AVCJ Private Equity Forum Korea 2024

Four Seasons Hotel, Seoul and Online

06 Sep

Venture capital: Adapting to change

The venture capital ecosystem in South Korea is driven by a strong innovation culture, and significant Government support and has shown remarkable adaptability while continuing to be a dynamic force of growth. Recent relaxation of rules for venture investment has further boosted the industry, and savvy early-stage investors are looking to capitalise on opportunities across key sectors including AI, technology, and healthcare. Experienced venture investors share their views on sourcing deals domestically and overseas.

  • How has the venture capital playbook changed in the last two years?
  • Is the correction in valuations boosting deal activity?
  • Has the ecosystem benefited from the Corporate Venture Capital units set up?
  • What sectors are proving most attractive?