Pitch Perfect: Meet the Smartest Korean Startups in SV

Innovative 7 Korean Startups Pitch at K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven hottest startups in Korea have been selected to pitch their business ideas at Silicon Valley. K-ICT Born2Global Centre (Born2Global) announced that "K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017: K-Pitch" event will take place on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3F Levi's Stadium located at 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara.

Innovative 7 Korean startups pitch at "K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017: K-Pitch"
Innovative 7 Korean startups pitch at "K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017: K-Pitch"

The seven presenting Born2Global member startups are BlueSignal, INFINIFLUX, iSharingSoft, LUXROBO, MINDs Lab, Radsone and SCHAFFENGOTT. These companies will share their latest technology and products in various fields, such as AI, big data, IoT, edu-tech and Chatbot.

Twenty-one Korean startups will be given about 120 minutes in total to pitch their products and services in front of the panel of judges and in front of the audiences, including local startup leaders, general attendees, potential mentors and business partners at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara.

Judges will evaluate each individual carefully and the winner(s) will be announced. In addition, the Korean startups will have opportunities to interact with the local community through trade booths to broaden their network and showcase their products.

"K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017: K-Pitch" hosted by Born2Global is sponsored and supported by Ministry of Science and ICT of the Republic of Korea. Born2Global has previously held pitching events (demo days) in several countries, such as Singapore, Japan, China, US (NY/SV/LA), Belgium, Netherlands, Russia, Luxembourg and France.

Jongkap Kim, Chief Executive Director of Born2Global, said, "Born2Global helps existing and aspiring entrepreneurs in the creative fields to learn new ways of building and growing their enterprise. Through the SV event, Korean tech startups and VCs,  major companies from the tech industry will have  the chance to connect and to build their own strategic relationships."

For more detailed information on "K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017: K-Pitch", please visit www.born2global.com

Notable advancements to be showcased at the "K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017: K-Pitch" event by seven Korean startups:

BlueSignal (https://www.bluesignal.co.kr)

Predictor of future driving risk rates and traffic status based on traffic data and artificial intelligence algorithms. Highly effective for improving the prediction of transportation accuracy and traffic flow.

INFINIFLUX (http://www.infiniflux.com)

Machbase is an innovative DBMS which stores and analyzes large amount of time-series big data in real-time. It encompasses general database, in-memory processing and search engine technology.

iSharingSoft (http://isharingsoft.com)

Real-time locator service allowing family members and close friends to privately share their locational information and communication message. Automatic alert system for entering and exiting common places such as work, school or home. When the emergency alert system is activated, the exact longitude and latitude is delivered.

LUXROBO (https://www.luxrobo.com)

Luxrobo, MODI is a modular platform of DIY robotics, of which functions can be created by connecting various block modules. It has received Reddot Design Award 2017 and can be used as IoT learning tool for all ages.

MINDs Lab (https://maum.ai)

Specializes in machine learning, data mining and artificial intelligence. The goal of MINDs Lab is to provide AI solutions that empower humans to enhance business models and to nurture AI networks and professionals.

Radsone (http://www.radsone.com)

Offers the best performance of wireless Bluetooth audio and wired USB audio solutions with the provision of IP-based smartphone audio.

SCHAFFENGOTT (http://www.schaffengott.com)

The Door Edge Protection System (DEPS) prevents door damages, it embeds a real-time monitoring system which detects fire, theft, accidents and locations. It is easy to attach and detach anytime, anywhere.

About K-ICT Born2Global Centre

K-ICT Born2Global Centre (https://www.born2global.com) is a full-cycle service platform for global expansion. Since inception in 2013, Born2Global has been setting the standard for a successful startup ecosystem as the main Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science and ICT. Born2Global has expanded and transformed startups to be engaged, equipped and connected with the global market.

Contact: Jina Lee

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