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KoreaTechDesk’s Virtual Demo Day Set for July 22, 2024: A Platform for Korean Startups to Shine

KoreaTechDesk is set to host its latest edition of Virtual Demo Day, on July 22, 2024, at 3 pm KST. The event promises to be another exceptional gathering, bringing together leading industry figures and showcasing innovative Korean startups. With a focus on fostering global connections and opportunities, this edition is…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 17 Jul 2024

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Navigating Global Markets: Insights from Fintech and Innovation Expert Iskander Haouam

Iskander Haouam,  a seasoned expert with over 15 years of experience in investment and entrepreneurship, brings a wealth of knowledge…

by Dae-jung Park . 15 Jul 2024
US AI Specialist Investment Firm Injects $4.75 Million into K-Virtual Studio ‘Beeble’

Korean startup Beeble AI, renowned for its innovative approach to leveling the playing field in Visual Effects (VFX) for filmmakers,…

by Richard Park . 11 Jul 2024
Foodtech Startup Marketboro Gears Up for KOSDAQ Listing with Samsung Securities as Lead Manager

Marketboro, a Korean foodtech startup at the forefront of innovating the food distribution market, has appointed Samsung Securities as the…

by Chloe kim . 9 Jul 2024
EV Battery Waste Remanufacturer Poen Secures $28 Million in Series B Investment

Korean startup Poen, which specializes in the remanufacturing of electric vehicle waste batteries, has successfully secured 39 billion won (USD…

by Daehyun Song . 9 Jul 2024
COMEUP 2024 Receives Record-Breaking 1,208 Applications for COMEUP Stars Competition

Korea Startup Forum(KSF), the organizer of the global startup festival COMEUP, has announced an unprecedented response to its annual COMEUP…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 8 Jul 2024
Chowis Co., Ltd. Partners with Kolmar Korea to Launch Advanced AI Skin Diagnostic Platform

Chowis Co., Ltd., a leading provider of AI skin diagnostic solutions in South Korea, has formed a strategic partnership with…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 5 Jul 2024

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Marketboro, a Korean foodtech startup at the forefront of innovating the food distribution market, has appointed Samsung Securities as the…
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Korean startup Beeble AI, renowned for its innovative approach to leveling the playing field in Visual Effects (VFX) for filmmakers,…
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Korea Startup Forum(KSF), the organizer of the global startup festival COMEUP, has announced an unprecedented response to its annual COMEUP…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 8 Jul 2024

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US AI Specialist Investment Firm Injects $4.75 Million into K-Virtual Studio ‘Beeble’

Korean startup Beeble AI, renowned for its innovative approach to leveling the playing field in Visual Effects (VFX) for filmmakers,…

by Richard Park . 11 Jul 2024

Chowis Co., Ltd. Partners with Kolmar Korea to Launch Advanced AI Skin Diagnostic Platform

Chowis Co., Ltd., a leading provider of AI skin diagnostic solutions in South Korea, has formed a strategic partnership with…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 5 Jul 2024
Digital Healthcare Startup Endo Health Secures Pre-Seed Funding from Top-Tier US Investors

Korean digital healthcare startup Endo Health, based in Silicon Valley, has secured significant pre-seed investment from prestigious US venture capital…

by Richard Park . 2 Jul 2024
Nota AI Secures $19.9 Million in Series C Funding to Expand AI Optimization Technology

Nota AI, a prominent South Korean startup specializing in AI optimization and lightweighting technology, has successfully raised $19.9 million (25.8…

by Daehyun Song . 22 Jun 2024
Ministry of SMEs and Startups Establishes KRW 1.2 Trillion Global Fund, Attracts Top Venture Capitals

The South Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups announced on July 1 that it had selected 15 funds as targets for this year’s global fund investment project. The Ministry of SMEs and Startups plans to establish a new global fund worth more than KRW 1.2 trillion (USD 863 million) by investing KRW 150 billion (USD 108 million) in the mother fund in 2024. The investment project received support from 80 companies, including world-class venture capitals, and recorded a competition rate of approximately 8:1, the highest ever, drawing keen attention. The high interest and participation in the global fund are analyzed to be due to the recent recognition of the outstanding technological prowess of Korean startups and the high interest from overseas investors. Leading Global Firms Join the Initiative Global large investment firms such as Third Prime Capital from the US, Amadeus from the UK, Global Brain from Japan, and CICC (China International Capital Corporation) from China participated in the global fund investment project. By region, venture capitals from various countries were selected as management companies, including 5 from the US,…

2 Jul 2024
Ministry of SMEs and Startups Selects Next-Generation Startups for Global Unicorn Project

South Korea is witnessing a remarkable shift in its startup ecosystem, with ventures in the energy, battery, bio, and autonomous…

