Industry 4.0 is a paradigm shift for the whole world. Major changes are happening with the merging of artificial intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain, vehicle automation, smart factories and more. With culture and infrastructure that quickly adapt to the most recent technological advances, Korea is at the centre of all. With 221 accelerators and 134 innovation centres (as of February 2020), Korea provides the best support and environment for startups just beginning their journey.
We are looking for talented entrepreneurs in Europe and Africa who are looking to expand their business to the Korean and Asian market in the following verticals:
What's in it for you?
3.5-Month Accelerator Program
Office and project space
Corporate Sponsorship and Support
Help Desk and Visa Support
Venture must be less than 7 years old
Technology-based startups that have prototype or product/service and at initial investment stage
Must be willing to relocate to Korea for 3.5-Month acceleration program
Check out what some of the past winners have to say about the challenge:
The deadline for applications of proposals is June 15th 2021 at midnight (UTC+2).
Online meetings with Korean stakeholders
Final Results Announced
*Due to COVID-19, all foreigners have to go to Korea before August 15 in order to go into quarantine. The quarantine period will be August 15-31.
Acceleration program begins with the top 60 teams
Demo Day top 30 teams will be selected to settle in Korea