Global Impact Accelerator ‘StartupX’ and ‘Kingospring,’ the Incheon Startup Park Boost Startup Program operator, held the 2021 Boost Startup Program Global IR & Networking Day on November 29. 2021 Boost Startup Program, which Incheon Startup Park organizes, is expected to contribute significantly to establishing a startup Innovation Ecosystem in the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ).
2021 Boost Startup Program’s Global IR & Networking Day was held in four sessions: IR presentation, Mentor Introduction, Mentoring, and networking. Due to the COVID-19 issue, three mentors living abroad (Vietnam, Hong Kong, and the Philippines) participated in the event online.
Vietnam mentor Song Seung-gu (Vietnam Silicon Valley) partner made a speech about the rapidly growing Vietnamese startup ecosystem and the opportunities & strategies to enter Vietnam markets. Kim Ji-won, CEO of Philippine mentor Infinity Media Philippines, shared insights with local testbeds in the Philippines and strategies for successful entry. Lee Ha-yan, director of KDB Development Bank in Hong Kong, conveyed issues related to the Chinese & Hong Kong industrial structure and ecosystems.
Three startups that participated in this event are
▲ MediPlus (CEO Jung Ji-hee),
▲ Cox Space (CEO Kim Ho-yeon),
and ▲ Birdsol (CEO Joo Hyun-chul).
Medi Plus is a data-based customized clinical trial information provider, Coxspace is a developer of gesture machine learning mouse “Snoul” that can control metabuses, and Birdsol is a company that provides joint solutions using low-cost, high-function copolymers.
Promising startups will be able to enter and grow in the global market through the 2021 Boost Startup Program of Incheon Startup Park and support from two accelerators, Kingospring and StartupX; potential Korean startups will consistently expand their capabilities worldwide.