[PR Newswire] South Korea's Most Promising Tech Startups Pitch in the U.S. to Top Investors

2019-10-22 17:41

South Korea's Most Promising Tech Startups Pitch in the U.S. to Top Investors

13 Korean Tech Startups Pitch to prominent investors in the Nation's Capital

WASHINGTONOct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The KIC-FedTech Accelerator Pitch Day, held on 10/3/2019, is the final phase of the accelerator program in which the startups put their newly acquired skills and knowledge to the test by pitching to active & accredited investors and stakeholders. This event was hosted by the Korea Innovation Center (KIC) which is the Korean government-backed technology innovation center in Washington D.C.  The event featured a pitching competition in which the best presenter was selected by a panel of judges. The winner of the competition was Tony Kim, CEO of Corners Co., Ltd. Judges from the panel included Christopher Schroeder, entrepreneur, investor, and bestselling author, as well as Alicia Fuller, from Silicon Valley Bank who overseas partnerships with emerging startups in the DC area. The event was attended by active investors, mentors, and program instructors with experience in tech, entrepreneurship, and government contracting.

The winner of the pitch competition was Tony Kim, CEO of Corners Co., Ltd.


KIC Washington is a Korean government supported organization under the Ministry of Science and ICT that specializes in facilitating connections and expansion to the U.S. market for Korean tech startups. Over the past five years, The KIC Washington branch has helped over 500 Korean startups achieve growth in Korea and the United States.

The Washington DC branch of the KIC can be reached at (571) 405.6220. For more information, please contact the Korean Innovation Center's website at

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