Korea Technology Finance Corporation

Equity Investment

Guarantee With Investment Options


This program, implemented in April 2014, provides guarantees with an option that allows KOTEC to convert the corresponding guaranteed loan into an investment before the maturity of the guarantee.

Eligible Companies

Any technology-based startup within its first five years of establishment and with a technology appraisal ratings of BB or higher

Eligible Loans

Any working capital loan from financial institutions on the condition of lump sum payment on maturity

Maximum Guarantee Limit and Guarantee Period(Tenure)

Up to KRW 1 billion per company and up to five years

Guarantee Process

Guarantee Process chart

Preferential Supports

Full guarantee coverage (100% of the loan amount) and fixed guarantee fee (0.5%)