Partner of Sopoong Ventures

Ms. Yoonmin Cho is a Partner at Sopoong Ventures. At Sopoong Ventures, she assumes a pivotal role in driving investments on a global scale, with a primary emphasis on the vibrant markets of Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Before Sopoong, as a CBDO at Kmong, a Korean startup, she led global business expansion. 

Prior to that, she spent over 10 years making contributions to Google’s expansion and growth in Southeast Asia and supporting startups in Korea and APAC. Her role in Google Singapore focused on expansion of its regional expansion. As a key player in Google’s Southeast Asia business, she led the successful launch of multiple offices and businesses in the region. After that, her passion for nurturing innovation and supporting aspiring entrepreneurs led her to join Google for Startups and to launch its first campus in Asia in Korea. Through this role, she spearheaded startup accelerations not only in Korea but also across the Asia-Pacific region. Her efforts in accelerating startups resulted in more than 70 startup accelerations, which collectively raised over $200 million in funding, with 2 M&A exits and 1 IPO.