Blockchain Mainnet development startup ArtFriends announced on the 30th that it was finally selected as a leading digital innovation startup in KB Financial Group’s startup development program “KB Starter” in the second half of 2022.

Lee Jung-woo, CEO of ArtFriends, said, “The technology has been proven by being selected for KB Starters. ArtFriends has been selected for KB Starters, so we will focus on more complete technology research than now and become a company that can help major financial sectors such as KB, he said.

A total of 23 companies were selected for KB Starter in the second half of this year, including artificial intelligence and data related to finance, sharing economy, mobility, crowdfunding, proptech, and healthcare. ArtFriends was highly praised for having original technology in the blockchain technology field.

KB Innovation Hub, a startup childcare agency of KB Financial Group, has been discovering excellent startups since 2015 and providing opportunities to grow together with KB Financial Group. Startups selected as KB Starters will receive support for various scale-up programs by growth stage, such as collaboration with △ KB Financial affiliates △ management consulting with internal and external experts △ attracting investment △ entering the global market △ hiring support.

ArtFriends will receive various opportunities through this financial accelerating program, including KB Investment’s investment review benefits and recommendation of the TIPS (Tips) program, a startup support project of the Ministry of SMEs and Startups (hereinafter referred to as the Ministry of SMEs and Startups).

ArtFriends is a domestic blockchain technology research company that has independently conducted blockchain research for five years to complete the “chain” mainnet. After opening the chain public mainnet in May, the system was successfully stabilized after about 300 modifications. Currently, it supports the completion of transactions within two seconds in global environments such as Stockholm, Ireland, California, Sao Paulo, Sydney, and Singapore.

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