Startup Grind Seoul is holding a mid-year summer party in August.
The August event, held together with Seoul's Try Everything event, will be a panel talk where entrepreneurs who have started in Seoul are invited to give advice on the startup environment and business in Seoul.
In August, startup Grind Seoul enjoys a summer party with three panelists.
Honest stories about the Seoul startup environment shared with the global CEO at the Itaewon Club.
'Taste of Seoul startup ecosystem, Sweat or Sour'
We invited Nattu Adnan of LottieFiles, Joel Roberts, Actor and Elevate Entrepreneur, and Pascal Kurzawa, Founder of Verso, as panelists to talk with.
In the hot summer of Seoul, share with the vivid stories behind the startups in Seoul from foreign entrepreneurs and network with global startups & accelerators.
Co-Founder / CTO
Product Designer & Full-stack developer from the islands of the Maldives currently living and working in Malaysia.
I have over 20 years of experience in building Web applications and my approach involves using a user-centered design process to turn complex problems into understandable and good looking products.
- Co-founder & CTO of LottieFiles
- 3M users from 135,000 companies
- May 2022, $37M series B founding
- Recently located to South Korea due to Hugh market share of Korea
- This all started from weekend group of friends
- CEO of eL Company
- Marketing & Consulting firm Secured over $30M in funding for clients
- Guest star of Netflix, Million Dollar Beach House
- Starting Co-Op space for entrepreneurs in Seoul
- Former National Table tennis player
- Same time professional Actor & Model
Pascal was born in Germany. He is a former athlete of the martial arts and a finance graduate from one of the most reputable business schools in Germany - ESB. He founded fintech ventures across traditional finance and Web3, led several successful investment rounds and is an experienced growth manager. Prior to this he has worked for large corporates like Oerlikon and Daimler.
Over an eye opening trip to Nepal, he has devoted himself to making financial services more accessible to anyone everywhere + has been in the industry ever since. He is currently leading growth at two ventures, Wallet Engine (CGO) and Verso Finance (Founder). Both tackle existing weaknesses of financial infrastructure.
Pascal is a highly disciplined and organized individual, striving for constant self improvement and keeping a curious mind. As a self starter he invokes a strong entrepreneurial spirit. He leads teams with excitement and passion, filling the room with energy and empowering his team mates to grow and accomplish their goals.
In his spare time he writes about fintech trends, creates podcasts, angel invests in new companies and enjoys extreme sports, be it climbing in the Himalaya’s or cycling across the arctic circle. Pascal has travelled the world on multiple occasions and learned / studied with people from all means of live be it consultants, creators, athletes, artists, bankers, investors. On the weekend you will find him with friends, with a good book, exercising, visiting art galleries or enjoying a good gin and tonic.
- CGO of Wallet Engine & Founder of Verso
- Both Fin-tech startups improving financial infrastructures & Web3
- KSGC 2021 Batch
- Former Martial art Athlete & Part time traveler & Angel investor
- Co-founder & Host of Kembla : Fin-tech Podcast
Since Oct, 2019 successfully mediated numerous businesses, operated few projects, signed distributorships with local & international startups.
Always looking for new connections with people around the world from diverse fields.
Positive minded, find breakthroughs regardless of circumstances.