Danggeun Market’s Karrot app More Danggeun Market , the startup behind Karrot , South Korea’s largest neighborhood marketplace and networking app, announced today that it has raised a $33 million Series C. The round was led by Goodwater Capital and Altos Ventures. Its list of investors also include Kakao Ventures, Strong Ventures, SoftBank Ventures and Capstone Partners. Danggeun Market, which launched Karrot in the United Kingdom last November, will use part of the funding to expand into more international markets and increase its monetization tools. […] Danggeun Market was founded in 2015 by Gary Kim and Paul Kim, both of whom previously worked at KakaoTalk, South Korea’s largest messaging app. […] Danggeun Market says its monthly active users have grown 130% year-over-year, reaching seven million in April and making Karrot the second-largest shopping app in South Korea after Coupang, the country’s largest e-commerce platform.
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