contents to students’ caregivers. Just like ‘Twitter’, educational institutions send contents and news publicly. Caregivers search and follow institutions. (Download: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imcompany.school2) ‘iamclass’ is a web service that sends institutions’ information about students or institution itself directly to students’ caregivers. This app also advertises educational institutions to their target market. (Download: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imcompany.school2)

Polygon Games

Series A in 2014
Polygon Games is a Korean game developer that serves the needs of the global markets. The company has developed ASTA: The War of Tears and Winds, an upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It was launched in 2008 and is based in Seoul, Seoul-t’ukpyolsi.

WantedLab Inc.

Series B in 2019
There are currently over 5,000 companies and hundreds of thousands of users on the Wanted platform. Since 2015, companies such as IBM, Facebook, Microsoft, Ebay, Wework, Rakuten and Tencent have been using Wanted to recruit the best talent in Asia. Founded in Korea, the company has raised over USD$20million in funding and is now expanding its presence to other major cities around the world.

CUROHOLDINGS Co., Ltd.

Private Placement in 2020
Curo Holdings Co., Ltd. engages in the entertainment and coffee businesses in South Korea. The company’s entertainment business produces video contents, such as movies and dramas, as well as provides celebrity management, supply agency, mobile game, and other services. Its coffee business distributes coffee and coffee machines under the illy brand to hotels, department stores, and VIP lounges. The company was formerly known as SBTEK Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Curo Holdings Co., Ltd. in 2008. Curo Holdings Co., Ltd. was founded in 1985 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Nunaps

Series A in 2020
Nunaps operates as a digital therapeutics startup.

CUROHOLDINGS Co., Ltd.

Private Placement in 2020
Curo Holdings Co., Ltd. engages in the entertainment and coffee businesses in South Korea. The company’s entertainment business produces video contents, such as movies and dramas, as well as provides celebrity management, supply agency, mobile game, and other services. Its coffee business distributes coffee and coffee machines under the illy brand to hotels, department stores, and VIP lounges. The company was formerly known as SBTEK Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Curo Holdings Co., Ltd. in 2008. Curo Holdings Co., Ltd. was founded in 1985 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Neofect Co.,Ltd

Private Placement in 2019
NEOFECT was founded in June 2010 by Hoyoung Ban and Scott Kim, two students from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business, and Young Choi, MS, Ph.D. of the University of Southern California, who majored in ‘stroke rehabilitation algorithm and robotics.’ NEOFECT’s flagship product, the RAPAEL Smart Glove, was released in 2014 and has been sold to many home patients in the US and the hospitals across the globe, including NewYork-Presbyterian, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), Shirley Ryan Abilitylab (former RIC or Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), Brooks Rehabilitation, and Swedish Medical Center. The RAPAEL Smart Glove received FDA clearance in 2014. Other than RAPAEL Smart Glove, Neofect has launched RAPAEL Smart Pegboard, RAPAEL Smart Glove, RAPAEL Smart Board, RAPAEL Smart Kids. In 2016, NEOFECT participated in a study conducted by the National Rehabilitation Center in Korea to evaluate the impact of virtual reality-based exercises on a rehabilitation program for stroke patients. The study found VR-based rehabilitation combined with standard occupational therapy is more effective than traditional therapy alone for greater upper extremity function. NEOFECT has offices in South Korea, the U.S., and Germany. Its devices are sold in South Korea, the U.S., and all over Europe.

Cupix, Inc.

Series A in 2018
Cupix, Inc. develops cloud-based VR/MR software that provides photogrammetry solution that can create the 3D geometry scene using 360-degree photos as a primary input. The company provides functionalities, such as dimension measurement, information annotations, and simulating virtual objects. It features includes, fast, create, share, and manage 3D virtual tours, and create interactive floor plan. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Seongnam-si, South Korea.

Riiid! Inc.

