Mr.
ERIC KANG

Director of Ground Up Ventures (Accelerator) ,
CEO of Metaway (Startup Support Platform)

Mr. Hochun (Eric) Kang is a dynamic and experienced leader, currently serving as the CEO of Boostar, Korea’s premier startup service marketplace. In addition, he holds the position of International Partnerships/Business Development Director at Ground Up Ventures.

He also serves as an Advisor for Global Partnership at Seoul Fintech Lab, operating under the Seoul Metropolitan Government, and as an Advisor for Overseas Expansion Projects at the Global Game Hub Center, operated by the Korea Creative Content Agency. These advisory roles allow him to contribute his expertise and support initiatives related to global partnerships and overseas expansion in the fintech and game industries.

With a diverse skill set, he has led various aspects of business, including marketing, product management, design, creative, category management, and business development. He is passionate about promoting diversity and empowering young professionals and minorities in leadership positions in the business and technology sectors.He connects startups with resources for growth and establishes international partnerships. He also mentors startups through Korean government support programs, aiming to drive business success and create an inclusive and innovative world.