Eric Kim (Goodwater Capital)

Sep 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Campus Seoul, B2 Autoway tower, 417 Yongdong-Daero, 948 Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-847

Eric Kim is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Goodwater Capital, a VC firm based in Silicon Valley. Eric has made early stage investments in a number of industry leading companies such as Coupang, Kakao, Upsight and Pager. Eric went to undergrad at Yale (Magna Cum Laude), did his MBA at Stanford and serves on the advisory board of the Johns Hopkins Alliance for Science and Technology.

In-person event

About this event

Eric J. Kim is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Goodwater Capital, an early stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. Prior to co-founding Goodwater, Eric was a Managing Director at Maverick Capital and has invested extensively in both Silicon Valley as well as Asia. Eric currently serves, or has served, on the boards of leading consumer and mobile technology companies such as Kakao (IPO - Daum Kakao KOSDAQ:035720), Coupang, Frank & Oak, imoji, Memebox, Upsight and Pager. Eric previously headed business development for NeoPoly, a thin-film transistor and mobile phone startup that focused on key technologies enabling touch and video for 1st generation smartphones and also co-founded Biomimedica, an advanced joint technology company - both companies were spun out of Stanford University. Eric first learned to code as an undergrad at Yale University where he majored in Cognitive Science (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude) and was a member of the Grammy-nominated Yale Cellos. Eric also received an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Eric serves on the advisory board of the Johns Hopkins Alliance for Science and Technology and the non-profit board of the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music.

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  • Eric Kim

    Goodwater Capital


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • Seong Hyun (Shane) Kong

    Korea Accelerator Association

    SG KOREA, Seoul Director

  • Minji Lim

    Korea Accelerator Association

    Marketing Manager

  • Dongok AHN

    The Garrison Co, Ltd

    Chapter Co-director

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