Daejeon Dubai Business Nexus

Oct 16, 2023, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

AstroLabs Academy Campus - Al Quoz, Courtyard, 6 A, Al Quoz 1,, Dubai, 00000

South Korean Innovative Companies are visiting Dubai during GITEX 2023 for Market Expansion & Investor Readiness Acceleration

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About this event

🌟 Explore the Future of Innovation: South Korean Tech Powerhouses Arrive in Dubai! 🌟

Prepare to embark on a thrilling journey into the heart of technological brilliance as South Korea's most innovative companies, hailing from the vibrant tech hub of Daejeon, descend upon the glittering landscapes of Dubai and the GCC region. This electrifying convergence of minds and machines promises an awe-inspiring fusion of culture, tradition, and cutting-edge technology that's set to reshape industries and redefine the future.

🚀 From Daejeon to Dubai: A Global Odyssey

Breathe in the exhilarating energy as visionary South Korean innovators break free from their local confines and set their sights on new horizons in the GCC and Dubai. These tech trailblazers are on a mission to revolutionize markets, and they're hunting for partners, investors, and buyers who share their passion for innovation. Get ready to be part of a dynamic collaboration that knows no boundaries.

🌐 Leaders in Global Expansion

These South Korean powerhouses are no strangers to the global stage. With an impressive track record of international success, they've already charmed multinational clients across the globe. Now, they're extending their reach even further, and you have a front-row seat to witness the magic unfold.

🔮 Your Gateway to Korean Excellence

Imagine being connected to the cream of the crop, mature-stage startups from Korea, each armed with high-tech products and services that are nothing short of revolutionary. This is your chance to align with visionaries who are poised to shape the world's technological landscape, and you can be an integral part of their journey.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to be part of the future. Join us in Dubai, where the innovation ecosystem is thriving, and where the next big breakthrough is just waiting to be discovered. Embrace the fusion of tradition and technology, and witness South Korean brilliance unfold before your eyes. Be a pioneer, be inspired, and be part of something extraordinary! 💫🌍🚀

Korean Innovation in Dubai Agenda

AstroLabs Courtyard, Dubai 

Date/Time: 16.10.2023, 5-8pm

Google Maps link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/DpnDVeCNnna1Pn5BA


  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Welcome & Reception
    Welcome to the Korean Innovation in Dubai event! Join us for a warm reception where you can network with fellow attendees, get to know the startups.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM: AstroLabs MENA Expansion Keynote

  • 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM: Pitch Presentations of Korean Companies / Demo Day
    Experience the future of technology firsthand as our lineup of South Korean startups takes the stage to showcase their groundbreaking innovations. Each startup will have a limited time to present their cutting-edge products and services. Get ready to be inspired!

  • 7:15 PM onwards: Networking
    After the pitches, we invite you to join us for a night of networking and collaboration. Engage with the startups, exchange ideas, and explore potential partnerships. This is your chance to connect with the brilliant minds behind these innovative companies.

Startups Joining Us from Korea for the evening in collaboration with Daejeon City Daejeon Business & Employment Agency & Company A:

  1. R&D Project  
  2. Wizchem 
  3. HayanMind
  4. Redwit
  5. LBD
  6. IOPS
  7. EMCT
  8. CarboExpert
  9. XMW, Inc.
  10. StoneLab

Please make sure to check out their profiles and innovations on the [Briefnote] and stay updated on our future events from 14-16 Oct'23 by filling this form.

We look forward to an exciting evening of innovation and networking. See you there!

Check out what happened


  • Sameer Sortur

    SquareCircle Ventures

    Managing Partner

  • Seong Hyun

    Startup Grind Seoul

    Chapter Director

  • Dongok Ahn





Monday, October 16, 2023
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM UTC


Welcome & Reception
AstroLabs MENA Expansion Keynote
Pitch Presentations of Korean Companies / Demo Day


  • Sameer Sortur

    SquareCircle Ventures

    Managing Partner

  • Dongok Ahn




  • Cristina Najera

    Najera Ventures

    Chapter Director

  • Sameer Sortur

    SquareCircle Ventures

    Chapter Co-director


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