- Name: Start-up
- Alternative name: Sandbox or Startup
- Hangul: 스타트업 /
- Episodes: 16
- Broadcasting Network: Netflix, tvN
- Genre: Romance, Action, Fantasy
- Release date: October 17, 2020
- Air time: Saturday & Sunday
- Director: Oh Choong Hwan
- Writer: Han Woo Ri
- Production: Studio Dragon, HiSTORY D&C
Start-up is a Korean drama that focuses on the stories of a group of young people looking to make in the fictional Silicone Valley of South Korea, Sandbox.
Seo Dal Mi dreams of becoming the Steve Jobs of her generation but so far nothing has been going her way. She still has to work several part-time jobs and lives with her grandma.
Nam Do San is the founder of Samsan Tech. He is a genius but his company is not doing well. His parents who used to be proud of his accomplishment are starting to think that he will never become successful.
Han Ji Pyung is a team leader at SH Venture Capital and he is an ace when it comes to investing. He has made a lot of money and got himself out of poverty. He appears to be rough on the exterior but he has a soft heart.
Won In Jae started her own company and is building an empire. She wants to be respected for her accomplishments but she has to push through other people’s idea that she is only successful because her father is a Chaebol.
- Bae Suzy as Seo Dal Mi
- Heo Jung Eun as Seo Dal Mi (young)
- Nam Joo Hyuk as Nam Do San
- Kim Kang Hoon as Nam Do San (young)
- Kim Sun Ho as Han Ji Pyung
- Nam Da Reum as Ji Pyung (young)
- Kang Han Na as Won In Jae
- Lee Re as Won In Jae (young)
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- Stephanie Lee as Jung Sa Ha
- Kim Do Wan as Kim Yong San
- Yoo Soo Bin as Lee Chul San
- Cho Tae Kwan as Alex Kwon
- Seo Yi Sook
- Kim Hae Sook as Choi Won Deok Dal Mi’s grandmother
- Kim Won Hae as Nam Do San’s father
- Song Sun Mi as Cha Ah Hyun