Innovation Accelerator

We seed core technology startups

We provide up to $1M seed fund to accelerate core technology startups. We’ll match your early stage company with strategic partners in your field. We provide the legal and financial support as well as the business tools to ensure your idea emerges market-ready. We prepare your venture for a successful exit. You focus on developing your dream.

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SKTA Innopartners funds and accelerates core technology startups.

SK Telecom Americas is the business development and venture capital arm of SK Telecom, Korea’s largest wireless operator and a global technology leader, and has worked with some of the brightest minds in VC and angel investing – and some of the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley – to design a novel and new funding model.

SKTA Innovation Accelerator seeds and accelerates core technology startups to create and manage the essential data center. The Innovation Accelerator matches entrepreneurs with industry leading strategic partners and provides initial funding up to $1M as a combination of working capital, state-of-the-art facilities, development tools and professional services (e.g. legal and financial). Entrepreneurs concentrate on developing their technologies, while strategic partners and venture capitalists access lower-risk investment opportunities and shorter time-to-money horizons.

Do you have an innovative concept in core technology?

Selected entrepreneurs can receive up to $1M as a combination of working capital, professional services (e.g. legal and financial), development tools, and dedicated/secured space in our state-of-the-art Accelerator.

We help jumpstart ideas to life in the following fields:

Telecom, Enterprise & Datacenter

Semiconductor & Systems

Smart Device Related

Healthcare Device/BioInformatics

In exchange for equity in your company, we’ll match you with an Industry Leading Strategic Partner and ensure your product meets the milestones and market requirements to successfully raise a Series A round.

Benefits to start up include

Mentoring with Strategic Partners

Match Making to VCs (internal CVC and associated top-tier VCs)

Advice and counseling from highly successful investors and world-renowned technical experts

Opportunity to secure a guaranteed exit.

Dedicated office space with security access

Professional services including IT, legal, finance/accounting, HR

Development tools (e.g. EDA)

Business Plan Development Assistance

Dedicated Program Management Support

Entrepreneurs like you create solutions in core technology. Your innovation is critical for the connected world.

Apply today with your idea