After a successful run in Japan, South Korean Startup Conference beLAUNCH is currently organizing an Indian edition to be held as part of their annual conference on May 1st and 2nd, 2013. As the flagship event of South Korea tech media beSUCCESS, beLAUNCH is Korea’s biggest startup and technology conference targeting the global technology communities. By holding a special Indian edition, beLAUNCH aims to connect startups from India interested in expanding their reach into the Korean or East Asian market with investors and major telecom firms located in Korea. Indian startups successfully accepted into this conference will subsequently have an opportunity to exhibit their product/service in a startup booth. Read more
BeLAUNCH 2012, South Korea’s first global tech startup conference, has announced the four winners of its startup battle competition. Held from 13th to 14th June, the conference hosted 20 startups who went on stage to wow investors and the audience.
Here are the winners: Read more
If you are a tech startup looking for global opportunities of growth then you cannot ignore Asia’s 4th biggest economy and tech-savvy South Korea. With a population of 50 million, highly developed telecommunication and technology infrastructure, South Korea offers numerous opportunities to startups and companies across sectors.
We’ve talked about BeLaunch before: it is a platform that is designed to act as a launch pad for startups from Korea and other countries. If you are tech startup looking for global recognition, entry into the South Korean market and attention from investors and corporates then Belaunch is the place to be!
If you are a startup based out of anywhere in the world and would like to present your startup at BeLaunch then register for the ‘BeLaunch Startup Battle’. 20 shortlisted startups will present their innovative products during BeLaunch on June 13th and 14th 2012.
Why be part of the Startup Battle?
• Opportunity to present your startup to the who’s who of the Korean tech and investment scene
• A great launch pad to enter the booming Korean tech market
• Investment Opportunity from leading investors and tech conglomerates
• Prizes from YouNoodle, Plug and Play and Demo
• Exposure to mainstream and startup media from around the world
Last date to apply: 15th May 2012 ( Last date to apply for the Q Prize which was open to only Korean startups was April 30th)
3 winners will be chosen from the 20 shortlisted startups ( Both Korean and Non Korean startups are included).
The 3 winners out of the 20 shortlisted startups will get:
- 4-weeks program from YouNoodle worth $15,000
- 3-month program from Plug and Play worth $15,000
- DEMO will offer a free showcase chance this year in San Francisco worth $5,000
This apart from the glory of being chosen the winners of Korea’s biggest startup platform!
Click here to apply for the startup battle or write to info [at] besuccess.com find out more.
SGE is honored to be a media sponsor for BeLaunch 2012.
South Korea is a leading player in the global tech industry with Korean brands leaving their mark in various sectors. While we hear a lot about South Korean firms innovating and pushing the envelope, there is hardly any platform to showcase the thriving software and tech startup scene in South Korea. beLAUNCH hopes to do just that by giving a platform for Korean startups and at the same time enable people outside to tap into the exciting world of Korean entrepreneurship. beLAUNCH is a flagship initiative of beSUCCESS which is South Korea’s leading media platform focused on startups and technology (formerly known as OnSuccess). beLAUNCH will be hosted at aT Center Yangjae, Seoul on June 13,14 2012.
The event will bring together the best known names in the Korean technology industry along with exceptional startups right in the heart of Seoul. For 2 days, participants will be able to make new connections, find out about new products and engage in opportunities that will unleash untapped value and at the same time have fun!
beLAUNCH will provide an opportunity for startups from Korea and abroad to pitch to investors and technology firms through the ‘Launch Pad’. With fireside chats, startup booths and panel discussions the event promises to be a one stop shop for people interested to get connected to the Korean startup ecosystem. Read more