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07/22/2020 HYU News > Policy

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Hanyang University Will Appoint 100 Start-up Mentors and Help 'Scale-up'

Operating Scale-up incubator in Seongsu-dong and start-up consulting center within the university

Global News Team

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Hanyang University will appoint 100 start-up mentors both nationally and from abroad and provide all-areas-considered mentoring support for the Scale-up of start-up companies in their beginning stages.
 
For this, the Hanyang University Startup Support Foundation will create a one-stop start-up consulting center where a start-up professor will reside, operating a scale-up incubator at Seongsu-dong, near the Seoul campus. 
Also, the university opened global start-up base offices in the three locations of Silicon Valley, Shanghai, and Hanoi with global mentor groups who can actively support the alumni's global reach. 
 
The start-up mentor group made up of around 100 people are from a total of 14 areas: △taxation·accounting △law·judicial affairs △intellectual property rights △marketing·markets △labor-management △investment △establishment fundraising △business modeling △prototype development △entering global marketplaces △campus technical advice (professors) △private technical advice (executives of conglomerates) △scale-up (KOSDAQ representative) △peer CEO.
It is planning to provide customized mentoring that fits the level of startups, by having mentors such as a KOSDAQ CEO, an alumni of Hanyang University who has abundant experience with exits such as investment, M&As, IPOs, or a young CEO that has succeded in attracting large-scale investments.
  
The one-stop start-up consulting center can be used by anyone that is preparing a start-up. They can register by calling the Startup Support Foundation or contacting the Kakaotalk Channel "Hanyang Startup Talktalk."
 
Ryu Chang-wan, the Head of the Startup Support Foundation, commented that "this mentor group has been established with specialists from various fields that can provide help to start-ups that are in their beginning stages," and also added that "the foundation will actively support these start-ups scale-up through customized mentoring."



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Translation by: Lee Won-young

 
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