Startups & Investors [INTERVIEW] Korean startup pioneers in London

January 23, 2018

[THE INVESTOR] LONDON -- No doubt, London is Europe's bustling startup hub. Young entrepreneurs and investors are flocking to the city that boasts abundant infrastructure and generous tax benefits. But Asians, not to mention Koreans, have little presence here.Cultural and language barriers are at the core of the issue; presentations happen both on schedule and spontaneously, while offline and online networking is considered a must for all entrepreneurs. Last but definitely not least, it's still not easy for foreign startups to get a business visa.Of the less than five startups run by Koreans in London, The Investor recently met three pioneering CEOs who have different academic and career backgrounds to ask why they chose London -- and not Korea or Silicon Valley -- and what the city offers for their growth.