ssvic center

sogang silicon valley innovation center 

SSVIC is operated and run by the principals of the following organizations. 

- Sogang Institute of Advanced Technology

- AnaPrime LLC

Supporting organizations

Sogang University is one of the leading science, engineering, research and liberal arts universities of South Korea.
The university was established in 1960 by the Wisconsin province of the Society of Jesus to provide education based on Catholic beliefs inspired by the Jesuit education philosophy. Sister schools of Sogang founded on Jesuit philosophies include Georgetown University in USA and Sophia University in Japan.

It ranked first in Korea among four-year universities without medical schools in JoongAng Ilbo Newspaper in 2009. Sogang University is widely regarded as one of Top 3 private Korean Schools or Top 5 highly reputed universities. Sogang School of Economics is famous for its prominent scholars who led the successful economic development of Korea during 1970-1990. Over 1000 Sogang Alumni are living in USA including more than 300 alumni in Silicon Valley with many of them working in high tech industry. 

About sogang university

Sogang Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SSVIC) is affiliated with Sogang University in Korea and is established to promote the followings:  

  • Relationship build between Sogang University and prominent Universities in USA 
  • Mentor- Mentee connection program : match the students from Sogang University with mentors in Silicon Valley and USA
  • Internship program : help students from Sogang University get internship experience in Silicon Valley and USA
  • Joint project between Sogang University and prominent Universities and companies in USA  
  • Entrepreneurship education : provide opportunity for learning Silicon Valley entrepreneurship to students and young entrepreneurs
  • Business launch support : help startups and ventures affiliated with Sogang University launch their business in Silicon Valley and USA

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