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K-Digital Content Showcase in Silicon Beach LA! |


Digital Startup Showcase event dedicated to tech / content-based Korean startups with great vision and goals for the advancement of humanity







Event Date & Time
Nov 29, 2017 05:00:00 GMT+0900 ~
Nov 29, 2017 08:00:00 GMT+0900


Registration Deadline
Nov 28, 2017 23:55:00 GMT+0900
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Description
Hosted by the Korean Government Agency’s Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), this "K-Digital Content Showcase in Silicon Beach LA!" event is an opportunity for investors from all around the world to learn about and be a part of 13 promising Korean startups. As you may know, South Korea is one of the wealthiest nations in the world. With incredibly fast internet connections and an ultra-advanced mobile market, the internet has become an integral part of the South Korean lifestyle. Seeing this important new trend, KOCCA has discovered 13 startups in the Tech/Entertainment/Game/Education industries that can improve the life of global citizens both now and in the long-term. These startups are not only innovative and cutting-edge, but they also are driven by a deeply-entrenched passion to help and improve the world. It is this passion, in addition to their ground-breaking ideas, which drew KOCCA’s attention and interest. The program will have two rounds. First, on November 14th, these 13 startups will showcase their products to international investors via a live-streamed event. Following that on November 29th, they will actually fly to LA and participate in an in-person showcase to meet with investors face-to-face. **Online Live-Streamed Digital Showcase** - Pitching Date: Nov 15 (Wednesday), 2017 15:00 in LA time (PST) - Format: 13 startups, each startup 15 mins (Founder's Pitch 7 mins + Q&A 7 mins) **In-Person Showcase in LA** - Pitching Date: Nov 29 (Wednesday), 2017 12:00-15:00 in LA time (PST) - Venue : KOCCA USA Business Center (5509 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA) - Format: 10 startups, each startup 5 mins (Founder's Pitch 3 mins + Q&A 2 mins) **Who's pitching?** - 10 Startups as following deal lists **About KOCCA** The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) is South Korea's leading government agency overseeing the advancement of Korean creative content, both domestically and internationally. KOCCA covers a wide range of Korea's creative industries, including gaming, animation, character licensing, music, fashion, and broadcasting. KOCCA actively advances these industries via production support, marketing and promotion, global expansion abroad, human capital development, and cultural technology implementation. Furthermore, KOCCA serves as a base camp to help Korean content further flourish by running three organizations: Content Korea Lab, cel Academy, and cel Venture Complex. Content Korea Lab (CKL) is open to any Korean citizens with good ideas to help them realize their dream or start a business, cel Academy is a training center for content creators, and cel Venture Complex incubates content start-ups.




Featured Goals



Raising $ 4,500,000

Closed

PopJoy

Cartoon Network Arena will have its soft launch in Asian markets at end of this year, after which we plan to expand globally.

South Korea | Seed
Highlights
• We are projecting $30M in revenue and $10M in profit in 2018, 2019.

• Already having licensed characters from 8 of Cartoon Network’s (the No. 1 channel for animation) popular animated shows.

• Competitive features include:
- Main characters from each IP have personalized special skills
- The game is an example of the “kingdom war” genre
- A “story mode” based on the narratives of each of the 8 shows

Raising $ 500,000

Closed

LINKFLOW

We make wearable 360 Camera, then this product for VR Contents making and Security purpose.

South Korea | Seed
Highlights
• We have the ability to produce high-quality B2C products that can create VR content and B2B products that can secure all directions (15 years experience from Samsung Electronics HW and SW engineer)

• Seed invested by Samsung and Lotte

• Collaborations with Facebook (API, Function)

• Collaborations with Lotte Group (VR, Security)

• After the exhibition of 2 exhibitions, 13 companies and NDA proceedings and MOU with 6 companies in the world

Lead By
Private

Raising $ 500,000

Closed

Gwabba

Gwabba aims to be the go to site for all your Korean fashion searches.

