TIPS X beSUCCESS KOREAN STARTUP SHOWCASE


TIPS X beSUCCESS KOREAN STARTUP SHOWCASE

March 12-13, 2019

San Francisco / Palo Alto

APPLY FOR AN INVITATION: 2019

Don’t miss out on the next big thing! Join us on March 12th/13th for our #networking and #startup showcase of incredible Korean deep-tech startup founders in JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square and Westin Palo Alto Hotel.

TIPS & beSUCCESS is hosting “TIPS X beSUCCESS Korean Startup Showcase @Silicon Valley 2019” to bring in innovative deep-tech startups. South Korea has a very successful startup ecosystem, which can boast of producing unicorns or billion-dollar companies like Coupang, Woowa Brothers and Viva Republica.

Coupang, the Amazon of Korea was founded in 2010 and has raised $2 billion in funds from Soft Bank’s Vision Fund. The food delivery platform Woowa Brothers became a billionaire startup with investments worth $ 320 million from Hillhouse Capital, US-based Sequoia Capital and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. FinTech startup Viva Republica with its premium product Toss recently received $80 million in funds to gain unicorn status.

A conference that supports potential unicorns

Coupang, Woowa Brothers and Toss, all three companies have something more in common than their billionaire status, they were part of beSUCCESS’s startup conference beGLOBAL in 2013. beSUCCESS, the tech startup media hosted one of the biggest startup conferences called beGLOBAL. The conference was organized with the mission to showcase promising startups from South Korea. beSUCCESS’s expertise in Korea’s startup community, international media, and investor network, has given promising enterprises a platform to get access to become a unicorn.

Now, in 2019 beSUCCESS is hosting “TIPS X beSUCCESS Korean Startup Showcase @Silicon Valley” bringing the top 9 deep-tech startups with the most passionate, innovative and talented founders from Korea in med tech, consumer tech, social impact, and many more industries. The startups are part of TIPS (Tech Incubator Program for Startup) the leading Startup Supporting Program in Korea and also partner of the 2019 conference. The TIPS program has seen major success for its startups. As per their records, 423 startups have received over $71.7 million investments from accelerators and $137.8 million as R&D funds, $504.9 million as post-investments and 55 startups have gone for global expansion.

Opportunity for investors, partners to interact with promising startups

“TIPS X beSUCCESS Korean Startup Showcase @Silicon Valley” is a FREE, invite-only event for active and accredited investors and strategic partners to view the most recent Korean tech startups before they graduate the official TIPS program. Attendees will get a first look at the startups’ pitches, meet the founders, and network with other top-tier investors, corporate strategists. This showcase will also set aside time during the event for one-on-one meetings between investors and startups. This way the investor can be guaranteed face time with the companies they are interested in and get all their questions answered.

The offline showcase (startup pitches) takes place over two days on  March 12th (JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square @San Francisco) /  March 13th (Westin Palo Alto Hotel @Palo Alto) including networking time (* food and beverages will be served right after pitches). The investors and strategic partners can register here to receive an invitation to attend, with the option to attend the first day, the second day or both.

JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square Showcase Space

* Following pitches are approved as a financial promotion by TIPS and beSUCCESS, Inc. Every pitch on this page is reviewed to ensure it is fair, clear and not misleading. And in-depth valuation report for each company will be shared with all of whom attend the offline event either in 12th or 13th. (* 2 more pitches will be open soon after the final audit.)

Browse 9 startups


 

AI

NOTA Incorporated

http://www.nota.ai

AI Startup for On-device Real-time Object Detection on Drones and autonomous car


Main Technologies:

(1) Real-time Object Detection working on small devices individually (2) Anti-typo Soft-keyboard, Emotional Intelligence

  • Previous Funding $223,166
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $130,000
  • Fundraising Goal $890,000
  • Minimum Investment $178,000
Founded Year:2015Myungsu Chae

Autonomous Driving

bitsensing Inc.

http://www.bitsensing.com

Radar technology company delivers better safety for autonomous driving and surveillance.


Main Technologies:

4D imaging Radar for Autonomous Driving

  • Previous Funding $500,000
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $20,000
  • Fundraising Goal $5,000,000
  • Minimum Investment $500,000
Founded Year:2018Jae-Eun Lee

BioTech

FutureBioWorks

http://www.futurebioworks.com

Medical technology company that manufactures various tubular medical instrument using biodegradable shape memory polymers.


Main Technologies:

(1) Bio-degradable shape memory polymer (2) Micro-needle formation (3) Blood flow control design technology (4) Anti-thrombogenic coating technology

  • Previous Funding $358,692
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue 0
  • Fundraising Goal $2,250,000
  • Minimum Investment $450,000
Founded Year:2015Woo Soon jang

CleanTech

Khanfilter

http://www.khantecfilter.com

Revolutionary Filter Tech. for Restaurant Cooking Emission. We mean it, no filter exchange, no cleaning for 10+ years.


Main Technologies:

Regenerative Air Filter Technology based on DPF tech. (DPF: Diesel Particulate Filters)

  • Previous Funding $1,000,000
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $2,000,000
  • Fundraising Goal $3,000,000
  • Minimum Investment $1,000,000
Founded Year:2016Dae-Gon Han

CleanTech

THE.WAVE.TALK, INC.

www.thewavetalk.com

We aim to detect, quantify and identify particles larger than tens of nanometers in bulk volumes of liquid, gas and solid.


Main Technologies:

(1) Nano- and Micro-particle sensor for industrial water (2) Bacterial sensor for in vitro diagnostic device (IVD)

  • Previous Funding $4,000,000
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $150,000
  • Fundraising Goal $10,000,000
  • Minimum Investment $5,000,000
Founded Year:2016YoungDug Kim

Edutech

Riiid

https://riiid.co/

AI-based edtech company provide personalized test prep service with machine learning technology.


Main Technologies:

Machine learning technology for personalized content recommendation; Technology that predicts student’s probability of choosing each possible answer through machine learning

  • Previous Funding $13,000,000
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $2,100,000
  • Fundraising Goal $17,700,000
  • Minimum Investment $2,600,000
Founded Year:2014YJ (Young-Jun) Jang

Saas

RemoteMonster

http://www.remotemonster.com

Elastic infrastructure for live streaming powered by webRTC technology


Main Technologies:

WebRTC based broadcast API platform, patents: (1) media live streaming network for managing a blockchain network supporting contents delivery (2) Web browser-based media server technology

  • Previous Funding $260,000
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $440,000
  • Fundraising Goal $2,000,000
  • Minimum Investment $1,000,000
Founded Year:2016Jinho Choi

Saas

Tubloo

https://tyle.io/

Video making SaaS that has zero learning curve for SMB marketers.


Main Technologies:

Smart design engine, Magic resizing for social medias

  • Previous Funding $300,000
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $500,000
  • Fundraising Goal $1,000,000
  • Minimum Investment $300,000
Founded Year:2014H. Jun Woo

Saas

Osiris Systems

http://www.osiris.kr

BeeCanvas is highly effective visual workspace. Collect and organize every resource in one place.


Main Technologies:

Real-time canvas using a tree structure, Real-time canvas using alias

  • Previous Funding $700,000
  • Estimated 2018 Revenue $100,000
  • Fundraising Goal 1,000,000
  • Minimum Investment $500,000
Founded Year:2014Raymond Hong