|STARTUP FESTIVAL 2018|
Cohosted by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups (MSS; Minister Hong Jong-haak) and Busan (Mayor Oh Keo-don), Korea’s largest start-up festival, STARTUP FESTIVAL 2018, was successfully held in the areas of Gunam-ro and Dongbaekseom Island in Haeundae, Busan for three days from November 8 (Thursday) to 10 (Saturday).
MSS Minister Hong Jong-haak emphasized, “The most important thing for start-ups is exchanges and cooperation. To realize truly open innovation, we need to get out of a confined space and communicate freely in an open platform.” He added, “This festival was designed to best promote open innovation among start-ups. I hope that the festival enjoyed by everyone will help mature Korea’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.”