[SeoulGSC] 2018 Pitch Party Final Participant Selection

[SeoulGSC] 2018 Pitch Party Final Participant Selection

Congratulations to the upcoming participants in the 2018 Pitch Party.

Seoul GSC has completed selection and selected applications have been notified by email. Those participants who have been selected should respond accordingly to the information given.

We are grateful to everyone who submitted their ideas for the Pitch Party and wish you the best of luck in making your ideas into successful business ventures.

Thank you!

2018 SeoulGSC Announcement of Pitch Party

Make Your Pitch Count!  Turn Your Ideas into Success!!

Do you have a great idea?  Are you looking for a way for those ideas to make an impact and start your journey as a successful entrepreneur?  Then “Make Your Pitch Count!” and enter the Seoul Global Startup Center 2018 “Pitch Party”!!

Our competition will offer KRW 19.5 million in cash prizes to the winners of this year’s public startup pitching competition!  Apply now to pitch your startup or business idea in front of potential investors, partners, customers and employees.
*Who: Entrepreneurs and Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Startups less than 3 years old, and Entrepreneurial University Students. (At least one team member should be a foreigner in Korea)
*What: A pitch competition for globally-minded early stage startups
*When –  Apply by 24:00, Sunday, November 11, 2018.
            – The competition will be held on Thursday, November 29th, 2018.
*Where: The Seoul Global Startup Center near the Yongsan Electronics Market
*How to Apply: Submit your application and upload important documents, using the link below:

   ->> https://seoulgsc.formstack.com/forms/pitchparty2018

*Full Official Announcement: 2018PitchParty_Announcement(Eng)

2018 Foreign Student Enternship Announcement

2018 Foreign Student  Enternship Announcement

We announce the “2018 Foreign Student Enternship” program, which provides opportunities for foreign students at Korean Universities to experience startup business and provide resources needed for startup companies, as follows.

May 28, 2018

Seoul Global Startup Center

A. Program Overview

Program Name:  2018 Foreign Student Enternship (Summer)

Date: May 28, 2018 – August 31, 2018

Enternship Period: July 2, 2018 – August 14, 2018

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday (5hours/day , 130hours)

Number of Enterns:  21 Foreign Students in Korea

Participating Companies: 21 Startup Companies in Seoul

Participation Fee:  Free

Salary: Paid by Seoul GSC

B. Purpose

Entern : To experience startup business to gain the experience needed to increase the probability of future startup success.

Company : Securing the best talented people necessary for business development.

C. Entern Category

Category Type Number of Enterns
Administration / Translation Design Marketing Program Development 21

D. Qualifications

Category Qualification
  • A Foreign Student (Undergrad & Graduate) enrolled in a University in Korea.
  • A Foreign student enrolled in a University language school in Korea.
  • Visa Type(F2, F4, F5, F6, D2, D4(More then 6 months), H1)
  • Startups in any Seoul Metropolitan Government Supported Incubation Center located within the city of Seoul. (Must have a Business Registration Address in Seoul)
  • A business registration up to 3 years – after July 1, 2015

   *Only available for Registered Businesses in Korea.


E. Restrictions for Participating Enterns and Startups

  • Those who are beneficiaries or participants of similar government support projects during the support period (July 2, 2018 – August 10, 2018)
  • Those who are not legally registered residents in Korea.
  • Those who have legal restrictions to participate in the program.

F. Payment

  • Salary will be paid by the Startup Company which the Entern belongs to.
  • A Subsidy will be provided to the Startup Company by Seoul Global Startup Center after the salary is paid to the Entern by Startup Company.
Payment Amount Total
Salary ₩9,300/hour x 5 hours/Day x 26 days(130hours) ₩1,209,000
※Appendix 2018 Seoul Metropolitan City Living Wage Notice

Required Documents and Supporting documents

Required Documents : 1 Application Form per company

Period Entern(Intern) Startup Company
Application – Application Form


– Application Form


By Orientation Day

(June 22)

  • – Passport copy
  • – Alien Registration Card copy
  • – Work Permit copy
  • – University Enrollment Certificate
  • – Personal Information Collection Agreement
  • – Business Registration Certificate
  • – Personal Information Collection Agreement
  • – Employee Contract copy
  • – Representative ID Card copy
After Entenship Program – Company Evaluation

– Entern Report

– Startup Result Report

– Entern Evaluation Form

– Other Income Payment Statement
– Bank Account Transaction Statement


F. Application Submission


G. Application and Selection

  ○ Method: Submit online application at https://seoulgsc.formstack.com/forms/enternshipsummer2018

  ○ Selection method: After confirming eligibility through submitted application form, an individual notification.

