5 Reasons Why You Should Be at BetaPitch Seoul on October 11

Momentum is building up on the road to the most anticipated pitching competition, BetaPitch Seoul 2018. After a rigorous application from different startups projects across Korea, the pitching event is almost set for the showdown, come October 11 at the Google Campus, Seoul.

Startups Going Global

The overwhelming interest from the day the event was announced to the applications received shows one thing — Korean startups are yearning to go global and it is the way forward. With the competitive nature of the Korean startup ecosystem, this is an opportunity for them to enter new and thriving startup markets in Europe.

A solo drive could be burdensome. Therefore, an entry into a vibrant startup ecosystem like Berlin will be the ideal goals of every ambitious startup project.

Reasons Why You Should Attend BetaPitch 2018

With the preparations and logistics so far executed, here are 5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss this event, which is making a return to Seoul after a 3-year break.

1. Panel Talk on German/Korean Startup collaboration

There will be expert from Betahaus, the top coworking organization, and host of the BetaPitch, to throw more insights about the ins and outs of Germany startup ecosystem. Participants will benefit from first-hand guide and opportunities to enter such markets. Korean startup industry speakers will also share the latest trends happening in the Korean startup market on topics such as investments, accelerators, going global among others.

2. Keynote Addresses the Blockchain successes in Korea

The year 2017/2018 has been the ‘blockchain year’ as we’ve seen the emergence and conjugation of many blockchain projects and events across Korea. But, have you explored its impact? Come and listen to experts as they share case studies of blockchain success from ideation through ICO to MVP development.

3. Networking Opportunities

The BetaPitch Seoul event will assemble a roll-call of startuppers and industry enthusiasts to engage and learn from each other. It is indeed true that your network is your net worth. Don’t miss the chance to meet new people that can be of great support in your future pursuits.

4. Incredible Startups

There have been many instances where ideas have emanated from just listening to other ideas, especially at startup events. The BetaPitch promises to thrill attendants with the 10 selected startups as they mount the step on the stage to deliver their persuasive ideas. I bet it is going to be competitive and it will be a delight to watch.

5. Free Food and Drinks

As it happens at most events, participants will be treated to sumptuous foods and drinks during the event and continue at the after-party. It is a package to delight and educate the audience. Come and enjoy beer and meet people.

beta pitch seoulProgram Line-up

16:30 – Registration
17:00  – Opening Speech (500V2)
17:15 – Betahaus & Betapitch Introduction
17:30 – Keynote/Presentation – Topic: Korea as the Blockchain Hotspot
18:00 – Panel Talk “Building Bridges between startup Ecosystems”
18:15 – Networking & Dinner
19:00 – Pitch Session 1 (5 Startups)
19:45 – Break
20:00 – Pitch Session 2 (5 Startups)
20:45 – Judges Deliberate
21:00 – Winner Announcement

Do you want to attend? RSVP here: BetaPitch Seoul 2018 Attendant. The event is FREE to attend.

BetaPitch Seoul 2018 is sponsored by Foresting, NIVEA Korea, 500V2 and Startup Radar.

We hope to see you there.

For further information, contact sue@startupradar.asia

Williams Kyei
Williams Kyei


Williams is a Startupper, Digital Content Creator, Tech enthusiast, and a Travel Influencer living in Seoul. He is an Editor at Startup Radar covering the latest news regarding the Korean Startup Ecosystem and Korean culture. He roves around the city taking photos and eating street food unashamedly. You can reach him at nana@williamskyei.com

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