Cheers to our remarkable contestants who participated in Innovation Korea this month!
In case you missed it, 12 startups competed for a chance to win a spot in MediaTech Ventures’ incubator, a 12-week program helping international startups learn about, get connected to, and scale into the United States market. These savvy startups ranged from contemporary media technology for retail industries to AI-enabled robots.
Our panel of judges, which included experts from some of the top investment and technology companies such as LG Technology Ventures and Dell Technologies Capital, chose these startups due to their ingenuity and flair.
RoboRisen targets the educational toy market with app-based modular robot offerings. Specifically, the Korean robotics startup developed a smartphone-connected modular robot named PingPong: to serve as a playmate and a teacher for kids in a more engaging way. As more children are exposed to digital technologies from an early age, a growing number of tech-connected parents are looking for toys that can help make their kids more creative and smarter. Our judges saw the billion-dollar potential for scalable growth in their model!
Korean startup KADA: KUDU introduces virtual fitting solutions for the multi-billion dollar women’s shoes & accessories industry. This fashion-savvy startup makes comfortable heels for each woman based on smartphone virtual fitting technology. With stylish designs handmade in Seoul, they are combining the best of boutique, sustainable luxury with the ease of online ordering thanks to their clever #mediatech platform. Check them out today to boost your Post-COVID wardrobe before you hit those first in-person meetings!
Again, thank you to all who participated in the event and helped make it a success. Your creativity and dedication know no limits. We look forward to seeing your brands expand exponentially in the near future!
In case you missed it, you can watch here.
Feeling inspired? Join us in our international programs and connect directly with media founders, mentors, or investors, on our platform here!
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