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Title : The KIC Challenge Korean American Startup Competition
This pitch competition is open to early-stage ventures across the US, from high-growth web and mobile ventures, to double bottom line businesses, to connected devices.

Applicants must have:

a Korean/Korean American on the founding team
received less than $1M USD in funding
a technical co-founder or in-house technical lead on the team

Typical PITCH Applications span: consumer web and mobile, enterprise, big data, edutech, biotech/medtech, cleantech, hardware and more.

Applicants are from all over the US.


1. $5000 in cash prize

2. In addition to the Case Prize of $5,000, the winner will be invited to apply to the "Build Your Dreams in Korea" program. In this program, your team will be invited to Korea's hottest innovation hub in Pangyo Valley to work with Korean and international startups in the common work place for up to one year.
The package includes:

Round-trip ticket for 2 persons
Office space: Co-working(Annual rent fee around $12,000/ administrative expenses included)
Housing assistance: For 2 persons (Provide 1 year Studio apartment annual rent fee around $12,000)
Internship Support: For 2 persons (Local Universities Interns 6 months)
Other benefits include: Participation in incubating and mentoring programs, IR support, Start-up Recruitment, Support participate in international exhibition such as WMC/ITU etc.
Pangyo Valley office space and residential support is for 1 year, Which can be extended depending on the company’s performance

Application Deadline is December 15th, 2015.

Finalists will be announced December 30th, 2015.



   Posted : 11/6/2015 || 8:50 PM

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