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(www.nextrise.co.kr) 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 registrationwww.nextrise.co.kr
  • Registration Due DateClosed
  • Selection &
    Announcement
    Early June
    (may be changed upon the schedule of hosts)

Places and Exact Time will be notified individually to selected companies

Mail : nextrise.seoul@gmail.com

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, Chunjae Education Inc., KOLON BENIT, TCK, Korea Exchange, K-water, KEPCO, KISCO, Halla Holdings, HANDSOME Corp., 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, CJ logistics, GS Caltex, KB Financial Group, KIS Information&Communication Inc., KT, LG CNS, LG Siencepark, LG International, LG Energy Solution, LG Uplus Corp., LG ELECTRONICS, LG Chem, LIG Nex1, LS, 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, PHA, SKT, S-OIL

A.P. Moller Maersk, ABB, Amway, Asahi-Kasei, AXA Partners, Beike Biotechnology, Bissell, Capital Land, Clorox, Coca-Cola, DB Schenker, Digital Health Port, Disney Parks, E-land China, Eurazeo, Gentex, Girbau, Goldman Sachs Asia, Goodbaby, GV Angels, Haworth, HP Tech Ventures, Innoway, ISID, L'Oreal, Lufthansa, Medical Note, Next Future Transportation, Pfizer, SNAM, Startup Junkie, Stellantis, Trinity Health, Verizon, Whirlpool, Zobele

Venture Capital (Investment Consulting)

KDB Bank, BHN Investment, Bokwang Venture Capital, Breeze Investment, Capstone Partners, CKD Venture Capital, Crystal Bio Science, Daesung Private Equity, D.Lab Ventures, Donghoon Investment, Dt&Investment, Enlight Ventures, E&VENTURE PARTNERS, Falcon J Partners, G.N.Tech Venture Capital, HYUNDAI Technology Investment, Insight Equity Partners , Intervest, JX Partners, Kakao Ventures, KB Investment, K Net Venture Capital, Korea Investment Partners, Lighthouse Combined Investment, Medici Investment, Muirwoods Ventures, Murex Partners, POSCO Technology Investment, Shinhan Venture Intvestment, The Wells Investment, Timewise Investment, TS investment, We Ventures, Woori Technology Investment

Financial Advisory Group

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