SparkLabs partners with Songdo to launch new IoT accelerator

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 year ago

SparkLabs, a startup accelerator in Asia, has partnered with the so-called “smart city” Songdo International Business District, a private development project in South Korea, to launch a new Internet of Things accelerator in early 2015. Songdo is a connected city in South Korea, being built on 1,500 acres. This will be SparkLabs’ second accelerator program, following the organization’s flagship operation in Seoul. Co-founder Bernard Moon told peHUB the firm’s accelerator program has to date had 22 graduates (79 percent of which have received follow-on funding) and SparkLabs is on its fourth class, featuring 10 companies. He said SparkLabs is considering opening accelerator programs in other locations in Asia and Europe.


SparkLabs, a Startup Accelerator in South Korea, Launches with Help from Mark Cuban and Vint Cerf

By Connie Loizos — 3 years ago

SparkLabs, a new startups accelerator based in Seoul, South Korea, has launched with the goal of strengthening ties between Korea’s entrepreneurs and the rest of the world. SparkLabs will provide a similar model to Y-Combinator and TechStars while focusing on Korean startups in the Internet, online gaming, mobile, and digital media sectors. Among its mentors are […]