Korea-based accelerator program and investment company SparkLabs is widening its stable further after revealing plans to run its first program dedicated to hardware startups.
SparkLabs, which last year launched a $30 million fund to support seed stage companies worldwide, says its new program — dubbed Internet of ‘Things’ — will open its doors in Seoul in Winter 2014. The initiative will target a companies across a range of different sectors that are “improving how we live and work everywhere” — including the energy, education, transport, health, food verticals.
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