2018-1Q

Established Build Block Inc. C-corp in US

Silicon Valley, California

2018-3Q

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

Established BuildBlock C-corp in Korea

Yeouido, Korea

2019-1Q

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

1st Prize in 2019 UC Berkeley Launchathon Entrepreneurship Competition

2019-2Q

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

Selected for excellent company at Seoul Business Agency(SBA)

2019-3Q

Selected for Berkeley Skydeck Incubating Program

2019-4Q

Selected for IGIS TechUP+

IGIS Asset Management, FuturePlay

2020-1Q

Raised Seed Investment

FuturePlay, Donamu & Partners, Shinhan Capital, Primer Sazze, Hana Ventures

Partnership with City of Seoul

Mayor of Seoul

Selected for Shinhan Future's Lab. - Silicon Valley

Shinhan Financial Group

2020-2Q

Selected for the Seoul FinTech Lab Support Company

2020-3Q

Partnership with Shinhan Bank America

2020-4Q

Selected for TIPS (Tech Incubator Program for Startups)

Ministry of SMEs and Startups

2021-1Q

Selected for IBK Changgong

Industrial Bank of Korea

2021-2Q

Raised Pre-A Investment

IBK, Shinhan Capital, KB Investment, Quantum Ventures, Halla, FuturePlay

2021-3Q

Winner of Maekyung Fintech Awards 2021

Maeil Business Newspaper

Our Team

Executive

Jimmy Jung

Founder / CEO

  • M.S. in Management Science & Engineering (Stanford University)
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering (UC Berkeley)
  • B.S. in Architectural Engineering/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.

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
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 online service as a CTO.

Jiwoong Lee

COO

  • B.S. in Architectural 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.