Established Build Block Inc. C-corp in US

Silicon Valley, California


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

Established BuildBlock C-corp in Korea

Yeouido, Korea


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

1st Prize in 2019 UC Berkeley Launchathon Entrepreneurship Competition


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

Selected for excellent company at Seoul Business Agency(SBA)


Selected for Berkeley Skydeck Incubating Program


Selected for IGIS TechUP+

IGIS Asset Management, FuturePlay


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


Selected for the Seoul FinTech Lab Support Company


Partnership with Shinhan Bank America


Selected for TIPS (Tech Incubator Program for Startups)

Ministry of SMEs and Startups


Selected for IBK Changgong

Industrial Bank of Korea


Raised Pre-A Investment

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


Winner of Maekyung Fintech Awards 2021

Maeil Business Newspaper

Our Team


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


  • 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 - Senior Software Engineer / Engineering Manager
  • 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


  • 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.