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One Of Korea’s Top Accelerators – Future Play

“We are trying to come up with a realistic solution to help startups to relocate overseas. We are going to completely reimagine what people have done so far. We are going to determine what startups truly…

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One Of Seoul’s Top Accelerators: The Ventures

“We think about ourselves more as a tutoring-based approach, a one-to-one approach”  Mark Tetto, The Ventures The Ventures was founded early in 2014 by Changseong Ho and Jiwon Moon, who formerly created Viki, a community-driven distribution…

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Korean Delivery App, Baedal Minjeok, Secures USD36 Million From Goldman Sachs

It has been announced in Korean media this morning that the country’s leading food delivery service (Baedal minjeok) has secured funding of USD36 million from Goldman Sachs. JaeHyun Lee, in charge of the Korean investmnet said:…

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Birdview Raises $600k from CyberAgent Ventures and Bon Angels To Bring You Even More Korean Beauty Information

Birdview (HwaHae in Korean), a cosmetics and beauty focused startup in Seoul recently announced that they have around $600k from Bon Angels Venture Partners of Korea and Cyber Agent Ventures of Japan. Birdview was founded by three…

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Korean Game Startup ‘IDIOCRACY’ Secures $500k After 8-Week Course On Entrepreneurship & Company Building

oIDIOCRACY is a cross format game that allows both PC and mobile users to play simultaneously. As a board game it is also accessible to players of all groups of ages. “I was very happy with…

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Zikto, A Hardware Start-up From Seoul Secures $50k On KickStarter In First 24 hours

The proverbs say a good beginning is half the battle. Based on this Zikto is well on their way to success, having reached half of their KickStater goal on the first day. Update: On November 25…

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Here’s A Look At Seoul’s Top Accelerators, Unlocking Korean Startup Success

Seoul, with its rapidly growing startup ecosystem is gaining precedence as one of the most promising entrepreneurial hubs in the world. Home to two of the most influential global tech leaders, Samsung and LG, the perception…

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Startup And Entrepreneurship Events In Seoul, Korea: November 20 – November 27

As Seoul establishes itself as one of the key hotspots in Asia for startups and entrepreneurs, a large number of events are springing up to support this growth. Here is a calendar of events for startups…

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Is Korea On The Verge of an IoT Boom? beSUCCESS Aims To Find Out

Korea has traditionally been a powerhouse of manufacturing. Samsung, LG and Hyundai are formidable players in their respective industries globally and there are a myriad of smaller domestic companies that either support the big boys or…

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Mobile Ad-Platform ‘MOCOPLEX’ Is Cashing In Big On Ad-Tech, Partners With San Francisco Based SMAATO

Seoul based MOCOPLEX has recently announced a strategic alliance with SMAATO, an Ad specialist company based in San Francisco. The partnership will leverage the unique expertise of each partner, while expanding their reach by combining Ad…

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Korean Startups Are Hot This Year. Here’s a Look at The Top Accelerators Powering Their Success

Seoul, with its rapidly growing startup ecosystem, is gaining precedence as one of the most promising entrepreneurial hubs in the world. Home to two of the most influential global tech leaders, Samsung and LG, the perception…

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Samsung Gear VR, In Partnership with Oculus VR, Set To Launch In U.S. Next Month

  Samsung has recently announced that it plans to launch its first virtual reality headset in the U.S. in December 2014. According to a company statement it will then gradually expand the service into other countries….

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SMATOOS Recognised by RedHerring As One of 2014’s Most Audacious Technology Companies

Korean EdTech startup SMATOOS, announced today that it has been selected as a candidate for Red Herring’s 2014 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and…

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Korean Game Developers Attract Interest From China, Jointly Raise Around $1 Billion USD

Korean developers are attracting increased interest from overseas firms. Tencent has already made a number of large-scale investments, and European companies are also actively seeking Korean gaming companies to bolster their growth. Due to current market…

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Korean Game Designer Raises Over $100 Million Investment From LINE – Tencent Consortium

4:33 Creative Lab, a top Korean mobile game designer, has joined hands with two of the world’s largest mobile messengers, Tencent and Line Corp. The enormous investment of 1,300 billion won (around $100 million USD) will…

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Despite Being The Most Wired City, Seoul Lags in The ‘Networked Society City Index’

Networked Society Lab published their “Networked Society City Index” report measuring the ICT maturity of the world’s major cities at the 2014 Business Innovation Forum recently held in Stockholm, Sweden, reported Business Korea. Stockholm, Sweden ranked…

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As Korea’s Bitcoin Indutry Matures, ‘Inside Bitcoins Conference & Expo 2014’ Comes To Seoul

Developments in the Bitcoin industry in Korea have been attracting both local and global interest in the last 18 months or so and now three key Bitcoin startups are rising to the challenges of bringing virtual…

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The World’s Most Wired ‘Smart City’ Partners with SparkLabs’ Internet of Things Program

SparkLabs, one of Korea’s leading accelerators, has signed a partnership agreement with the company behind South Korea’s $35 billion Songdo International Business District to launch their new Internet of Things (IoT) Accelerator in Songdo in early…

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Common Values Trump High-Tech, The Case Of Korean Startup ‘Lineable’

“Protect our children together,” calls Lineable, a new wristband that helps track missing children. The device was developed by a Korean startup, yet the slogan has resounded with parents across the globe. What is Lineable? Lineable…

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Check Out These Two Korean Gaming Startups That Got Funded Today

Gaming in Korea has enjoyed around 15 years of great success. Among Korea’s top performing gaming ‘startups’ of the last 15 to 20 years are several that have achieve well over billion dollar valuations. These include…

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