What we do

We’d like to grow to No. 1 global start-up accelerator.
Build

 

Provide funds for prototype

development for supporting

commercialization of research

products of R&D

 

Support space for start-up with

office equipment such as 3D printers

in order to closely support subsidiary

companies

 

 

Support domestic and overseas patent

applications through interviews on

invention with patent attorneys

in each field of IT/BT/NT

 

In addition to investment of the holdings,

support on attracting follow-up investment

through funds organized by KU holdings

 

Have specialists in various fields including marketing,

investment attraction, and overseas market entry,

and support on mentoring connection with experts

Fund
Korea University Holdings Investment Fund
Korea University Holdings Investment Fund

KU Holdings Investment Fund
(Fund size : KRW 111 million)

  • Faculties in science and engineering departments and employees of the University participate as investors in order to boost student start-up
  • Invest primarily in technology-based student start-up companies
Korea University Start-up Investment Fund
Korea University Start-up Investment Fund

KU Start-up Investment Fund
(Fund size : KRW 3 billion)

  • Fund of fund, faculties of the University and alumni entrepreneurs participate as investors
  • Seed money investment for student start-ups and University technology-based venture companies
U-Tech Valley
U-Tech Valley

U-Tech Valley
(Fund size: KRW 60 billion)

    • A program where Korea Technology Finance Corporation supports maximum guarantee limit of KRW 3 billion by recommendations from the university in order to fund commercialization for start-up companies in the university started by faculties and masters and Ph.D degree researchers in science and engineering departments
    • Support start-ups without giving them fear for failure through exempting joint guarantee system
TIPS Program
TIPS Program

TIPS Program

    • Program supporting R&D fund in a matching fund type along with angel investment, incubation and mentoring for the purpose of technology start-up support
    • Matching up to KRW 900 million including R&D fund, Angel fund, etc. when KU holdings invests KRW 100 million
    • As a bio-specialized TIPS program operator, we support follow-up technology development and connection to clinical trials through cooperation with Korea University Medical Center

 

Grow

Financing

Support on follow-up investment attraction using VC network and support financing in connection with government projects

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Global Roadshow

Hold joint IR with subsidiary companies twice a year in countries such as the US and China for subsidiary companies preparing overseas market entry

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KU Global Center

Establish KU Global Center in Silicon Valley, USA, and Beijing, China, and use the center as a base for overseas market research, incorporation, and local partner sourcing

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Financing

Support on follow-up investment attraction using VC network and support financing in connection with government projects

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Global Roadshow

Hold joint IR with subsidiary companies twice a year in countries such as the US and China for subsidiary companies preparing overseas market entry

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KU Global Center

Establish KU Global Center in Silicon Valley, USA, and Beijing, China, and use the center as a base for overseas market research, incorporation, and local partner sourcing

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