Claire is Founder and Managing Director of igniteXL, a Silicon Valley-based accelerator and seed fund focused on early stage startups from Korea exploring or expanding to global markets. Since 2014, 120 Korean founders have graduated from igniteXL's Silicon Valley immersion and market access programs. Taking a very focused, customized and high-touch approach, igniteXL has developed a reputation among entrepreneurs as ‘must-have’, ‘dedicated team’, and ‘best-partner in Silicon Valley’. Claire is passionate in working with entrepreneurs. By combining her strategic marketing and business development background, Claire has been helping Korean entrepreneurs access the US market to build highly scalable global companies.