Korea's private equity fund (PEF) and venture capital (VC) industry is currently undergoing rapid growth, and has great potential in the future as the country has a competitive edge in the fourth industrial revolution.
Korea's PEF and VC Growth Trends
PEF Fundraising, Investment and Exit Trends
New VC Investment by Year
* Source: Korean Venture Capital Association
* Source: FSS (2016. 4)
* Note: From 2014 to 2015, the KRW amount of new funds increased by 4%, although in USD the amount fell due to the exchange rate.
Market Cap Growth Rate of 4 Major Countries in Industry 4.0 Sectors
* Source: Hyundai Research Institute (2016)