Developing activities and partnerships in Korea

We gathered a list of services & tools to help you to expand in Korea.

Accelerate your development

Market studies | Export | Accelerator Programs


businessfrance

Business France offers customized support through a step-by-step approach, helping companies to expand their presence in South Korea. Being sector based experts, Business France aims at helping businesses to find prospective clients through a network of contacts.

Business France advises companies on how to prioritize markets, test the potential of their products and services with a panel of local decision-makers and how to raise their profile on a foreign market, meet prospective clients and advises on selecting business partners.

fkcci

The FKCCI offers a wide range of services to help their integration in the Korean ecosystem for any company setting up in Korea.

Sparklabs

SparkLabs Korea is a mentorship-driven Accelerator Program founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. SparkLabs provides a 3-month accelerator program for seed to early-stage startups that have the potential to expand globally. The program is offered twice a year and has so far operated 3 batches. It helps startups attract not only Korean investors, but also prominent global investors.

orange-fab

The Orange Fab program provides a boost to start-ups, in order to help them execute their innovative projects, and makes them available to Orange users and customers earlier. From a practical standpoint,  this is an intensive coaching program for budding companies, aimed at promoting their development at the international level. In Korea, 15 start-ups have already participated or are participating to Orange Fab Asia

Find Funding

Raise funds | Financing | Guarantee


bpifrance

Loans & Guarantee


Bpifrance offers a range of financing products (debt) as needed (to increase your cash flow, grow your business and finance your growth, guarantee your bank loans, innovate) :

  • soft loans (repayable advance, zero yield loan),
  • investment loan to support your fundraising (1 euro loan for 2 euros raised),
  • loans for Innovation (if your company is more than 3 years old).
Samsung Venture Investment

Samsung Venture Investment 

SVI is a venture capital firm specializing in seed investments, early-stage startups, and investments arranging from start-up to pre-IPO stages.

Korea Business Angels Association

Korea Business Angels Association

KBAN is operated by Korean SMBA to development an angel investment ecosystem for accredited angel investors and venture entrepreneurs.  KBAN is in charge of Angel investor network development, angel club registration and management, education and support to improve the angel investment ecosystem in Korea. 

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businessfrance

The VIE International Program


The VIE enables businesses to give 18- to 28-year-old candidates a temporary assignment of between six and 24 months in a foreign country. The assignment can be renewed once, but may not exceed two years in total. The scheme is open to candidates of all qualification levels not only from France, but also from any other country in the European Economic Area.

Benefits for businesses :

  • No administrative formalities  to complete for personnel sent to work abroad ;
  • Financial incentives 
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French Tech Seoul Job board

Find or post a job on the job board of the French Tech community based in Seoul. Free service powered by Les Pépites Tech.

Other useful webistes in Korea:

- RocketPunch

- The Teams

fkcci

FKCCI Job board

Our Recruitment Service offers a special package for start-ups at very competitive fees.

The service focuse on the needs of start-ups to support their business development in Korea.

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