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LG U+ and Ubitus launch first N-screen cloud gaming service, C-games in Korea
2012년 07월 19일

Ubitus, a cloud gaming solutions provider , and LG U+ Corp., leading telecommunications operator in South Korea, announced the launch of first N-screen cloud gaming service, C-games in Korea.

SEOUL-ICON VALLEY: IS IT TO BE THE SOUL FOR ASIA’S ENTREPRENEURS?
2012년 07월 19일

When we say entrepreneurship it is Silicon Valley. But what if we move our sights over to Asia? According to Startup Compass, Singapore has Asia’s best start-up ecosystem in terms of the start-up’s throughput. Singapore’s well-made start-up ecosystem is said to be rooted in and backed by the country’s fertile financial infrastructure.

LiveShare Combines Messaging, Location based services and Photo-sharing, Launches New Android App Today
2012년 07월 09일

Cooliris’s current core consumer product is LiveShare, a real-time media sharing application for mobile and web that makes it easy for groups to share privately or publicly.

Korean Start-up Catalysts: Government’s Initiatives – Eunse Lee
2012년 07월 09일

beSUCCESS report on the role of the South Korean government in supporting startups in the country. The report looks at some of the initiatives, funds and programs of the South Korean government aimed at helping startups and SMEs.

Japanese Internet Startup Investor CyberAgent Ventures Opens Korea Office and Fund
2012년 07월 05일

CyberAgent Ventures, headquarted in Tokyo which is a subsidiary of CyberAgent, Inc. has announced that it will establish its new office in Seoul,Korea in August 2012.

South Korean App Between reaches 1 million downloads
2012년 07월 03일

Today Between announced that they have hit the 1 million download mark. Between first launched its open-beta on November 22, 2011 and its official 1.0 version on March 7, 2012.

Product Review: Z1 Contacts Backup Restore
2012년 07월 03일

This article is cross-posted from our media partner YourStory.in. Z1 Contacts app was launched by Indian startup Optinno at beLAUNCH 2012 in Korea.

KOREA’S VENTURE CAPITALISM FOR START-UPS: ANGEL INVESTORS – EUNSE LEE
2012년 07월 02일

An overview of the angel investing scene in Korea – current scenario, growth, need, angel investors and more.

Japanese Photo-sharing App Snapdish Launches on SK Planet’s T Store and Qiip
2012년 06월 26일

Vuzz, the Japanese startup which is behind the food photo sharing app ‘SnapDish’,has launched SnapDish for Android on Korea’s largest app market “T store” and the Japanese market “qiip” both operated by South Korea’s SK planet. SK planet will be cooperating in promoting SnapDish to the users of both app markets.

Korea’s Venture Capitalists for Start-ups – Eunse Lee
2012년 06월 21일

We, at beSUCCESS, have received requests, many times and over from our overseas partners and associates in Europe, U.S, and Asia on the information about Korea’s financial systems and services for start-up companies, including venture capitalists (“VC”), angel investors (“angels” or “angel”) and government-initiated programs.

beLAUNCH 2012 Media Coverage
2012년 06월 20일

As part of our efforts to give global visibility to Korean startups, we had partnered with various media outlets globally to spread the word about beLAUNCH. beLAUNCH got extensive media coverage in Korean and foreign print and online media. Here is a compilation of the media reports on beLAUNCH.

As a Startup Founder, You Should Be Able To….
2012년 06월 19일

We came across this infographic by Scott Handsaker who is the co-founder and CEO of Attendly, an event registration startup. What would you add to the list ? Do let us know!

AWS re:Invent 2012 – Call for Presentations
2012년 05월 10일

Amazon Web Services’ first global customer and partner conference, AWS re:Invent 2012 is scheduled from November 27 – 29, 2012 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, US.

Indonesian Startup Gobann Co-founded by Seoul National University Senior Shawn Byun
2012년 05월 08일

Gobann is an online marketplace, based in Indonesia for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and even professionals, to trade creative talents at a fixed price of Rupiah 50,000. Shawn Byun who was born in Korea and was brought up in Indonesia answers a few questions about their entrepreneurial venture. Shawn has also co-founded an application developing team called Tangible Idea that has developed South Korea’s first mentoring application, MEEPLE, derived from MEEting and PLacE (or peoPLE).

2012 Start-up scene in South Korea
2012년 05월 02일

As there are more and more startup companies diving into the global market, a lot of large firms from all over the world are paying attention to them. We at beSUCCESS give you a glimpse into the South Korean startup ecosystem by sharing of 3 successful Korean startups.

Don’t Find The VC, Let The VC Find You
2012년 04월 30일

Soumitra Sharma who is part of the Investments Team at IDG Ventures India, a US$ 150 million venture capital fund focused on investing in Indian technology and technology-enabled businesses shares his thoughts and advice about fund raising from VC firms.

Between by South Korean Startup VNVC Chosen Best Mobile App at The Next Web’s 2012 Conference
2012년 04월 28일

Between, an app by South Korean startup VNVC (Value Creators & Company) has been judged the best mobile app at The Next Web’s 2012 Conference in Amsterdam. ‘Between’ is a mobile service that provides a private community to share with your significant other. Between provides quick chat between couples, a photo album and message functions.

Time Unveils Its 10 New York Startups to Watch in 2012 List
2012년 04월 26일

Time Inc. unveiled its second annual list of the 10 NYC Startups to Watch for 2012. The startups will be recognized at a special event on Wednesday, May 16th, as part of Internet Week New York 2012.

You will have less sex as an entrepreneur, just accept it!
2012년 04월 26일

Serial entrepreneur Leigh Drogen who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Estimize shares his tips and learning as a startup founder.

Facebook Buys Part of Microsoft’s AOL patents for $550 million
2012년 04월 24일

Microsoft and Facebook announced today that Microsoft will assign to Facebook the right to purchase a portion of the patent portfolio it recently agreed to acquire from AOL. Facebook has agreed to purchase this portion for $550 million in cash.