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A Main Stage for Korean Startups, beSUCCESS Raises Pre-Series A From Global Pool of Investors

Seoul, Korea 22th Aug – beSUCCESS has successfully closed a Pre-Series A round with investors from Korea, USA, China, and Japan, in order to grow its expanding brand as a leading media platform for news on Korean startups,…

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[Investors] The Global Unicorn Hunter: Goodwater Capital’s Eric Kim

For the past 14 years, Eric Kim has been racking up a lot of global airline miles. Though his day job is a venture capitalist, Eric joked, “if being an airline passenger were a sport, I…

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Korean Government Geeks Bearing Gifts

Cautious optimism abounds across Korea’s fast-growing startup scene. Following a national policy shift that has recognized the realities and opportunities of the present age, Korean entrepreneurial talent is finally receiving the level of public sector support…

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Korea Rising: The 3 Pillars of Korea’s Startup Ecosystem

Editor’s note:  Senior Director Corporate Development at Baedal Minjok There is no doubt that Korea is in a revolutionary moment. In my last post, “Korea Rising”, I illustrated the unique position Korea is currently in. Leaving…

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Lotte Group pledges $85m towards accelerator funds

The recent announcement of Shin Dong Bin, the chairman of Lotte Group to dedicating US$85m (KRW 100b) towards accelerator funds was covered by major media outlets including Chosun, Joongang and Hankyung. Naturally, the articles offered positivity in covering the…

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Korea Rising ( Part I: Series Chronicling the Rise of Korean Startups )

Editor’s note: Senior Director Corporate Development at Baedal Minjok I. There is no greater time to be in Korea than now. Yes, that’s coming from a Korean American that has lived his entire life in the…

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5 Hot Tips for Founders from Asia’s 2 Top VCs

Editor’s Note: Choon Yan (CY) Tan leads PayPal and Braintree’s startup, accelerator and incubator activities across Asia Pacific. He has experience in banking technology, and previously led Google’s supply chain integration team in California, with additional…

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Stretchable silver narowire mesh heats up your sore muscles

Korean researchers at the Center for Nanoparticle Research, Institute for Basic Science in Seoul have developed a stretchable silver nanowire mesh that heats your joints no matter how you bend them. (IBS was founded in 2011 by the…

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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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beGLOBAL 2015 Startup Battle Q-Prize Increases to $250,000 – Deadline For Applications Extended to April 6th

The Qualcomm Q-Prize, to be awarded at this year’s beGLOBAL 2015 Startup Battle, has been increased to a hefty $250,000. In light of this major change, we have extended out the deadline for applications to April…

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The Startup Ecosystem Is NOT A Zero Sum Game (Or, How Generosity Breeds Success in Startups)

90% of startups fail. That means if you are in a startup right now, you will most likely fail. You can either hunt, or be hunted. No. Failure is an illusion. Driven by the media and…

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[Infographics] INSTAGRAM vs. TWITTER

Editor’s Note: Valualize Graphic is a team who analyzes datas and makes it into Infographics. It’s made by 3 techie students who has gathered to study and analyze Tech Startup together. While they studied together, they decide to…

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beGLOBAL – Getting In On The Ground Floor Of Korea’s Startup Revolution

Think of a country 50 million strong. Packed into a land less then a quarter the size of California. Coming from next to nothing, this is a people who have worked miracles and economically surpassed much…

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[Infographics] Analysis of Billion Dollar Startups

Editor’s Note: Valualize Graphic is a team who analyzes datas and makes it into Infographics. It’s made by 3 techie students who has gathered to study and analyze Tech Startup together. While they studied together, they decide to…

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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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50 Ghost Factories Operating in Korea: All About the Unknown Tech Shops in Korea

There are many co-working spaces where start-ups can build their prototypes. The government is continuously building new places as well. The only problem is, people don’t know they exist. If you open room #550 of Seun…

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Banks and Fin-tech Start-ups: Unite and Thee Shall Live, Scatter and Thee Shall Die

Korea’s Financial Services Commission has recently abolished the Security Review System that has curbed the growth of the domestic fin-tech industry. Now local experts are heralding the start of a Golden Age of development in the…

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Analysis of Top 5 Korean Domestic Accelerator

Often young startups face difficulty in making decisions when they look for the right source for incubating and investments. Even if you are lucky enough to find a VC, explaining your product to someone who has…

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