Now in its sixth year, SparkLabs‘ Demo Day is more impressive than ever, with more than 2,100 registrants and seven stage-ready startups graduating from its programme.
SparkLabs is a South Korean startup accelerator founded by Jimmy Kim, Bernard Moon and Hanjoo Lee. It has invested in 48 companies, with 76 per cent of them receiving follow-on funding from venture capitalists across the globe.
“The energy in Korea and Asia is amazing,” said Frank Meehan, Partner, SparkLabs, in a statement. He added that more and more people are leaving big corporations like Samsung, McKinsey and Goldman Sachs to start their own businesses.[external-link]