Founder

With 20 years of experience, and wide recognition as an industry leader,
Mr. Yun is leading Gshopper to success in the e-commerce and internet market

COMPANY Founder

Global Entrepreneur

Yeogirl Yun Yeogirl Yun graduated with MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and BS in Computer Engineering from Seoul National University. Yeogirl is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record for building innovative search-related companies with successful exits for investors.

Entrepreneurial Experiences - Founded and developed mySimon, Inc. (mySimon.com), acquired by CNET by $700M in 1998
- Founded search engine company WiseNut, Inc in the US in 1999
- Founded search and big data solution company WISEnut Korea in 2000
- WISEnet was awarded “President’s Award” in 2002
- Founded search engine and comparison shopping company Become, Inc. in 2004
- Founded search engine and comparison shopping company B5M in China in 2007
- Started Become Japan with Japanese IT company Trans Cosmos in 2007
- Become Japan became the 2nd largest comparison shopping search engine in Japan in 2014
- WISEnut Korea sales revenue reached $1.4M in 2014
- B5M reached daily active user of 8M with user base of 2.7M in China
- Awarded Innovation Start-up Price in China in 2015
- Completed C round fund raising for B5M in 2015
- Branded B5M into Gshopper to achieve global expansion in 2016

Company Profiles

Profiles
Company Become wisenut WiseNut mySimon
Title - Founder, Chairman & CTO - Founder, Chairman & CTO - Founder & CTO - Founder & CTO
Industry - Online price comparison and product research - Enterprise search engine - Online search engine - Online price comparison and product research
Founded - 2004 - 2000 - 1999 - 1998
Country - US, Japan, UK, Germany, France, Italy - Republic of Korea - US - US
VC Funding - US $37M
  TPG, Transcosomos, European Founders Fund
- US $12M
- Trans Cosmos,
  Samsung SDS, Solborn
  Investment
- US $10M
- KTB Ventures, Ambex
  Ventures, LG
- US $30M
- Intel Capital,CD Group
  PE, Seupeuraut Group,
  Brantwood VC
Exit - Privately-held, 2011 Rev US $60M - Planning 2018 IPO - Acquired by LookSmart (Nasdaq: LOOK) - Acquired for US $700M by CNET
Become
Title - Founder, Chairman & CTO
Industry - Online price comparison and product research
Founded - 2004
Country - US, Japan, UK, Germany, France, Italy
VC Funding - US $37M TPG, Transcosomos, European Founders Fund
Exit - Privately-held, 2011 Rev US $60M
wisenut(korea)
Title - Founder, Chairman & CTO
Industry - Enterprise search engine
Founded - 2000
Country - Republic of Korea
VC Funding - US $12M
- Trans Cosmos,
  Samsung SDS, Solborn
  Investment
Exit - Planning 2018 IPO
WiseNut(USA)
Title - Founder & CTO
Industry - Online search engine
Founded - 1999
Country - US
VC Funding - US $10M
- KTB Ventures, Ambex
  Ventures, LG
Exit - Acquired by LookSmart (Nasdaq: LOOK)
mySimon
Title - Founder & CTO
Industry - Online price comparison and product research
Founded - 1998
Country - US
VC Funding - US $30M
- Intel Capital,CD Group
  PE, Seupeuraut Group,
  Brantwood VC
Exit - Acquired for US $700M by CNET