[Events] Sunnyvale, CA: Korean Startups Demo Day & Networking

By Dain Oh, The Readable
Nov. 7, 2023 8:53PM GMT+9

A Silicon Valley based venture capital firm is hosting an event where innovators can showcase their ideas and products. Assembling entrepreneurs and investors from South Korea and the United States, the event is scheduled to take place on November 16 at Plug and Play Tech Center, Sunnyvale, California.

“We have organized this event to provide promising South Korean startups with investment opportunities, particularly the ones that aim to expand their markets into the United States,” said Linda Baek, CEO at KSWAN Ventures. The VC, headquartered in Silicon Valley, focuses on investing in early-stage startups and encouraging their growth through maintaining long-term relationships.

Linda Baek, CEO at KSWAN Ventures, said to The Readable that “the upcoming event is expected to encourage synergy between venture capital firms, startups, and business experts who aim to succeed in global markets.” Photo provided by KSWAN Ventures

Titled “Korean Startups Demo Day & Networking,” the two-and-a-half hour live event will feature cutting edge innovators presenting in-person demos. In addition, there will be discussion sessions and opportunities to interact with and gain valuable insights from successful entrepreneurs, enabling participants to experience first-hand the latest trends in the South Korean startup ecosystem.

“Whether you are looking for potential partnerships, investment opportunities, or simply seeking inspiration, this event has it all,” wrote the organizer in an introduction to the event.

Anyone interested in attending this event can register free of charge. To reserve a spot, visit here.


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Dain Oh is a distinguished journalist based in South Korea, recognized for her exceptional contributions to the field. As the founder and editor-in-chief of The Readable, she has demonstrated her expertise in leading media outlets to success. Prior to establishing The Readable, Dain was a journalist for The Electronic Times, a prestigious IT newspaper in Korea. During her tenure, she extensively covered the cybersecurity industry, delivering groundbreaking reports. Her work included exclusive stories, such as the revelation of incident response information sharing by the National Intelligence Service. These accomplishments led to her receiving the Journalist of the Year Award in 2021 by the Korea Institute of Information Security and Cryptology, a well-deserved accolade bestowed upon her through a unanimous decision. Dain has been invited to speak at several global conferences, including the APEC Women in STEM Principles and Actions, which was funded by the U.S. State Department. Additionally, she is an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association, further exhibiting her commitment to journalism.