2017 Global-K Start-Up Idea Festival was successfully held in Keimyung University(Daemyeong Campus) on November 8.
The event was co-hosted by Daegu Daily News(Daegu Ilbo), Ministry of SMEs and Startups, Daegu Center for Creative Economy & Innovation, KT&G Sangsang Univ and Keimyung University.
And sponsored by the Small Business Venture Company and the Business Development Agency.
The contest attracted a great deal of attention from all over the world, including more than 160 entrepreneurial ideas related to manufacturing, knowledge services, etc. 57 of the ideas were received (14 in the master league, 14 in the general public, 17 in the youth league, 16 league and high school students, 10 rookie leagues, 10 elementary and junior high schools) were selected and the final 30 teams were selected.
Na Yong-Sun(Autoin Inc.) who created the global b2b e-marketplace for automotive industry was awarded the grand prize at the 2017 Global-K Start-Up Idea Festival in the Master League.
Winners will receive benefits such as securing intellectual property rights such as mentoring professional entrepreneurship and patent applications, and supporting entry into global sales outlets.