RISE is Coming to Korea
RISE is coming to Korea for the FIRST time! They are partnered with 500v2 to organize Runway to RISE Seoul a pitch competition to bring one Korean startup to compete against startups from Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, and Bangkok at RISE Hong Kong. Which Korean startup will win Runway to RISE Seoul and represent Korea at RISE? We will find out June 14th at Google’s Campus Seoul.
Who Will Represent South Korea at RISE?
For those that don’t know about RISE, RISE is one of the biggest tech conferences in Asia. RISE is produced by the team behind Web Summit which is regarded as the largest tech conference in the world. In addition, over 15,000 attendees will be going to RISE. That number could increase as RISE has expanded their RISE promotion all across Asia. Runway to RISE, a pitch competition, will be held in many cities across Asia including Seoul. Local Korean startups will battle it out on-stage at Google’s Campus Seoul for a chance to pitch at RISE’s BREAKTHROUGH stage. Furthermore, the winner of the BREAKTHROUGH Stage will go to Web Summit in November.
Runway to RISE Seoul
Runway to RISE Seoul will NOT be just a pitch competition. There will be panel discussions regarding the Greater Bay Area (Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Zhongshan
Startups Need to Apply Before May 31st
Startups looking to pitch at the event can apply at www.r2riseseoul.com. Even if you are not looking to pitch this event, it will be great for networking and meeting other entrepreneurs in the startup scene. There are only 150 tickets available. Therefore make sure to buy yours now. If you have not secured your ticket, don’t worry you will be able to watch the event on Facebook Live. There you can cheer for your favorite startup!