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Now Kakao delivers fresh oranges into your house

Kakao will launch a pilot program called Kakao Farmer to deliver mandarin oranges produced in Jeju Island todeliver it to consumers when it is in its most delicious state. The pilot operation that began Tuesday will…

474일 전
Cosmetic ranking service GlowPick received investment of US $1.3m

GlowDays the company behind GlowPick has received a Series A investment of US$1.3m (KRW 1.5b) from SL Investment,  Jafco Asia and ShinHan Capital.Glowpick is a cosmetic raking service that provides ranking based on consumer reviews of…

475일 전
K Cube Ventures invests into Korean independent fashion brand platform, Mutzip

K Cube Ventures – specialist in mobile, internet and technology investments has invested US$500k (KRW 600m) into Mutzip, the provider of Hot Source an independent fashion platform. The name Hot Source refers to the independent platform’s…

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Accessory eCommerce provider DearMissJ lands investment from Sazze Partners

DearMissJ, an eCommerce startup marketing accessories and handmade product by Korean designers into the North American market has secured an early development investment from Sazze Partners from Silicon Valley and Primer. Following their start in 2014,…

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K-beauty SNS Unpa receives $1.2m investment from Partners Investment

  Lycl Inc, the operator of Korea’s leading beauty SNS Unpa has confirmed receiving an investment worth US $1.2m (KRW 1.4b) from Partners Investment. The company has been consecutively selected as a leading medium corporation by…

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K Cube Ventures invests into first person shooting game developer, Saltlab

K Cube Ventures, which specializes in investments into mobile, internet and technology companies confirmed on the 13th of October an investment of US1.7m (KRW 2b) into Saltlab a first person shooting game developer. Saltlab was formed in…

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3 reasons to attend beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015

Since beginning in 2012 as beLAUNCH, beGLOBAL has grown and successfully concluded the 7 startup conferences in Korea and U.S. On the 15th October, the event’s U.S. annual event will be hosted at the ‘The Village’ in San Francisco.  In the ecosystem of startups, beGLOBAL San…

504일 전
Korean startup ‘Venticake’, gets US$5.9m investment for camera app Retrica

Venticake, the developer of camera app ‘Retrica’ has secured investments totalling US$5.9m (KRW 7b) from US venture capitals Bessemer Venture Capitals, Goodwater Capital and Altos Ventures. With more than 250 million downloads globally, Retrica is a…

509일 전
StudyMax, an English education startup in Korea wins $3.8m investment

StudyMax, is a Korean startup that develops English educational content optimized for today’s highly mobile society. On the 7th October, investments totalling US$3.8m (KRW 4.5b) lead by LB Investment, DS Investment and two other venture capitals…

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Daily Hotel, a Korean hotel reservation app receives investment boost from Silicon Valley’s ‘Sequoia Capital’

Daily Hotel, a Korean hotel reservation app has received an investment from Silicon Valley’s Sequoia Capital, a venture capital that invested into Apple and Google. This marks the third investment for Daily Hotel following Bon Angels (a venture capital…

510일 전
Korean beauty commerce company, Althea gets backing from Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups

Althea the top Korean beauty commerce company in South East Asia has been successful in securing an investment from 500Startups, which is among the best known Silicon Valley venture capitals. Although the company was only launched in…

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Amore Pacific invests into Korean IoT beauty startup, Way Wearable

Way Wearble, the developer of ‘Way’ the world’s first skin care IoT solution has received an investment from Amore Pacific which is Asia’s leading cosmetics·beauty corporation. Way Wearable is preparing for mass production and service development of…

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UAE VC MENA Apps invests US$170 million into Korean Startup with Towerless Internet Technology

  On the 21st September, global satellite communication company DiGiFi Korea was successful with securing an investment worth US$170 million (KRW 200 billion) from UAE’s largest venture investment company, MENA Apps. Founded in 2014, DiGiFi Korea…

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Korean tourism company ZaiSeoul wins $2.5m investment

ZaiSeoul is a Korean Travel business specifically catering for Chinese tourist requirements through their travel service platform. On the 18th September, ZaiSeoul confirmed an investment from NICE group for US$2.5m (KRW 3b).  Since 2011, ZaiSeoul has distributed…

528일 전
Korean startup Origin Games wins investment from AltosVentures and Bon Angels Venture Partners

Mobile game OriginGames has secured US$1.7m (KRW 20b) from two very well known Venture Capital companies; American VC Altos Ventures; and Bon Angels Venture Partners who were the first VC in Korea to specifically target startup investments….

530일 전
Korean startup Buff Studio secures investment from NCSoft

On the 15th September, Korean startup and game development company Buff Studio confirmed an investment of US$420k (KRW 500m) had been received from NC Soft. Buff Studio is the creator of the popular action and RPG…

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Business card organiser Remember wins investment $5.4m

Drama & Company, the developer of business card organiser app Remember has secured investments totalling US$5.4m (KRW 6.5b). The investors include Partners Investment, Korea Investment Partners, Ajuib Investment and Daegyo Investment. Remember has gained popularity for…

538일 전
Virtual pet app Hello Pet receives investment from K Cube Ventures

Mobile, internet and technology investment specialists, K Cube Ventures has invested US$250k (KRW 300m) into Apple Pie Studies, a startup dealing in social pet services. Apple Pie Studios allows users to interact and nurture for virtual pets…

539일 전
NEOFECT shows how a robotic glove can help stroke victims

Editor’s note : This article ‘NEOFECT shows how a robotic glove can help stroke victims’ was orginally published by e27’s Elaine Huang Meet NEOFECT, a South Korean tech company that wants to change the face of…

539일 전
Everyone’s livestreaming, broadcasting on mobile

Editor’s note : This article ‘Everyone’s livestreaming, broadcasting on mobile’ was originally published by e27’s Elaine Huang On smartphone screens worldwide, Kim Yubin and Lee Sunmi of famous Korean pop (K-pop) quartet Wonder Girls greet V users…

540일 전