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Digital Salus

Accelerator · 6 Members · Seoul, South Korea

About this Program

Digital Salus is a Korean seed accelerator that uses a Lean Launch Pad model to help healthcare startups to rapidly test, validate and fund their business model

Our Investment Focus

Digital Salus is a recently founded Korean seed accelerator.  It is a new breed of accelerator that uses a Lean Launch Pad entrepreneurship model designed to help the serious startups in healthcare to rapidly test, validate and fund their business model.  Our primary focus is to find and help best in class healthcare start-up companies scale and reach their full growth potential.


We have created a health tech super freeway that provides virtually frictionless access between Korea and the World. We understand the challenges facing executives in this highly competitive and fast moving global healthcare industry and draw on our combined experience and connections to help our clients successfully develop, introduce and scale new technologies.


As an advisor, we assist Companies and healthcare organizations advance their business by providing:



  • Business Validation through “Lean Launchpad”

  • Market analysis and business strategy

  • Intellectual Property guidance

  • Business development

  • Regulatory affairs and clinical trial direction

  • Reimbursement strategies

  • Prototyping, Testing and Manufacturing assistance

  • In & Out partnering in Sales/Marketing


We provide practical business services to:



  • Government Agencies

  • Colleges and Universities

  • Established and growing medical technology companies

  • Healthcare providers and payers

  • Start-ups and entrepreneurs

  • Private and institutional investors


As an investor, we often make an early stage investment in Digital Health & Medical Device Start Ups with the best ideas. Our Silicon Valley office can facilitate an opportunity for our Portfolio Start Ups of internships, networking, mentoring and potential financing in the Silicon Valley. We are the first Korean Member of LSA (Life Science Angels), one of the Top Angel Investment Group in the U.S. recently recognized by CB Insights as the best performer out of 370 angel groups analyzed nationwide in 2014. We are also members of the well received BPI (Bio Pacific Investors), a novel cross boarder Investment angel group in Palo Alto & Shanghai. In addition, we have created BPA Korea (Bio Pacific Angels), our own angel group (non-profit) to boost up Korean entrepreneurship.


As a seed accelerator, we have an annual contest for “3 months Accelerator program”. Our global rich and deep healthcare mentoring capability, combined with a robust Business Model Validation approach (Lean Launchpad) will be a large part of the Business development program the selected companies will undergo. The application process is open to anyone. The expectation is small teams, not on individual founders. The startups must "graduate" by a given deadline.


Our primary focus is to find and help best in class healthcare start-up companies scale and reach their full growth potential.


Preferred Industries

  • Biotechnology
  • Healthcare Services
  • IT Services
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Software

Preferred Locations

  • South Korea