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‘K Cube Ventures’ invests into O2O home care company ‘Doctor House’

  On the 4th of August, ‘K Cube Ventures’ a specialist in mobile, internet and special technology investments, revealed that it had invested into ‘Brat Village’, an O2O (online to offline) home care service provider.  A…

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Accommodation service provider, Yanolja, secures $8.5M investment

Park Sung Chul, a representative of Yanolja (a Korean phrase for “let’s play”), announced on July 27 that the company has now raised $8.5M from Partners Investment. Partners Investment is known for investing in startups that demonstrate potential…

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Fintech startup Viva Republica secures $4.2m for Toss Payment System

  Viva Republica, a Fintech startup has developed Toss, an easy money transfer solution that removes cumbersome identity or security card requirements.    On the 21st July, Viva Republica revealed that it had secured total $4.2m…

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Ylab a webtoon startup attracts $2.5m investment

Ylab is a Korean webtoon developer and is the creative force behind popular titles such as ‘Fashion King’, ‘Josun Dynasty’ and ‘Abyss of the Sky’.  Recently, Value Investment Korea made an investment of US$2.5m into Ylab.  This…

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Simfler, developer of parenting app BabyTime, secures US$800k investment from TheVentures

Simfler have developed an app called ‘Baby Time’ which is designed to  make parenting simpler and easier by managing the associated parenting activity data.  The app records and manages activities like feeding intervals, sleeping periods and…

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RedTable a data analysis company for restaurants, secures investments worth US$930k

RedTable is a Korean startup providing data analysis services for restaurants.  It was first established by a group of masters and doctorates from the Sae Jong University, Department of Hotel and Tourism.  Recently RedTable secured investments to…

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Vungle Expands Expertise to South Korea’s Startup Scene with In-App Video Ads Service

Vungle, the way developers put video ads in their apps, has opened a South Korean office to accelerate growth and global expansion for the country’s startups through high performance in-app advertising. Vungle Korea is led by…

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KakaoTalk Introduces In-chat Search Feature, KakaoTalk #Search!

Daum Kakao Corp., provider of Korea’s number one messaging app KakaoTalk, today announced the official launch of #Search (pronounced ‘sharp search’) and Channel for KakaoTalk. #Search allows users to search and share information directly from the…

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Knowledge and talent sharing service ‘Verlocal’ secures US$1m investment

‘Verlocal’, is a service app that allows individuals to share their talents and knowledge.  Its aim is to be a social marketplace where people with talent meet people with curiosity.  It was revealed that a 1…

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East Gate Partners invests $585 k into used car app Chutcha

Chutcha is a used car app developed and serviced by Mr Pick.  In the use car O2O space, it is widely known as a market leader. Mr. Pick through their extensive experience in online platforms, provides…

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beGLOBAL 2015 Screening Wraps Up – 20 Amazing Startups Get Ready to Go Global

The second screening session for beGlobal Seoul 2015 was held in D.Camp on May 13. After a grueling day, our judges nominated the top 20 startups whom will be appearing on the big stage at the…

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beGLOBAL 2015 Application Deadline Today

The extended deadline for Startup Battle applications will hit tonight, April 6th, at midnight. I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of the startups who have put their time and…

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Big Data Means Big Money for RecoBell

The slogan at Recobell reads “Big Data? Big Money.” We’ve heard it before. RecoBell, a Korean based commerce innovation firm, seems to think they’ve got a solution that makes it easy for companies to leverage their…

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Maru180@Campus Seoul Applications Open

The Asan Nanum Foundation is providing support to Google in its recruiting efforts of startups applying to be based in Google’s Campus Seoul. The Foundation has recently entered an operating partnership agreement with Google and is…

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‘Wish Company’, the Ambassador of Cosmetic Brands in 70 Countries.

It all started from the question “How can you promote smaller cosmetic brands overseas online”. Wish Company challenged, back in 2010, a new market field and is currently selling numerous Korean minor cosmetic brands internationally. Statistics…

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Asia’s No.1 Tech Startup Conference, ‘beGLOBAL SEOUL 2015’ Opens For Registration

beSUCCESS, the top Korean startup media organization, organizer of the largest Korean-Global Tech conferences to date, and a global startup connector in partnership with Strong Ventures, a leading seed fund supporting Korean-Global entrepreneurship, are happy to officially…

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Korean Minicab App LimoTaxi Raised $ 1 Million USD from Big Basin

A Korean style minicab app LimoTaxi (LIMO, CEO Sung Woo Yang) raised $ 1 million USD from Big Basin Capital, a Silicon Valley based venture capital. Previous investors like Altos Ventures participated in this round of…

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SundayToz Initiates $30 Million USD ‘AniPang Fund’ To Support Startups

Korean gaming company ‘SundayToz’ and The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Development and have created the ‘AniPang Fund.’ The fund will be aimed at startups in the following fields: Gaming, Social, digital content, platform based technology…

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DEV Korea’s New Accelerator Holds First Demo Day In Seoul, Showcases Eight Startups

DEV Korea’s Startup Acceleration Program ‘Start it Up in New York’ Demo Day will be held in seoul this afternoon. DEV Korea is one of a growing number of domestic and international accelerators in Seoul that…

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