How these 5 Korean startups are removing language barriers through technology to go global

In Korea, like in many countries where English is not the lingua franca, there is an especially large gap when it comes to having the right words for an international audience. This language barrier comes in…

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KrowdPop Aims to Follow in Footsteps of Another Global Korean Startup Winner In Geneva

Originally posted by Business Korea Seedstars World (SSW) recently held its regional startup contest which was last year won by Flitto, who went on to win the Global final in Geneva last winter. This year’s Seoul…

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Korea’s Entrepreneurs Garner Global Validation As Local ‘Startup’ Valuations Soar Into The Billions

This article was co-authored by Alan McGlade (Digital Entertainment Ventures) and Nathan Millard (beSUCCESS) and appeared on Forbes on July 18 2014. As little as five years ago Korea’s startup scene was undistinguished, but now the…

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Seedstars World Seoul Returns August 1st, Applications Open Now

Seedstars World is an exclusive worldwide startup competition traveling to 30+ cities in 2014. On August 1st, the competition will be landing in Seoul to host a pitching event at D.Camp in collaboration with BeSuccess and…

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Introduction to Top 100 Korean Tech Startups You Should Know: Part 3

Demoday, a web platform for Korean Startups, recently came up with a list of 100 hot Korean startups in 2013, and we thought this might be a great chance to write an introduction to the Korean…

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South Korean Startup Flitto Crowned ‘Best Startup In The World” At Seedstars World In Switzerland

The Korean ecosystem is buzzing with the news that one of their own, translation service Flitto, has this week been crowned as the best startup in the World at the final of the Seedstars World global startup competition….

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Korean Language App Smatoos Helps Professionals Learn A Language While Snacking

Korean educational startup Smatoos has just launched an iOS app called Formula for English Conversation (our translation) for people in Japan and Korea, which focuses on improving English speaking skills, as reported in TechInAsia. It’s free,…

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Flitto, Korea Winner of Seedstars to Showcase at Geneva Final February 4th

Seedstars World startup competition will hold its Grand Final in Switzerland on February 4th. 20 startups from emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes including Seoul regional winner Flitto will compete to win a $500k equity investment….

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