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Korean tourism company ZaiSeoul wins $2.5m investment

ZaiSeoul is a Korean Travel business specifically catering for Chinese tourist requirements through their travel service platform. On the 18th September, ZaiSeoul confirmed an investment from NICE group for US$2.5m (KRW 3b).  Since 2011, ZaiSeoul has distributed…

492일 전
Korean startup Origin Games wins investment from AltosVentures and Bon Angels Venture Partners

Mobile game OriginGames has secured US$1.7m (KRW 20b) from two very well known Venture Capital companies; American VC Altos Ventures; and Bon Angels Venture Partners who were the first VC in Korea to specifically target startup investments….

495일 전
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…

496일 전
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…

496일 전
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…

496일 전
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…

501일 전
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…

503일 전
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…

503일 전
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…

503일 전
NEOFECT shows how a robotic glove can help stroke victims

Editor’s note : This article ‘NEOFECT shows how a robotic glove can help stroke victims’ was orginally published by e27’s Elaine Huang Meet NEOFECT, a South Korean tech company that wants to change the face of…

503일 전
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…

503일 전
Top 10 Startups for beGLOBAL SF 2015 finalised

On the 4th September, judging of teams competing in the startup battle for beGLOBAL’s upcoming San Francisco 2015 conference event was finalized at an event at ‘Startup Alliance’, Korea. As part of the process startups teams were…

504일 전
Everyone’s livestreaming, broadcasting on mobile

Editor’s note : This article ‘Everyone’s livestreaming, broadcasting on mobile’ was originally published by e27’s Elaine Huang On smartphone screens worldwide, Kim Yubin and Lee Sunmi of famous Korean pop (K-pop) quartet Wonder Girls greet V users…

504일 전
Make your own viral video ads to entice users with Hooreel

Editor’s note : This article ‘Make your own viral video ads to entice users with Hooreel’ was orginally published by e27’s Elaine Huang Late last month, South Korean startup IndieCF launched its first iOS application Hooreel…

507일 전
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…

507일 전
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,…

508일 전
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…

509일 전
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…

510일 전
Yellowmobile records US$66 million Q2 sales

  As revealed on the 31st August, mobile service provider YellowMobile has reported Q2 sales total of US$66m which is up 533% from the same period last year.  Compared to Q1 figures, sales has grown by 38%. YellowMobile’s Q2…

510일 전
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…

510일 전

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