CHALLENGE X accelerates Blockchain & FinTech startups for global opportunities.
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CHALLENGE X is a global accelerator program for startups.
During 20 weeks program, we nurture blockchain startups through the three processes of D.N.A, which are Discover, Navigate, and Accelerate.


CHALLENGE X provides a range of benefits for startups.


– One-on-one mentoring
– Industry Mentors


– Up to $100K direct investment

Global Opportunities

– Global seminars
– Global mentoring and business support
– Acceleration programs in San Francisco and Singapore
– Networking and Demo Day

Co-Working Space

– Access to Block Crafters’ office space and meeting rooms
– Co-working space partner: Nonce


– PR opportunities with D.STREET and Maeil Business Newspaper
– Studio Support for live streaming

Follow-on Investment

– Access to investment advice on follow-on investment
– Opportunities to connect with our global partners


Target Sectors

1. FinTech

All sectors in the financial services industry

2. Blockchain Contents

Games, movies, music, knowledge industry

3. Blockchain Tech

Global Partners

Through our global networks in San Francisco and Singapore, startups will be able to receive various support from the networks.


Honest Ventures

Honest Ventures, a venture capital that focuses on early stage startups, co-invests in
promising startups and provides support in investment advisory and networking.


Batch 1 Companies Results


Direct investment


Follow-on investment


Partnerships established



Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply if I'm not a Korean startup?

You are eligible to apply if the company’s representative is a Korean citizen.

Do I have to be a blockchain startup?

No. We are open to any startups that are planning to adopt blockchain technology.

What are the selection criteria for the program?

We evaluate startups based on their business feasilbility, technology, and team capability. In addition, we look for startups that are highly motivated to grow their business.

Is there a specific form for applying?

No, you may apply with your own materials.

Can I submit additional materials to supplement my application?

Yes. If you have a video clip, you can submit a link to Youtube.

Don’t limit your CHALLENGES

Challenge yourself for a successful business with CHALLENGE X

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