We invest in future consumer 


Cyworld, Naver Blog, Naver Café, Band, Snow…

The CEO of TBT is the mastermind behind 

these top social media services of Korea.

We stay one step ahead market changes and 

consumer preferences by actively investing 

in related services and startups.

We invest in industries 

we know well

We examine service and business models from 

the perspective of our expertise 

in the mobile and internet industry. 

We recognize founding teams with high potential, 

and maximize their strengths while bolstering 

their weaknesses.

We honor Korea’s 

unique background

The competition behind the $44 billion 

private education market, 

the extraordinary ability to create cultural content, 

and the robust manufacturing industry all characterize 

the of singularity the Korean market. 

We leverage our experience in this unique market 

to spot new opportunities.

We are open to all series in 

an emerging market

We want companies that can redefine values and 

the market order according to a new paradigm. 

The size and stage of companies matter little to us, 

and we invest from Pre-A through Pre-IPO.


or going-global

We invest in young entrepreneurs 

who see beyond the Korean market and 

know how to leverage their global outlook 

for a winning hand. We invest in bold startups 

that developed a competitive edge 

in the domestic market, and now work 

to expand into a larger, global one.

We make more than 

just one-time investments

Depending on their needs, we work with companies after investment for practical advice in business strategies, 

service operations, marketing, and a global blueprint.

These follow-on activities will determine 

TBT’s genuine partnership with our portfolio companies.