Launchpad selects the best early stage Korean startups, coaches them for global success and introduces them to the world’s best accelerators

Launchpad selects the best early stage Korean startups, coaches them for global success and introduces them to the world’s best accelerators

What we do

We Find Korea’s Best Startups

Launchpad identifies Korean startups with the best potential for success in the US, Europe or elsewhere in Asia.

We Boost their Chances of Success

During six weeks of intensive 1-1 mentoring and coaching we help startups understand their target markets, create market entry action plans, and secure places in top-tier accelerators.

We Provide Financial Support

Startups accepted by overseas accelerators get financial support to cover the cost of travel and living expenses while overseas.

We Provide a Global Stage

The best of the best will showcase at global demo days, in China, the US and Korea.

What we offer startups

What we offer
startups

Who can apply

Who
can
Apply

Early Stage

Young companies with kick-ass CEOs and teams

Looking Overseas

Realistic, near-term opportunities for expansion beyond Korea

Existing Product

Product or service is launched, or at least market ready

Local Traction

At least a beta test, preferably a larger release

Content-focused

Preference for content- or culture-related businesses

What’s in it for
accelerators

Launchpad is dedicated to increasing both the quality of deals and the value of investments made by accelerators into startups from our program. We confirm existing theses, assess their chances for overseas success and provide practical support to help them move their business forward quickly, with an eye towards international expansion.

Discover Startups, Reduce your Costs
It’s expensive to find startups outside of your home base. We dramatically reduce the cost of connecting with Korea’s most promising startups.
Pre-Accelerated, Primed for Success
We provide tailored support for all of the startups we recommend, ensuring that they have a solid plan for success during their overseas acceleration.
Fully Funded, Fully Focused
Startups that get selected from our program get support with the cost. This keeps them focused and adds value to equity discussions with accelerators they match with.

Partner With Us

We’re eager to speak with accelerators in Asia, the US and Europe, interested in finding startups from Korea, with true global potential. Launchpad has already formed relationships with over 20 of the top accelerators from around the world. We’re happy to discuss a partnership with you.

Attend our Demo Days

Launchpad will host demo days in the US, China and Korea. Watch this space or sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date. In some cases we are able to offer accelerators a stipend towards flights for our Demo Days. Contact us for more information.

Partner With Us

We’re eager to speak with accelerators in Asia, the US and Europe, interested in finding startups from Korea, with true global potential. Launchpad has already formed relationships with over 20 of the top accelerators from around the world. We’re happy to discuss a partnership with you.

Attend our Demo Days

Launchpad will host demo days in the US, China and Korea. Watch this space or sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date. In some cases we are able to offer accelerators a stipend towards flights for our Demo Days. Contact us for more information.

Team Launchpad

Launchpad is a public-private partnership between Korea’s top accelerator, startup marketing agency, and the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA).

Team Launchpad

Launchpad is a public-private partnership between Korea’s top accelerator, startup marketing agency, and the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA).

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