ABOUT US

About KUBS Startup Station

KUBS STARTUP STATION

Established under Korea University Business School Startup Institute, KUBS Startup Station is a 'Platform for Inspiring Innovation & Entrepreneurship.' It is a space where future entrepreneurs who have gathered from diverse backgrounds with interest in the startup business achieve innovation through sharing and cooperation. The KUBS Startup Station comprises ‘Iljin Center for Startup Incubation’ and ‘Seung Myung-Ho Center for Entrepreneurship Education.’

A platform for Inspiring Innovation & Entrepreneurship
An incubation space where ideas and business are brought to life
Systematic education for nurturing entrepreneurship and innovation
Support services that help startup activities
PASSION
The semicircle represents the head of the train, embodying the passion that drives one forward.
OPEN SPACE
The square represents the body of the train, an open space where ideas and business come to life.
INNOVATION
The triangle represents the foot of the train, a force of innovation that pushes through obstacles.
NETWORK
The circle represents the wheel of the train, symbolizing the network between people and enterprises.

PEOPLE

Prof. Hicheon Kim

Director of KUBS Startup Institute

Prof. Hojung Shin

Director of Iljin Center for Startup Incubation

Prof. Shijin Yoo

Director of Seung Myung-Ho Center for Entrepreneurship Education

Prof. Doyoon Kim

Research Professor

Sunyoung Choi

Startup Training and Educational Support

Minhye Yeo

Startup Training and Educational Support

FOUNDING STORY

Korea University Business School Startup Institute was established in September of 2016 to foster future entrepreneurs. ‘Iljin Center for Startup Incubation’ and ‘Seung Myung-Ho Center for Entrepreneurship Education’ were established with the donation of the president of Iljin Group, Sangil Lee(Entering class of ‘57, Department of Commercial Science) and the president of Donghwa Group, Myungho Seung(Entering class of ‘74, Department of Trade).

Iljin Group is a legendary export figure in the worldwide wheel bearing industry. Dongwha Group is Korea’s leading wood material manufacturer, continuously expanding its business domain by incubating new industries.

Sangil Lee

I hoped to contribute to a greater advancement of my alma mater and to support our students to mature as full-fledged entrepreneurs leading Korea’s future economy.

Myungho Seung

Look far and wide. Discover what you love to do, then dare to challenge.

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SPACE

KUBS Startup Station

  • An open space for startup related activities
  • Organizing and hosting startup seminars, special lectures and events
  • Equipped with electric lecture desks, beam projectors, speakers, etc.
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Iljin Center for Startup Incubation

  • Office space for startup teams
  • Seats assigned to each team
  • Equipped with amenities(phone booths, mail boxes, lockers, meeting rooms, etc.)
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Seung Myung-Ho Center for Entrepreneurship Education

  • Spaces for mentoring, meetings and administrative work
  • Equipped with UHD TV and white boards
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