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Mobile security developer, Lockin Company secures $1.3m investment business bank

Lockin Company, a specialist in mobile security solutions has received US$1.3 million (KRW 1.5b) in investment from KDB Business Bank. The investment comes within 2 years since its startup and has been sourced from a business…

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I Am School provider of Mobile Homework Diary receives investment from LB Investment

Mobile digital homework diary service ‘I Am School’ has secured US$2.1m (KRW 2b) investment from LB Investment. I Am School is Korea’s first mobile homework diary service that captures 99% of the almost 63,000 bulletin boards…

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Korean Startup ‘Fluenty’ Launched TALKEY, A Reply Suggestion AI for Smartwatches

November 5th, 2015 (Seoul, Republic of Korea) – A study last fall from Tecmark reported that the average smartphone owner checks their phone 221 times per day. The promise of devices like smartwatches is to reduce…

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NEOFECT Announces A New Technology For Stroke Rehabilitation

November 3 – Seoul, South Korea – NEOFECT, a smart rehabilitation solution startup, has announced the launch of two new products within their RAPAEL Smart Rehabilitation System: RAPAEL Smart Body, and RAPAEL Smart Kids. The RAPAEL…

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Accessory eCommerce provider DearMissJ lands investment from Sazze Partners

DearMissJ, an eCommerce startup marketing accessories and handmade product by Korean designers into the North American market has secured an early development investment from Sazze Partners from Silicon Valley and Primer. Following their start in 2014,…

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Art rental service Open Gallery receives US$1.7m investment from LB Investment

Open Gallery, an art rental service startup has secured a US $1.7 m (KRW 2b) investment from LB Investment. Despite having been established only two years, the investment was able to proceed based on the great…

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Korea Rising: The 3 Pillars of Korea’s Startup Ecosystem

Editor’s note:  Senior Director Corporate Development at Baedal Minjok There is no doubt that Korea is in a revolutionary moment. In my last post, “Korea Rising”, I illustrated the unique position Korea is currently in. Leaving…

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Lotte Group pledges $85m towards accelerator funds

The recent announcement of Shin Dong Bin, the chairman of Lotte Group to dedicating US$85m (KRW 100b) towards accelerator funds was covered by major media outlets including Chosun, Joongang and Hankyung. Naturally, the articles offered positivity in covering the…

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K-beauty SNS Unpa receives $1.2m investment from Partners Investment

  Lycl Inc, the operator of Korea’s leading beauty SNS Unpa has confirmed receiving an investment worth US $1.2m (KRW 1.4b) from Partners Investment. The company has been consecutively selected as a leading medium corporation by…

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Rehabilitation Solution Startup NEOFECT, Receives ISO and CE mark to expand to EU market

October 26, Seoul, Korea – Smart rehabilitation solution startup, NEOFECT announced on Oct. 26th that they received the ISO 13485 certificate (Quality Management System for the design and manufacture of medical devices) and the CE mark. NEOFECT…

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Instagram released one-second looping video app ‘Boomerang’

Instagram on Thursday introduced its newest app called Boomerang. The app lets you create short, shareable animations that play from beginning to end and then from end to beginning. A single press on the capture button takes a…

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Couples App ‘Between’ Launches 3.0 Update Allowing Better Personalization Features

South Korea, 20 October 2015 – Between, the leading private app for couples, announced the release of a major app update today. The new version, Between’s third since it’s launch in November 2011, allows couples to…

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beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015 comes to a close

The conclusion of the ‘beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015’ event which was held in The Village in San Francisco, marked another successful year for the startup conference. This year the flagship event recorded over 200 attendees that represented 20 startup company representatives as well as…

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‘beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015’ Begins

Global startup media beSUCCESS ‘beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015 (beGLOBAL 2015)’ was held successfully today in San Francisco, U.S. The Silicon Valley event of beSUCCESS, ‘beGLOBAL San Francisco’ was first introduced in order to provide solutions for…

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Tech Startup Conference ‘beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015’ Begins Tomorrow

From humble beginning in 2012 as beLAUNCH, beGLOBAL has successfully concluded the seventh startup conference beGLOBAL in both Korea and U.S. To date, the event has been attended by 15,000 people from over 25 countries. To more…

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Kakao’s K Group Ventures acquires beauty solution provider Hasys

K Venture Group, a specialist investment branch of Kakao has acquired a majority (51%) stake in top beauty solution company ‘Hasys’.  Hasys is the developer and service provider of client management solutions for salons, facial salons,…

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Global music distribution startup ‘Pison Contents’, received US$930k from Silicon Valley Investor

On the 14th October, global online music distribution service provider Pison Contents announced a $1m (KRW 1.1b) investment for their music-spray distribution technology. The investment is a combined total from Silicon Valley venture capital Sazze Partners, a…

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K Cube Ventures invests into first person shooting game developer, Saltlab

K Cube Ventures, which specializes in investments into mobile, internet and technology companies confirmed on the 13th of October an investment of US1.7m (KRW 2b) into Saltlab a first person shooting game developer. Saltlab was formed in…

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3 reasons to attend beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015

Since beginning in 2012 as beLAUNCH, beGLOBAL has grown and successfully concluded the 7 startup conferences in Korea and U.S. On the 15th October, the event’s U.S. annual event will be hosted at the ‘The Village’ in San Francisco.  In the ecosystem of startups, beGLOBAL San…

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A smart menstrual cup to keep track of your period

Looncup, a smart menstrual cup will give women a better understanding of your monthly flow. It can be inserted into women’s vaginas during period. It can send the data including fluid volume and color and analyze…

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