Christine Aum 엄세연

Christine is a Principal at Big Basin Capital and focuses on early-stage investment. Christine previously worked at SparkLabs Global Ventures and SparkLabs Accelerator where she was responsible for recruiting and analyzing companies to invest, managing portfolio companies and overall fund activities. Christine has experience of investing in not only various Korean startups, but also over 60 technology startups throughout the global market.

Prior to SparkLabs, Christine was an equity analyst at Mirae Asset Securities and has experience of analyzing IT and Automobile sectors, Korea’s two biggest industries. She was responsible for forecasting the market trend and share prices of the listed companies in Korea’s stock market. The size of the companies she covered varies from small IT/Auto parts companies that recently went IPO to the Global Brands such as Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor. Christine also managed relationships between the IR teams of public companies in Korea and investors in Seoul, Hong Kong, New York and London.


Christine earned her BA in Economics and Chinese Language from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. In 2016, Forbes named Christine as “30 Under 30 Asia in Finance and Venture Capital Sector.”