Startup Socials Party SF 2013, From StartupMonthly – Friends of beGLOBAL

Startup Socials bring entrepreneurs, investors, designers, developers, startups and professionals to meet and network in fun environment. Startup Socials parties combine networking, no-host full-bar and dance floor. The aim is to bring together passionate software entrepreneurs…

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Come listen to Marc Shedroff, VP of Samsung’s $1Bn Open Innovation Center in Silicon Valley

Large corporates, particularly Korean large corporates, have often been charged with the slogan that, “big companies don’t innovate”. That’s a statement Marc Shedroff, VP at Samsung’s Open Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, disagrees with. Samsung, which…

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Come Meet 3 Generations of Global Venture Capitalists, The Drapers, at beGLOBAL

The Drapers, one of the most exiting families in venture capital, will join moderator John Nahm from Strong Ventures on stage at beGLOBAL, in a 30 minute panel. The panel, which comprises the vintage business man…

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Robotic Pet Care From Korean Startup SinglePet Could Break New Ground For Pet Owners

Stuck at work doing overtime, and not able to get home to feed your pet? No need to worry, just pick up your smartphone and at the press of a button you’re able to dispense food…

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Korean Startup WePlanet Reinventing The Age Old Journal

Is your old high school journal sitting in a bookshelf collecting dust, never to be written in again? Although some people might like the novelty of handwriting their journal, WePlanet is looking to bring the classic…

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SeedStars World Competition Comes To Korea; Apply Now!

Seedstars World is an exclusive worldwide competition to discover the best startups in emerging startup scenes. The competition is taking place March to December 2013 in 20 cities across the globe. One startup per country will…

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This Week’s Startup – DreamCosmo

This Week’s Startup – DreamCosmo   DreamCosmo <Dreamallow>     Our Dream is to help your “Dreams Come True”- DreamCosmo “It was all started from my dream. My dream to help others’ dreams come true!” said…

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Zuckerberg In Korea: Face-to-face Meetings With Samsung And President Park

Zuckerberg (center) walks into Samsung Electronics’ building to meet with executives of the Korean tech giant. Samsung We wrote earlier that the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg will be in Korea (read the article here). The meeting with…

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This Week’s Startup – Frograms

This Week’s Startup – Frograms   Frograms <Watcha>   Yes, We are “Crazy”- Frograms “We believe that best company is where you have best co-workers. We always try to be best co-workers to each other. We are…

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The Rise Of Collaborative Consumptions And Korea

Business is a zero-sum game. Collaboration is a plus-sum game. Everyone seems to be talking about “The Sharing Economy” – everybody literally gets a share of your meal, and vice versa. Take the Korean startup, Zipbob….

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Kakao, Government, Startups: What Will 2013 Have In Store For Korea?

We wrote previously about the current situation in the South Korean startup ecosystem. We said that the global startup capital is declining whereas the Korean venture world is seeing more fundings, more startups, and more enthusiasm….

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This Week’s Startup – Baedal Minjok

This Week’s Startup – Woowa Bros.   Woowa Brothers <Baedal Minjok> <Official Website Link> “If you have ever been to South Korea, what is the most surprising part ?” Most of answers to this questions are…

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Korea’s Startup Scene Still Growing Fast

Korea is still seeing some immense growth. According to the Korean Venture Capital Association, venture capital firms in Korea raised $191 million in the first quarter this year, up slightly from $189  million in 2012. Interestingly, there…

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beSUCCESS 3 Morning Reads [3. Jun]

Good morning everybody! June is the last month for Q2 – hope you are all satisfied with the results you’re getting. Here are some beSUCCESS-approved readings for this morning: 1. The New “Handmade” (Part Three) This series from TechCrunch…

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SparkLabs Selects Ten Companies for Its Second Class and Expands Beyond Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – May 23, 2013 – SparkLabs (, a startup accelerator in Korea, has selected its second class of companies.  The companies range from subscription e-commerce to productivity applications to search, and from bootstrapped…

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Top Internet Innovators And Investors at Echelon 2013

[Singapore] 17 May 2013: Tech media and events platform, e27, today announced the speakers, agenda and pitching startups for Echelon 2013 (, a two-day technology and business event that attracts investors, startups and business and technology leaders…

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KISED and the SMBA proudly present the K-APP Global Hub Program!

This program is dedicated towards helping Korean Startups get global perspective by sponsoring their travel to three major innovation hubs: Singapore, Israel, and Boston. KISED and the SMBA recognize the difficulty of startups going global with…

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13 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Happy Lunar New Year to all readers! Here’s the list of startups which we have written about in the past seven days.

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Register NOW to get a FREE promotion video made for your startup!

First-come, first-serve! ‘beLAUNCH 2013’ will be providing FREE standard promotion videos for the first 10 startups who register for startup booths! Please note that the startups have to provide a script to introduce their services and…

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Cooliris Photo App Launches in China with Renren integration

Cooliris announced the launch of the localized Cooliris social photo discovery app in China.With the new Renren integration in Cooliris, Chinese users will be able to experience and share all of their photos privately from their mobile library, Instagram, and Renren in the immersive Cooliris 3D Wall.

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