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About Hancom Investment

Hancom Investment, the venture capital arm of office software company Hancom Group (KOSDAQ: 030520), focuses on discovering and investing in promising startup companies.

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SOS LAB Secures $6M in Series A Funding Round

Oct 5, 2018

Download SOS LAB, a LiDAR development company focusing on innovative scanning solutions for autonomous vehicles, recently announced the completion of their Series A funding, securing over $6M from several major investment firms in South Korea. SOS LAB's Series A strategic investor is Mando, a top-tier automotive supplier with a well-established global network in the field of mass-producing automotive parts. Other investors in this round include KDB Capital, Mirae Asset, Hancom Investment, Hyundai Investment Partners, SL Investment, WM Investment, BA Partners, RyukyungPSG Asset Management and Future Play. SOS LAB, a LiDAR development company focusing on innovative scanning solutions for autonomous vehicles, recently announced the completion of their Series A funding, securing over $6M from several major investment firms in South Korea. SOS LAB's Series A strategic investor is Mando, a top-tier automotive supplier with a well-established global network in the field of mass-producing automotive parts. Other investors in this round include KDB Capital, Mirae Asset, Hancom Investment, Hyundai Investment Partners, SL Investment, WM Investment, BA Partners, RyukyungPSG Asset Management and Future Play. October 05, 2018 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time GWANGJU, South Korea--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- SOS LAB , a LiDAR development company focusing on innovative scanning solutions for autonomous vehicles, recently announced the completion of their Series A funding, securing over $6M from several major investment firms in South Korea. SOS LAB’s Series A strategic investor is Mando, a top-tier automotive supplier with a well-established global network in the field of mass-producing automotive parts. Other investors in this round include KDB Capital, Mirae Asset, Hancom Investment, Hyundai Investment Partners, SL Investment, WM Investment, BA Partners, RyukyungPSG Asset Management and Future Play. Through this round of funding, SOS LAB has become the first startup company to ever receive an investment by Hancom Investment Corporation, who recently formed a joint investment association with Mirae Asset to focus on full-scale investment in industry 4.0. "Through our Series A funding, we have created an opportunity to focus on R&D technology and make an all-out effort to attract sales targets and global investors for the next year," said Jiseong Jeong, CEO of SOS LAB. Following this successful round of funding, SOS LAB is strengthening its position in global markets beyond South Korea. At the recent AutoSens Conference in Belgium, CEO Jeong hosted a roundtable discussion and presented on a panel showcasing how SOS LAB’s products distinguish the company from other major players in the field. SOS LAB also took first place at the KIC China & Beijing University Incubator Program, raising the possibility of business advancement in China, and was chosen as one of six final teams at the 2018 'IP Startup Demo-Day’ in Korea, receiving funding for overseas applications and design development. SOS LAB is also actively participating in global conferences, heavily focusing on finding global investors and partners in the United States, China, Japan, Hong Kong, and Finland. About SOS LAB SOS LAB delivers cutting edge technologies in optical sensors and actuators and is currently focusing on developing optical measurement sensors based on LiDAR technologies for self-driving cars ( SL-1 ), industrial automation and drones ( GL-3 ), and security ( TL-3 ). Contacts

Hancom Investment Investments

3 Investments

Hancom Investment has made 3 investments. Their latest investment was in WHYNOT Media as part of their Series C on April 4, 2021.

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Hancom Investment Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/30/2021

Series C

WHYNOT Media

$13.44M

Yes

4

11/30/2020

Series B

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$99M

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10

10/2/2018

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

4/30/2021

11/30/2020

10/2/2018

Round

Series C

Series B

Series A

Company

WHYNOT Media

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Amount

$13.44M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

10

10

Hancom Investment Team

1 Team Member

Hancom Investment has 1 team member, including current Chief Executive Officer, MoonKyu Song.

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Work History

Title

Status

MoonKyu Song

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

MoonKyu Song

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

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