Startup Application for On/Offline Business Meetings with Global Enterprises and Venture Capitals

KDB(Korea Development Bank) & KITA(Korea International Trade Association) host NextRise 2021, Seoul on June 28th and 29th, at COEX, Seoul, with a view to support business collaboration and investments between and among startups and global corporates. Please refer to the official website of NextRise( to find out the list of global companies, venture capitals, accelerators and affiliated organizations attending this year.

In tandem with conferences, KDB & KITA have prepared 1:1 Meetup with multinational corporations/venture capitals and startups to help startups engage in business collaboration with larger enterprises and attract investments from global investors.

Detailed schedule and venue will notified individaully to the selected companies.

(Please note that the meeting opportunities are only selectively open for startups short-listed by the global corporates, and venture capitals)

The list of global corporates and venture capitals participating in NextRIse 2021, Seoul is now available below. We are looking forward to connecting promising startups with the most appropriate business or investment partners through business meetings provided within NextRise.

Startup Application

  • Official site for
  • Registration Due DateMay 14th
  • Selection &
    Early June
    (may be changed upon the schedule of hosts)

Places and Exact Time will be notified individually to selected companies

Mail :

Global Enterprises(Business collaboration & partnerships)

KYOBO Life, KYOWON, KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL, NAVER, NONGSHIM, Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc., DONGWOO FINE-CHEM, DONGWON, DY, LOTTE Home Shopping, BH Co., Ltd, SAMSUNG Life Insurance, SAMSUNG Fire&Marine Insurance, SAMYANG Biopharm, Samil PwC, Soulbrain Holdings, Shinsegae I&C, ShinhanBank, AMOREPACIFIC, ASIANA IDT, AhnLab, ALPINION, WOORI Financial Holdings, INNOX Advanced Materials Co., Ltd., ELAND Ventures, ILJIN Diamond, ILJIN Display, ILJIN Materials, ILJIN Hysolus, ILJIN Electric, ILJIN Steel, JTNet, Chunjae Education Inc., KOLON BENIT, TCK, Korea Exchange, K-water, KEPCO, KISCO, Halla Holdings, HANDSOME Corp., Hansol Paper, Hansol Technics, HANHWA Dream Plus, HYUNDAI Engineering&Construction, HYUNDAI Green Food, HYUNDAIGLOVIS, HYUNDAI Dream Tour, HYUNDAI Rental Care, Hyundai LIVART, HYUNDAI MOBIS, HYUNDAI BIOLAND, HYUNDAI Department Store, HDC Hyundai Development Company, HYUNDAI IT&E, HYUNDAI Engineering Co., Ltd., HYUNDAI L&C, HYUNDAI AutoEver, HYUNDAI MOTOR CAMPANY/KIA, HYUNDAI HEAVY INDUSTRIES GROUP, HYUNDAI TRANSYS, HYUNDAI FUTURENET, HYUNDAI Insurance, Hyundai Home Shopping, AVACO Co., Ltd., CJ, CJ ENM, GS Caltex, KB Financial Group, KIS Information&Communication Inc., KT, LG CNS, LG Siencepark, LG Energy Solution, LG Uplus Corp., LG ELECTRONICS, LG Chem, LIG Nex1, LS, LT Metal, NICE D&B, NICE D&R, NICEabc, NICE Information&Telecommunication, NICE ZiniData Co., Ltd., NICE Investment Partners Co., Ltd., NICE Payments, NICE Information Service Co., Ltd., NICE Holdings, PHC, SKT, S-OIL

ABB(SWISS), Amway(USA), AXA Partners(FRANCE), Beike Biotechnology(CHINA), BISSELL(USA), Clorox(USA), Coca-Cola(USA), DB SCHENKER(GERMANY), Digital Health Port(GERMANY), Disney Parks(USA), Eurazeo(EU), GENTEX CORPORATION(USA), Girbau, Goodbaby(Hong Kong), HAWORTH(USA), HP Tech Ventures(USA), IKEA(SWEDEN), L'Oréal(FRANCE), Lufthansa(GERMANY), Maersk(DENMARK), Microsoft, NEXT Future Transportation(ITALY), Novo Nordisk(DENMARK), Pegasus Tech Ventures(USA), Pfizer, Run Young(Hong Kong), Trinity Health(USA), Verizon(USA), Vodafone(United Kingdom), Whirlpool(USA), 中关村创业大街(Zhongguancun Innoway)(CHINA), Zobele Group(ITALY)

Venture Capital (Investment Consulting)

KDB Bank, TSP Venture Investment, kyung Dong Invest, Daesung Private Equity, Donghoon Investment, D.Lab Ventures, Lindeman Asia Investment, Medici Investment, Murex Partners, Sejong Venture Partners, Shinhan Venture Intvestment, Woori Technology Investment, E&VENTURE PARTNERS, Insight Equity Partners, Intervalue Partners, Intervest, JX Partners, G N TECH Venture Capital, Capstone Partners, K Net Venture Capital, Falcon J Partners, POSCO Technology Investment, Korea Investment Partners, HYUNDAI Technology Investment, CKD Venture Capital, KB Investment, NH Investment&Securities

Financial Advisory Group

Samil PwC(Fianacial advisory and consulting), Korea Exchange(IPO)