FuturePlay is an accelerator and early-stage investor specialized in deep tech startups. Founded in 2014 in Seoul, South Korea, FuturePlay have invested in 55 deep tech, mainly South Korea's startups and about one third of them are US-based startups. FuturePlay is expanding target regions to Southeast Asia like Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. It also plays a role of LP of some tech-focused funds like 500 Kimchi (500Startups' Korean Fund) and Zeroth.ai (http://zeroth.ai/). FuturePlay is venture-backed mainly from global enterprises such as CISCO, DeNA, LG, NHN, SK Planet. FuturePlay has two acceleration program, TechUP and TechUP+. TechUP is annual batch program which is a kind of company-building with deep tech engineers. TechUP+ is a co-acceleration program with large enterprise specialized in a particular industry like food, beauty, energy, etc. The first TechUP+ is sponsored by AmorePacific, the number one cosmetic company in Asia, and is running now with 5 beauty tech startups.
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