• About IDV
About IDV
IP based
Venture Capital

IDV was established in 2012 as the first IP-focused VC in South Korea.
Our goal is to strengthen the global IP competitiveness of startups and create a virtuous cycle of innovation by discovering, investing in, and nurturing companies that possess innovative IPs.

Our core competency is to control IP-related risks throughout the investment cycle from the deal sourcing stage to the exit stage, and to help portfolio companies strengthen their IP competitiveness and go global. Specifically, in addition to making a financial investment, we provide support related to IP creation, strengthening, utilization, and protection based on the stage each company is in.

  • Vision
  • Mission
  • Value

Grow to become Asia’s leading IP-specialized venture capital


Seeks out and cultivates startups with life changing ideas.
- Vitalization of the virtuous cycle between IP and innovation


value creation through IP integration, investments with high returns, cooperation based on strong teamwork, value enhancement of portfolio companies

  • Professional VC
    • orean’s first and largest IP investment track record.
    • We assess true corporate value through detailed IP evaluation.
  • Value-up
    • Financial support for each stage of startup’s growth, improvement of IP competitiveness through mentoring,assistance in corporate value enhancement.
    • Support for overseas expansion by utilizing global network.
  • Networking
    • Possesses a network of various LPs, universities,
      research institutes, patent/law firms, and accelerators
  • Professionalism
    • Composed of experts with diverse expertise including patent attorneys,
      accountants, founders, and finance professionals