november, 2018

20nov9:3018:00Korea-Europe Startup SummitWe invite you to join our Korea-Europe Start-up Summit. Take advantage of the occasion to meet with Korean and international start-ups, get acquainted with the ecosystems in Korea and Europe, talk to VCs and Corporate VCs and catch a glimpse of accelerator programmes!

Korea-Europe Start-up Summit

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Event Details

Korea-Europe Start-up Summit

On November 20, 2018, KOTRA will host the Global Partnering Event (GP) at House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM), Frankfurt, the largest event of European-Korean economic cooperation. GP will be the flagship activity of KOTRA Germany, offering multiple opportunities to team up with Korean companies, expand your own footprint in Korea, or just mingle with the participants for networking. We cordially invite you to join our Korea-Europe Start-up Summit. Take advantage of the occasion to meet with Korean and international start-ups, get acquainted with the ecosystems in Korea and Europe, talk to VCs and Corporate VCs and catch a glimpse of accelerator programmes!

What’s expecting you?

o A panel discussion with representatives of global companies, start-ups, funds, accelerators, and government institutions talking about global cooperation, criteria for investment, or the support environment.
o Afternoon sessions with representatives of Korean & global companies, research promotion agencies, mentors & hubs
o 1:1 Meetings with Korean & International Start-ups/VCs and CVCs

Morning Session:

9:30 Registration

10:00-10:30 Welcome Speech

10:30-12:00 Panel Discussion

Host: Jannis Busch, Bayer AG

Opening Contribution: Korean-German Start-up Cooperation

HomoMimicus & Kybernesia, Dr Sun-Joong Kim & Claudio Flores Martínez

Panellists:

Europe Start-up Ecosystem: Maria Pennanen, Accelerator Frankfurt (tbc)
Programmes for Joint Technology Development: Felix Richter, AiF Projekt GmbH
Korean Start-ups Development Fund: Sae-jin Kim, Invest Korea
HomoMimicus, Dr Sun-Joong Kim
Kybernesia, Claudio Flores Martínez

12:00-12:15 Q&A

12:15-13:00 Networking Luncheon

Afternoon Session:

14:00-14:50 Matching & Pitching: Heraeus

14:50-15:40 Matching & Pitching: Nokia (tbc)

15:40-16:30 Matching & Pitching: Naver (tbc)

16:50-17:00 Matching & Pitching: Mirae Asset Securities

17:20-17:30 Matching and Pitching: Wrap-up

17:30-17:40 Mentoring for Start-ups Entering the European Market,

Taylor Wessing

17:40-18:00 European Blockchain Market: Business Opportunities,

Maria Pennanen, Santiment Blockchain Hub

All day:

10:30-17:00 1:1 Meetings with Start-up companies

KOTRA is a non-profit organisation under the direction of the Ministry of Economy, the event is completely free of charge. Language of the event will be English. Programme subject to change without prior notice.

 

Time

(Tuesday) 9:30 - 18:00

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