We build disruptive companies.

The Encore Company is a startup studio building

market disruptive businesses that can scale globally, based in South Korea and Singapore. 

Work with us.

With in-depth regional expertise in Asia-Pacific markets and startup ecosystems, Encore is well-positioned to work with investors who are seeking to fund exciting projects in the region. 

Since 2017, Encore has been expanding rapidlyestablishing market presence in Singapore, Mongolia, Korea, Taiwan, Russia, and the United States, with more to come. 

 

About Encore  

The Encore Company was started by the founders of Tmon (a leading e-commerce platform in Korea) and Pikicast (a leading news & entertainment app in Korea) in 2017.

Test product-market fit with agility

Utilize Encore's global network to expand to other markets

 The Encore Approach 

Explore categories where Korea is a trend-leader or has a competitive advantage

Other members of Encore and its portfolio companies hail from top VC-backed startups in Asia.

 

Given the team’s extensive experience, Encore’s companies can iterate with agility and make fewer execution mistakes.

 
Blue Surface

Meet the Team

DANIEL SHIN

Partner

As the founder and former CEO of TMON and co-founder and board member of Fast Track Asia, Dan works with Encore companies’ CEOs to build robust strategies. Dan also leads the business development of Terra.

JOON CHOI

Partner

As the former operating executive and co-founder of Pikicast and Epicerie, Joon runs the operation for Encore and provides operational, strategic, and marketing support and guidance for Encore’s portfolio companies.  

KAI KIM

Founder-in-Residence

As the former director of the creative center at TMON, Kai leads the business of Inthewear. “Inthewear” is growing at rocket speed with an average monthly growth rate of 1,000% since August 2019. 

LAWRENCE SOHN

Founder-in-Residence

An experienced leader in both business and product development, Lawrence has previously worked with Deutsche Bank Investment Bank and Fortress Investment Group Hedge Fund. Since then, he has developed several mobile applications and built his career as an entrepreneur.

JK KIM

Founder-in-Residence

As the former business development manager at ST Unitas, JK identifies and evaluates business opportunities and utilizes his expertise in business-building processes to provide assistance to Encore's companies. 

 

Our Companies

Careers

At Encore, we believe people are our most important asset.  

 

We believe in hiring only the best and fostering an environment where everyone can challenge each other and learn. Only when the team is comprised of strong, dedicated individuals and everyone is aligned with the vision can you experience the speed of execution we at Encore strive for. We don’t necessarily look for people with longstanding careers or fancy titles. 

 

Here is what we look for in Encore’s people:

  • People looking to grow. We want to work with people on their steepest upward trajectory.  

  • Proactive people. We look for people who can turn problems into solutions and solutions into action.

  • People who are not afraid of change or uncharted territory. We look for people willing to place bets.

  • Execution-driven people. While we like thinkers, we believe thoughts are only valuable to the extent they are implemented.

  • People who are customer-obsessed. We look for people who understand that  ultimate stakeholder is the customer and monitors customer feedback to improve the incremental 1%.

Here are some opportunities, experiences, and prospects you just won't find anywhere else. To apply, please send us an email with your resume attached. (careers@encorecompany.io)

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