South Korea
Highlights
• Gwabba has reached 50,000 monthly users in August, 37,000 September, 29,300 October : $4million worth GMV clicked in September, $4.4million GMV click in October

• With the proceeds: 70% scale engineering team to further enhance the search accuracy as well as implement our ads platform / 20% build up marketing and contents team as well.

• We aim to reach 100,000 monthly users by end 1Q18.
Closed

Goal: Raise pre-A funding for successful development and launching




Goal: Dec. 31, 2017, midnight


Raising $ 1,600,000

Closed

Private (#300001410)

Next-generation AR game is open by Snow Pixel's expert and passionate member.

South Korea | Series C
Highlights
• We are here to bring a worldwide sensation to the AR world, through the "TRANSFORMER AR" with popular IP, object recognition technology & AR technology. It will surely lure popularity and attraction.

• With our authorized Transformer IP and specialized key member (more than 10year of career) we can decrease the uncertainty of the current game industry.

• Through fund raising, the game can be developed more successfully and flawless.

Raising $ 300,000

Closed

VR Leader

We provide a comprehensive VR Dating experience -- the next step in immersive VR content.

South Korea | Seed
Highlights
• My VID (name in progress) is a market-tested VR dating simulation game, where users choose from various models and K-pop celebrities to embark on a fantastical dating journey on their phones

• Already launched beta service to procure useful consumer data & paying consumers; one of the few first market-entrants on actual-image VR dating

• Collaborative effort with various show business experts

• Looking to upscale tech & production resources

Raising $ 500,000

Closed

Eidware

Help us validate our solution! We're partnering up with big name hospitals in the United States to conduct clinical trials.

South Korea
Highlights
• 'Soundmind' - a cognitive training solution for pre-dementia stage patients (Check us out at http://soundmind.life)

• Currently conducting clinical trials in Korea
- Riche Neurology Clinic & Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
- Korean Government grant of approx. USD 900,000

• Preparing clinical trials in US
- Talking with Mayo Clinic & West Los Angeles Medical Center
- Actively looking for partners/investors

Raising $ 1,000,000

Closed

BlackSpot Entertainment

We successfully launched our first title that laid the base for large scale service. To achieve our next goal, financial help is needed.

South Korea | Seed
Highlights
• Our first title (Line of Sight) has launched on Steam with a single goal in mind. Layout the groundwork for our large-scale service. With the limited fund, we staged our project in two steps.

• Our next step is to expand the service to the large scale, such as well known game, PUBG. We believe we are almost there but we need some extra help financially to hire more talents to produce large-scale contents.

Raising $ 2,000,000

Closed

Motionblue

MOBLO is a child product that integrates study and play with blocks and mobile contents . Now, with your help, we plan to make it global.

South Korea | Seed
Highlights
• Latest development
- Signed 2K units annual supply contract with TUNTUN, an educational company
- Good response following pilot classes at a company kindergarten in the Kyowon Group
- Announced a collaboration with XDF, the largest educational group in China,to offer coding classes
- Awarded governmental tasks in partnership with the Seoul National Univ of Education

• Funding
- Required for R&D and global B2C Market
- Received $4M through VC

Lead By
Private

Raising $ 500,000

Closed

Mavlux

We want to reduce the server-side overhead when serving video contents to the massive users

South Korea | Seed
Highlights
• We implemented the prototype of peer-to-peer content delivery (Korean patent registered). With the additional funding, we want to improve the service functions including content management and traffic monitoring.

• Also, the fund will be used for initial global marketing including initial coin offering (ICO) process.
Closed

Goal: Raise $ 3M funding.




Goal: Nov. 30, 2017, midnight


Raising $ 3,000,000

Closed

Private (#300001332)

The social live hub where to find all your fashion/beauty needs and answers with hassle-free shops including free returns.

South Korea | Seed
Highlights
• We are introducing competitive Korean Fashion and Beauty products to millennial girls outside of Korea.

• To achieve this goal, we need to promote our service and let them know it's benefits by giving the first experience.

• The fund we are raising will help us to proceed our plan for this.
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