What the team is known for Kakao Investment is an early-stage investment firm that is committed to investing in the startup community. Kakao invests in early and growth stage startups that have the potential to grow internationally. The firm typically targets firms operating in the technology industry, often in the FinTech, software, IoT and e-commerce sectors. It seeks to support its investees by providing specialist business support to enhance the development of its portfolio firms. Companies present in Kakao's portfolio include Korean mobile service monetisation platform TnkFactory, financial inclusion platform Satoshi Citadel and digital healthcare provider UBcare.