[HanKyung.com, Reporter Go Eun-bit] Woori Financial Group announced on the 13th that it has selected 17 startups for the 3rd cohort of its startup collaboration program, 'DINNOlab.' A total of 248 startups applied for this 3rd cohort.
For the selection of the 3rd cohort of DINNOlab, Woori Financial Group formed a panel of 13 experts from within and outside the company, including professionals from Woori Financial Holdings and Woori Bank, as well as venture capitalists and acceleration specialists. Through the evaluation of the panel, startups with outstanding technical capabilities in various fields such as artificial intelligence (AI), data fintech solutions, insurtech, and proptech were selected.
The final selected companies are △ RexSoft △ MacLorean △ Bessel AI △ BuildBlock △ SmallTic △ ThinkPlanDo △ AthenasLab △ Enterple △ MK △ OpenPlan △ InsuDeal △ InableWow △ Crazy Alpaca △ To-Digit △ Fan Bakery △ Korea Deep Learning △ Happy2CU, totaling 17 companies.
The startups selected for the 3rd cohort of DINNOlab will not only have the opportunity to move into the DINNOlab Center located in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, but also benefit from programs that enhance capabilities in investment, taxation, law, IT education, talent development, and recruitment linkage. Particularly, opportunities for expansion into Southeast Asia through DINNOlab Vietnam and business collaboration with Woori Financial Holdings, Woori Bank, and other group companies will also be provided.
Woori Financial Group Chairman Son Tae-seung said, "We will continue to accelerate digital innovation through collaboration without boundaries with startups," adding, "We will provide generous cooperation and support to all startups selected for the 3rd cohort of DINNOlab to enable them to scale up rapidly."