Call for Application K-Startup Grand Challenge (Deadline)


The Korea Startup Grand Challenge (or K-Startup Grand Challenge) is a project conducted and financed by NIPA (National IT Industry Promotion Agency) of South Korea. The ultimate objective of the K-Startup Grand Challenge is to promote the expansion of an open entrepreneurship ecosystem in Asia and to assist in South Korea‚Äôs evolution into a prominent start-up business hub in the region.
The driving idea behind this project is to endorse the inflow of promising foreign startups interested in the Korean or the broader Asian market through a global startup acceleration programme followed by a Domestic Settlement Programme.

This project gives startups the opportunity to:
- Expand into the Asian market through Korea, thereby using this country as a foothold for their international cooperation in Asia
- To be exposed to large Korean corporations such as Samsung, Hyundai, LG or SK; and
- To receive mentoring and financial support in order to grow their business in Asia