KRAFTON is a South Korea-based game developer and distributor.

Basic Information

KRAFTON, formerly known as Bluehole and Krafton Game Union, is a South Korean company that develops and distributes video games based in Bundang-gu, Seongnam. Founded by Chang Byung-gyu in Seoul in March 2007, the company is known for having developed TERA, PUBG: Battlegrounds and PUBG: New State, the last two through its subsidiary PUBG Studios. Moreover, Krafton also gives funding to support local video games, e-sports, entertainment, and IT industries. The company has so far invested close to $86 million from its $100 million fund. KRAFTON’s investment ranges from investing in seed rounds to Series D rounds. KRAFTON offers several unique consumer insights to its startups, including how to scale these digital products to a massive audience in India, how do you start making this sustainable, what are the engagement hooks, how social governance works, management of a massive social community, how do you build IPs to a large extent in the Indian market, among others. See more

Founding Date

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2007

No. of Employees

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1000+

Core Team

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1.

Chang byung-gyu

Founder and Chairman

2.

Changhan Kim

Chief Executive Officer