Gyeonggi Business & Science Accelerator (President Kang Seong-cheon) and startup accelerator Y&Archer held an IR event, “Pan-Pan Day,” at Pangyo Techno Valley Startup Campus in Gyeonggi-do on October 12.
“Pan-Pan Day” is a pivotal accelerator initiative designed to bolster Pangyo-based startups with global ambitions. It serves as a bridge, connecting innovative startup enterprises with potential investors and fostering discussions around investment opportunities.
In addition to startup companies and investors, officials from accelerators and GBSA also attended this event, and there were various programs such as IR presentations, one-on-one consultation sessions, and business expansion lectures and networking sessions.
The IR presenters included Hills Robotics (CEO Myung-gyu Park, CEO), a developer of self-driving robots, Divine Technology (CEO Lee Yong-chae), an operator of a high-reliability simulation tool chain platform, and This Is Engineering (CEO Yu-jeong Hong), a developer of self-driving drone platforms and next-generation mobility eVTOLs. Five companies also participated, including Darisoft (CEO Jeong Man-sik), which operates an artificial intelligence traffic risk information service, and Wemit Mobility (CEO Kang Gwi-seon), which develops a real-time route optimization logistics dispatch management solution.
Esteemed VC firms such as 42Dot, Hyundai Motor Securities, Korea & Company, and Y&Archer graced the occasion, offering invaluable investment insights and engaging in interactive Q&A sessions with the startups.
In the business expansion lecture, Lee Yu-geon, head of the business team at autonomous driving mobility company BANF (CEO Seong-han Yoo), introduced the strategies needed for global expansion under the theme of “Practical Approaches to Global Business Development”. He highlighted the plethora of opportunities awaiting Pangyo startups in Silicon Valley and emphasized the role of entities like Corporate Innovation Labs, CVC Office, and Corporate R&D Center in aiding global ventures. Furthermore, he shed light on potential avenues for assistance, citing organizations like the Korea International Trade Association and Korea Innovation Center. Lee also touched upon the support extended by the Korea Innovation Center in their international branches spread across Europe, Washington DC, and Silicon Valley.
Lee Yong-chae, CEO of Divine Technology, said, “I am happy to introduce Divine Technology during this event. “In particular, it was very beneficial for us to hear the marketing advice for overseas expansion during the consultation session.”
Gyeonggi Business & Science Accelerator provides a startup business platform and support programs for new tech startups related to the fourth industrial revolution. Pan-Pan Day, an IR event, will also be held in November and December this year.
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