SiliconKcon Aims to Spread the Korean Wave from Silicon Valley

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SiliconKcon will be held at Santa Clara Convention Center on November 19.
SiliconKcon will be held at Santa Clara Convention Center on November 19.

Silicon Valley version of Korean Culture Convention will be held this November. A benchmarking of the largest global K-wave convention, KCON, SiliconKcon is an event designed to promote Korean start-ups in the US market.

This event, which is to be held at Santa Clara Convention Center on November 19, invites about 3,000 people in their 20s and 30s. Incorporation K-pop and start-up business promotion, SiliconKcon is expected to provide a new way of promotion.

At this event held by Addesu and Bay Area K Group, South Korean start-ups will introduce their businesses, as well as their localization plans. Also, Korean Innovation Center in Silicon Valley will hold an event to introduce Korean start-up products and ideas to venture capital firms.

SiliconKcon attempts to bring Korean pop cultural element to the event as well. Various performers including David Choi and Killagramz are invited and K-pop cover dances will be stages. Korean American Youtube stars will have lectures teaching multi-channel network.

Visit their website to find more about the event.

 

Original article by Kyung-min Lee
Translated by Heewon Kim