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ASEAN-Korea Centre to Participate in NextRise 2021, a Global Startup Fair

The ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General H.E. Kim Hae-yong) participated in ‘NextRise 2021′, a global start-up fair organized by the Korea Development Bank and Korea International Trade Association, on June 28-29.


Secretary General Kim Hae-yong attended the opening ceremony that in which Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum, Chairman of KDB Lee Dong gull and Chairman of KITA Koo Ja-yeol and 17 representatives from major organizations and venture capitals.


▲ Secretary General H.E. Kim Hae-yong (right end) participates in the opening ceremony of ‘NextRise 2021,’ Hall B, COEX, Samseong-dong, Seoul, June 28, 2021


▲ Group photo of ‘NextRise 2021’(Secretary General Kim Hae-yong =Third person from the left, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum = 9th person from left ), Hall B, COEX, Samseong-dong, Seoul, June 28, 2021


AKC cooperated with the ASEAN Secretariat in introducing ASEAN’s start-up environment and its assistance towards start-ups at the NextRise conference in addition to showcasing ASEAN start-ups’ pitch decks during the fair. AKC also assisted ASEAN start-ups with arranging virtual meetings with global start-ups, venture capitalists and investors.

▲ Secretary General H.E. Kim Hae-yong is watching the pitch decks of ASEAN startups at the ASEAN-Korea Centre booth in ‘NextRise 2021,’ Hall B, COEX, Samseong-dong, Seoul, June 28, 2021


▲ 'Visitor ASEAN-Korea Centre booth in ‘NextRise 2021,' Hall B, COEX, Samseong-dong, Seoul, June 28, 2021


Seminar on Business Opportunities in ASEAN Special Economic Zones (SEZs)-Industrial Zones (IZs) : In conjunction with “Korea-ASEAN, India Business Week 2021-ASEAN week 2021” Secretary General Kim Hae-yong meets with representatives of infrastructure related organizations(Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation(KIND), International Contractors Association of Korea(ICAK)) in Korea