Korea Technology Finance Corporation

What We’ve Achieved

Credit Guarantee Service



IP Guarantee Support Provided
Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Guarantee balance 201,559 207,096 212,075 218,506 224,426
Guarantees offered 200,781 209,804 216,183 222,555 224,798
New Guarantees 53,489 58,046 53,098 52,859 52,465


Annual Guarantee Support
( Unit : KRW 100 million, % )
Annual Guarantee Support
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018
% % % %
Total Guarantee Supply 209,804 100.0 216,183 100.0 222,555 100.0 224,798 100.0
Tech Innovative SMEs 200,447 95.5 206,297 95.4 213,411 95.9 217,157 96.6
Venture Businesses 119,368 56.9 128,306 59.4 128,693 57.8 122,296 54.4
Inno-Biz 67,359 32.1 69,635 32.2 67,697 30.4 64,103 28.5
Startups 86,213 41.1 85,843 39.7 88,317 39.7 91,725 40.8
Tech Appraisal Guarantee 202,802 96.7 208,794 96.6 215,783 97.0 219,613 97.7
Knowledge & Culture Industry 34,190 16.3 36,304 16.8 37,192 16.7 40,825 18.2
Job-Creating SMEs 49,876 23.8 49,886 23.1 61,655 27.7 61,868 27.5
New Growth Engine 70,812 33.8 66,580 30.8 69,453 31.2 75,939 32.7
P-CBO Guarantee 1,169 0.6 2,562 1.2 2,609 1.2 1,562 0.7
Total Guarantee Balance 207,096 - 212,075 - 218,506 - 224,426 -


IP Guarantee Support Provided
( Unit : cases, KRW million )
IP Guarantee Support Provided
Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cases Amount Cases Amount Cases Amount Cases Amount Cases Amount
Total IP Guarantee Provided 1,579 2,952 2,249 4,346 3,037 6,141 3,874 7,992 4,514 9,363
IP Valuation Guarantee 1,313 2,602 1,794 3,811 2,323 5,278 2,884 6,681 3,344 7,774
IP Acquisition Guarantee 266 350 455 535 714 863 990 1,311 1,170 1,589


R&D Guarantee Support Offered
( Unit : cases, KRW 100 million )
R&D Guarantee Support Offered
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cases Amount Cases Amount Cases Amount Cases Amount Cases Amount
Total R&D Guarantee 8,543 29,515 10,853 34,257 13,860 41,937 17,493 48,349 20,073 53,137
Development 3,601 5,987 5,023 8,103 6,835 10,651 9,171 13,794 9,955 14,364
Pre-commercialization 687 1,139 731 1,210 749 1,180 820 1,214 802 1,102
Commercialization 4,255 22,389 5,099 24,944 6,276 30,106 7,502 33,341 9,316 37,671


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