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Entrepreneurial Journey: Measured Risk Taking and Continuous Learning for Value Creation

HRCap CEO's Featured Essay Published in KSEA 50 Years


Written by Andrew Sungsoo Kim

Founder, President & CEO of HRCap, Inc.


Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) is a non-profit organization that advocates the application of science and technology for the general benefit of society, fosters international cooperation, and helps Korean-American engineers and scientists to realize their full career potential. In celebration of its 50 year anniversary, KSEA published the book KSEA 50 Years to share the rich history, goals & visions, and the development and achievements of KSEA.


Andrew Sungsoo Kim, our CEO & Founder of HRCap, Inc., has actively served as the KSEA Council and NY Metro Chapter Auditor and had won the 2012 KSEA Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Andrew has contributed an essay on his entrepreneurial journey to the KSEA anniversary book. He elaborates on the calculated risks made and what it took for him to be successful.


We hope that this essay gives readers insights on how to become a successful entrepreneur.



Entrepreneurial Journey: Measured Risk Taking and Continuous Learning for Value Creation


Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled; an entrepreneur is one who identifies a need for innovation, then takes considerable risk to organize and operate a new business. I received the 2012 KSEA Entrepreneur of the Year Award. I had founded HRCap, a Total HR Solutions Provider, and was acknowledged for its direct impact on the growth of Korean- American businesses and community. As I look back on the past 60 years of my life, I always had an entrepreneurial spirit to create value by gathering like-minded people into communities, changing inefficient processe