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Mass Challenge is open to Korean startups now

KOISRA Seed Partners, the first Korea-Israel Seed Fund and Accelerator and Mass Challenge based in Boston with satellites in the UK and Israel, signed on partnership agreement last week in order to develop the Korean-Israel startup eco-system. For…

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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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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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One of Seoul’s Top Accelerators – DEV Korea

Another promising initiative is Digital Entertainment Ventures (DEV). Launched in New York in 2012, DEV focuses mainly on media, entertainment and platform businesses, and only recently expanded to Korea. According to Kaine Kim the Co-CEO of…

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As Sparklabs’ Fourth Batch Kicks Off, What Can We Can Expect From The Teams?

SparkLabs, one of Seoul’s leading accelerators, has recently started its fourth session and over the next three months will be assisting in the growth of another ten startup companies.  The ten companies range from healthcare to Internet…

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Korea’s Banks Foundation and Singapore’s JFDI Announce Partnership to Connect & Accelerate Startups Across Asia

Over the last year collaboration between the startup ecosystems in North and South Asia has seen greatly increased velocity as resources come together to enable the rising tide in Asian entrepreneurship to accelerate. And in recent…

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Wearables, Med-Tech & Devices, and Mobile Gaming Come to The Fore at Sparklabs Third DemoDay in Korea

SparkLabs, a startup accelerator in Korea, hosted its third Demo Day in Seoul yesterday.  While startups in earlier batches were all based in Korea, the most recent session welcomed companies from Chicago, San Francisco, Tokyo and…

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Korea’s Changing Landscape for Entrepreneurs

Korea is a country traditionally tied up in confusion societal order with a fierce preservation of tradition and status quo. Yet with this backdrop for tradition, Korea has obtained the highest levels of Internet access and…

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Last Chance to Apply for JFDI’s Current Session, Asia’s Top Accelerator in Singapore

The application period for JFDI’s next session is open, but only for a few short days, before decisions are made about which founders will join the program this time around. Apply here now. In the past year JFDI has…

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BootstrapLabs and Coolidge Corner Investment Partner to Launch Bootstrap Accelerator Korea

Partnership creates first Korea-­focused accelerator for tech startups with a dedicated Silicon Valley Fast Track™ program Silicon Valley-­based BootstrapLabs, a global accelerator for foreign entrepreneurs and Seoul-­based Coolidge Corner Investment (CCVC), a technology venture firm with…

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More Than 300 Teams Apply For Asia’s Best Accelerator : JFDI Gearing Up For Their Next Class

JFDI’s 2nd program for 2013 is scheduled to start on 29 August and the first confirmed participating team is Vault Dragon, from Singapore. They will be joined by 10-12 other teams, drawn from over 1,400 individuals who…

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JFDI’s IT-Based Bootcamp Ready To Rock From February – Meet The Lucky Teams Here

JFDI is Singapore’s most established accelerator. They have just announced the eight teams who will join their program for its first 2013 outing, starting in February.

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Free Stuff For Startups! 1 Year Of FREE Hosting, Mentoring And Support from SoftLayer

SoftLayer is giving away free hosting for 1 year to startups in their Catalyst Startup Program. This offer represents a huge saving, which includes mentoring and marketing support. After 1 year you can leave or stay as a paying customer.

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