BlueVisor, a member company of Born2Global Centre, placed second in the latest Fintech Unicorn Battle in Asia, receiving recognition for its technological prowess and business viability.

 

The Fintech Unicorn Battle in Asia is a global pitch competition organized by Startup.Network. It provides an opportunity for investors to discover competitive startups and an opportunity for such startups to attract investment and enable their global growth.

 

The competition was divided into four categories: fintech, AI, healthtech, and other technologies. Over 1,800 companies from 125 countries around the world participated, and about 200 advanced to the main competition.

 

Selected as one of the top 10 companies in the fintech category, BlueVisor presented its plan to the judges and addressed their questions in the final round, which was streamed online. Over 40 investors from R3i Ventures and other companies participated as judges.

 

BlueVisor introduced a proposal for its flagship item HIGHBUFF, an AI asset management platform, which was highly rated for its concept, potential market, and competitiveness by judges. It won second place in the overall vote.

 


 

Hwang Yong-guk, CEO of Bluevisor, and Hong Seo-yeon, CMO of Bluevisor, said, “Placing second in a competition for promising global technology companies in AI, IoT, fintech, logistics, and other areas, means that we’ve received international recognition for our technology and marketability. Through this competition, international investors now know BlueVisor, and we are now presented with opportunities to partner with other fintech and IT companies. We hope to develop into a global fintech company.”

 

In addition to the existing AI asset management platform HIGHBUFF, BlueVisor has launched HIGHBUFF Interview, an AI interview solution that allows objective interviews in the age of contact-free communication. Further, the company has developed I.EARN, an AI content management solution, and is working on marketing these solutions, which are establishing themselves in the industry as products that limit human risk and offer time-saving and other material benefits.



Ranked among top 15 AI asset management solution companies globally after competing with startups from all over the world




 

Bluevisor, a member company of the Born2Global Centre, was recently recognized in Europe and the Middle East for its AI-based asset management service technology.

 

Bluevisor was named as a finalist in Take Off Istanbul International Startup Summit 2019, a startup pitch contest held in Turkey.

 

Bluevisor was named as a finalist in Take Off Istanbul International Startup Summit 2019, a startup pitch contest held in Turkey from September 16 through 19. This is the first time that a Korean startup has been included in the Top 15 ranking. Take Off Istanbul is a global startup summit that is hosted by the Turkish government and the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Investment Office and participated in by diverse members of the entrepreneurship community, including startups and investors.

 

This year's pitch contest received applications from over 15,000 startups worldwide. Bluevisor became a finalist after passing three assessments: the preliminary round (300 companies) and the main round (50 companies), and then final round (15 companies). As a result, the company received a Google Cloud award and support funds from the Turkish government

 

Bluevisor is a fintech startup that offers comprehensive, independent AI-based asset management solutions. Most recently, it released HB+, an AI platform for investing and asset management that uses AI to conduct all steps of the investment process—from portfolio setup, investment asset allocation to re-balancing portfolio. The service is available on PC or smartphones.

 

 

Bluevisor CEO Yong-guk Hwang said, "The fact that Bluevisor was invited to such a prestigious global event proves that major countries are becoming increasingly aware of our business potential and technological capabilities. I am thus confident that we will be highly successful in the global market."

 

Bluevisor also participated in the startup pitch contest (K-Pitch) at K-Global@SV 2019, which was held at Silicon Valley from September 23 through 24. It was the only company out of 15 to receive the Award of Excellence. In addition to its most recent designation, Bluevisor was also selected as a "Top 20 Fintech Startup" in May by global accelerator Startupbootcamp and participated in the Plug and Play Tech Center (Silicon Valley) accelerator program. In February, Bluevisor also made headlines as the first Korean company to win a challenge hosted by the Family Office Insight (FOI), a New York gathering of high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) from all over the world. During the challenge, Bluevisor was interviewed by NASDAQ, for which it shared its views on fintech and the investment industry.

 

 

 

By Hyunjin Choi

 

Born2Global Centre (Chief Executive Director Jongkap Kim) held the Middle East Roadshow in UAE and Bahrain on September 21st-28th to develop Middle Eastern markets.

 

Born2Global has prepared this roadshow for selected startups to penetrate the Middle Eastern ICT markets in an effective way. The roadshow was packaged with various sessions such as IR pitching, one-on-one business meetings, and so on.

 

Among the selected startups in attendance were Bluevisor(A.I. Wealth Management Platform), Visual Camp(Eye tracking solution), Luxrobo(IoT robotics), Chequer Inc.(Database IDE tech), and 10 minds(Smart health & beauty industry).

 

In the IR pitching event, top-tier buyers across the Middle Eastern countries as well as local buyers in UAE and Bahrain took part, increasing the chance for emerging Korean startups to enter the Middle Eastern markets.

 

As a result, the AI-enhanced investment solution provider, Bluevisor signed MOU on applying the wealth management platform to Digital Bank. Nvelop Holding, the early stage investor in Dubai is planning to found Digital Bank with other major investors, ADS Securities and Noor Capital. Moreover, VisualCamp, the mobile eyetracking technology provider discussed PoC(Proof of Concept) to introduce its mobile app solution to Dubai Expo 2020.

 

With major Middle East organizations including Dubai future foundation, District 2020, AIM 2020, and Bahrain Economic Development Board, Born2Global Centre exchanged views on the ways for Korean startups to advance to Middle Eastern regions. Born2Global will establish a close liaison system with these agencies to come up with cooperative measures for the development of the regions.

 

 

 

Bluevisor, a member company of the Born2Global Centre, was selected as part of the NatWest FinTech Accelerator Programme, sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland. Bluevisor is the only one AI tech company, selected for fintech specialist program.


AI startup Bluevisor is the creator of HIGHBUFF, an AI platform for investing and asset management. HIGHBUFF completes all steps in the investment process from portfolio setup, investment asset allocation to re-balancing portfolio. The service is available on PC or smartphones.


The fintech accelerator program, operated by NatWest, a subsidiary of the UK's foremost banking and holdings company, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, will run for six months starting from October. All expenses and cost for the program will be covered by the Royal Bank of Scotland for the duration of the program.


NatWest's accelerator program, which focuses primarily on fintech companies, is conducted twice a year (April and June) in England for promising startups from all over the world that have high levels of growth potential.

Bluevisor CEO Yong-guk Hwang commented on the company's recent selection saying, "Now that we have this wonderful opportunity to enter the European market through Great Britain, the capital of European finance, we will be doing everything possible to become a globally-recognized company."




In addition to its most recent designation, Bluevisor was also selected as a "Top 20 Fintech Startup" in May by global accelerator Startupbootcamp and participated in the Plug and Play Tech Center (Silicon Valley) accelerator program. Earlier in September, Bluevisor participated in Takeoff Istanbul 2019, a pitching contest hosted by the Turkish government and the Republic of Turkey Investment Office. After beating the odds of 15,000:15, Bluevisor entered the pitching finals, where it received an award from Google and support funds from the Turkish government. In February, Bluevisor also made headlines as the first Korean company to win a challenge hosted by the Family Office Insight (FOI), a New York gathering of high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) from all over the world. During the challenge, Bluevisor was interviewed by NASDAQ, for which it shared its views on fintech and the investment industry.



 

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