27 Jun 2024
South Korea Launches ‘Startup Korea Fund’ with 807.5 Billion Won ($588 Million) Sub-Fund for 2024

The South Korean government has officially launched the first sub-fund for the ‘Startup Korea Fund’ project, an ambitious public-private venture…

5 Jun 2024
South Korea Financial Services Commission Unveils $11.36 Billion Plan to Boost Early-Stage Ventures

In a decisive move to bolster the domestic venture ecosystem, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) of South Korea has unveiled…

20 May 2024
KoreaTechDesk’s Virtual Demo Day Set for July 22, 2024: A Platform for Korean Startups to Shine

KoreaTechDesk is set to host its latest edition of Virtual Demo Day, on July 22, 2024, at 3 pm KST. The event promises to be another exceptional gathering, bringing together leading industry figures and showcasing innovative Korean startups. With a focus on fostering global connections and opportunities, this edition is poised to continue the momentum built by previous sessions. KoreaTechDesk Virtual Demo Day Event Date: July 22, 2024 Time : 3 pm KST   Iskander Haouam, a fintech enthusiast and lead investor from Saudi Arabia, will once again take the helm as the mentor for this session. Iskander, who has been deeply involved in fintech since 2011, brings a wealth of experience and insights to the table. His previous leadership in the May 2024 edition, alongside experienced investor Daniel Csontos from Hong Kong, highlighted his expertise in business development strategy, customer experience, relationship management, risk management, innovation, and finance at Namal Impact Investment Capital. Reflecting on his past experience, Iskander remarked, “The Demo Day showcased the vibrant Korean startup ecosystem. I was impressed by the quality of startups and their innovative…

17 Jul 2024
COMEUP 2024 Receives Record-Breaking 1,208 Applications for COMEUP Stars Competition

Korea Startup Forum(KSF), the organizer of the global startup festival COMEUP, has announced an unprecedented response to its annual COMEUP…

8 Jul 2024
KoreaTechDesk Virtual Demo Day June Edition: Innovation Meets Insight with Szymon Struszyński & Korean Startups

The third edition of the KoreaTechDesk Virtual Demo Day, held on June 24, was a resounding success. It spotlighted the…

25 Jun 2024
NextRise 2024: South Korea’s Premiere Startup Exhibition Celebrates Record-Breaking Success

The ‘NextRise 2024‘ exhibition, hosted by the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) and KDB Korea Development Bank, concluded successfully on…

22 Jun 2024
Navigating Global Markets: Insights from Fintech and Innovation Expert Iskander Haouam

Iskander Haouam,  a seasoned expert with over 15 years of experience in investment and entrepreneurship, brings a wealth of knowledge…

by Dae-jung Park . 15 Jul 2024
Floatic CEO Chan Lee on Leading Revolution in E-commerce Warehouse Automation with Visionary Strategy

Korean startup Floatic, a trailblazer in e-commerce warehouse automation, has recently made headlines by securing $3.8 million in its latest…

by Aditi Dave . 16 Jun 2024
Building Bridges: Jan Raczyński on Fostering Startup and Enterprise Collaborations

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, fostering collaborations between startups and established enterprises is crucial for driving innovation and growth.…

by Aditi Dave . 13 Jun 2024
Gangnam-gu Empowers Startups with Global Initiatives for Innovation and Growth

Gangnam-gu, a district renowned as a vibrant center for dreams and innovation in South Korea, is taking bold steps to…

by Richard Park . 30 Apr 2024

Polish Corporation ORLEN Calls on Korean Startups for Accelerator Program

In a bid to foster global innovation and collaboration, ORLEN Group, one of Central and Eastern Europe’s most prominent multi-energy…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 15 Mar 2024
Hyundai Motor Group Launches 2024 Zero One Accelerator Program for Innovative Startups

South Korean corporate giant Hyundai Motor Group has announced the commencement of the 2024 open recruitment for its esteemed ‘ZER01NE…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 19 Feb 2024
Google Startup Campus Partners with Seoul Metropolitan Government for ‘AI Startup School’ Program  

In a significant demonstration of Google’s dedication to fostering entrepreneurship in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) field in South Korea, the…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 5 Feb 2024
Top Co-working Spaces for Startups & Companies to Explore in South Korea

For startups, the beginning years are the most crucial ones, when the pitches to VCs are to be made, teams…

3 Apr 2024
Korean Legal Firm SEUM Emerges as a Premier Partner for Startups, Garnering Top Rankings

SEUM, a distinguished law firm based in South Korea, has solidified its position as a premier legal partner for startups,…

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