The Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KGCCI) and Korea International Trade Association (KITA) will co-host Startups Meet Grownups on Thursday, October 25, 2018, in Seoul.
It will be held at the 51st Floor Conference Room at KITA, from 9:00 am till 1:30 pm.
What is Startups Meet Grownups?
The startup ecosystem in Korea keeps getting attractive because of the continuous support it receives from both government and private institutions. Moreover, as it churns out profitable startups for global expansion, the urge to collaborate with other startup ecosystems around the world has become eminent.
Bridging startup ecosystems is essential for economic development of countries and therefore, pushes new technologies beyond boundaries.
Startups meet grownups aims to achieve exactly this purpose. With Germany’s highly industrialized economy and technological innovations, this event will bring together startups made in Korea to match with German grownups.
Startups meet grownups is targeted at startups in the fields of Insuretech, Automobile and IT industries – which happens to be Germany’s powerhouse.
Reputable German grownup and foreign enterprises will be represented, and listen to 9 budding startups pitch their projects.
The participating German and foreign enterprises include;
Porsche, Allianz, SAP, BMW Startup Garage, Bosch, Beiersdorf Korea Ltd., TÜV SÜD Korea Ltd, 4S Mapper, Mister’s Garage, Startup Together, BHR Korea, FuturePlay, Palfinger Korea, CREKorea (Commercial Real Estate Korea), isarpatent, HeraeusOriental HiTecCo.,Ltd.
Furthermore, the 9 pitching startups that will have the opportunity to present in front of these giants are; Redvelvet Ventures, GSIL Co., Ltd, 12CM, AXIS, Holo Holik, Vault Micro Inc, WRD Co., Ltd, Gnet System, and VisualCamp.
The event is FREE to attend, so, interested attendants can register here.
The program will open with remarks by officials from KITA and KGCCI. Other line-up includes the introduction of innovations from some of the Grownup enterprises.
Additionally, attendants will get to know more about the pitching startups during the pitching and Q&A sessions.
It is expected that over 80 people will attend this event. Hence, if this event interests you and wants to meet Germany’s thriving industry leaders, register your participation at the startups meet grownups.
The Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KGCCI) is the second largest foreign chamber of commerce in Korea with around 500 members and has been promoting the economic relations between Germany and Korea already since 1981. KGCCI provides support for both German and Korean businesses to thrive. The chamber organizes various events and offers professional services for market entry and expansion.