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, host of Asia’s largest tech conference, beGLOBAL, and now also a database platform with its recent launch of Beginning ( Among the firms that participated in this round include DCM Ventures, Strong Ventures, 500 Startups(US), Hardy…

Brat Village wins investment from Strong Ventures and East Gate Partners
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On the 2nd September, Brat Village an O2O startup announced that it had secured an investment from Strong Ventures and East Gate Partners.  This is the second investment is as many months following a recent investment from K Cube Ventures. Brat Village which was formed in December 2014, services total home care provider Doctor House. This service is quickly gaining a reputation as the go to O2O home care service provider for those wanting…

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….

South Korea: An Emerging Global Hub For Tech Startups
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According to a recent article on Forbes, and indeed my own insight from having worked very closely with Korean startups over the years,  “A new start-up powerhouse is on the horizon – South Korea”. While the US, Israel, and Europe have long led global innovation in the tech industry there is excitement in the startup ecosystem in Korea, with a number of highly notable stories emerging. What is also encouraging is that where…

Around the World in 8 hours – beSUCCESS Style
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A whirlwind networking day with networking extraordinaire, James Jung (Founder and CEO, beSUCCESS).