Nine (9) ingenious startups in Korea have been selected for the final competition at BetaPitch Seoul 2018, going off at the Google Campus on Thursday, October 11. These announced finalists will face off in a bid to grab the sole ticket of representing Korea at the BetaPitch Global 2018 on November 15th in Berlin, Germany.
The euphoria around the event has shot up in the past week, with the host and partners readied for a great show. Furthermore, it is anticipated that the pitch event will see a large gathering of startups and tech enthusiasts in Korea. Therefore, if you haven’t yet, RSVP your seat now at the BetaPitch Seoul 2018 before it’s too late.
Be reminded that the event starts at 16:40 till 21:00.
Chat with BetaPitch Hosts, Partners, and Sponsors
In a brief talk with the head of startup relations at betahausX, Katka Nagyová said,
“We are excited to come back to Seoul and select the best startups to join our community, come for a trip to Berlin and connect with the European startup ecosystem. We have seen noticeable growth in Korea’s startup ecosystem over the past 3 years during our time working with Korean startups arriving at our Berlin LandingPad, and believe some interesting technologies will be presented on Thursday.”
“Connecting startups in Korea to Berlin helps us to bring the unique intelligence of South Korea to the region and to find innovative partners on the global level. Joining the right community is the key factor for the success of startups in their early stage, and we are looking forward to supporting Korean startups with Betahaus global community and network of investors, corporate partners, and mentors.”
Nivea, the global body-care brand headquartered in Germany is proud to be a top sponsor of the beta patch Seoul event. In addition, speaking to the General Manager of Beiersdorf Korea Ltd (NIVEA), Mr. Endrik Hasemann expressed his outfit’s inclination to the Korean startup ecosystem. He further reiterated, “At NIVEA we are fully embracing the Korean startup ecosystem because it is a global frontrunner in terms of beauty and digital technologies. Our team is actively scouting for exciting partners to drive the beauty revolution together.”
The blockchain-based social media network joined the coterie of top sponsors for the BetaPitch Seoul 2018, as they sprint into launching their MVP in the coming months. Asked why they decided to partner this event, the CEO and Co-Founder of Foresting, Daniel Eom said, “…as a global company, we are dedicated to helping startups in Korea go global and we believe the Betapitch Seoul is an opportune event for us to put the best foot of qualified startups into the Germany startup ecosystem. We plan to follow up even after this event and establish a solid connection between these two startup worlds. We are looking forward to a great event on Thursday”
The 9 Startups in Korea Pitching at the BetaPitch Seoul 2018
Last week, I wrote about the reasons why you should not miss this event. These startups are justifying the points I raised. Therefore, in no order of hierarchy, meet the 9 finalists that will be pitching at BetaPitch Seoul.
TotalCross is a development tool that helps companies and Java developers to create and maintain applications with a source code. They are a single development team, delivering the same app for iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, and Mac. Therefore, their vision is to create the next generation of cross-platforms. In addition to helping Java developers to easily create beautiful mobile applications for all platforms on the market.
Adriel is an AI-based digital marketing company based in the heart of Gangnam, Seoul. They employ machine learning, data science, natural language processing, and computer vision to ensure that customers obtain the highest ROI. Therefore, with their state-of-the-art technology, advertisers are guaranteed effective digital marketing campaigns and execution.
Jobfindr a job and talent search platform providing employment opportunities for foreign nationals in their adopted homes. The platform serves a community represented by over 130 nationalities, helping them launch global careers. In addition, one of their offline events; Connector, is a non-profit monthly networking event. It brings together international students and local or global companies. Jobfindr is based in Seoul.
Perfitt is the perfect and ultimate footwear size measurement for footwear buyers as well as manufacturers. Furthermore, this is achieved through their patented shoe size measuring device which delivers the customer’s foot size within 3 seconds.
Voice and Video are becoming eminent in the next generation of internet and Robots are at the forefront of personal voice assistance. Therefore Rocky Robots helps you to achieve maximum productivity. In addition, it is designed as your personal coach to enhance your daily self-improvement routines.
Roborus is an AI-based smart ordering robot providing efficient service for cafes and restaurants. It uses voice and face recognition, dialogue database, emotional intelligence, and machine learning to identify customers and provide customized services for them. In addition, it also utilizes IoT automation functions.
Otia manufactures modern modular furniture for the minimal home, blending modernity and social trend. Therefore, their products are designed with the highest quality materials, classic styling, and modifiable functionalities. In addition, their products include shelves, sideboard, side tables, storage unit among others.
Wishpoke is a social network app that allows you to share and inspire your beloved ones through gifts. Therefore, by creating a social network where people can share pictures of what matters, people can now save wishes that don’t always come with a price tag and inspire others. Make a wish-registry and it might just be fulfilled by a friend, family or even strangers from across the world.
Rhoonart is a commission-free platform that allows artists to compose music. Furthermore, with a database of hundreds of songwriters, you can request the services of commercial music and will be delivered in easy steps. Therefore it is considered the new generation music marketplace.
Who among these startups in Korea do you wish to see in Berlin? See you on Thursday, October 11 at Google Campus.