SBA - Seoul Business Agency

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The best accelerator in the public sector
SBA fosters global start-up companies and supports investment to innovate the start-up ecosystem of Seoul.

Outstanding Achievements

  • Number of startups
    10,120 companies
  • Startup Programs
    1,810 programs
  • Funding for Startups in Seoul:
    2.9 billion
  • Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking(as of June, 2022)
    No. 10


The Seoul Startup Hub collaborates with investors to identify and select high-potential companies from private accelerators and other avenues. Once selected, the hub assists these startups in obtaining further investments and entering global markets. This support is facilitated through partnerships with Hub Partners, an organization specializing in startup assistance.

  • Seoul Startup Hub Gongdeok
    Seoul Startup Hub

    Gongdeok Hub facilitates startup-related information, events, and spaces, while also driving acceleration through the curation of exceptional startups. Furthermore, the addition of the Kitchen Incubator, Commercialization Support Center, and Hub Broadcasting Station further enhances its role as a hub for Seoul's vibrant startup culture.

  • Seoul Startup Hub Seongsu
    Seoul Startup Hub

    Seongsu Hub leads the charge in rejuvenating the ESG startup landscape by fostering startups focused on ESG business strategies and offering guidance in ESG management.

  • Seoul Startup Hub Chang-dong
    Seoul Startup Hub

    Changdong Hub serves as a global startup support hub in the northeastern region, proactively aiding startups in expanding their presence across domestic and international markets through innovative new media marketing strategies.

  • Seoul Startup Hub Dongjak
    Seoul Startup Hub

    Dongjak Hub aims to strengthen technology startups by partnering with experts from various specialties. Additionally, it seeks out and supports affiliated startups that are driven by technology.

Growth Support Programs

  • Try Everything
    Try Everything
    A global startup festival bringing together innovative startups, investors, and accelerators from around the world.
  • Kitchen Incubator
    Kitchen Incubator
    Uncover promising startups in the F&B industry and cultivate standout ventures through comprehensive assistance.
  • Open innovation
    Open innovation
    Discover ESG Biz-Model startups and supports commercialization through collaboration with large and medium-sized companies. Facilitate collaborative growth with large and medium-sized enterprises by validating technology and penetrating markets with ESG-specialized companies.
  • CES Seoul Pavilion
    CES Seoul Pavilion
    The CES 2024 Seoul Pavilion is being operated on the most historical scale since Seoul’s first participation in CES in 2020. Among the participating companies in the Seoul Pavilion, 17 received innovation awards, proving their capabilities.

Funding & Network

  • Seoul Startup Hub
    Scale-up Center
    Try Everything
    "A hub dedicated to enhancing the allure of Seoul for outstanding startups seeking investment.
    1st to 2nd floor, 22, Teheran-ro 7-gil, Gangnam-gu, Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies
  • Invest Seoul
    Invest Seoul
    Invest Seoul offers a full suite of services for global companies aiming to set up in Seoul. From sharing investment insights and early-stage consulting to aiding in company establishment and ensuring business continuity, we guide you every step of the way.
  • Seoul Metropolitan
    Government Fund
    Seoul Metropolitan Government Fund
    The Seoul Metropolitan Government has allocated $30 billion in funding, targeting six key sectors, with a special emphasis on Seoul's emerging technologies and scaling initiative.
  • SBA Fund
    SBA Fund
    The SBA fund has invested around $3 million and successfully raised over $22 million, focusing on nurturing future industries and expanding in global fields.



  • Seoul Startup Hub Gongdeok
    Seoul Startup Hub Gongdeok

    contact : +82-2-2115-2000
    address : (04147) 21, Baekbeom-ro 31-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul

  • Seoul Startup Hub Chang-dong
    Seoul Startup Hub Chang-dong

    contact : +82-2-3778-2723
    address : (01411) 84, Madelo 13-gil, Dobong-gu, Seoul

  • Seoul Startup Hub Seongsu
    Seoul Startup Hub Seongsu

    contact : +82-2-2115-0525
    address : (04798) 37, Seongsui-ro 22-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul

  • Seoul Startup Hub Dongjak
    Seoul Startup Hub Dongjak

    contact : +82-2-2115-0526
    address : (06938) 2F, Space Salim, 10 Noryangjin-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul