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Korean shopping review app startup Brandi receives investment from DSC Investments

Brandi who develop applications for sharing shopping reviews, has successfully won a US$420k (KRW 500m) investment from DSC investments. Brandi is the app to share photos and reviews of shopping items. Users are able to view photos…

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Daum Kakao invests into Korean fintech startup Dunamu for mobile stock services

On the 15th September, Daum Kakao revealed an investment of  US$2.5m(KRW 3b) into Dunamu which provides a mobile social portfolio investment service. The deal includes a strategic business agreement between the two companied to jointly provide a…

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Korean startup Buff Studio secures investment from NCSoft

On the 15th September, Korean startup and game development company Buff Studio confirmed an investment of US$420k (KRW 500m) had been received from NC Soft. Buff Studio is the creator of the popular action and RPG…

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Fiscal Note acquires political analytic application company MyCandidate

On the 10th September, FiscalNote announced its acquisition of Korean political analytic company MyCandidate. FiscalNote provides services of real time legal and policy data analysis. Similarly, the South Korean company MyCandidate specializes in analysis of political…

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Business card organiser Remember wins investment $5.4m

Drama & Company, the developer of business card organiser app Remember has secured investments totalling US$5.4m (KRW 6.5b). The investors include Partners Investment, Korea Investment Partners, Ajuib Investment and Daegyo Investment. Remember has gained popularity for…

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East Gate Partners invests into group buy platform, ‘TownCompany’

East Gate Partners, specialist in technology venture capital revealed on the 8th of Septembers that they would invest into TownCompany. East Gate Partenrs are in charge of Daum’s Youth Startup Establishment Fund, and actively invest into startups…

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Virtual pet app Hello Pet receives investment from K Cube Ventures

Mobile, internet and technology investment specialists, K Cube Ventures has invested US$250k (KRW 300m) into Apple Pie Studies, a startup dealing in social pet services. Apple Pie Studios allows users to interact and nurture for virtual pets…

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KTB Network invests $2.5m into Korean beauty eCommerce B2Link

KTB Network specializing in company investments in the global field of cosmetics, fashion and electronics has confirmed an investment deal worth US$2.5m (KRW 3b) into B2Link.  This recent investment follows on from DSC Investment totalling US$1 million…

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Travel SNS Travel Note & Tour secures US$420k investment from Coolidge Corner Investment

Travel Note & Tour, developer of location based social travel service, Travel Note has announced its success in securing an investment of US $420k from Coolidge Corner Investment, specialist in venture capital for startups. After launching June…

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Maverick video technology startup wins US$590k investment from BonAngels

BonAngels Venture Partners who specialise in technology startup investments along with state run program Tech Incubator Program for Startup (TIPS) have invested US$590k into Maverick the provider of cloud SNS video editing app Alive. Last year,…

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Auto pilot drone Uvify wins $250k investment from K Cube Ventures

Uvify a startup specializing in the development of autonomous unmanned drone technologies, has won an investment deal with K Cube Ventures.  This deal was confirmed on the 2nd September by K Cube Ventures who are widely…

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Brat Village wins investment from Strong Ventures and East Gate Partners

On the 2nd September, Brat Village an O2O startup announced that it had secured an investment from Strong Ventures and East Gate Partners.  This is the second investment is as many months following a recent investment from K…

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Softbank Ventures, invests into Gaudi Audio Lab – VR Audio startup

On September 1, Softbank Ventures Korea announced a joint investment deal with Capstone Partners for an amount US$920k which is to be invested into Gaudi Audio Lab. When founded, Gaudi Audio Lab’s mission was to provides the…

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Anonymous SNS app Around, snags $1.7 million investment

On the 28th August, Softbank Ventures announced its US$1.7m investment into Converse who have developed the anonymous communication app called Around. Around is a SNS app that allows users to freely share their feelings about life,…

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K Cube Ventures invests into Air Quality IoT BitFinder

On the 26th August, ‘K Cube Venture’ specialists in mobile, internet and technology investments, confirmed a US$700 k investment into BitFinder.  BitFinder is a startup providing an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) monitoring and control system solution.  This solution is…

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Removal service Zimcar, secures investment with support of local council

Zimcar is an innovative house removal service developed by ‘Five Thirty’ who are located in the Cultural Creation Hub of PanGyo in the KyungGi province of Korea.  Recently, with the assistance of the Kyung Gi local…

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Fintech startup BMO receives $1.8m from investors for Honest Fund P2P loan service

Fintech startup company BMO has received approximately US$1.8 million from investors including Yellow Financial Group, Settle Bank and Shin Hyun Sung the CEO of Ticket Monster for their P2P (peer to peer) loan service platform Honest…

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TheVentures invests into insurance reversebid company MyRealPlan

If you’ve ever experienced the frustration in finding the right insurance plan then MyRealPlan is the solution you’ve been waiting for.  Of course, finding the right insurance plan is just the start, you then need to…

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Korean travel startup, MyRealTrip receives investment from Silicon Valley company AltosVentures

  Korean travel tour and activity startup, MyRealTrip has revealed that it had secured additional investment through Silicon Valley company AltosVentures. For MyRealTrip, this new investment comes 1 year after the combined US$840 thousand investment from SmileGateInvestment…

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Korean food delivery app Yogiyo receives additional investment of US$35 million from DeliveryHero

  On the 25th August, it was revealed that Yogiyo a popular food delivery service app in Korea had received further investment of $35 million from DeliveryHero.  DeliveryHero is a German company that provides online food service…

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