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KSC Singapore

KSC Singapore Singapore

Hub
  • LocationSingapore (Opened in Jul. 2020)

Location

Location of Marina One West Tower, Singapore Financial District

  • Accessibility An approx. 20-minute ride from Changi Airport
  • Address 9 Straits View, Marina One West Tower #05-07 Singapore 018937

Location Conditions and Environments

Location Conditions

Location

Situated at a strategic site which connects the Pacific and the Indian Ocean; developed into an intermediary port; logistics industry flourished

  • Port of SingaporeThe world’s largest container transshipment hub (Secured the top spot in the Leading Maritime Capitals of the World 2019)
  • Singapore Changi AirportA world-class aviation hub connecting Singapore to some 380 cities in around 90 countries and territories worldwide (top spot in the World Airport Awards 2018 (Skytrax))

System

Open economy; flexible employment market with low tax rates; business-friendly environments, using English as a working language

  • Pursued to open the market fully; actively participated in FTA, total trade volume currently accounting for 1.9 times of GDP (intermediary trade: approx. 40%)
  • Corporate income tax (up to 17%) and relatively low income tax rates

Culture

Open-minded toward foreign culture, low entry barrier

A multicultural country (Chinese, Malay, Indian, etc.), 4 official and equal languages

Business Environments

  • Active in attracting the Asian headquarters of global companies through business-friendly and deregulatory policies with a goal of growing into an Asian business hub
  • No.1 in global FinTech hub index; ranked as the world’s 14th most developed ecosystem for startups; 5th place in global financial hub ranking, ensuring good global business environments

Organization

Job Title Name Duties TEL Email
Head of Center Park Dae-il Supervises and manages KSC Singapore-related affairs, builds an overseas partnership, etc. +65 6243-2009 parkdi1026@kosmes.or.kr
Manager Choi Young-ju AC program; supports export/import for tenant firms; office operation, etc. +65 6243-2009 julie.choi@kscsingapore.org
Manager Yoon Jae-woon Supports startups; connects VC investments, promotes tenant firms, etc. +65 6243-2009 jae.yoon@kscsingapore.org

Facilities

8 private rooms (2: 2 seats, 6: 4 seats), 17 shared office seats (8 reserved seats, 9 non-reserved seats)

Lease Scale

5th floor of MARINA ONE West Tower; 219.25㎡; *stationed in JustCo (Singaporean shared office)

Facilities

3 conference rooms, lounge, cafeteria, etc.; co-used with JustCo members; *available within business hours on weekdays in nearly 50 different JustCo centers across 7 countries

GALLERY

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Startup Ecosystem

Maintains consistency in aggressive and powerful startup promotion policies and builds a startup-friendly ecosystem by minimizing business regulations

  • Builds a government-led large startup cluster including a test bed, ONE NORTH and JTC LaunchPad
  • A long-term support policy with SGD 300 million budget for 2020 startup incubation and SGD 800 million to be raised for upcoming decade
  • Focused in IT, finance, environment and energy related fields as well as fintech and AI

Promising Business Type

Industry Business Type Penetration Strategy Partner
IT/Finance
  • Cyber security, FinTech
  • AI and blockchain
  • IT services, etc.
  • Needed to build a cooperation relationship with local partners from an early stage of business startup
  • Required to accumulate local portfolios such as networking with a related agency
  • Tribe AC
  • ICE71
  • F10, etc.
Environment/Energy
  • Waste treatment and recycling
  • Utilization of new materials
  • Required to own original technology
  • Analyzes local environment policy trends
  • Forms a network with related agencies, etc.
  • EcoLabs
TravelㆍTourism
  • Travel & tourism industry
  • Needed to build a cooperation relationship with partners
  • Available as a test bed for penetration into the overseas market
  • STB

Cooperation Network

Network Category Dex-x-x-scription Partnership
NUS Enterprise College National University of Singapore (NUS) Startup Center Connection with follow-up support for global accelerating program participants, etc.
Enterprise SG Government agency Enterprise Singapore Builds a local network, etc.
Vickers Ventures VC Singapore Venture Capital Slated to host an online IR (September) such as investment connection and cohosting of IR pitch
Korea Investment Partners VC (Korean) Korea Investment Partners Singapore Investment connection, IR pitch, adviser, etc.
KK Fund VC Singapore Venture Capital Slated to host an online IR (4th quarter) such as investment connection and cohosting of IR pitch
Cento VC Singapore Venture Capital Investment connection, cohosting of IR pitch, etc.
Quest Ventures VC Singapore Venture Capital Investment connection, cohosting of IR pitch, etc.
ACE AC Government-led AC agency Startup seminar, mentoring, etc.
EcoLabs Educational institute NUS & NTU-funded energy-based R&D institute Startup seminar, mentoring, etc.
STB Public institution Singapore Tourism Board Participates in tourism/travel-specialized AC programs
Tribe Accelerator AC Blockchain AC agency Participates in blockchain-specialized AC programs
ICE71 AC Cyber security AC agency Participates in cyber security-specialized AC programs
UOB Financial institution(Singapore) Local financial institution Supports financial affairs for tenant firms(K-Startup Center Desk)
Korea Development Bank Financial institution (Korean) Korea Development Bank Singapore(Venture Desk) Next Round Singapore – In negotiation (Tenant firm introduction, KSC PR, etc.)
Shinhan Bank Financial institution (Korean) Shinhan Bank Singapore Shinhan Future’s Lab – In negotiation(Tenant firm introduction, KSC PR, etc.)
LX International Private firm (Koran) LX International Singapore Introduces local partners to tenant firms
KOTRA Public institution (Korean) KOTRA Singapore Co-participates in FinTech Festival Korea Hall
Korea Venture Investment Corp. Public institution (Korean) Korea Venture Investment Singapore Venture capital introduction, etc.

Tenant Company

No. Company President Product Occupancy Date
1 COTDE CO., LTD. Jang Dong-il Cosmetics manufacturing Mar. 1, 2018
2 Rincos Kim Yong-hyeon Air transport support services Feb. 11, 2019
3 GENOPLAN Kang Byung-gyu Natural science R&D Apr. 22, 2019
4 Sentbe Choi Sung-wook Online foreign currency transfer services Jul. 1, 2020
5 AIZEN GLOBAL Kang Jung-seok FinTech and application software development Oct. 1, 2020