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TechCrunch is coming to Seoul for its 2nd Meetup event

Last year, TechCrunch came to Seoul to host its first-ever Meetup, and is returning to Seoul on October 27, 2016 to host its second Meetup+Pitch-Off competition for Korean early-stage startups. “We had reside chats with tech…

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MangoPlate Upgrades English Services for Foreigners in Korea

SEOUL, 8 September 2015 – MangoPlate, a South Korean restaurant discovery app, recently renewed its English service for foreigners in Korea. Established in October 2013 to help people find information about restaurants, MangoPlate offers restaurant discovery…

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A Main Stage for Korean Startups, beSUCCESS Raises Pre-Series A From Global Pool of Investors

Seoul, Korea 22th Aug – beSUCCESS has successfully closed a Pre-Series A round with investors from Korea, USA, China, and Japan, in order to grow its expanding brand as a leading media platform for news on Korean startups,…

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beSUCCESS Launches Beginning, an Online Platform Connecting Business Interests in Asia

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…

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Mobile Blood Testing Solution ‘BBB’ Raises $5 Million Series A Round

BBB Technologies Inc. (BBB), a mobile healthcare startup, announced $5 million in Series A fundraising. This round’s investors consisted of ID Ventures, POSCO Capital, and Mirae Asset Capital. BBB released the world’s first Android-based mobile blood…

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Mobile App Prototyping Now Easier Than Ever in Completely Redesigned Proto.io 6

Proto.io 6 – Top 10 features from Proto.io on Vimeo. Proto.io, the mobile app prototyping software used by more than 300,000 industry professionals and regular, non-technical people, today announced the launch of Proto.io 6. Along with…

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SangBong Suh, the head of Smilegate Orange Farm center, helps Korean startups to go to China

If a person comes for the profit goes for another profit, a person bows for a power searches for another powerful men. Only the person comes for the mind lasts forever.” – from “The Rise of…

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Mirion’s Binary Code ‘bCODE’ brings a new way of communication

Start-up company ‘Mirion’ is now developing ‘bCODE’. bCODE is a binary code which can be written by hand for management of online and offline data collectively, it is also a way of providing internet connection to different…

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Viva Republica, providers of P2P Transfer service ‘Toss’, Raises $23 million

Viva Republica, the providers of P2P money transfer service ‘Toss’, raised KRW 26.5 billion (about $23 million) on April 11th from a consortium consist of the leading domestic venture capital from KTB and Sillcon valley based…

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Korea launches ‘Startup Campus’ in Pangyo

South Korea opened its largest startup complex near Seoul on Tuesday as part of its efforts to boost promising local startups and attract foreign companies. The “startup campus” in Pangyo, just south of Seoul, is designed to…

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Rank-Type Social Dating App ‘Charmy’ Launch

Social dating ‘Charmy’ has successfully completed it’s beta and announced an official launch of the service. Charmy is a dating app using ‘ranking’ and ‘matching’ solution which matches partners based on the rank much like the very well…

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Smart Big-Screen Game Maker ‘CSP Media’ Aims For Europe Market

Korean game contents maker ‘CSP Media’ with its purpose to enter the European market, is producing big screen games in 2016 Cebit Hannover. CSP Media game solution connects user’s smartphones with a smart TV (including TV with OTT…

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K Cube ventures and Stone Bridge Capital invest into Korean O2O laundry service startup Washon

Mobile, Game and Technology investment specialist, K Cube Ventures and Stone Bridge Capital have invested US$860k (KRW 1b) into Washon, a laundry service operator. Washon is an on-demand laundry service allowing its users to select collection…

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Union Invests into Korean beauty MCN startup Leferi

Leferi Beauty Channel, a popular beauty MCN in Asia has secured a US$822k (KRW 1b) investment from Union Investment Partners. Driving the investment deal was the global trend for video contents. In the Asian market, popular video…

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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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Second investment in three months for Korean startup Supermenz

Local supermarket delivery App, Supermenz has secured an investment deal with Korea’s leading startup accelerator ‘Primer’ and Sazze Partners of Silicon Valley’s. The value of the investment has not been disclosed. This is the second investment…

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Korea NRC Announced Results On Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation

The National Rehabilitation Center in Korea conducted a study to examine the impact of virtual reality-based exercises combined with standard occupational therapy on distal upper extremity function and the health-related quality of life for stroke survivors….

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Korean startup Smatoos receives strategic investment from Miraeen Publishing

Smatoos, the operator of BeNative Pro, an online business English and Chinese teaching service has secured a strategic investment from Miraeen, an educational content publisher and strategic investment company. BeNative Pro is a service teaching and…

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Kakao acquires Park Here, a startup providing parking search and booking service in Korea 

Kakao have announced their strategic acquisition of Parking Square the developer and operator of ‘Park Here’, an app that allows searching and reservation of parking spots. The app allows its users to quickly search for vacant…

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3 Reasons Why Seoul is A Mobile Entrepreneur’s Paradise

Editor’s note: Originally written by Mike Kim, Senior Director Corporate Development at Baedal Minjok Facebook. YouTube. Skype. Hard to believe all 3 iconic companies actually got there start in Korea right? While these Silicon Valley heavyweights have roots in…

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