500 Global is a venture capital firm with $2.7B in assets under management that invests early in founders building fast-growing technology companies, which focuses on markets where technology, innovation, and capital can unlock long-term value and drive economic growth.
Their portfolio includes 45 companies valued at over $1 billion and 130+ companies valued at over $100 million, and their 140+ plus team members are located in more than 20 countries and bring experience as entrepreneurs, investors, and operators from some of the world’s leading technology companies. They commit to uplifting people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship.
Shinhan Squarebridge Daejeon is an initiative led by Shinhan Financial Group to accelerate the growth of innovation in South Korea.
Specifically designed to nurture science and technology professionals and early-stage tech startups in Daejeon and across South Korea, this initiative now includes 500 Global’s Ignition program and early-stage accelerators to help South Korean founders and startups realize their full potential and scale.
As a flourishing innovation hub with established tech-driven infrastructure, Daejeon seeks to be the next place to foster pioneering technological inventions.
Shinhan Squarebridge Daejeon Ignition by 500 Global is a 16-week program designed to support South Korean rising tech talents who aspire to solve global challenges with their tech solutions and are looking to start their entrepreneurial ventures in Daejeon, South Korea.
As part of Shinhan Squarebridge initiatives, Shinhan Squarebridge Daejeon Ignition by 500 Global is a 16-week program designed to support promising future entrepreneurs in Daejeon, South Korea to start their own tech startups.
This program is specifically developed to meet the needs of aspiring entrepreneurs by helping them find the right co-founders, validate their business ideas through experimentation, and accelerate knowledge through world-class programming and mentorship.
For more information on Shinhan Squarebridge Daejeon: 500.co/accelerators/shinhan-squarebridge-daejeon