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beSUCCESS Launches Beginning, an Online Platform Connecting Business Interests in Asia
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Seoul, Korea 10th Aug -Beginning (beginning.xyz), an ambitious new service launched by beSUCCESS founder and CEO James Jung (Hyun Wook Jung), is an online hub that seeks to bridge businesses, investors, and various government agencies across borders. It also hosts a growing, real-time database that profiles startups in one view, sourcing directly from key players in the Asian startup industry. Since its conception, beSUCCESS has been a leading source of information on…

beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015 comes to a close
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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 36 startup industry identities. This combination helped to create a networking opportunity like no other.  The focus of the first presentation session was brought on two influential identities: Gunso Kim, the former head of Innovation Planning for the City of Seoul; and Jay Nath, the current CIO for the city…

beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015 bridging Asia and USA with startup talent

Each year, beSUCCESS which is Asia’s leading network for startup and technology media, hosts local events both in Korea and USA. Following on from the successful completion of ‘beGLOBAL Seoul 2015’ in May, ‘beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015’ will be held on the 15th October. Hosting these two annual events has created a vital link between Asia and America in discovering startup talent. The upcoming San Francisco event is expected to create instrumental…

beGLOBAL SF 2015, a Networking Ground for Silicon Valley Investors and Asia Startups
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Since beginning in 2012 as beLAUNCH, beGLOBAL has grown and successfully concluded the seventh startup conference beGLOBAL in both Korea and the U.S. To date, the event has been attended by 15,000 people from over 25 countries. To more than 4,000 startups, the event has become a global networking platform. beGLOBAL SF 2015 will be held in San Francisco, on the 15th of October and will provide an opportunity for Korean domestic startups…

Takeover Silicon Valley, beGLOBAL SF 2015 commences receiving start-up applicants
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beSUCCESS a professional media company with a particular focus on startups, will be holding the beGLOBAL SF 2015 conference in San Francisco on October 15 and has commenced receiving applications to participate from startups for this years event.   beGLOBAL SF 2015 is the sister event of beGLOBAL Seoul 2015, which was held in in Dondgdaemum DDP back in May.  The Seoul event is Asia’s largest startup conference whilst the San Francisco event seeks…

beGLOBAL 2015 Startup Battle Q-Prize Increases to $250,000 – Deadline For Applications Extended to April 6th

The Qualcomm Q-Prize, to be awarded at this year’s beGLOBAL 2015 Startup Battle, has been increased to a hefty $250,000. In light of this major change, we have extended out the deadline for applications to April 6th to give startups a bit more time to refine their applications and get through the first round of screening. Last year’s startup battle saw 112 startups apply. This year’s startup battle will be tighter, more…

Asia’s No.1 Tech Startup Conference, ‘beGLOBAL SEOUL 2015’ Opens For Registration

beSUCCESS, the top Korean startup media organization, organizer of the largest Korean-Global Tech conferences to date, and a global startup connector in partnership with Strong Ventures, a leading seed fund supporting Korean-Global entrepreneurship, are happy to officially announce the return of their flagship startup event, formerly known as beLAUNCH, now with a new brand, “beGLOBAL Seoul 2015”. This year’s conference is already heating up to become one of the most promising events to…

A Look At beGLBOAL Startups: Kairos Watches And Team Blind
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beGLOBAL was the annual event held in Silicon Valley, hosted by beSUCCESS. In the following piece we take a look at two of the teams that were selected to pitch to investors at the event. Kairos Watches claims to have built the world’s first mechanical watch and has secured well over $1M in pre-sales. Team Blind has developed a secret messaging system to allow employees to communicated in the work setting anonymously….

The English beSUCCESS Media Team is Hiring – Apply Now
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3-month contract, with possibility of extension to a full time position Team: English Editorial Team Level: Junior team member How to apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to nathan@besuccess.com What is beSUCCCESS? beSUCCESS is Korea’s leading media and events platform that helps Korean technology startups find success beyond their domestic borders. We achieve this through media and events, as well as a wide range of other local and global initiatives….

A look into the beGLOBAL Startups: Keukey and Vingle
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The second beGLBOAL in Silicon Valley, September 12th, clearly demonstrated that Korean entrepreneurship has come a long way in the last 12 months. Here we take a look at two of the companies that showcased at the event which again gathered some of Silicon Valley’s top investors and entreperneurs to discuss global entrepreneurship and investing. Ten carefully selected Korean startups also showcased, hopeing to attract the attention of US investors, partners and…

Silicon Valley Meets Asia in San Francisco Sep 12th, Join the Global Tech Discussion at beGLOBAL

Korea has long been known for lightning-fast internet and mobile broadband speeds. Now the country’s startups are also garnering global recognition. In the last 12 months Korean founders have been backed by the likes of Y Combinator, Tech Stars, Sequoia Capital, Altos Ventures, and Formation 8. Two local ventures also achieved ‘Unicorn’ status (a valuation of $1Bn or more) earlier this year. Kakao Talk, the country’s dominant mobile social platform is now valued…

beGLOBAL, One of Asia’s Pioneering Tech & Startup Events Returns to San Francisco, September 12th

The profile of Korean entrepreneurship has been steadily increasing over the past three years and some have heralded 2014 as the year that could make or break this ecosystem on the move. beSUCCESS has been at the forefront of tracking growth of the ecosystem over the past three years through its media channels and global startup and tech focused conferences. The organization will hold its stateside event September 12th in San Fancisco….

Startup Asia Comes To Tokyo, Offers Korean Entrepreneurs 25% Off Event Tickets
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To be held on September 3 and 4, 2014, at Shibuya Hikarie, Startup Asia Tokyo is a two-day conference focusing on the growing technology and startup industry across Asia. Startup Asia Tokyo serves as a bridge connecting the Japanese technology community with the rest of Asia. With the unique code <StartupRocks>, you can purchase Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 tickets with a 25 percent discount here. Organized by Tech in Asia, a leading media company covering technology…

beLAUNCH Spotlight: Event Themes At NE Asia’s Top Startup & Entrepreneurship Event
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beLAUNCH 2014 is shaping up to be everything we have promised, NE Asia’s foremost tech startup and entrepreneurship event. This post highlights some of the themes you can expect from the event, and don’t forget to book your early bird tickets before the end of March for the best prices Click here. Tech Trends: This year beLAUNCH will be tackling some of the hottest themes in tech. It has been seven years…

Korean Startup, Korbit’s Secret Sauce in Raising $400k from Silicon Valley Dream Team of Investors
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Supported by President Park’s effort to foster a Korean creative economy, a deluge of cash flooded into the Korean startup ecosystem in 2013. Including many conferences hosted by the government-affiliated organizations, countless programs to assist startups were organized both domestically and abroad. Of the many themes these programs publicized repeatedly, one keyword that stood out was “Going Global”. The concept of “global” is trendy and attractive yet so vague and such a…

Korea’s No. 1 Tech Startup Event From beSUCCESS is Open! Join beLAUNCH 2014, May 14-15 2014 in Seoul
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beSUCCESS, Korean startup media organization, events organizer, and global connector is happy to officially announce that their flagship startup event, beLAUNCH, is back in 2014 in a year that is already heating up to be one of the most promising for Korean, Asian, and Global entrepreneurship. The event will be held May 14 – 15 at the brand new Dongdaemun Design Plaza in the heart of Seoul. In addition, this year there…

Korean Bitcoin Startup Korbit Gets $400k in Funding from Dream Team of Silicon Valley Investors

It has never happened before that a Korean startup has been able to secure early stage funding ($400k in this case) from such a high profile Silicon Valley investor line-up. The news that Korbit has achieved this momentous step heralds the start of a year that has already been billed as having the best potential ever, for Korean startups. While the value of the investment may seem small by Silicon Valley standards,…

The Drapers Connect With Korean Startups At beGLOBAL & Suggest Investments
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Originally posted by Cromwell Schubarth, Senior Technology Reporter-Silicon Valley Business Journal:  Bitcoins prompted an interesting exchange between three generations of Silicon Valley’s prolific investment family, the Drapers, at beGLOBAL last Friday. Boost VC incubator Co-Founder Adam Draper is an unabashed enthusiast of the virtual currency. His dad, Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, is a dabbler in bitcoin startup investing. But grandfather Bill Draper of Draper Richards is apparently not at all a bitcoin fan. The Drapers appeared at beGlobal, a Korean…

A Big Win For Global Entrepreneurship At The First beGLOBAL
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BeGLOBAL was all about building bridges between the Asian and Silicon Valley startup ecosystems. We, beSUCCESS, have been working at achieving this through our startup media and Asian events for over two years, but our first event in Silicon Valley, Sep 13, was a huge leap forward. Here’s how it all went down at the Four Seasons, Palo Alto, September 13. Success Comes to those Who Get Stuck In (and have great…

Accelerators with Global in Mind Panel: Part 2 of 2
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In the build up to beGLOBAL we have introduced some top names in the business with an emphasis on VCs and entrepreneurs. Now it’s time to introduce the people who will be speaking on behalf of the third important group, namely the accelerators. We’re joined by some of the crème de la crème of the top Silicon Valley accelerators, namely Y Combinator, Boost VC, 500 Startups and BootstrapsLabs. As we did with…