NH Nonghyup introduced 10 startups of the second batch for its accelerator program on Feb. 14, in a private demo day.
The 10 startups were incubated by the banking group and impact investing firm Crevisse Partners for the last six months. NH Nonghyup launched its first accelerator program a year ago with 33 startups.
NH Digital Challenge participants pose for phots on Feb. 14. (NH Nonghyup)
Half of the 10 companies featured at the demo day rely on artificial intelligence and big data for their services. DeepSearch provides robo research platform using artificial intelligence and big data and help process vast amounts of financial data. Agile Soda aims to enable companies to improve performance with AI-backed software. Agile Soda has 18 financial companies as its clients.
Natuspin bets on increasing number of pets in the country with a ride-hailing service for people who wish to take their pets with the app Pet Me Up. The King Kong develops Ovum Pick-up eggs to assist with cattle reproduction to improve farmers’ productivity.
At its second demo day, which was scaled down due to the novel coronavirus, a total of 10 prominent venture capital firms, including Korea Venture Investment and Kakao Ventures participated as judges.
By Park Ga-young (firstname.lastname@example.org)