17/07/2019

Tips Town, 3F, 165 Yeoksam-ro, Gangnam-gu
Seoul (South Korea)

Luxembourg is home to a dynamic start-up ecosystem. We know all of our start-ups and their needs, are international by default and business friendly as a rule. We would love to meet you and explore mutual business opportunities, help you propel your start-up to the next level and expand on the European market.

Our ecosystem is:

  • Human in size with easy access to public authorities, investors and international groups
  • With a digital vision – at the heart of the government’s agenda, innovative startups and companies and research centres work closely together
  • Offering flexible support – for offices and business development, adapted to start-ups at different stages of maturity
  • An ideal launch pad – to expand into Europe, centrally located, multi-lingual, major financial centre with access to funding and government grants

Programme

Startup event | 16:30 - 19:30
Venue: Tips Town, 3F, 165, Yeoksam-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Moderator: Ms. Corin PARK, Manager of KISED

16:00  | Registration and welcome

16:30  | Opening address

  • Mr. Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy of Luxembourg

16:40  | Welcome remarks

  • Mr. Carlo Thelen, Director General of Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce

16:45 |  Signing of MoU between Luxinnovation and KISED

  • Mr. Mario Grotz, Chairman of the Board of Luxinnovation
  • Mr. Kwang Hyon KIM, CEO of KISED

17:00 | The Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, your gateway to Europe

  • Mr. Michele Gallo, Director ICT Coordination at the Ministry of the Economy
  • Mr. Kenneth Graham, CEO at Tomorrow Street Innovation Center
  • Mr. Ken Pentimonti, Principal and European Manager at Paladin Capital Group

17:30 | The K-startup programme and its success stories by KISED

  • Ms Corine Park, Manager KISED

17:45 | Pitching session (8 companies)

18:30 | Networking cocktail

18:45 | Announcement of winners of pitching session

Watch what successful start-ups in Luxembourg have to say

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    You can’t raise funds in Luxembourg? “It’s just important to have the right project” says Mauro Mariani, founder of Oply (Smart Mobility).
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