Description

Seoul Startups is a free, English-speaking startup community for expatriates and Koreans in Seoul. It has a Slack group for founders to interact.

The community has over 3,300 members who are not only founders but also designers, developers, marketers, and entrepreneurs in Korea. It's completely free to join the Seoul Startups' Slack group, where members connect and interact with each other. Inside, you will find a supportive space to ask questions, give feedback, and request advice on all things startups and running a business.

Seoul Startups organizes both learning and networking events. Some of them include webinars and workshops on doing business in Korea and scaling global startups. Additionally, you will be able to participate in global networking meetups and startup promotion events. The community's events allow you to connect with like-minded founders and, at the same time, learn about the Korean startup scene. Members participate in both remote and in-person events, in diverse locations around Korea.

Moreover, the Slack group is great to find resources and relevant links that members are constantly sharing. You can also explore the community's YouTube channel and newsletter to stay up-to-date on news and analysis of Korean entrepreneurial life. Lastly, don't forget to check out the community's job board if you are looking to land a new job!

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Details

  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2019
  • Founders:

    Christian Piponides

  • Amount of members: 3,300
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Online Platform: Slack
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: In Person, Virtual

Benefits

Find other founders in your area:
Inside Seoul Startups, you will find thousands of other designers, developers, marketers, and entrepreneurs in Korea. It's a great community to make new friends and expand your professional network.

Get support and learn:
By joining the Seoul Startups Slack group, you will be accessing a support network of like-minded founders and entrepreneurs. Members use the group to ask questions, give feedback, and request advice.

Participate in engaging events:
The community organizes both learning and networking events for members to participate in. Some are remote, but others happen in diverse locations around Korea.

Requirements

No requirements.

Place

Learning Events

Seoul Startups organize many events for founders to learn and connect with each other. Once you join the Slack group, you will be notified of all upcoming events, all of which also appear on the Event Calendar on the community's website. Events are mainly workshops and webinars, on topics like doing business in Korea and scaling global startups. Additionally, as a member of Seoul Startups, you can participate in mentorship programs and get valuable, hands-on knowledge.

Networking Events

The community has a Slack group for founders to connect with each other and chat in real-time. Additionally, you can participate in startup promotion events and global networking meetups. Some meetups are remote, while others happen in different locations around Seoul, South Korea. These events are great to expand your professional network, making new friends in Seoul, and bouncing off ideas with like-minded founders.

Content Library

Members are constantly sharing resources and relevant links on the Slack group. Additionally, you can binge-watch videos on the community's YouTube channel about entrepreneurial life in Korea. On the other hand, Seoul Startups is currently working on a Korea Startup Ecosystem database, for founders to find other startups in their area to collaborate with. Lastly, you can also read the Seoul Startups newsletter, full of news and analysis from the Korean tech and startup scene.

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