Welcome to Funko

Funko group photo

Funko is Your Friend in Korea

We want to help international residents and visitors in Korea as if you are our friend.

Helpful

We don't choose our products on how much money we can make. We only care about how helpful it will be to you. Bring your troubles to Funko, we will try to help in the most helpful and efficient way possible.

Efficient

We aim to make your Funko experience as seamless as possible. Confirmation Email includes everything you need to know. We walk in your shoes before you to make sure every step is easy as pie.

Empatheic

Funko team consists of international residents or travel-lovers ourselves. We know how challenging it is to not speak the local language. We think in your shoes.

Funko History

Funko is a young, passionate, startup dedicated to help anyone enjoy Korea.

  • 2013-2014

    Our Humble Beginnings

    Hailey started working out of her bedroom with a friend. At first, it was to help her Airbnb guests book tours, ticekts and shop on Korean websites.

  • March 16 2015

    Incorporation

    This is the day FuntasticKorea Inc. was incorporated after almost two years of sole proprietorship days. Now, it's real business!

  • March 2015

    Pyeongchang Olympic Contract

    Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS), responsible for official broadcasting of all Olympic Games, invited Funko to handle their transportation needs during 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

  • July 2015

    Creative Tourism Venture 2015

    We won at 2015 Creative Tourism Venture Contest hosted by Korea Tourism Organization.

  • March 24 2015

    30 Bookings in One Day

    During our humble days, we wondered if the day when we have 30 customers booking will ever come. The day actually arrived!

  • Year 2015

    2015 Summary : 30,236 customers

    Despite the plague of MERS, Funko managed to successfully deliver services to 30,236 customers in year 2015.

  • February 3 2016

    Gori Tour & Tickets launch

    Gori, a travel operator management system, launched and adapted by selected partner companies. Gori means "link" in Korean. Gori will link local service providers to the international world by making booking management hassle-free.

  • April 29 2016

    Award by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

    Funko won the second prize among Creative Tourism Ventures. We owe this to our customers who believed in our humble website! Thank you!

  • October 5 2016

    New Website Launch!

    After months of hard work, we have completely revamped our website to provide better user exprerience. Hope you like it!

  • October 5 2016

    Private Van Booking System Launch

    Airport transfers, long distance one way travels, day tours can be booked conveniently with our automatic quotation and booking system.

  • YEAR 2016

    2016 Summary : 3X growth

    Funko showed more than 200% YoY growth while the number of visitors to Korea has increased 30% compared to 2015. Thank you so much for loving Funko!

  • February 21 2017

    API Partner Integration

    Funko has partnered with several international companies to distribute South Korean products.

  • June 9 2017

    Private Van Booking System Renewal

    Funko makes it possible to go anywhere in Korea with a private driver by upgrading the system once more!

  • Be Part
    Of Our
    Story!

Our Amazing Team

Dedicated team who loves what we do

hailey@Funko

Hailey

CEO & Founder

Hailey does... lots of random things. Her life vision is to “market Korea better” through tourism (no joke!) She also runs souvenir design brand Inditravel and used to run family hotel Seoul Mansion. She graduated from Seoul National University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

sunny@funko

Sunny

Marketing Team

Sunny is in charge of marketing. At university, she majored in Chinese Language & Business Administration. She loves the Chinese language & culture, so she worked in Shanghai for a year. She was in the fashion industry for about 3 years, but she really loves travelling and helping her international friends. Life is short, so do what makes you happy!

evan@funko

Evan

Operation Team

Evan is in charge of making sure customers find the perfect product and use it successfully. His natural tendency to go over and beyond for customers helps us constantly achieve 99.5% or higher satisfaction rate for customer service.

gwen@funko

Gwen

Contents Team

Gwen is in charge of product & supplier management. She has previously hosted thousands of guests at her Airbnb rooms.

jason@Funko

Jason

Developer

Working-holidaying in Japan for a year made Jason interested in helping international friends in Korea. When he's not coding, he's probably drinking (or wrist-excercising as he calls).

daniel@funko

Edgar

CTO

Edgar

michael@funko

Gilbert

Developer

Gilbert

andrew@funko

Andrew

Developer

Andrew

Want to join our awesome team to help foreigners? Say hi to Funko team through email: career@funtastickorea.com.

Funko's Grand Plan

Funko will help you with anything and everything you may need in Korea.
We are still dreaming, but one by one, we will get there. To make your life easier.

Things to Do

Tickets, tours, classes, events

Private Van

Hire a driver to take you anywhere

Food Delivery

Food right at your door

Accommodation

Pensions, hotels, camping sites...

Group Events

Cruise charter, event arrangement...

Home Services

Cleaning, moving, dry-cleaning...

What do YOU need? We'd be thrilled to hear from you. Just email us: info@funtastickorea.com.

Funko in Media

We work under the surface to make your life in Korea seamless,
but occasionally, our efforts get noticed :)



Media Inquiry: admin@funtastickorea.com

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