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SK Telecom MarketLink

March 3, 2015



What is MarketLink?

  • MarketLink is an EvoNexus program that facilitates hour-long, private meetings between multinational corporations and emerging technology companies. Selected companies will meet privately with decision-making executives to discuss potential partnership opportunities. MarketLink is open for any company to apply, from any part of the world.

What makes MarketLink unique?

  • 55 minutes in a private setting with the multinational corporation to discuss potential partnerships
  • Audience of influential executives with the power to make real decisions
  • This is NOT a pitch event!

Applications are now Closed


SK Telecom’s Areas of Interest:

  • Semiconductor & Systems
    • Memory Solutions (e.g. eSSD, Flash Array, Memory/New Memory Controller, Hybrid Memory Solutions like NVDIMM)
    • Store Management (e.g. Efficiency Increase, Data Backup, Object Storage, High Availability, Operating & Management)
    • High Speed I/O
    • Power Management
    • Sensors (e.g. CMOS-based compound sensor chip)
    • Advanced Materials (e.g. GaN/SiC, nanomaterials and processes)
    • Memory Materials (e.g. GST, MTI)
  • Telecom, Enterprise & Datacenter
    • Big Data-Related Technologies (e.g. Distributed Processing & Analytics)
    • Virtualization Technologies (e.g. Cloud Management, Software-Defined Network, & Software-Defined Data Center)
    • Location-Based Technologies (e.g. Indoor Positioning, GPS)
    • Beyond LTE-A (e.g. Small Cell, Network virtualization, crowd sourcing technologies)
    • LTE Direct
    • Proximity Services
    • Ambient Awareness
    • Local Commerce
    • Hyper Local Services
    • Proximate Discovery
    • Serendipitous Businesses
  • Smart Device Related
    • Ultra-low power technologies (e.g. Low power RF, Low power image sensors)
    • User Interface Technologies (e.g. Gesture Recognition, new touch technologies, multi-modal input)
    • Internet of Things (e.g. Connected Car, connected home, wearables, smart retails & analytics, robotics & components)
  • Healthcare Device/BioInformatics
    • Diagnostic Devices and Analytics
    • OMICS Analytics and Modeling
    • DNA Sequencing

SK Telecom Team:
Min Park, President of SK Telecom Americas
Joon Lee, Vice President/GP of SK Telecom Americas InnoPartners
Extended Innopartners Team – Business Development & Program Management TBD

SK Planet International:
KS Yu: Senior Vice President, Global Commerce Business

SK Hynix USA:
Heejin Chung: Head of Corporate Development

MS Park, Senior Vice President/Head of Advanced R&D

May 19th, 2015

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

12235 El Camino Real #200, San Diego, CA 92130

About SK Telecom:
SK Telecom Americas is the business development and venture capital arm of SK Telecom, Korea’s largest wireless operator and a global technology leader, and has worked with some of the brightest minds in VC and angel investing – and some of the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley – to design a novel and new funding model.SKTA Innovation Accelerator seeds and accelerates core technology startups to create and manage the essential data center. The Innovation Accelerator matches entrepreneurs with industry leading strategic partners and provides initial funding up to $1M as a combination of working capital, state-of-the-art facilities, development tools and professional services (e.g. legal and financial). Entrepreneurs concentrate on developing their technologies, while strategic partners and venture capitalists access lower-risk investment opportunities and shorter time-to-money horizons. For more information click here.

About MarketLink:
MarketLink is a unique and powerful program that provides the opportunity for companies to initiate and develop strategic relationships with leading multi-national corporations. Through a series of business and social meetings, selected companies are introduced to top level executives from multi-national corporations focusing on new products and technologies, all at NO COST to the applicant. MarketLink is able to attract the highest caliber multi-national partners thanks to the dedicated efforts and the extensive network of an influential committee of current and former telecom and high tech executives. For our multi-national partners, MarketLink is a highly efficient and effective vehicle to connect to quality companies developing the latest technology and products. Register and apply now for our upcoming events to capitalize on these extraordinary opportunities. For more information click here


March 3, 2015
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