Gangnam, Seoul will pay host to the biggest startup/tech conference in Asia May 1-2 2013. beLAUNCH 2013 is gaining attention from all over the world and breaking news from the event this week is that ‘Designer CEO’, Bongjin Kim (Woowa Bros) will be joining our speaker line-up. This is a unique opportunity to hear one of the most influential Korean entrepreneurs, as well as a large number of other global startup CEOs and major tech stars. To join us and learn what the Korean startup ecosystem can offer you can buy tickets here.
BongJin Kim founded Woowa Bros in October 2010 and the company has since experienced exponential growth over a very short time. The service (Smatbaedal) is a food delivery platform, which customers use to search their local area for a full range of restaurants and menus. Gone are the days of flicking through piles of restaurant flyers. Smart Baedal now brings together all of those restaurants into a single portal which generates 650M KRW monthly revenue. It boasts 5M total downloads, at last count, and processes 2M deliveries per month.
Kim is a renowned entrepreneur who believes that a company that you can be proud of is the ideal company. The bucket list for the company includes “working with a blonde haired member of staff” and “unlimited supply of snacks and drink”. To realize the company’s vision, Kim believes that making employee’s dreams come true first is the most important thing.
Kim’s philosophy on entrepreneurship is that a good entrepreneur is like a bus driver who doesn’t knows where they his is going. He believes he’s a ‘bus designer’. A good entrepreneur has to be someone who can accept people in even though their direction may change. Bongjin is a leader who staff can trust, like a ‘bus driver’, without hesitation.
Kim, described as a ‘lively and fun entrepreneur’ is a design graduate whose energy benefits everyone on his team. He aims to deliver the thrill of creating something special, and is one who can make others smile. This positive energy is reflected on the business strategy for ‘Woowa Bros.’
Join is in May at ‘beLAUNCH 2013’, where Bong Jin Kim will share his inspirational story and unlimited positive energy.