Private Placement in 2018
Riiid! Inc. develops a learning application platform based on artificial intelligence. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Mobiis

Private Placement in 2018
Mobiis Co., Ltd. designs and builds equipment and systems to monitor and control the particle accelerator beams and related equipment in South Korea. The company provides control system and equipment, including low-level radio frequency, solid state amp, and undulator controllers, as well as step motor controllers; nuclear fusion reactor control systems, such as control data access and communication framework service system, central interlock system, and coil power supply system; and intelligent control solutions. Mobiis Co., Ltd. was founded in 2000 and is based in Seongnam, South Korea.

Return Zero

Venture Round in 2020
Return Zero, Inc. develops an artificial intelligence (AI) based voice recognition application that converts phone dialogues into messenger chats. The company through its application provides audio phone messages conversion into messenger text services. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

StyleC

Venture Round in 2017
StyleC is an online-based marketplace that offers a variety of products for personal or home use.

Hunesion Co.,Ltd

Venture Round in 2005
Hunesion Co.,Ltd develops and supplies IT security solutions. The company offers i-oneNet, a secure data transmission solution; i-oneNet DD, a one-way physical network connectivity solution; i-Spector, a network traffic collection and analysis solutions; TresDM, an intelligent malware detection solution; NGS, a system access control and account management solution; CamPASS, a CCTV password management solution; MoBiCa, an enterprise mobile device management solution; and ViSiCa, a visit and safety management solution. Hunesion Co.,Ltd was founded in 2006 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Enzychem Lifesciences Corporation

Venture Round in 2008
Enzychem Lifesciences is a Global New Drug Development Company that was founded on the most advanced life sciences and technologies of medicinal chemistry in July 1999. With its Global New Drug R&D center located in KAIST in Daejeon and its two GMP manufacturing plants in Seoul, it has since been developing and producing APIs and functional health foods, and developing global new drugs as the leader of the field.

Neofect Co.,Ltd

Post in 2019
NEOFECT was founded in June 2010 by Hoyoung Ban and Scott Kim, two students from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business, and Young Choi, MS, Ph.D. of the University of Southern California, who majored in ‘stroke rehabilitation algorithm and robotics.’ NEOFECT’s flagship product, the RAPAEL Smart Glove, was released in 2014 and has been sold to many home patients in the US and the hospitals across the globe, including NewYork-Presbyterian, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), Shirley Ryan Abilitylab (former RIC or Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), Brooks Rehabilitation, and Swedish Medical Center. The RAPAEL Smart Glove received FDA clearance in 2014. Other than RAPAEL Smart Glove, Neofect has launched RAPAEL Smart Pegboard, RAPAEL Smart Glove, RAPAEL Smart Board, RAPAEL Smart Kids. In 2016, NEOFECT participated in a study conducted by the National Rehabilitation Center in Korea to evaluate the impact of virtual reality-based exercises on a rehabilitation program for stroke patients. The study found VR-based rehabilitation combined with standard occupational therapy is more effective than traditional therapy alone for greater upper extremity function. NEOFECT has offices in South Korea, the U.S., and Germany. Its devices are sold in South Korea, the U.S., and all over Europe.

Anterogen.Co.,Ltd.

Post in 2022
Anterogen is a bio-venture company specializing in research and development of cell therapy products and orphan drugs using adult stem cells.

Angiolab, Inc.

Venture Round in 2008
Angiolab 's CI is the compound word for Angiogenesis + Laboratory, which symbolizes the image of a company that is stable and gives customers confidence. They also express diversity and dynamism by emphasizing the character of the company.

Kmong Inc.

Series C in 2021
Kmong (크몽) is a Korean online talent market that enables individuals to both sell and buy services. Its categories include design, marketing, document, business, computer, music and video, life services, and handmade. Users can post up their services with a price quote on the appropriate category, which will be seen and picked up by prospective buyers. Its mobile application is available for Android devices. Kmong was established in June 2012 in Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea.

Buzzvil Co., Ltd.

Series B in 2015
Buzzvil Co., Ltd. develops and provides lockscreen advertising platform. The company offers Honeyscreen, a mobile application that transforms smartphone lock screen into a billboard; and Buzzscreen, a lock screen software development kit (SDK) for Android to bring content and advertisements onto users' lock-screen by integrating it in different applications. It caters to publishers and advertisers. Buzzvil Co., Ltd. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.