SBI Investment Korea Co., Ltd. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in seed and growth stage investments, as well as buyouts, takeover bids, corporate restructurings, cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, preIPO, and sell-offs in the Fintech sector. The firm does not invest in apartment-type factory and trading sectors. It prefers to invest in information technology and communication, semiconductor, telecommunication, culture and entertainment, consumer products, digital contents, high technology, biotechnology and healthcare, medical and healthcare equipment, fine chemistry, telecommunications equipment, machinery equipment, game software, electric and electronic, renewable energy, energy efficiency, media contents, auto components, and service sectors. The firm also makes investments in small and medium sized companies, unlisted venture businesses, listed and to-be-listed companies on Korea New Exchange, and entrepreneurs. It seeks investments in South Korea focusing on Seoul, Gyeonggi and Jeonbuk provinces, the U.S., and Pan-Asia region including China, and Hong Kong. It offers financial and management advice in exchange for a major stake in the company. SBI Investment Korea Co., Ltd. was established in 1986 and is based in Seoul, South Korea with additional offices in China, Japan, and the U.S.