BuildBlock

is a global real estate investment platform
for everyone to easily and safely invest in the global market

Company History

2018-1Q

Established Build Block Inc. C-corp in US

Silicon Valley, California

2018-3Q

Selected as Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT’s Innovation Program

Established BuildBlock C-corp in Korea

Yeouido, Korea

2019-1Q

Selected as 2019 UC Berkeley Business School's Launch Incubating Program

1st Prize in 2019 UC Berkeley Launchathon Entrepreneurship Competition

2019-2Q

Selected as Stanford Venture Studio at Stanford Business School's Startup Incubating Program

Selected as excellent company at Seoul Business Agency(SBA)

2019-3Q

Selected as Berkeley Skydeck Incubating Program

2019-4Q

Selected as IGIS TechUP+

IGIS Asset Management, FuturePlay

2020-1Q

Attracting Investment

FuturePlay, Donamu & Partners, Shinhan Capital, Primer Sazze

Partnership with City of Seoul

Mayor of Seoul, Park Won Soon

Selected as Shinhan Future's Lab. - Silicon Valley

Shinhan Financial Group

TEAM

Executive
Advisor

Jimmy Jung

Founder / CEO

  • M.S. in Management Science & Engineering (Stanford University)
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering (UC Berkeley)
  • B.S. in Architectural Eng./Business Administration (Yonsei Univ.)
  • Civil Engineering and Urban Planning (INSA de Lyon, France)
  • Google, HQ project Contract & Cost Project Manager

Based on his study in Management at Stanford University and Engineering at UC Berkeley, Jimmy has worked as a Project Manager to manage Google’s new headquarter construction project in Silicon Valley. Jimmy is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering in US, and certified Project Management Professional. He is also a CEO of a cryptocurrency security device distribution/manufacturing business in Korea.

Kyongtak Cho

CTO

  • PhD. in Computer Science (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Seoul National Univ.)
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Yonsei Univ.)
  • Lyft, Software Engineer
  • Intel, Cyber Security Engineer
  • Ford Silicon Valley Lab, Security Research Intern
  • Github Page

Upon completing his PhD. in University of Michigan on Information Security, Kyongtak worked as a Software Engineer in the Identity space at Lyft. Based on such an experience, Kyongtak is now responsible for the development of BuildBlock’s blockchain technology as a CTO.

Jiwoong Lee

COO

  • B.S. in Architecture Engineering (Yonsei Univ.)
  • UAUS, President (non-profit)
  • Yonsei Enterprise Support Foundation / Team 202, Co-Founder

Jiwoong is a founder of the Korea’s largest non-profit organization on architecture exhibits called UAUS. He acted as the commissioner of 2017 UIA, Global Architecture Competition held in Seoul. Jiwoon is also a founder of Team202 that focuses on education service and fashion. Currently, Jiwoong serves as COO of buildblock, as well as COO of MySafeCoin, Korea’s largest cryptocurrency hardware wallet retail company.

Jukwang Lee

Advisor

  • Economics (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)
  • APR Corp., CEO (APRILSKIN, medicube, NERDY, GLAM.D, Forment)
    • Named in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia
    • Ministry of Employment and Labor Award
    • President's Award for Job Leaders

He is the founder and co-leader of APR, a successful global media and commerce company. It has AprilSkin, NERDY, and Medicube under its wings, with achieving 10 million customers and 180 billion won in annual revenue. He was named in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia. As an advisor for BuildBlock, from initial start-up to IPO, he provides practical assistance in establishing and implementing company-wide strategies essential for company growth.
Advisor

Jukwang Lee

Advisor

  • Economics (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)
  • APR Corp., CEO (APRILSKIN, medicube, NERDY, GLAM.D, Forment)
    • Named in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia
    • Ministry of Employment and Labor Award
    • President's Award for Job Leaders

He is the founder and co-leader of APR, a successful global media and commerce company. It has AprilSkin, NERDY, and Medicube under its wings, with achieving 10 million customers and 180 billion won in annual revenue. He was named in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia. As an advisor for BuildBlock, from initial start-up to IPO, he provides practical assistance in establishing and implementing company-wide strategies essential for company growth.
Tech Engineering

Sungmin Lee

Engineering Director

  • M.S. in Computer Science (Brown Univ.)
  • Zillow Group, Sr.Software Engineer
  • Oracle, Software Engineer

Jeongyoub Baik

Product Manager

  • B.S. in Architectural Engineering (Yonsei Univ.)
  • Design Studio TwoBricks, CEO
  • Team 202, Co-Founder
  • Yonsei Enterprise Support Foundation

Eunbyul Jo

Front-End Software Engineer

  • B.S. in Architectural Engineering (Yonsei Univ.)
  • Design Studio TwoBricks, UI/UX Designer
  • Team202, Front-End Engineer
  • underconst, Designer
  • MySafeCoin, Front-End Engineer
Business Develop / Marketing

Heather Ahn

Technical Translator

  • M.A. in Conference Interpretation (Middlebury Institute of International Studies)
  • B.S. in Political Science and International Relations(Yonsei Univ. UIC)
  • Samsung Electronics, in-house translator

Hyungmin Lee

Construction Supervisor

  • B.S. in Sculpture (Hongik Univ.)
  • SBS Productions, Art Team
  • Artwork Production (Hermes, YG, SM, Gentle Monster)

Seyong Yun

Construction Director

  • B.S. in Architectural Engineering (Yonsei Univ.)
  • Lifethings, Designer/Chief Digital Febricator
  • ONB, Housing improvement Co-Founder

Heejun Kang

Business Director

  • B.S. in Architectural Engineering (Yonsei Univ.)
  • OPENPLUS ARCHITECTS, Designer / BIM Engineer
  • ONB, Housing improvement Co-Founder

Junghyun Chae

Construction Manager

  • B.S. Candidate in Architectural Engineering (Yonsei Univ.)
  • Yonsei Univ. ICMLab, Undergraduate Research Assistant(2018~2020)

Chanhee Hong

Data Analyst

  • Statistics (UC Berkeley)
  • B.S. in Applied Statistics (Yonsei Univ.)
  • SiliconValley Investment Co., Data Analyst