The objective of the event is to promote a dialogue between the public and private sectors at the local and national levels of Colombia and Korea, as well as the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) for the joint exploration of policies and instruments that strengthen the technology and innovation ecosystem of the region.
There is widespread proof that ICT plays a significant role in the socio-economic development of LAC. ICT has further potential to affect many aspects of economic and societal activities such as GDP growth, employment, productivity, poverty alleviation, quality of life, education, and healthcare. This session will focus on the view from LAC and Korea to examine the impact ICT brings to our society.
20 startups from LAC (16) and Korea (4) will share their innovative technology-based solutions and later have an opportunity to connect through matchmaking one-on-one meetings with venture capital firms and other startups.
Korean and LAC experts will share their experience with 4th Industrial Revolution technologies. After the networking lunch, a B2G matchmaking session will give participants a chance to explore concrete business and collaboration opportunities. Participating Korean companies include: Korea Telecom, LG U+, SK Telecom, Samsung SDS, LG CNS, Samsung CNT, and Bundang Seoul University Hospital.