Who we are
Smilegate Investment was established in 1999 in the name of MVP VENTURE CAPITAL Co., Ltd. and it has been growing with a number of investors and companies.
It has established and operated about 50 funds and invested in about 400 companies since it established the first venture capital fund in 2000.
VENTURE The history of Smilegate Investment is the history of
Korea’s venture capital investment.
We have found new industries and companies that will lead
our future in the times of venture boom as well as in the struggled times after the financial crisis.
We are growth partners who work together to ensure that investment companies can realize their value in the market.
CONTENTS Smilegate investments has been a global success partner
for Korean films and Korean games since its established.
We believe in Korean creativity and global competitiveness
of content, so we are investing in the new forms
of contens and related ecosystems.
We have a strong confidence that Korean culture
will spread globally in the future.
GROWTH CAPITAL & BUYOUT Smilegate Investment is now creating a new trend in
the private equity market thorugh investments
and acquisition of environment, energy,
manufacturing and distribution companies
that create stable cash flows.
We are a Private Equity Investor who discovers and
invests in hidden values that will make a big change but competitors didn't notice.