FAST TRACK ASIA Acquires 8 million dollars from Insight Ventures and Wonder Holdings

Company builder Fast Track Asia announced their 8 million dollar funding from Wonder Holdings and Insight Venture Partners of United States on the 5th. This is the second investment under Wonder Holdings’ lead and participation of…

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Daumkakao Buys Smart Alarm Note Startup ‘Kids Note’

Daumkakao announced the announcement for their buyout of ‘Kids Note’, a smart alarm notification service for daycare services. Daumkakao now owns 100% of the share and Kids Note became the subsidiary company. Kids Note is a…

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‘WEMAKEPRICE’ Expected to Surpass Coupang After Purchasing Ticket Monster?

This year, Coupang reached the top of the social commerce game with two major investments. In order to chase Coupang ‘WEMAKEPRICE’ announced their buyout of Ticket Monster (TMON). There was reserved bidding session for TMON until…

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Tech Startup Support Plan Program, ‘2015 TIPS’ Announced

On January 2nd, Small and Medium Business Administration revealed their startup support plan, 2015 TIPS. TIPS is a technology startup support program designed to attract more private investments. Through angel investors from major corporate, TIPS selects…

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SK Innovation And Woowa Bros Picked Among Korea’s Best Places To Work

Recently Job Planet and Fortune Korea co-hosted ‘Korea’s Top 50 Working Environments’ at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul. A studyvwas conducted of both large scale companies as well as small & medium sized enterprises, including…

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Korean Government Plans Easing of Fintech and IoT Regulations To Encourage Growth

As reported by Business Korea, the  Korean government recently announced that it plans to relax regulations on new innovation-driven industries, including as financial technology (fintech) and the Internet of Things (IoT). This is a positive regulatory signal…

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25% Off Tickets For GMIC Silivon Valley, December 1-3 2014

beSUCCESS is happy to announce that we are offering 25% off all GMIC SV tickets. To take advantage of this offer, please register using this code [GMICSVD32203F1]. GMIC Silicon Valley is the Largest Mobile Internet Conference…

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Is Korea On The Verge of an IoT Boom? beSUCCESS Aims To Find Out

Korea has traditionally been a powerhouse of manufacturing. Samsung, LG and Hyundai are formidable players in their respective industries globally and there are a myriad of smaller domestic companies that either support the big boys or…

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Mobile Ad-Platform ‘MOCOPLEX’ Is Cashing In Big On Ad-Tech, Partners With San Francisco Based SMAATO

Seoul based MOCOPLEX has recently announced a strategic alliance with SMAATO, an Ad specialist company based in San Francisco. The partnership will leverage the unique expertise of each partner, while expanding their reach by combining Ad…

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Samsung Gear VR, In Partnership with Oculus VR, Set To Launch In U.S. Next Month

  Samsung has recently announced that it plans to launch its first virtual reality headset in the U.S. in December 2014. According to a company statement it will then gradually expand the service into other countries….

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SMATOOS Recognised by RedHerring As One of 2014’s Most Audacious Technology Companies

Korean EdTech startup SMATOOS, announced today that it has been selected as a candidate for Red Herring’s 2014 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and…

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Despite Being The Most Wired City, Seoul Lags in The ‘Networked Society City Index’

Networked Society Lab published their “Networked Society City Index” report measuring the ICT maturity of the world’s major cities at the 2014 Business Innovation Forum recently held in Stockholm, Sweden, reported Business Korea. Stockholm, Sweden ranked…

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Common Values Trump High-Tech, The Case Of Korean Startup ‘Lineable’

“Protect our children together,” calls Lineable, a new wristband that helps track missing children. The device was developed by a Korean startup, yet the slogan has resounded with parents across the globe. What is Lineable? Lineable…

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Naver Enjoys Strong Revenue On The Back Of LINE Success

Naver, Korea’s largest search portal and parent company of the popular LINE messeging application, has sustained double-digit growth in the third quarter of this year The primary reason for this is strong revenue growth in overseas…

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Korean Security Startup ‘Lockin Company’ Promises High End Mobile Security For Startups

Lockin Company is a Korean ‘mobile application security company’ that has targeted smaller app developers who struggle to afford the more expensive app security services from larger providers. They have recently launched their cloud-based SaaS security service….

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This Korean Startup Is Capitalizing On K-Pop Fever, Attracts 1 Million Users in 7 months

In many countries KPop and other Korean cultural content, such as dramas and movies are all the rage. While much of this content is available on YouTube and services like DramFever and Viki, there is also…

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Stripes Brings Buying a Shirt Into The Digital World, Raises Series A Investment From Smilegate Ventures

Stripes is a personal tailoring service that has connected consumers to tailors in the offline space, through technology. They just announced series A Investment from Smilegate Ventures, in a funding round worth $1 million. This is not…

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Yello Mobile – Perhaps Asia’s most Exciting Startup Story This Year [Part. 1]

Only three years after the first acquisition Yello Mobile has raised $78M, is nurturing an alliance of 35 startups, is profitable to the tune of $1.5M per month and plans to IPO next year. This is…

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Is The Korean Government Doing Too Much in Support Of Entrepreneurship?

“We look forward to another success story with startups here in Daejon,” said President Park Geun-hye during a ceremony to launch yet another innovation center in Korea. While government support for Korean startups has been impressive,…

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$1 Billion Invested In Startups As Corporates and Government Rally Behind Entrepreneurship

Sources in the Goverment have confirmed that a total of around $1 billion was invested in startups in the first nine months of the year. This represents a 9.5% increase from a year earlier. The number of…

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