SmileGate Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Strategic Acquirer
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 11
  • Portfolio
  • 8
  • Exits
  • 3

SmileGate General Information


SmileGate is an owner and operator of a game development company intended to develop and publish mobile and PC online games. The company offers online FPS games, action and adventure games, arcade games and also provides MMORPG and Daejeon action based on accumulated game development capability and service, enabling gamers to enjoy various action games online. It was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 5th Floor, Solid Space Building
  • Pangyo Station-ro, Bundang-gu
  • Seongnam, Gyeonggi
  • South Korea
+82 000-000-0000

SmileGate Investments & Acquisitions (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Mathpresso 16-Jun-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
0000 19-May-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Accessories Generating Revenue
0000 00000000 22-Jan-2020 00000 00000 0000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
0000000000 01-Jan-2019 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
00000 00000 00000 01-Mar-2017 000000000000 Other Consumer Products and Services Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
0000000000 21-Jan-2016 0000 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
00000000 01-Nov-2014 0000 00000 000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
000000 15-Jul-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
SundayToz 08-Apr-2014 PIPE 00000 Entertainment Software Profitable
Njoygo 01-Nov-2012 Corporate Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
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SmileGate Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Starbreeze 15-Jan-2020 Secondary Transaction - Private 00.000
0000000000 03-Dec-2018 0000000000: 000000
000000 11-May-2016 000000000000000000
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SmileGate Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kwon Hyuk Bin Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Directors 0 Seongnam, South Korea
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SmileGate Co-Investors (22)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Samsung Venture Investment 2 Series chart Industry bar
GGV Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Korea Development Bank 0 Series chart Industry bar
Legend Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
Megastudy 0 Series chart Industry bar
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