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Investment Team

Inwon Park / Associates

Inwon Park has an engineering background and an expertise in intellectual property as well as trade secrets from his experience at a law firm and patent law firm as an attorney-at-law and patent lawyer. He also has experience in startup investment at a Korean VC.

Soohyun Bae / Director

Soohyun Bae provides strategic advice and operational support from her experience as a management consultant in the global consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, especially on consumer, retail, and digital sectors.

Yoonjin Oh / Director

Yoonjin Oh has invested in high-potential start-ups in US and Korea since 2015, and provided professional advice to portfolio companies based on her previous experience of M&A, IPO, and other finance services in Lehman Brothers and Nomura securities.

Hyunjoo Je / CEO

Hyunjoo Je, prior to Yellowdog, worked for Carlyle Asia Buyout Fund, Credit Suisse Hong Kong and McKinsey Seoul office. She has extensive experience in investment and corporate finance. She used to work at a cooperative engaged in content and knowledge business where she was the founder and CEO, and collaborate as an independent advisor and consultant for various social sector organizations including GOs and NGOs.

June Cha / Partner

June worked for LINE Ventures and the corporate development division at Naver and LINE, leading multiple investments and M&A transactions in Southeast Asia. She also has an expertise in strategizing and building businesses from her experience of leading the business strategy team and market development team at LINE. Her experience includes management consulting in global consulting firm focusing on media and high-tech sectors.

Sonyoung Hong / Associates

Sonyoung Hong has impact investing experience in various asset classes and regions. She invested in the European private markets at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and in the public market in the US at a Boston-based impact fund. Moreover, she has experience in working at startups in the US, focused on social problems and sustainability.

Sue Woo / External Relations Director

Sue Woo has extensive experience in stakeholder management and integrated business communications. She has provided strategic consulting services and multi-dimensional communication programs to leading global companies in ICT, biopharmaceuticals, media and content industries.

Operations Team

Hyunae Keum / Auditor

Hyunae Keum, KICPA, worked for Top-tier accounting firm EY/Han-young as a professional accountant. She has experiences of consulting tax and financing strategies of multinational companies and financial organizations.

Yoonha Kim / Manager

Hyemi Cho / Manager

Younguk Choi / Compliance

Younguk Choi worked for KEB Hana bank for 31 years. He has extensive experience in finance, compliance, risk management and corporate restructuring.

Partners

SOPOONG

Helps early stage social enterprises grow with rapid pace

COW&DOG

Provides co-working space for social enterprises

GIIN

Yellowdog is a member of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). Our membership signifies a commitment to deepening our engagement in the impact investing industry.

Collective Ground

Property development and management company which preserves historical, social, and cultural heritage buildings by acquiring the real estate asset to pursue appropriate return and social goods, and reinvigorates the building with innovative organizations

C Program

Venture Philanthropy fund aims to achieve “Healthy growth of next generations”.

Avpn

Funders’ network to building a vibrant and high impact social investment community across Asia.