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Investments

185

Portfolio Exits

39

Funds

15

About LB Investment

LB Investment is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in buyouts, seed, and expansion capital in seed, early stage, growth capital, private equity financing, cross-border transactions, corporate restructuring, and mezzanine venture-backed private companies. It considers investments in following industries: information technology with a focus on communication, electricity, digital device, digital and mobile contents, digital media, semiconductor, display, OLED, information communication equipment and system, parts and materials, biotechnology, online game, wireless internet, internet services, dot-com, green technology, software, and fusion technology; energy sector, such as renewable energy; shipbuilding; education; and entertainment.

LB Investment Headquarter Location

Shinan Building, 13th Floor 512, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu

Seoul, 06179,

South Korea

+82 02-3467-0500

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Nota raises $ 14.7 mn Series B funding from Stonebridge Ventures, others

Dec 27, 2021

Nota, a startup with an AI optimization platform, has received $ 14.7 million in Series B funding round.This financing round is supported by Stonebridge Ventures, LB Investment, DS Asset, Intervest and Company K Partners.A Stonebridge Ventures investor said, “The size of high-performance AI models like GPT-3 is growing rapidly, and most AI models are too large for edge devices, so optimizing AI models is becoming increasingly important.“Nota plans to grow its global business and improve its AI optimization technology.Myungsu Chae, CEO of Nota , commented, “The Series B funding will allow us to continue developing our streamlined AI solutions. Disclaimer: This story is auto-aggregated & summarized by a computer program and has not been created by StartupAround.

LB Investment Investments

185 Investments

LB Investment has made 185 investments. Their latest investment was in ProtoPie as part of their Series B on May 5, 2022.

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LB Investment Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/11/2022

Series B

ProtoPie

$8.23M

Yes

1

4/21/2022

Series C

IVIM Technology

$12.04M

No

1

4/18/2022

Unattributed VC

KTOWN4U

$40M

Yes

1

3/22/2022

Series C

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$99M

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10

2/22/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

5/11/2022

4/21/2022

4/18/2022

3/22/2022

2/22/2022

Round

Series B

Series C

Unattributed VC

Series C

Series B

Company

ProtoPie

IVIM Technology

KTOWN4U

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Amount

$8.23M

$12.04M

$40M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

LB Investment Portfolio Exits

39 Portfolio Exits

LB Investment has 39 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Tasty9 on January 26, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

1/26/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

1/13/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

11/23/2021

IPO

1

5/24/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

5/17/2021

Acquired

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10

Date

1/26/2022

1/13/2022

11/23/2021

5/24/2021

5/17/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

2

1

10

10

LB Investment Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

LB Investment acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Ohjin on September 24, 2015.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/24/2015

$99M

Acq - Fin

3

Date

9/24/2015

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acq - Fin

Sources

3

LB Investment Fund History

15 Fund Histories

LB Investment has 15 funds, including KoFC-LB Pioneer Champ 2011-4 Venture Capital Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/28/2011

KoFC-LB Pioneer Champ 2011-4 Venture Capital Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$61.72M

1

7/9/2010

KoFC-LB Pioneer Champ 2010-10 Expansion Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$35.8M

1

NPS(National Pension Service) 07-06 LG Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Open

1

LG China Focus Fund I

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10

CRC Fund No.1

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10

Closing Date

12/28/2011

7/9/2010

Fund

KoFC-LB Pioneer Champ 2011-4 Venture Capital Fund

KoFC-LB Pioneer Champ 2010-10 Expansion Fund

NPS(National Pension Service) 07-06 LG Fund

LG China Focus Fund I

CRC Fund No.1

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

Closed

Open

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Amount

$61.72M

$35.8M

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

LB Investment Team

9 Team Members

LB Investment has 9 team members, including current Senior Managing Director, Yun-Gwon Kim.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Yun-Gwon Kim

Senior Managing Director

Current

Kevin Ahn

Managing Director

Current

Doo-Seok Chae

Managing Director

Current

Bonwan Koo

Managing Director

Current

Jason Junghwe Koo

Managing Director

Current

Name

Yun-Gwon Kim

Kevin Ahn

Doo-Seok Chae

Bonwan Koo

Jason Junghwe Koo

Work History

Title

Senior Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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