Benefit from a unique digital and physical accerleration program that provides strategic and financial support for your korea-expansion.
Part I | GO SEOUL 2022 Digital: Flexible
GO SEOUL 2022 is the ideal preparation for Austrian startups from ALL verticals to take the next steps of their Korea-expansion. Part I of the program offers a digital onboarding with flexible video masterclasses, individual IP coaching and mentoring. At the kick-off event in Vienna you will receive first market insights and last preparation tips for your physical presence in Seoul.
Part II | GO SEOUL 2022 Physical*: Sept. 26-30, 2022
Part II of GO SEOUL 2022 is a one-week ecosystem tour in Seoul with customized pitch and networking opportunities to connect with international stakeholders. Also, you will have 1:1 business meetings organized by AußenwirtschaftsCenter Seoul. For the phyiscal trip to Seoul GIN covers up to 90% of all travel expenses including flight and accommodation costs of max. EUR 10,000 per startup.
|*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unpredictable development of travel and quarantine restrictions, changes to the program GO SEOUL 2022 might apply. We are in regular contact with the relevant authorities and aim to offer a beneficial program accessible for everyone while ensuring every participant’s safety. We will inform about any necessary changes.|
The Programm Go Seoul 2022 is most suitable for startups meeting the following criteria:
- Open to all verticals
- Austrian mid- or later-stage startup (beyond PoC and seed stage)
- Established in the last 7 years (no k.o. criterion)
- Raised at least seed-stage investment
- Unique product/solution
- Working prototype/MVP
- A proven business model with traction (clients, revenue)
- Interest in connecting to relevant stakeholders (corporates, business partners)
- Looking to develop further internationally with a focus on Korea/Asia
Application & Selection Process
Ready for Korea? It only takes 3 steps!
1. Application on aws Connect | April 3., 2022:
- Log in on aws Connect or register and create an account
- Fill out the online form and upload your recent pitch-deck
- Start your application now: click HERE
2. Online Pitch Event | April 6, 2022:
The GIN-Team informs all applicants whether or not they are chosen for the Online Pitch via e-mail latest on April 3rd, 2022. The pre-selected startups will receive an e-mail with all log-in details for the Online Pitch on the 6th of April (09.00 – 11.00 am) as well as a 10-minute time-slot. Each startup has 3 minutes to pitch in English followed by a short Q&A session by the jury of national an international GIN-partners. Please block this event in your calendar preliminary!
3. Final Decision – Congratulations!
After the Online Pitch the jury will select the GO SEOUL 2022 finalists. The selected startups for GO SEOUL 2022 will receive an e-mail with the next steps from the GIN-Team latest within a week after the Online Pitch.
Project Manager GO ASIA
Watch the After Movie of the previous GO SEOUL program and see what you can expect!
Ready for Go Seoul 2022?
Start your Korea-Expansion with GIN!