NXC is a leading global investment firm and holding company. NXC’s core holdings include NEXON Co. Ltd., a company engaged in the production, development and operation of online games and virtual worlds and a member of the Nikkei 225 index on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, as well as a diverse portfolio of businesses and investments in consumer, technology, education, venture capital and other sectors. NXC seeks to partner with visionary entrepreneurs and leading businesses worldwide and carries out a wide spectrum of social contributions and cultural projects.
In 1994, Jungju Kim founded NEXON Corporation and successfully launched the world’s first multiplayer online graphic game “Kingdom of the Winds.” That game has pioneered a new massive global market, the Online Game Industry, which today exceeds in size and growth most traditional entertainment markets, such as film or television.
NEXON’s beloved franchises and virtual worlds, such as KartRider, Maplestory and Dungeon&Fighter, as have been played by billions of gamers worldwide, propelling NEXON to become a global powerhouse in this vast and growing market, following its IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2011. Further, Mr. Kim and NEXON’s innovation has helped the Republic of Korea gain solid footing as a global leader in this industry.
Today, NXC continues to partner with other visionary entrepreneurs and companies around the world to make a positive impact on society and create lasting value.