NetFutures, Berlin Startup Safari, Spain Go-to-Korea, Denmark & Sweden Roadshow.
The month of April & May was quite busy for our K-Startup Challenge activities. In a European tour, our team presented the acceleration Programme to a large audience of accelerators and eager startups. Starting in Brussels, our roadshow led us to Spain, Germany, to the northern parts of Europe, in Denmark, and Sweden. Essential in promoting our Programme, KIC-Europe team attended a series of events:
- At NetFutures in Brussels, the event for Business Development, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Strategy, KIC-Europe met most promising startups willing to embark in the K-Startup Adventure. We had the chance to feature our Programme next to Policy makers and real actors of the European Commission scene. Our coming to this event, highlighted the root of K-Startups Challenge in the European sphere and the impact of collaboration between South Korean and Europe. (Find out more about the event here)
- At Startup Safari Berlin, KIC-Europe team went on tour of Berlin ecosystem to meet the top startups of the city. In a 3-day span, KIC-Europe met more than 30 startups at various locations across Berlin: Betahaus, HubRaum, and TechCode. These impressive holdings were the host of a startup fest concentrating talents, opportunities and dynamism to highlight the vibrant Berlin startup ecosystem. (Find out more about the event here)
- Spain-Go-to-Korea is KIC-Europe marathon in Spain, travelling from North to South of Spain including Barcelona, Malaga and Granada. Pablo Garrido, our Head of Business Development, met the Spanish ecosystem stars in a series of info sessions and presentations. Barcelona and Malaga are the breeding ground to a furnished Spanish startup scene that would feel like fish in water in Pangyo Valley.
- Denmark&Sweden Roadshow was the opportunity for KIC-Europe to shine in the Nordic ecosystem. Through a series of meetings and visits, KIC-Europe met 9 accelerators including : Accelerace, CONNECT Denmark, Venture Cup, Founders House, Swedish Incubators & Science Parks (SISP), Airinum/SUP46, Startup Stockholm, FrogLeap, SICS Swedish.