Desafia San Francisco, the non-equity public assistance initiative addressed to Spanish startup founders with the greatest potential to successfully tackle the international market, will launch this November. Established by ICEX Spain Trade and Investment (the Government of Spain’s agency for the internationalization of businesses) and Red.es (the Government of Spain’s agency responsible for executing and deploying part of Spain’s Digital Agenda), and run this year by the advisory firm Mind the Bridge.
South Korea is one of the most fertile grounds at global scale for developments in digital technologies. Factoring in the country’s advanced ICT infrastructure, pervasive high-speed internet connectivity, and the highest smart device penetration rate in the world (about 98%).In this scenario, a new trend is making its way in South Korea as the direct evolution of immersive technologies applied to a variety of industries: the “metaverse”.
The Covid-19 pandemic has radically changed the landscape of HealthTech on a global scale, enabling an entirely new pace of adoption and implementation of new technologies - as innovations that once took years to be deployed now require a shorter time frame.
South Korea innovation ecosystem now is becoming one of the world’s main innovation clusters, according to the “Tech Scaleup South Korea 2022 Report”, produced by advisory firm Mind the Bridge with the support of Korean National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA).
On September 21st, Kised (Korean Institute of Startup and Entrepreneurial Development) and Mind the Bridge we will host a Korean Scaleup Demo Day, as the final event of a 2-month long Acceleration and Global Market Entry program. The event is part of the Korean-American Startup Summit scheduled for September 19-21.