Come Up 2022, to be held for three days from November 9, this year The Ministry of Small and Medium Venture Business announced on the 17th that it had selected the Korea Startup Forum as a private organization to plan and operate Come Up 2022.
Come-up is the largest startup event in Korea, and is the origin of the venture startup competition that began in 1997. In 2019, it was completely reorganized into Comeup, a global startup event for domestic startups to advance overseas, attract investment, and create a global startup ecosystem.
The selection of the organization responsible for the come-up was finalized after a public offering held from January 20 to February 21, and after the announcement and evaluation on the 25th of the same month, and the deliberation and resolution of the project management committee on the 17th.
Founded in 2018, the Korea Startup Forum is the largest startup group in Korea, with over 1,800 domestic startups and innovative companies such as Woowa Brothers, Jigbang, Curly, and Socar. COSPO received high scores in domestic and overseas network establishment, understanding of the startup ecosystem, and operation plan.
COSPO will be in charge of the overall event from come-up planning to publicity and program operation, and will play a role in growing and developing come-up from a long-term perspective over the next five years to become one of the worlds top five startup events. Basically, the period of designation of the host institution is three years, which is extended by two additional years through performance evaluation.
This years Come Up 2022 will be held at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul from November 9 to 11. Various programs will be held, such as an open innovation strategy showcase between global companies and startups, a conference inviting prominent figures from domestic and foreign startup ecosystems, exhibition of innovative startups at home and abroad, and business matching between startups and investors.