Designed as an investor relations accelerator program, Pan-Pan Day aims to empower high-potential startups from Gyeonggi-do to successfully venture into global markets. This monthly event provides a platform for startups, investors, and key players in Pangyo Techno Valley to network and collaborate. Pan-Pan Day will now be a recurring feature, scheduled for the last Thursday of every month.
A Collaborative Network for Success
During Pan-Pan Day, startups, investors, accelerators, and other GBSA affiliates engaged in interactive sessions that included seminars, scale-up discussions, IR presentations, and one-on-one consultations with investors.
Companies Taking the Stage
Six groundbreaking companies showcased their innovations in IR presentations:
ÉKLEER: Specializes in smartphones and connected portable displays (CEO: Jung Yoon-ji)
One-Cup: Offers ‘OneCup Pro,’ a comprehensive real estate service (CEO: Choi So-Jung)
DR.K HEALTH CARE: Develops the SKINFIT skincare business platform, providing smartphone-based skin evaluations and tailored solutions (CEO: Kang Hyung-jin)
World Home Doctor: Creator of the next-generation sleep care brand ‘Doctor Friend’ (CEO: Kim Ji-yeon)
The Match LAB: Offers ‘My Game Tips,’ a game coaching subscription model (CEO: Byun Sung-cheol)
GEOVENTURES: Provides scheduled delivery of daily essentials, including an environmentally friendly in-house product, GEO CLEAN (CEO: Kang Min Jae)
Investors from Bigbang Ventures, Carlybs Capital, Smilegate Investment, Meta Investment, and Y&ARCHER were active in the consultation segment, seeking clarifications on business models and providing invaluable advice.
Insights for Global Expansion
The scale-up seminar featured Lee Woong-hee, CEO of H2O Hospitality. He delivered an enlightening presentation on ‘Strategies for Global Market Entry and Attracting Foreign Investments,’ emphasizing the importance of understanding Product Market Fit (PMF) and considering regional characteristics.
Kim Hong-geun, director of Fairy—an online, behavior-based CRM marketing solution—gained practical insights on global market entry, while Kim Yong-seok, CEO of World Home Doctor, found the investors’ direct advice and special lecture extremely beneficial for his sleep care brand, ‘Doctor Friend.’
Ongoing Support from GBSA
GBSA continues to bolster startups through a myriad of support structures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution sectors. In addition, it aims to cultivate a hub of technological innovation at the Pangyo Techno Valley Startup Campus, identifying and nurturing startups with revolutionary ideas and technologies.
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