Hanoi, Vietnam (March 22th, 2018) On March 22 K-ICT Born2Global Centre (Born2Global), a major Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), held a global demo day at Grand Plaza Hanoi Hotel in Vietnam.
Ten innovative technology Startup companies pitched their impressive ICT technology.
Five judges, including experts VCs, accelerators, entrepreneurs and corporate partners assessed all the contestants on their company's technological, market and team competencies. As a result, 000 in Korea and 000 in Vietnam got selected as the most outstanding companies respectively.
After the IR and networking session, technology and products of each company were demonstrated.
At the demo day, MOU was signed between Born2Global and Vietnam Silicon Valley (VSV). Both organizations agreed to cooperate in joint development of promising innovative technology companies in Korea and Vietnam and share enterprise support programs.
The programs consist of : 1) domestic and overseas investment of ICT sector's innovative technology companies, 2) joint establishment of key strategies for successful overseas expansion, 3) providing connection with the key programs needed for fostering companies, 3) sharing information on eco-system in each country to find ICT promising companies, 4) search for other effective and productive ways of mutual cooperation.
“We have signed a MOU to promote Korea's ICT promising innovative technology company in Vietnam which we hope will act as a booster,” said JongKap Kim, Chief Executive Director of B2G, as he kicked off the event. “Korea and Vietnam will work together to develop technologies and businesses. We will share our strategic know-how and look for ways to link them together,” he added.
Few of the participating companies are listed below:
A smart factory platform for control & analyze the data by AI, based on IoT and clouding for small and medium manufacturing companies. Just install the Wimfacotry on the equipment in the production line. It can check real-time data of factory facilities, operation status, and malfunction status.
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.
FlyHigh specializes in security. If there's a difference from an existing security company, FlyHigh is focusing on real results and convenience. So they create a product that's not existing. Or they make existing products easier and more effective. It is the secret FlyHigh won with big companies until now.
MOIN develops a global money transfer service based on Blockchain technology. MOIN provides overseas remittance among South Korea, Japan, and China at present and plans to expand into Southeast Asia countries
Hankook NFC (www.hankooknfc.com)
MySnappyPOS is an easy and instant payment service app for small/individual merchants who want to be able to accept credit card payments and Apple Pay, using only a smartphone. By enabling payments without a traditional POS system or credit card terminals, MySnappyPOS turns your smartphone into anywhere payment terminal.
GSIL’s Smart Construction Safety Management System is a total safety management platform for construction. GSIL provides accident prevention, safety examinations, field monitoring services and real-time worker location service solution using IoT wearables.
Peko Reward Wallet (https://peko.vn/en/index.php)
Peko offers a suite of CRM and mobile payment platform that helps drive business online to offline retail shops in a sustainable and low-cost way. Through gamification, Peko rewards both shops and shoppers to transact together with the best value.
Hachi system can apply hydroponic system, drip irrigation and IoT to increasing productivity to 50-300% higher than normal. We connect and help farmer sell vegetable to restaurant after they harvest.
Cloud-based platform and customized solution that makes simplify secured file sharing & collaboration on Cloud for internal & external business. 689Cloud developed by global team (US, JAPAN & Vietnam) experienced in Cloud & security solution since 2013, and launched to the market in Oct 2017, in Mar 2018 some major customers like VIB Bank, QTSC, UEL University started using the product.
Online work management platform for enterprises: Flexibly manage multi projects, easy collaboration in real time notifications and dash board reports.
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About K-ICT Born2Global Centre
K-ICT Born2Global Centre (www.born2global.com) is a full-cycle service platform for global expansion. Since its inception in 2013, Born2Global has been setting the standard for 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 be connected with the global market.