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Born2Global's Korean Startup Demo Day in Paris

2016-05-25 10:05

SEOUL, South Korea, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- K-ICT Born2Global (B2G) will be hosting "K-Global @ Paris Demo Day 2016" with 15 of Korea's most fascinating startups which will pitch their business models to top global VCs, accelerators and a live audience.

Promising Korean startups, including leading companies in areas such as AI, wearables, big data, IoT, edu-tech and healthcare will present at the Demo Day.

"B2G has K-Global @ Paris Demo Day 2016 with the purpose of introducing selected Korean startups with high potential successfully expanding to the global market," said Jong Kap Kim, Chief Executive Director of B2G said. Kim added that, "After the Demo Day, we plan to continue in solidifying the network channels between the Korean startups and VCs, accelerators of the European market. We would like for everyone to take advantage of this Demo Day and create invaluable relationships that can bring mutual success in business."

In addition to 15 pitch sessions, there will be opportunities for attendees to network and have one on one consulting with European VCs and accelerators.

The Demo Day is a public event open to anyone, so please RSVP and direct your inquiries to ysong@born2global.com. Accelerators, investors, journalists and government representatives may email the same address for the Demo Day admission pass.

"K-Global @ Paris Demo Day 2016" will be held at the Catalogne Paris Montparnesse (address: 40 Ruedu Commandont Mouchott, Place Catalogne, 750104 Paris) on June 3, 2016, with the public program running from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Consulting and mentoring session for the entry into the European market will be held from 2:00 to 6:00pm.

One of the selected startups form the Demo Day will be awarded with Yorkshire Accelerator Award and gain membership to the UK-based accelerator.

"K-Global @ Paris Demo Day 2016" hosted by B2G is sponsored and supported by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of the Republic of Korea.

B2G has previously held Demo Day events in Singapore, Japan, China, US (NY/SV/LA), Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and France. Last year, the Demo Day was held in Lille, France. Through the first Demo Day in France, Korean Bio-Tech startups and VCs from the healthcare industry had a chance to connect and build strategic relationships.

B2G

Founded in September 2013, B2G is a major Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) contributing to the national startup ecosystem and beyond. Each year, B2G selects over 100 startups with high potential for entering the global market. B2G provides services such as professional consulting in law, patents, accounting, marketing, investment and business development. Additionally, B2G gives training services to startups by hosting conferences, seminars and meetings.

Over 60 startups are selected to reside in the business space "K-Global Startup Hub" and receive consulting services at the Startup Campus. The Startup Campus in Pangyo is the "Silicon Valley" of South Korea, emerging as the latest hot spot in the thriving startup ecosystem. The 582K square feet Startup Campus is the future home for tech startup stars to connect with the global market.

B2G Metrics

Continuously expanding its global channel partners, B2G has over 100 partners all around the world.

B2G has significantly contributed building a strong foundation for successful investment opportunities for startups. B2G has brought investment of over US$133.2 million for 62 startups.

B2G's experts have provided 4,537 consulting services to 2,921 startups, resulting in 358 overseas patent applications, 198 overseas business contracts and alliances with 26 overseas incorporations.

Information on startups presenting at the Demo Day

Amadas (www.amadas.kr)
Smart door lock that can be remotely controlled via a smartphone app.

Bagel Labs (www.bagel-labs.com)
Platforms for size data and use data collected by the Bagel smart tape measure to connect businesses to consumers in various ways.

Ciot
An IoT security service company, producing a hardware security module to secure IoT platforms.

Daliworks (www.daliworks.net)
ThingPlus (Thing+, https://thingplus.net), IoT cloud platform enabling customers to build faster, cheaper, reliable and scalable IoT services.

Dreamsquare (www.mytalentx.com)
Connecting college talent with the right career opportunity by utilizing AI HEURI.

Huinno (www.huinno.com)
Innovative healthcare technologies that continuously, accurately, and quickly measure clinically-relevant biometrics.

Impressivo (www.impressivo.net)
3D touch sensor for wearables, IoT devices and VR/AR interfaces.

Innomdlelab (www.innomdlelab.com) 
TipTalk: Smart watch strap that turns your fingertip into a phone.

iPlateia (www.iplateia.com)
Cross-media solutions to enhanced audio recognition technology.

Nare Trends (www.xspark.co.kr)
Remote monitoring and protection system for electrical arc fires.

SoTIS (www.sot.is)
Light-weight security S/W for IoT device authentication & data protection.

Stratio (www.stratiotechnology.com)
World's first Short Wavelength Infrared (SWIR) imaging available to the mass market.

Vuno (www.vuno.co)  
Applying deep learning to solve big problems: Currently, innovating medicine.

WELT(www.welt.life)
World's first smart belt (a Samsung spin-off company).

12CM (www.12cm.co.kr)
O2O services through Echoss Smart Stamp & cloud platform enhancing customer loyalty.

About Born2Global

Established in September 2013, Born2Global is the major vehicle under the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, to support Korean startup companies in early stages that aims  want to expand across international markets. Born2Global has been providing consulting services in various fields covering training, investment, law, patent, accounting, and marketing to nurture global startup companies and also develop a domestic startup ecosystem and support system designed to form a virtuous cycle.

For more detailed information on the Born2Global, please check out www.born2global.com
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CONTACT:

Jina Lee
jlee@born2global.com


Source: K-ICT Born2Global Centre
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