FOUNDED
BY ENTREPRENEURS
FOR ENTREPRENEURS

SparkLabs Group comprises of SparkLabs accelerator network,
Asia’s premier startup accelerators; SparkLabs Global Ventures, a leading seed stage fund; SparkLabs Ventures, a localized early-stage fund (Series A & B) in South Korea; SparkLabs Capital, a late stage investment vehicle.

SparkLabs accelerator network consists of SparkLabs Korea (Seoul), SparkLabs China (Beijing and launching Shanghai, Chengdu and Shenzen), SparkLabs Connex & Smart Cities (Songdo, South Korea), SparkLabs Taipei and SparkLabs FinTech (Hong Kong).

Our goal is to build each startup investment vehicle to be independently successful while still leveraging the synergies across each team, network and portfolio of companies.

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  • SparkLabs Korea
  • SparkLabs Group
  • SparkLabs Taipei
  • Global Ventures
  • SparkLabs FinTech
  • SparkLabs Connex
  • SparkLabs Ventures
  • SparkLabs Foundry

WHO
WE ARE

  • VINT CERF
    Advisor / SparkLabs Korea VP & Chief Internet Evangelist for Google
  • JUSTIN KAN
    Advisor / SparkLabs Group CEO of Atrium
  • YOKY MATSUOKA
    Advisor / SparkLabs Global Ventures CTO at Nest
  • PETER GUBER
    Advisor / SparkLabs Group CEO of Mandalay Entertainment
  • MARK CUBAN
    Advisor / SparkLabs Korea Owner of Dallas Mavericks
  • NICHOLAS BRATHWAITE
    Advisor / SparkLabs Connex Founder & Partner of Riverwood Capital
  • STEVE CHEN
    Advisor / SparkLabs Taipei Co-Founder of Youtube & EIR at Google
  • XAVIER NIEL
    Investor / SparkLabs Global Ventures Founder of Iliad & Co-Owner of Le Monde
  • LILY CHENG
    Advisor / SparkLabs Group GM in Microsoft Research (FUSE Labs)
  • RAY OZZIE
    Advisor / SparkLabs Korea Creator of Lotus Notes
  • Wu Choy Peng
    Advisor   
    CTO at GIC
  • Michael Crow
    Advisor / SparkLabs KoreaPresident of Arizona State University
  • ERIC LY
    Advisor / SparkLabs Group Co-founder of Linkedin
  • MIKE HONDA
    Advisor / SparkLabs Ventures Former U.S. Congressman
  • JOHN PLEASANTS
    Advisor / SparkLabs Global Ventures CEO, Brava
  • WILLIAM WANG
    Advisor / SparkLabs Connex Founder & CEO of VIZIO
  • JOYCE KIM
    Fund Advisor / SparkLabs Korea Co-founder of Stellar.org
  • Jason Wang
    Investor / SparkLabs Global Ventures Co-President, UMC
  • Spiros Margaris
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs FinTechFounder of Margaris Ventures
  • Lars Peter Hansen
    Advisor / SparkLabs GroupDavid Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor of Economics and Statistics, University of Chicago
  • BRIAN BEHLENDORF
    Advisor / SparkLabs Global Ventures Executive Director for Hyperledger
  • JIM MCKELVEY
    Advisor / SparkLabs FinTech Co-Founder of Square
  • KEVIN CHOU
    Advisor / SparkLabs Taipei Co-founder & CEO of Kabam
  • BOB CERMESAK
    Advisor / SparkLabs FinTech Formerly with Farallon Capital
  • TOM PETERS
    Advisor / SparkLabs Korea Business Guru
  • MARTIN HARTONO
    Advisor / SparkLabs Connex CEO of GDP Venture
  • Robin K. Das
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs Ventures Co-founder & Chief Architect, Splunk
  • Jeff Guo
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs Connex Chairman, Syntrend Creative Park
  • SEONG OHM
    Advisor / SparkLabs Global Ventures EVP, CCO at Homeplus
  • DAVID LEE
    Fund Advisor / SparkLabs Korea Managing Partner at Refactor Capital
  • CHARLES HUANG
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs Connex Co-Founder, RedOctane (Guitar Hero)
  • JONATHAN TEO
    Advisor / SparkLabs Global Ventures Founder & Managing Director at Binary
  • Sandor Hau
    Investor / SparkLabs Global Ventures Managing Director,of Charlesbank
  • Edgar Chiu
    Managing Partner / SparkLabs Taipei
  • Sameer Chishty
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs FinTechFounder & Chairman of Streeton
  • Nadiem Makarim
    Advisor / Sparklabs Ventures Founder & CEO, Go-Jek
  • TONY LING
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs Taipei
  • COLIN QU
    Managing Partner / SparkLabs Beijing -
  • FRANK MEEHAN
    Co-Founder / Sparklabs Global Ventures Co-Founder & CEO of SmartUp
  • JESSICA JACKLEY
    General Partner / SparkLabs Global Ventures Co-founder of Kiva
  • JOHN SUH
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs Ventures CEO of LegalZoom
  • Maurice Werdegars
    Advisor / SparkLabs Global Ventures CEO at Western Technology Investment
  • William Chu
    Venture Partner /
    SparkLabs Global Ventures
  • Kai Huang
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs Connex Co-Founder of RedOctane (Guitar Hero)
  • Greg Badros
    Advisor / SparkLabs Global VenturesFounder at Prepared Mind Innovations
  • TEDDY ZEE
    Advisor / SparkLabs Connex Venture Partner Xcelerate Limited
  • Mike Joo
    Mentor / SparkLabs KoreaCOO of Global Markets at BofA Merrill Lynch
  • HANJOO LEE
    Co-Founder & General Partner / SparkLabs Korea
  • JOHN LEE
    Fund Advisor / SparkLabs Korea Portfolio Manager, MLB
  • BRIAN KANG
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner / SparkLabs Ventures
  • Rob DeMillo
    Venture Partner /
    SparkLabs Global Ventures
  • Jay McCarthy
    Partner / SparkLabs Korea Partner of Pacific Advisers Pte Ltd
  • EUGENE KIM
    General Partner / SparkLabs Korea
  • Chris Koh
    Co-Founder & Principal /
    SparkLabs Ventures
  • PETER CHANG
    Venture Partner & Technical Adviser / SparkLabs Global Ventures
  • Alex Wu
    Venture Partner / SparkLabs TaipeiVice President of Marketing & Communications at Newsela
  • Jimmy KIM
    Co-Founder & General Partner / SparkLabs Global Ventures
  • Bernard Moon
    Co-Founder & Partner / SparkLabs Global Ventures


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