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Startups Funded more than
Are you ready to fliy high with Paper Program?
Based on 37 years of manufacturing experience and know-how,
INTOPS starts Paper Program to support the continuous growth of domestic and overseas
hardware start-ups in stable start-up environment.
Startups Funded more than
Design is something Paper Program truly values.
Paper Program works with some of the most talented
designers and planners to provide product design
supports for its startups.
Mechanical engineering is where
Paper Program really shines up.
Experienced engineers and technicians
who are responsible for some of the
most life changing products are at
Paper Program working with the startups.
Hardware development can be
time and money consuming,
but not with Paper Program.
Parts sourcing, prototyping, SMT,
and debugging all done in one stop.
Manufacturing comes to haunt startups
after all the days of grueling development. - MOQ
With its own production facility, Paper Program
can manage smaller batch manufacturing
to save startups from the worries of mounting MOQ.
We have ten(10) operating sites in Korea,
China, Vietnam and USA. In Korea,
we support design, mechanic/hardware/software engineering
and decide the locations for mass production
according to product characteristics or startups' preference.
We know what startups really want from past investment experiences.
That is, before you are a financial investor, you have to be a strategic investor.
As our experience and records say,
we're going to be an investor who can truly work with startups and grow together
We are investing key companies with highly growth potential in areas
such as Platform, AI, Blockchain, ICT, Manufacturing and Core technology-based.
Hardware Startup apply online through 'Apply' below.
In addition to online application, this program also finds promising hardware startups on its own.
The applicant is limited to the hardware Startup and must be in the form of an individual business or corporation.
Developed PCB according to design or final product design is not required, but prototype level demonstrable products are needed.
Design is supported in collaboration with in-house designer or strategic partners of Intops.
We support from development level such as mechanism, circuit, development of SW, to produce level such as parts sourcing, sample production, mold and jig production, etc. Range of support is determined under considering product type and manufacturing process.
We plan to attract funding and promote to the Global market through the Crowdfunding site in Korea and abroad.
We provide cooperation services with professional experts in photograph and video filming.
Support the promotion of products through domestic and overseas marketing channels.
Determine whether to participate in the Paper Program through technical / business feasibility review.
Once participation is confirmed, the scope of support or collaboration within the design development, manufacturing, investment, and marketing categories will be established.
Sign strategic partnership MOU.
We will conclude the manufacturing agreement after determining the production period and MOQ.
Set the mass production line and evaluate the product completeness through pilot production process.
When all preparations are complete, start part ordering and product producing.
Because the intent of this program is to support manufactured product base startups based on manufacturing know-how of Intops as a long-time hardware manufacturer, only startups with target hardware product are acceptable. There are no other apply restrictions.
Applying is available through the "Apply" menu. Please fill in the form according to the application form, and attach the company introduction document or the business manual for its evaluation, and attach the sample image of the product you have developed if possible.
If you have all of the support forms in place, our professional judges will undertake the submitted technology assessment work. The evaluation process comprehensively assesses the level of technology, the potential for mass production, and the marketability, and the time required is estimated to be two to three weeks. The judges may contact you if you have additional questions or concerns during the evaluation process. The company passed first screening will be invited to the meeting or IR. After additional evalution, the final result will be delivered to the applicant.
Since the intent of this program is hardware development and manufacturing support, Paper Program will provide the veriety range of support that is needed to selected startups. Investment support is included among those supports, which does not mean investment support for every selected startup. However, if the final start-up companies need the investment money, the scale of the investment support is separately calculated by estimating the product development degree and estimated manufacturing cost.
It is a structure that Paper Program becomes a shareholder by acquiring a share of the startup for investment. The use of the funds invested at this time shall be used for product development, design and manufacturing expenses in accordance with the purpose of the program.
PAPER PROGRAM is open to every hardware based startups. Apply without any worries.