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.