January 15, 2024

Global Brain and Shinhan Venture Investment have jointly established “Shinhan-GB FutureFlow Fund L.P.”

Global Brain Corporation (Global Brain) and Shinhan Venture Investment Co., Ltd. (Shinhan Venture Investment), a subsidiary of Shinhan Financial Group, have jointly established “Shinhan-GB FutureFlow Fund L.P.”

This Fund aims to 1) invest and support seed-stage startups in the rapidly growing Japanese venture/startup ecosystem, 2) invest and support South Korean startups planning to enter the Japanese market, and 3) support such South Korean startups in collaborating with Japanese industries.

As a leading financial group in South Korea, Shinhan Financial Group provides various financial products and services such as retail finance, corporate finance, credit cards, private banking (PB), investment banking (IB), wealth management, securities, and insurance services, through its subsidiaries. With a global network of 189 locations in a total of 20 countries including Japan, the US, and China, the holding company is listed on the Korea Exchange (KRX) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Shinhan Venture Investment, established in April 2000, is a top-tier VC firm in South Korea that sources and invests in promising domestic and international companies and helps them achieve successful business results. Through the recent establishment of global investment office, Shinhan Venture Investment has been actively investing in promising global startups including those in the US and Southeast Asia.

As the General Partner of the Fund, Global Brain will find promising startups, make investment decisions, and provide a wide range of support to startups for achieving rapid growth.

About this Fund

Shinhan-GB FutureFlow Fund L.P.
Fund Term
8 years
Investment Targets
Japanese (seed-stage) startups and South Korean startups planning to enter the Japanese market
General Partners
Shinhan Venture Investment, Global Brain

About Shinhan Venture Investment

Shinhan Venture Investment Co., Ltd.
Seoul, South Korea
Donghyun Lee
April 2000
Venture capital

About Global Brain

Tokyo, Japan
Yasuhiko Yurimoto
January 1998

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