  ○ Schedule

   Startup Company: May 28, 2018 (Monday) – June 8, 2018 (Friday)

   Entern:  June 1, 2018 (Friday) – June 15, 2018 (Friday)

   Interview Period: June 1, 2018 (Friday) – June 15, 2018 (Friday)

   – Interviews are conducted individually by the startup with applicants.

H. Selection Method

    Startup: Direct notification to each startup

    Enterns: Startups will be selected and notified by the startup.

I. Selection Procedure

    – After the selection of the Entern through individual interviews, startups should notify Seoul Global Startup Center

    – After confirmation of the first-come-first-served selection order, startups can match with applicants.

    -Final selected Enterns and Startups come to the center to make a contract.

J. Notice

  ○ Submitted documents will not be returned.

  ○ Participants are responsible for any disadvantages caused by misrepresentation in the application form or insufficient management of the participants.

  ○ You may be legally liable for intentional or malicious misrepresentation of facts.
H. Schedule

Schedule for Summer Enternship
Date Contents Note
May 28, 2018 Startup Company Application Start Seoul GSC
June 1, 2018 Entern Application Start Individual Interview
June 6, 2018 Startup Company acceptance deadline
June 15, 2018 Entern acceptance deadline
June 11 ~ 22, 2018 Contract Seoul GSC – Startup

Startup – Entern

June 22, 2018 Orientation All required document must be submitted.
July 2, 2018 Start Date up to 26 days during the days
August 10, 2018 End Date
August 10, 2018 Submit Documents

(Company / Entern)

Company Submission Documents
– Startup Result Report

– Entern Evaluation Form

–  Other Income Payment Statement
– Bank Account Transaction Statement

Entern Submission


– Entern Report

– Company Evaluation

Enternship Ceremony Seoul GSC
August 31, 2018 Final Report Seoul GSC
September 2018 Subsidy will be given to Startup Company
※The above schedule is subject to change according to operating circumstances.


K. Inquiries

Incubation Manager at Seoul Global Startup Center

E-Mail : contact@seoulgsc.com

Contact : 070-4170-8486

(inquiry during business hours on weekdays)



Announcement for 3rd Batch Final Selected Participants

Announcement for 3rd Batch Final Selected Participants


Final selected teams must sign a lease contract no later than Friday, May 4, 2018. (Failure to sign the contract by that date will nullify your selection into the program and you will not be allowed to participate.) The Official SeoulGSC 3rd Batch Start Date is Wednesday, May 2. Please refer to the detailed information sent to your email.

Thank you!

* Important Dates:

– Friday, May 4 : Contract must be completed

– Friday, May 11: Orientation Day (2:00 PM to 6:00 PM / Important Information about Seed Funding, Regulations of the Center etc.)


* Contact Number for Questions: 02-718-1170 (for work hours 9:00 AM – 06:00 PM) / apply@seoulgsc.com

[SeoulGSC] Announcement for Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Ceremony Event for all 2nd Batch Residents will be held on Thursday, April 26!!

This will be the last official group event for the 2nd Batch.  Our hope is that you will come and join us in celebration of the past year.


Event:  2nd Batch Graduation Ceremony

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 15:00 ~ 17:00

Venue: Seoul Global Startup Center Co-Working Space


We are planning to provide a meal along with a ceremony time to present Graduation Certificates to all our Resident Startups.

Completion certificates will be presented to each representative.

We are strongly encouraging all representatives from each company to attending this ceremony.

Completion certificates are not sent by mail or by post.

Please, do not ask us to send the completion certificate by email or post.

We look forward to meeting you.

Thank you.

[SeoulGSC] Announcement for 2nd Round Selected Participants for 3rd Batch

Announcement for 2nd Round Selected Participants for 3rd Batch

3rd Batch_2nd Round Selected Participants

* Schedule

  • Presentation submission deadline: 2018.04.19. Thursday 4:00 PM (online)
  • In-Person Presentation

– April 23, 24 (2 days), 10:00 AM –  5:00 PM

– Seminar Room, Seoul Global Startup Center 3rd floor

– Approximately 10 minutes for each team (5 minutes presentation, 5 minutes Q&A)

– Korean or English is acceptable.

  • Final Selection Notification: 2018.04.27. Friday


*  Contact Number for Questions: 02-718-1170 (for work hours 9:00 AM – 06:00 PM) / apply@seoulgsc.com