Richard Min

innovation, Startup Accelerator, and Entrepreneur in Seoul, South Korea

Richard Min

innovation, Startup Accelerator, and Entrepreneur in Seoul, South Korea

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* Managing Director of Fashion Technology Accelerator (FTA) in Seoul, the world's first fashion tech vertical accelerator and the first global accelerator with offices in Seoul. VC of FIV and Venture Partner at Naxuri Capital. We have 2 exits.

* Cofounded Korea's two premier startup accelerators, Seoul Space and Kstartup, which were the pioneer and milestone accelerators for the now rapidly growing startup ecosystem of Korea.

Our startups have received and investment and/or partnerships from global brands such as: 500Startups, Google's Entrepreneurship Program, Tony Hsieh, Samsung, NHN Investments, KOTRA, and more.

* Founder of +822 (Plus Eight Two Two) Asia's biggest convergence event platform. Bringing the best of Tech Capital and Digital Culture, Music, Fashion and Film under one roof in Seoul.

* Featured in INC Magazine, Bloomberg, Vice Media, ChosunTV, 10Mag, ArirangTV for role in the building the Korea startup ecosystem.


15+ years "in-the-trenches" experience building and/or helping companies be successful in the notoriously difficult, but ultra-savvy Korean internet, game and mobile industries (ex incl: Google, Twitter, Adidas, Facebook, TapJoy, Estee Lauder Companies, Evernote, etc).


*NEW* Whole food plant-based lifestyle (in honor of Mom). Serial entrepreneur, an avid birder, former NCAA Championships swimmer and Team captain, martial artist, oldschoolz skateboarder, artist, 9-ball tournament player, equestrian rider and PC gamer... ROWR!

Managing Director, Seoul //

- Fashion Technology Accelerator (FTA), Seoul

Co-Founder / Board //

- Seoul Space: Seoul's Premier Startup Accelerator and Community

Founder //

+822 (on hold)

  • Work
  • Education
    • Bowdoin College