Korean New York Accelerator
A Technology Accelerator in New York City for Korean Startups by ERA Global

In Partnership with Korean Government:

About

ERA Global helps global startups from around the world enter the US market through a 3-month intense acceleration program run at ERA’s offices in New York City.

ERA Global is very excited to partner with Korean Government to offer a world-class New York Accelerator program for selected Korean startups with perceived high potential on the US market.

Selected Korean companies attend an intense 3-month program at ERA in NYC, with industry-leading mentors, landing services, followed by investor presentations at the KNYA Pitch Night in New York.

The initial 3-month program ran in June 2015 with 3 Korean startups with great success.

The second 3-month program ran in December 2016 with 3 Korean startups with great success.

The program features intense one-on-one mentoring sessions by industry-leading mentors as well as workshops, speakers sessions and office hours by ERA partners and sponsors such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, etc.

Who We Are

ERA is an early-stage investment fund and technology accelerator based in New York City. With 139+ investments since 2011, ERA is the leading accelerator program in New York with hands-on mentoring from 350+ industry-leading mentors, 35+ venture partners and lead mentors and 35 corporate partners. ERA portfolio companies have raised more than $250M and are worth more than $1.5B.

ERA Global has partnerships with:

Program

The 3-month program features intense one-on-one mentoring sessions by industry-leading mentors as well as workshops, speakers sessions and office hours by ERA partners and sponsors such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, etc. including introductions to potential customers, partners and investors followed by investor presentations at the KNYA Pitch Night in New York

Mentoring

Workshops

Office Hours

Connections

Pitch Events

Landing Services

Speaker Sessions

Partner Benefits

Alumni Network

Companies

Korean companies that have been in previous KNYA programs since 2015.

Mentors

Some of our amazing mentors

Akin Akintola

Nokia

Karl Andersen

Amundsen Ventures

Barry Appelman

AOL, Angel Investor

John Ason

Angel Investor

Michael Baldwin

Pitch coach

Olga Bartnicki

CUNY Startups

Rami Bitar

Skillhire

John Brennan

Consensys

Christian Busch

German Accelarator

Artie Byrne

Chanel

Eric Cantor

Mobile Global

Reilly Carpenter

Capital One

Joel Cartun

Angel Investor

Joyce Shen

Investor at Tenfore Holdings

Pauline Chiou

MSNBC anchor

Solomon Choi

16 Handles

Dora Chomiak

Inflection Point Strategy

Jeana Chung

Missha

Alan Chung

Perka Inc

Brian Cohen

New York Angels

Katya Constantine

Digishopgirl Media

Joseph Coyne

Studio VC

Vittorio Cretella

MARS

Alexander Do

Consulting

Josh Ellstein

Backstage

Murat Emirdag

Instacart, Zynga

Alon Ezer

Cups

Benoit Flammang

Beninvest & Associates

Andrew Flett

InvestCo

Cameron Foster

Cape Falcon Capital

David Frerichs

Amazon

Joe Galarneau

OpenX

Shlomo Garbi

Zemingo Group, Zikapp

Len Gilbert

Digital Prism Advisors

Gokce Gizer

OnKaro

Marc Goldberg

Trust Metrics

Sanjeev Gupta

Angel Investor

Mikhail Gurevich

Dominion Capital

Ariel Halevi

Vayomar

Andrew Hancox

Cognical

Heather Hartnett

Human Ventures Capital

Brian Hecht

ClaimFame

Adam Hershey

Shore Ventures

Debbie Hidajat

Angel Investor

Rachael Holmes

Pitch coach

Jason Hunt

Amazon

Wendy Hutter

Silver Streak

Jennifer Jang

Oath (Yahoo+AOL)

Joerg Joergensen

Amundsen Ventures

David Joo

Knowre

Joseph Juhn

KOTRA

Jeremy Kagan

Columbia Business School

Mat Kaliski

Rubicon Venture Capital

KK Kambhampati

FUSAR, Cloquet Capt.

Samuel Khamis

Khamis and Associates

Pat Kiernan

NY1

Daphne Kis

Litmus Health

Lizzy Klein

LK Ventures

Svetlana Lebedeva

SquareOne

Jason Leder

Google

Khee Lee

LH2 Ventures

Sang Lee

DarcMatter

Brian Lee

Maker Studios

David Levy

Amazon

Jeff Lindsey

King

Allen Liu

Animoto

Jibreel Lockhart

CEB

Gwenna Lucas

The Rainy Group

Joshua Lustgarten

Interactive One

Jimmy Lynn

AOL

Brett Martin

Ex-entr, now VC

Bill Mehleisen

Grand Central Tech, Mandalah

Ana Milisevic

Sparrow Digital Holdings

Nick Miller

Facebook

David Moon

EY

Kelly Moulton

Think Outside AS

Erik Mumford

G2Strategy

Lauren Musto

Goldman Sachs

Phil Neches

NJIT; National Academy of Engineering

Tereza Nemassanyi

Microsoft

Suok Noh

Inmost Partners

Michael Nogen

GAP

Lieven Nuyttens

Global PMI Partners

Chris O'Brien

Everyday Health

Galina Ozgur

GCT

Fatih Ozluturk

Soryn Capital

Sonu Panda

Prescriptive Data

Lisa Patti

AccentC3

Jessica Peltz

MDC Ventures

Bernard Peperstraete

Acuamark Diagnostics

Matt Pestritto

Plated

Edwin Philogen

Bond Inc.

Susan Pinkwater

Atmosphere/BBDO

AJ Plotkin

FFVenture

Beth Polish

League of Change

Matt Prohaska

New York Times

Jodd Readick

User Centric

Andrei Rebrov

Entrepreneur

Chris Rill

Canary

Tsipi Ryngler

Google/Amazon marketing

Reese Schonfeld

Angel Investor, CNN

Rishi Sethi

Method Mill

Matt Shampine

WeWork

Jessica Sheft-Ason

Angel Investor, Glossier

Brian Shimmerlink

Vengo Labs

Leigh Shull

VISA

Peter Stern

Datek Online, Bitly

Andrew Stroup

EIR at Bank of America

Jeanne Sullivan

Sullivan Adventures

Benjamin Sun

Primary Venture Partners

Beth Temple

MIMA

Joseph Titlebaum

Mezzobit

Chantal Tjong

Nike

Are Traasdahl

Tapad/Spring Capital

Roland Turck

Angel Investor, BAYER

Dina Ufberg

Ernst&Young

Degerhan Usluel

Hurriyet

Frank Vallese

ePhysics Tech

Felix Van De Maele

Collibra

Benedikt von Shroder

Angel Investor

Deborah Weinswig

Fung Global

John Williams

Rayvn

Michael Wolf

Classpass

Helena Wong

Top Trend International

Jane Wulf

Miranda Media

Simon Yi

Growth Hacker

Jun Yoon

Culinary Agents

Sung You

Morgan Stanley Healthcare Banking

Mike Zung

Fung Global and Retail

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