What is

LINE’s post-accelerator program teams with LINE Ventures that aims to grow the Thai startup scene, with a focus on scaling up startups, strengthen their global footprint, and gain international funding opportunities.

With over 44 million users in Thailand, LINE empowers Thai startups to be the first unicorn by offering them unparalleled access to technology and coaching.

Why is LINE offering this program to startups?

Currently, Thai startup market is still an early stage, compared with its neighbouring countries. Moreover, people have so many applications on theirs mobile phones and therefore use only maximum 7-9 applications per day, including LINE Messenger.

Therefore, we aim to become a platform for startups to develop services on and leverage LINE’s user base as well as its investment fund and global footprint.

What do LINE get from offering this program?

LINE believes in finding long-term partnership with startups and becoming growth engine for these startups to succeed. Also we are searching for qualified developers to join our community to share ideas, and learn from each other to improve overall startups ecosystem in Thailand.

Who are we looking for?

Passion

Strong “why” and clear understanding on “unmet needs”

Product-Market Fit

Already lunched product/service in the market

Traction

Have scaling aspirations with proof of traction

Commitment

High commitment to develop on LINE platform

How dedicated technical team in LINE to support startups?

LINE’s engineering team will have 1:1 check-up on monthly basis. Each startups need to show progress on every check-up.

What will you get in LINE ScaleUp ?

SCALE

A door to 44M users and 1 year
free LINE Messaging.

GLOBALIZATION

Leveraging LINE's global network

FUNDING

by LINE Venture total amount $20M+ and international VCs

CONSULTATION & COACHING

Top tech leaders & international VCs

What is the structure of LINE ScaleUp’s investments?

LINE ScaleUp program is partnering with LINE Ventures, the venture investment arm of LINE Corporation, which invests in promising startups globally including South East Asia. The program’s investments will be financed by LINE Ventures.

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