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Tribeluga with bigger plans to establish Korean startups in other countries

Tribeluga, a pioneering cross-border innovation platform focusing on funding and nurturing Health, Education, and Environment (HEE) technologies across China, Korea and the US has held a press conference at the Lotte Hotel to announce their performance and…

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Second investment in three months for Korean startup Supermenz

Local supermarket delivery App, Supermenz has secured an investment deal with Korea’s leading startup accelerator ‘Primer’ and Sazze Partners of Silicon Valley’s. The value of the investment has not been disclosed. This is the second investment…

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Fandom Culture of M.C.N Stars & Global Strategy of Startups

Last January, there was a special event in Peru, South America. It was a fan meeting event of Nardy Santana (Latinasaram), an YouTube MCN star who creates various contents which are based on the Hallyu Wave…

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Korea NRC Announced Results On Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation

The National Rehabilitation Center in Korea conducted a study to examine the impact of virtual reality-based exercises combined with standard occupational therapy on distal upper extremity function and the health-related quality of life for stroke survivors….

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Korean startup Smatoos receives strategic investment from Miraeen Publishing

Smatoos, the operator of BeNative Pro, an online business English and Chinese teaching service has secured a strategic investment from Miraeen, an educational content publisher and strategic investment company. BeNative Pro is a service teaching and…

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Kakao acquires Park Here, a startup providing parking search and booking service in Korea 

Kakao have announced their strategic acquisition of Parking Square the developer and operator of ‘Park Here’, an app that allows searching and reservation of parking spots. The app allows its users to quickly search for vacant…

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3 Reasons Why Seoul is A Mobile Entrepreneur’s Paradise

Editor’s note: Originally written by Mike Kim, Senior Director Corporate Development at Baedal Minjok Facebook. YouTube. Skype. Hard to believe all 3 iconic companies actually got there start in Korea right? While these Silicon Valley heavyweights have roots in…

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Korean tourism platform startup, Creatrip receives investment from KAIST Venture

Creatrip, a platform where local tourism courses and information can be accesses has succeeded in attaining a US$172K (KRW 200m) investment from KAIST Venture Investment. The platform is aimed at foreign visitors that prefer to freely…

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B2Link receives $4.3m investment from IBK Industry Bank and SK Securities

Cosmetic ecommerce startup B2Link in Korea has secured a US$4.3m (KRW 5b) investment from PEF; a joint organization formed by IBK Industry Bank and SK Securities. This new investment adds to the US$4.6m (KRW 5.3b) investment last…

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SK Happiness Organization makes $860k Social Impact Investment into Brave Pops

SK’s Social Impact Investment division, SK Happiness Organization have announced their commitment to make a US$860k (KRW 1b) social impact investment into Brave Pops Company. Brave Pops is an educational software developer which was formed in…

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JDLab to Showcase ‘IUEditor for WordPress’ at MWC 2016

Software development company JDLab will showcase ‘IUEditor for WordPress’ which allows users to create WordPress themes within the web editor at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. While WordPress provides free and paid themes for its…

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Odd Concept received $860k investment from KB Investment

Odd Concept, a startup specializing search engine for video content has US$860k (KRW 1b) from KB Investment. The company was founded in 2012 and has developed online technology for video content searches. The company has used…

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SBI Holdings invests $30m into Korean mobile service provider Yellow Mobile

Yellow Mobile, a Korean startup offering mobile services has secured a US$30m (KRW 36b) investment from Japanese internet and financial group SBI Holdings. The investment is a result of SBI Holding’s business alliance and strategic investment plans…

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John Jung CBO of Kakao to Present at MWC 2016

Kakao Corp., the provider of mobile messaging platform Kakao Talk and Korea’s successful on-demand service Kakao Taxi, announced that its CBO John Jung will be presenting at the 25th of Feb at the Mobile World Congress 2016, taking place…

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Cyber Security Predictions for 2015: Were the Experts Right?

About this time last year, experts and analysts all placed their official predictions for the cyber threat landscape in 2015. Now that a year has come and gone, it would be interesting to see if these…

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Edutech startup, Riiid secures $1.7m series A investment for adaptive learning technology

Riiid, an educational technology startup has secured a Series A investment of US$1.7m (KRW 2b) from DSC Investment, DS Asset Investment, and Shinhan Capital. This successful investment comes as recognition of the potential for Riiid’s ‘Adaptive…

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‘Park Here’, the Pioneer in Innovating Urban Parking

In hotel industry, there is a rather clear ceiling for their revenues; when the rooms are all booked out, it’s pretty much it. There might be some cash inflows from F&B and other event-related revenues such…

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Top five healthcare trends from technology startups

Technology has been integral in medical advancement and personal health. Now more than ever, technology is readily available to people of developed countries, mostly in the form of smart phones and devices. Recently, a surge in…

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Naver Q4 profit up 5 % vs year earlier

South Korean leading search company ‘Naver’ said its Q4 profit rose 5 percent from a year earlier. Net profit came to 141.5 billion won (US$118 million) in that period, compared with the 129.6 billion won a year…

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K­Beauty and Fashion customisation: The next wave in Korean commerce

Competition in Korea is heating up with the popularity of SPA brands in the fashion industry and big players like Laniege, Sulawhasoo dominating the beauty market. Local and international consumers are thronging to purchase fashion and…

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