EDITOR’S PICK
OnnuriDMC Develops Tech To Track Mobile Users In Real Time, Mobile Advertisers Rejoice

Sparklabs fourth batch recently kicked off and I had the chance to speak with one of their most promising startups, OnnuriDMC. OnnuriDMC operates a mobile advertising platform, CrossTarget, that the founders believe has solved a major…

838일 전
Korean Bitcoin Startup Devign Lab Secures Investment From K-Cube Ventures

K Cube Ventures, an early stage investment firm in Seoul, announced today that they have invested about $200K in Bitcoin startup ‘Devign Lab’. Devign Lab has developed a bitcoin market called Coinone. Devign Lab claims to be the first web…

839일 전
Seven News Items From Korean Tech This Week

1. Korea comes in 2nd place for the fastest internet speeds, 1st in other metrics According to a recent report by Akamai Technologies, South Korea’ average peak connection speed was 72.1 Mbps, lagging behind Hong Kong…

840일 전
Top Five Tips For Korean Startups Seeking Opportunity In South East Asian Markets

It’s one thing for local entrepreneurs to scale across Southeast Asia. It’s quite another for foreign entrepreneurs to do the same. The economic and logistical constraints unique to the region are already difficult to tackle: lack…

840일 전
Chinese Smartphone Manufacturers Set To Invade Korean Turf For the First Time

As reported in Business Korea, Chinese handset maker Huawei is launching a mobile handset offensive against domestic powerhouses Samsung and LG, in the Korean market. The company will begin their invasion with a new flagship smartphone,…

844일 전
New Global Strategies Required For Korea To Realize Opportunities In ICT

For as much as the last fifteen years Korea has been emerging as one of the front-runners in global tech innovation, but has failed time and time again to capitalize fully on the opportunities. Smartphones, 4G…

845일 전
The English beSUCCESS Media Team is Hiring – Apply Now

3-month contract, with possibility of extension to a full time position Team: English Editorial Team Level: Junior team member How to apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to nathan@besuccess.com What is beSUCCCESS? beSUCCESS is…

847일 전
Applications Open For YES Challenge Korea 2014, Empowering Global Youth Entrepreneurs

SMBA (Small & Medium Business Association) & KOVA (Korea Venture Association) will jointly host 2014 YES Challenge Korea in Seoul, November 16-21. This global event is designed to inspire young entrepreneurs under the slogan, “Make it possible! Yes Challenger!”…

847일 전
Seoul-based Hello Nature, An Online Grocery Retailer, Raises $1.4M

Hello Nature (Byung Yul Park, CEO), an online grocery retail startup, has announced a US$1.4 million investment from Softbank Ventures and Mirae Asset Venture Investment. Organic foods are popular among Koreans, and according to the Ministry…

847일 전
Meet The Ten Billion Dollar Companies That Make Up The Korean Unicorn Club

Last December, Aileen Lee from Cowboy Ventures, identified 39 software startups that have reached valuations of over $1 Billion, and grouped them under the moniker of The Unicorn Club, in her landmark TechCrunch post. Since then,…

849일 전
A look into the beGLOBAL Startups: Keukey and Vingle

The second beGLBOAL in Silicon Valley, September 12th, clearly demonstrated that Korean entrepreneurship has come a long way in the last 12 months. Here we take a look at two of the companies that showcased at…

850일 전
Seoulites Who Crave Foreign Food Can Now Have it Delivered Thanks To YNot-Takeout

We have covered the blossoming food delivery market in Korea quite extensively on beTECH and while the market is firmly dominated by leaders Yogiyo and Baedal-Minjeok, there’s a new kid on the block, serving the growing…

851일 전
As Sparklabs’ Fourth Batch Kicks Off, What Can We Can Expect From The Teams?

SparkLabs, one of Seoul’s leading accelerators, has recently started its fourth session and over the next three months will be assisting in the growth of another ten startup companies.  The ten companies range from healthcare to Internet…

851일 전
As ‘Silicon Valley Mindset’ Takes Hold In Korea Samsung Employees Leave To Found A Startup

David Lee and Ryan Kwon, founders of a new startup Mobidoo, had hit the career jackpot by securing lucrative roles in Samsung. But chasing a bigger dream, but have now left to start their own company….

852일 전
Silicon Valley Meets Asia in San Francisco Sep 12th, Join the Global Tech Discussion at beGLOBAL

Korea has long been known for lightning-fast internet and mobile broadband speeds. Now the country’s startups are also garnering global recognition. In the last 12 months Korean founders have been backed by the likes of Y…

871일 전
beGLOBAL, One of Asia’s Pioneering Tech & Startup Events Returns to San Francisco, September 12th

The profile of Korean entrepreneurship has been steadily increasing over the past three years and some have heralded 2014 as the year that could make or break this ecosystem on the move. beSUCCESS has been at…

879일 전
As Google Commits To New Seoul Campus And Overseas Interest Intensifies Samsung Remains Absent From Local Scene

Google, on an international mission to rapidly connect with the global startup community, has recently announced that it will open a startup campus in Seoul, Korea next year. This comes at a time when Korean entrepreneurs are beginning…

879일 전
Healthcare Wearables Startup YBRAIN, From Seoul, Raises $3.5M In Series A Funding

Healthcare wearables startup Ybrain announced today it closed on $3.5 million in Series A funding in a round led by Stonebridge Capital bringing company’s total raise to $4.2 million. The Korea-based startup, founded in Feb 2013…

880일 전
Korea’s Top Messeging App, Kakao, Named “Technology Pioneer 2015” by World Economic Forum

The award has recognized the company’s ability to ‘harness creativity and shape an impactful mobile ecosystem’ Kakao, the provider of KakaoTalk, Korea’s leading mobile messaging application and mobile social platform, has been named a 2015 Technology Pioneer…

880일 전
Korea’s Top Bitcoin Startup Raises $3 Million to Expand Bitcoin Adoption in Korea & Beyond

Korbit, Korea’s leading bitcoin exchange, wallet and merchant processor, has just closed a $3 million Series A funding round led by SoftBank Ventures Korea. Pantera Capital led the round from the US, with participation from BAM Ventures…

880일 전

beSUCCESS FREE NEWSLETTERS
SIGN UP