2019 Z – Camp introduction

Zephyrus Lab is an accelerator/incubator/investor dedicated to discover competitive startups and continually support them with direct and indirect investment.

Our core value is to contribute to society by fostering startups and to provide optimized solutions tailored to their needs.

Zephyrus Lab’s core competencies include industry expert groups with industry specific expertise, top level business experts specialized in strategy / finance / process / IT, and personal networks of entrepreneurs succeed from failures.


James(YW) Seo

Partner  & Founder

PwC Advisory Director, Ernst & Young, Global PEF, Buyout Funds

Specialized in M&A, Buyouts, Business Incubating and Management Consulting more than 25 years (in)direct investment professional experiences for local/global companies

Wonyoung Lee

Partner & Co-Founder

PwC Advisory Director, Accenture, AT Kearney, Board of Audit and Inspection of Korea

Specialized in Business Strategy, Big Data and IT consulting more than 25 years of Financial/Accounting/Business DD and business restructuring for global companies

Henry Chen

Partner & Co-Founder

PwC Hong Kong, ICBC PEF

Specialized in Financial Advisory, Valuation, Financial DD for China/Global companies more than 20years

Zhong Tai

Partner & Co-Founder

PwC Advisory Director, Laywer

Specialized in Business Consulting for FDI and Legal DD for local/global companies

Services and Business

Accelerating and Coaching

Our expert groups in each sector not only provide optimal solution for the various issues including technology, marketing and operation but also actively support implementation processes.

We present comprehensive alternatives to the start-ups with the integrated efforts of internal accelerators, expert groups and Zephyrus Lab's Alumni network.

Investment and networking

Zephyrus Lab invests up to KRW300million per companies passed the six-month start-up program and proved significant potentials on Demo Day. In the quarterly meeting, after the investment, we help start-ups with continuous issue resolution and business value enhancement solutions. 

Global and local networking opportunities will be supported for additional funding in business growth, research and development, and marketing expansion.

Training and entrepreneurship

We support training program to build core competency for organization growth and help to execute the programs. These training programs include industry trends analysis, future directions setting, competitiveness strategies developing, competitor activities analysis and etc.

We also support practical operational checklist (internal control/ organizational management / finance / accounting / taxation / patent / R & D / government support programs) design.

To help sustainable growth, training for leadership and entrepreneurship will be provided. Training includes change management, risk management and internal/external interest group management.

Marketing and growth

We support partnership discovery and cooperation for domestic market growth and oversea partners networking for export strategy.

We help market research for the oversea target, customer demand survey, legal and tax system survey, future trend survey and joint venture opportunity development. Through local overseas embassies and overseas partners, we can support the resolution of various issues.


A Practical Guide to Strategic Planning

Author James Seo(2008)

2008 Yearly Excellent Book nominated by Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Best Seller in Economics Division
Recommended textbook for MBA program in Korea

A Corporate Value Enhancement by M&A(Merger & Acquisitions) and PMI(Post Merger Integration)

Author James Seo(2009)

2009 Recommended textbook for MBA program in Korea

CSR(Corporate Social Responsibility) Implementation Toolkit

Author James Seo(2011)

2011 Yearly Excellent Book nominated by Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Recommended  textbook for MBA program in Korea

Apply and Selection


▶Apply at any time & In-depth interview(individual notice in 2 weeks)
▶ E-mail(apply.zephyrus@gmail.com).  Business Plan review and  in-depth interviews
▶ Zephyrus Lab's diversified programs
      1.   Z-CAMP for startups
      2.  M&A, IPO-purposed ZEPHYRUS MAN(3~7 yrs only)
      3. ZEPHYRUS ADVISER for Senior Adviser


▶ Below 10 companies selected quarterly
▶ Tailored programs will be provided for each company 

▶ Direct investment within 300 million won after 6 month program


How to apply (send a completed business brief)

E-mail: apply.zephyrus@gmail.com

Contact: 070-8286-5785

Twitter: @zephyruslab 


Seoul Office

Seoul (Seoul Startup Hub, Gongdeock)

Busan Office

Busan(CENTAP, Centap)

Beijing Office

Beijing 中关村