- Allb: a wearable for babies that alerts parents via their smartphones as to the baby’s vitals, that is primarily intended to avoid Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
- BluePrintLab: cloud-based, online 3D modeling software.
- Jobfindr: provides employment opportunities for foreign nationals in their adopted countries.
- Profound: a marketplace connecting consultants and industry experts with clients in need of spot and project consulting.
- Rootee Health: a wearable fundus camera and accompanying software to analyze the eye for early signs of disease.
- SPRYFIT: a gamified fitness platform with a cash reward that incentivizes users to reach their fitness targets.
- TagHive an end-to-end platform that makes toys more interactive and education more effective, all with the push of a button.
- TheFit: a service that harmonizes shoe-sizes for e-commerce.
The startups will pitch in front of a jury that consists of Nathan Millard from G3 Partners, Hong Wa Poon from Merck, Yong-Moon Kim from Tandem Investors, Siwan Kim from D.CAMP, Gin Hyeon from Ascan, and Adriana Collini from Seedstars.
In order to deliver the best possible event and to provide local entrepreneurs with this opportunity, Seedstars is working closely with their main partner G3, as well as D.CAMP who will host the event, and BrewDog who will keep the audience refreshed throughout the pitches.
On a regional level, Seedstars is also partnered with the Merck Accelerator, in order to support seed-stage companies in Korea, and across Asia and Africa with a focus on the fields of healthcare, life science and performance materials. The most promising HealthTech startups will receive office space in the Merck Innovation Center in Kenya or Germany, mentoring and coaching on a regular basis and financial support of up to €50,000.
Members of the public are encouraged to come join the fun and will be treated to the 8 startup pitches as well as a panel featuring the founders of Piquant and Flitto. Registrations for the event can be made on the Seedstars Website [https://www.seedstarsworld.com/event/seedstars-seoul-2017] or OnOffMix [https://onoffmix.com/event/105651].