Passion in Entrepreneurship – Aligning Vision and Passion
The path of becoming an entrepreneur is not an easy one. Joseph Juhn from KSE, is interested in hearing from entrepreneurs and founders who have created a business around their passions and dreams. Robert Lee from Rescuing Leftover Cuisine and Celina Lee from Give One Dream will join the session and share their experience in turning personal visions into businesses. The session will be followed by a happy hour on our rooftop. https://youtu.be/VLJKo1cPkDk Passion in Entrepreneurship Aligning Vision and Passion Robert Lee Robert Lee is the co-founder and CEO of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine. Robert was a Gates Millennium Scholar who graduated cum laude from New York University. At NYU, Mr. Lee worked on a club called that delivered leftover dining hall food to homeless shelters. Over the four years that…
Angel Investing for Beginners
About this Event Receiving funding is a topic that many people are interested in as they become entrepreneurs or are thinking of making the leap into the founder world. However, a topic that is also of interest for many young professionals is how to get in on the ground level of the next big thing. Angel investing and venture investing are widely discussed in media, but we will be discussing with actual investors on how they screen companies and access new and upcoming ideas. Speakers: Moderator: Sang Lee - DarcMatter and President of KSE Brian Oh (Saiga Capital, Venture Investor) Murat Aktihanoglu (Co-Founder and Managing Director of ERA, Venture Investor)
Future of Fintech: Technological Advancements and Disruption of Incumbents
Date & Time Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 6:30 PM Location The Korea Society350 Madison Avenue, 24th Floor New York, NY 10017 Panelist Dan Kraut Dan Kraut leads MarketAnalyst Corp, an innovation consulting practice working with both incumbents and venture-funded companies on growth strategies. MarketAnalyst helps financial institutions accelerate their digital product delivery --sometimes through internal efforts and other times through partnerships-- and helping retail FinTechs and SaaS companies with strategy, business launches, and new products. Prior to that, Dan has 20 years of operating experience in retail fintech and B2B2C SaaS. Dan has run a $90 million P&L at E*TRADE and product management at Fidelity.com, as well as several early-stage payment companies. Dan also founded a robo-advice company (before robo was a term) and sold it to Intuit. Dan received…
Blockchain: The Revolution in Decentralization
Date & Time Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 6:30 PM Location The Korea Society350 Madison Avenue, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10017 PanelistsMatthew Goetz BlockTower Capital is a leading institutional cryptocurrency investment firm, bringing professional trading and portfolio management to an emerging digital asset class. It was founded by former engineer and Goldman Sachs Executive Matthew Goetz, and former University of Chicago Endowment Portfolio Manager and Susquehanna International Group Trader and Portfolio Manager Ari Paul. Matthew currently serves as Chief Executive Officer. Min KimMin Kim has over 12 years of experience in the financial and technology industry as an executive, entrepreneur, financial/M&A advisor, venture capital investor, and mentor. Min is currently serving as Foundation Council member of ICON, one of the largest blockchain networks in the world. He is also Venture Partner…
KSE Education Event: Decrypting Cryptocurrency
Date & Time Thursday, March 8th 2018 6:30pm Location KAAGNY149 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011 About this Event Cryptocurrency is one of the hottest topics in media today with stories of millions to be made and volatility swings that would make the most experienced traders blush. But as there is so much noise in the market with very strong opinions on both sides, how can we differentiate from the facts and fiction? How do we become involved in this groundbreaking industry and what are the core characteristics of the underlying blockchain technology that has fueled this industry? Speaker Ari Paul is co-founder and CIO of BlockTower Capital. He was previously a portfolio manager for the University of Chicago's $8 billion endowment, and a derivatives market maker and proprietary trader for Susquehanna International Group…
Korean Startups & Entrepreneurs (KSE)-LA Happy Hour
Date & Time Thursday, February 08 2018 | 6:30pm Location 3855 Wilshire BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90010 KSE LA Chapter Korean Startups & Entrepreneurs - LA Chapter is putting together a LAST MINUTE HAPPY HOUR to bring together the LA startup community. We hope you can join us for good food and drinks on a Thursday evening!
NYC Startup Ecosystem
Date And Time Wed, September 20, 20172:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT Location New York Hilton Midtown Hotel1335 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10019 About this Event KSE and KOTRA New York were organizing ‘NYC Startup Ecosystem’ informational seminar for all who are interested in becoming an entrepreneurs. Founders and experts will be sharing their thoughts on the following: - Trends and culture of Silicon Alley - The success and failures in building their company - Exit strategy You will have the chance to network with successful Korean Startup Companies such as DramaFever, Soko Glam, Culinary Agents, Mokbar, etc.