beLAUNCH Heads to India; Winning Startup to Pitch at beLAUNCH 2013 in Seoul
3월 11, 2013

We are excited to announce the launch of beLAUNCH India edition in the run up to beLAUNCH 2013 in Seoul.

Interested startups can apply using the online application form here. The winning startup will win a place in the 20 presenting startups at beLAUNCH 2013 in Seoul on May 1st and 2nd, 2013 and also an opportunity to exhibit their product/service in a startup booth at the conference, for free. Applications are open till 25 March 2013 11:59PM Korea Time.

beLAUNCH India edition is a great platform for Indian startups to expand and increase awareness in Korea/East Asia. It also presents a good opportunity to interact with investors and telecom majors from Korea, Japan, China and the U.S attending beLAUNCH. If you are an Indian startup looking for partners/distributors in Korea, beLAUNCH is the place to be!

Below is the press release of the announcement. ( after the Bollywood video!)

Turns out India and Korea are collaborating in more ways than just technology! Here is a video of Bollywood actor Jackky Bhagnani dancing to Gangnam Style with some classic Bollywood moves! We hope equally interesting collaborations come out of beLAUNCH India!

Press Release: 11 March 2013, Seoul - For immediate release

Looking to enter the South Korean market? beLAUNCH comes to India

South Korea’s biggest startup/tech conference beLAUNCH is organizing an Indian edition to enable startups from India interested in entering the Korean/East Asian market. beLAUNCH is the flagship event of South Korea’s leading startup-tech media platform beSUCCESS.

Interested startups can apply using the online application form here. The winning startup will win a place in the 20 presenting startups at beLAUNCH 2013 in Seoul on May 1st and 2nd, 2013 and also an opportunity to exhibit their product/service in a startup booth at the conference, for free. Applications are open till 25 March 2013 11:59PM Korea Time.

beLAUNCH India edition is a great platform for Indian startups to expand and increase awareness in Korea/East Asia. It also presents a good opportunity to interact with investors and telecom majors from Korea, Japan, China and the U.S attending beLAUNCH. If you are an Indian startup looking for partners/distributors in Korea, beLAUNCH is the place to be!

beLAUNCH 2013 will have many components designed to facilitate learning, sharing and partnerships, such as a Hackathon, Startup Battle, Startup Booths, workshops and VIP networking parties. Many high profile Silicon Valley and Korean CEOs and entrepreneurs have already been confirmed as speakers at the event, which will bring together over 100 top global VCs and investors. Startups from across the globe will be vying for recognition and investment in the beLAUNCH Startup Battle. More than 3,000 attendees from Korea and the global startup community will be attending the event to hear from global thought leaders and industry professionals, to network and explore what the Korean tech community has to offer.

For the first time beLAUNCH will also be co-hosting a 24 hour Hackathon in the run-up to the conference. Winners of this event will be featured on the main stage alongside many other startups vying for investment deals through the Startup Battle.

“We had many startups from India, Japan, Russia, China and the U.S take part in beLAUNCH 2012 and we are enabling more overseas startups to leverage the beLAUNCH platform and expand their business. We are actively building strategic relationships and holding satellite events outside Korea to achieve this”, added Nathan Millard, Global Director of beSUCCESS.

beSUCCESS along with Tokyo-based Skyland Ventures and Seoul-based startup VCNC organized beLAUNCH Japan Satellite Event on February 27th, 2013 in Tokyo where six Japanese startups took part for an opportunity to pitch at the main event in Korea. The 1st prize winner was Conyac, which is a crowd sourced translation service that gives users an interesting way to communicate with someone in a foreign language at affordable rates. Conyac won a complimentary booth for exhibiting at beLAUNCH 2013 in Seoul, round-trip air tickets for two and a chance to pitch at beLAUNCH 2013.

beLAUNCH India Application form: http://belaunch.com/eng/belaunch-india/

About beSUCCESS:

beSUCCESS is a South Korean media platform about startups, technology and entrepreneurship with English and Korean language versions. beSUCCESS offers opportunities for Korean start-ups and companies to meet other start-ups, investors and companies from Korea and abroad through events and partnerships.

About beLAUNCH:

beLAUNCH is the flagship conference of Korean startup media platform beSUCCESS to bring together the global startup and technology community and provide a platform for Korean startups to showcase their products and services. With more than 1500+ people attending the 2 day conference, beLAUNCH 2012 was the biggest startup-tech event in Korea and one of the biggest in Asia and globally.

Scheduled for May 1 and 2, 2013 at the COEX Auditorium in Seoul, beLAUNCH 2013 will build on the unprecedented success of its inaugural conference. beLAUNCH 2013 will have various components like Hackathon, Startup Battle, Startup Booths, workshops and networking parties.

Press Contact:

Vallabh Rao: vallabh AT beSUCCESS DOT com

Nathan Millard: nathan AT beSUCCESS DOT com

beSUCCESS
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