[Photo News] The Investor’s Choice Award 2018 highlights innovative startups


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The Investor’s Choice Award 2018 was held to honor Korean startups at the Shilla Hotel in Seoul on Wednesday.

(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)

Hosted by The Investor, the event aimed to acknowledge innovative key players in the industry and stimulate discussion about Korea’s startup environment. 

(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)
(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)

Fleur Pellerin, co-founder and managing partner of Paris-based Korelya Capital, provided insights on unicorn startups of Europe during a keynote presentation. This was followed by Money 20/20 Korea Country Director Lee Chang-wook’s speech.

During a panel discussion, Pellerin, TOSS CEO Lee Seung-gun, SparkLabs co-founder Jimmy Kim and WeWork Korea General Manager Matthew Shampine focused on the future of Korean startups.

(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)
(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)

The Quantum Award, the grand prize, went to TOSS CEO Lee Seung-gun.

Blocko, Yanolja, Memebox and Fastfive were given Next Startup awards for their high potential for growth.

(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)

(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)

 

(Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)

Written by Lee Tae-hee (taeheelee@heraldcorp.com)
Photos by Korea Herald


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