‘Middle and Mid-Term Fund National Supporters’ gathered in the expanded virtual world (Metaverse) to increase policy sympathy – Press Release | Briefing Room | news

The Ministry of SMEs and Startups (Minister Lee Young, hereafter referred to as the Ministry of SMEs and Startups) announced on August 1 (Mon), ‘The 1st National Supporters of the Ministry of SMEs and Startups’ through the domestic expanded virtual world (metaverse) based (platform) ZEP*. ‘ The inauguration ceremony was held.

* Jeb is a 2D (2D)-based extended virtual world (metaverse)-based (platform) jointly developed by ‘Supercat’, a mobile communication (mobile) game company, and ‘Naverjet’, a ZEPETO operator.

A total of 319 people applied for the National Supporters, which were received from June 24 (Fri) to July 10 (Sun), and the final 50 were selected through document evaluation and non-face-to-face interview through online videoconference.

National supporters selected by various age groups (26 in their 20s, 7 in their 30s, 9 in their 40s, 7 in their 50s, and 1 in their 60s) will be posted on the Ministry of SMEs and Startups’ online official blog, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. We plan to upload (upload) the contents created individually or in groups (by team).

In addition, it is scheduled to meet with the public at meetings and events in real space (offline) attended by the Minister of SMEs and Startups.

Minister Lee Young said at the inauguration ceremony held in the expanded virtual world (Metaverse) space, “It is very regrettable to greet you in a non-face-to-face manner.”
“However, it is very meaningful to meet for the first time in the expanded virtual world (metaverse) space that transcends the real and virtual world as they are people who will widely inform the Ministry of SMEs and Startups’ policies online and in real space (offline),” he said.

In this launching ceremony, various programs such as welcome speech, award of appointment letter, OX quiz, first topic (Korea accompanying sale) introduction, introduction of SMEs, information on activities of national supporters, and Q&A will be held for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Bus) based (platform) was held in ZEP.

In addition, an event (event) was held in which a product was provided to all who participated in the inauguration ceremony by uploading a photo (certification shot) of the inauguration ceremony to a personal social networking service (SNS).

Ji Young-woo, who received a letter of appointment as a national supporter at the inauguration ceremony, said, “It is an honor to receive the letter of appointment as a representative in such a large supporter’s activity.”

“Through this activity, I will not only produce content that informs the SME policy in an easy-to-understand manner, but also actively participate so that policies that will help young people are created,” he said.

Kim Joong-hyeon, public relations officer at the Ministry of SMEs and Startups, said, “We have decided to run ‘People’s Supporters’ to promote the policies of the Ministry of SMEs and Startups together with the people.”

“In addition to policy publicity, we plan to receive policy suggestions through public supporters and reflect them in policy planning and future public relations,” he said.

□ Extended virtual world (metaverse) map configuration


inauguration ceremony site

OX Quiz

□ Overview of National Supporters of the Ministry of SMEs and Startups

– Recruiting national supporters who are familiar with the use of SNS and grafting it into online policy publicity for the Ministry of SMEs and Startups to activate public participation and voluntarily spread

– Subscribing to SME channel and participating in content
– Spreading SME contents and writing experience reviews for major policy projects
– Planning and production of contents covering events of the Ministry of SMEs and Startups
□ Event Overview

Date and time: ’22. 8. 1 (Mon) 15:30~16:50

Venue: Extended Virtual World (Metaverse) Platform ZEP

Host: MC (MC) Shin Gil-woo

Participants: 70
– Minister of SMEs and Startups, 15 people including public relations officer, 5 people from the operation secretariat, 50 people from national supporters, etc.

Event schedule

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