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Korean Startup Studio XID’s tool ProtoPie making it easy for designers to create prototypes
2019년 01월 04일

It is not an easy task for designers and creators to clearly communicate their ideas to clients or their development team and this is where there is a strong need for a great prototype tool to convert imagination to reality. Korean startup Studio XID has created a highly efficient prototype tool – Protopie. Since its launch in 2014, the tool has been endorsed and utilised by designers from many high-profile firms like Google,…

Korean Startup’s App ‘Send Anywhere’ makes sharing simple
2019년 01월 03일

In this era of smartphones, inevitably a lot of content will be created by any individual user – videos, photos, music etc. Now content creation is easy, but what about sharing it with others? Korean startup Estmob has developed an app Send Anywhere, which can help users share files of any size and shape with any devices or platforms, with no degradation in the quality. Share videos, photos, files with any device without quality degeneration…

‘Blind’: The Korean Chat App that is creating quite a buzz with Silicon Valley secrets!
2019년 01월 03일

A South Korean social networking platform Blind, specifically targeting corporate employees, who want to vent out their workplace woes anonymously, is gaining innumerable users in the USA. The app Blind is basically a message board for users to discuss, debate and even gossip about anything that relates to the corporate world employee workforce like company policies, workplace politics or harassment and compensations. The app was launched by South Korean startup TeamBlind in 2014….

Korean Edutech Startup RiiiD becomes ‘SANTA’ for TOEIC learners
2019년 01월 03일

Korean Edutech startup RiiiD is paving the way for the future of the education industry with its personalised learning platform based on Artificial Intelligence. The Edutech startup’s application SANTA TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) gives customised solutions for boosting TOEIC scores based on a user’s learning behaviour. Learning & Improvising based on AI-based technology SANTA TOEIC is an innovative AI TOEIC learning solution that provides users with a personalised shortest learning path….

글로벌 예술전시 O2O 플랫폼 서비스 빛글림, 사단법인 한국미술진흥협회와 업무협약 맺어
2019년 01월 02일

글로벌 예술전시 O2O 플랫폼 서비스 기업 ㈜빛글림(Bitglim, 대표 박진형)이 (사)한국미술진흥협회(KAEPA)와 지난 12월 28일 예술 라이선스 및 콘텐츠 공급과 관련해 업무협약(MOU)을 맺었다. 이번 협약을 통해 빛글림은 한국미술진흥협회와 폭넓은 국내외 예술 네트워크를 공유하며 예술가 라이선스, 예술 콘텐츠 확보 및 교육 예술 행사 진행 등 다양한 시너지 효과를 기대할 수 있게 되었다. 빛글림 박진형 대표는 “빛글림은 공간과 예술을 이어주는 플랫폼 기업으로 국내외 다양한 네트워크를 바탕으로 성장하는 글로벌 스타트업이다. 최근 태국 및 베트남 등 동남아로 활발히…

Korean startup RemoteMonster makes video broadcast management easier with WebRTC technology
2019년 01월 02일

Video Content is dominating the world of the web and the percentage of internet traffic for live streaming of videos is also growing enormously. This means that a need will arise for affordable and efficient broadcast technology to streamline live videos and have balanced internet video content providers. Korean startup RemoteMonster is a WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) based broadcasting communications company, that wants to bring about a new broadcasting communication revolution. Live streaming made…

2019 Cheer: One more Korean Startup Woowa Brothers joins the ‘unicorn’ billionaire club
2019년 01월 01일

Woowa Brothers, the startup that operates the leading food delivery app of South Korea ‘Baedal Minjok’, joins the ‘unicorn’ billionaire club with the latest investment from global firms. Woowa Brothers secured investments worth US $320 million in December 2018 taking the company’s valuation to over US $1 billion. Giant backing from Global investors The startup got its latest funds from private equity firm Hillhouse Capital, US-based Sequoia Capital and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign…

KakaoPage acquires a major stake in Indonesian webtoon company Neobazar
2018년 12월 31일

KakaoPage, the webtoon platform from South Korea’s internet giant Kakao Corp., recently acquired a major stake in Indonesian company Neobazar, a company into publishing games and webtoon services. Indonesia’s leading webtoon platform Neobazar was started in 2015 and is now Indonesia’s leading online comic service. The platform offers webtoons and web novels. It has become number one paid webtoon service in Indonesia with 1.7 app downloads till date. Neobazar’s platform also hosts Korean…

Kakao Investment funds Israeli Blockchain platform ‘Orbs’
2018년 12월 28일

Kakao Investment, the venture arm of Kakao Corp., South Korea’s internet giant, recently invested in Israeli blockchain startup Orbs. According to a report, the hybrid blockchain platform Orbs has raised about $15 million in the form of cryptocurrency, with Kakao’s support. Orbs already has a partnership with Kakao’s blockchain subsidiary Ground X, for developing applications for the network. Investment to boost research & development Orbs has said the investment from Kakao will…

Timo: Teach Time Management to Your Child with This Fun App
2018년 12월 27일

Teaching kids time management and organisational skills can be a daunting chore, but with the freely available Korean app Timo, it can be a fun-filled and engaging task. Developed by Korean startup Timo Inc., the app is available for Android and Apple devices. Various tasks with star rewards Timo is basically a simple yet colourful time-management app, with various features like routine, schedule, to-dos, task manager, reminder, and a visual timer for kids….

TIPS – Nurturing Korean Startups to become Global Leaders
2018년 12월 26일

The startup industry in the Republic of Korea is thriving like never before. In a decade time, the Korean startups have brought out ground-breaking, innovative technological development in the global marketplace. This amazing growth of Korean startups has been possible only because of the correct fostering system, that the country has created and is focussed on maintaining. TIPS – the accelerator Investment drove Tech Incubator Program for Startup, is the leading example of the…

Master.gg: Make your own ‘League of Legend Champions’ Team!
2018년 12월 24일

South Korea is the hub of competitive video gaming and e-sports. It is the third most popular sport among the South Koreans youth, as per a last year survey by Nielsen Korea. The trend had started in the 90s during the Asian Financial Crisis when the S. Korean government had brought in major reforms in telecom and internet sector. Today with millions of South Koreans engaged in watching e-sports, it has entered…

Quartz Sys’ BIM technology to build and maintain safe & enduring constructions
2018년 12월 23일

Building construction is an essential part of modern living and maintaining the safety and endurance of the buildings has become a necessary part of it. Quartz Sys, a Korean startup is leading in developing state-of-the-art IT technology that improvises productivity and enhances safety in the Construction Industry. Quartz Sys’ technology, which is based on BIM (Building Information Modelling), enables an advanced data processing system necessary for Building Lifestyle Management such as design, construction,…

AI solutions By Aibee – A game changer in the vertical industry
2018년 12월 23일

The access to big data and advancements in hardware processing capabilities have ushered in a new era of AI applications. Areas like cyber-security, IOT, and healthcare where there are a huge number of data points available were quick to experiment with AI algorithms. But now, other verticals like real estate, travel, legal, media, and entertainment are also adopting this new technology. With increased stores of data and better algorithms, the error rate…

1.5 million people died due to impure water last year – The Wave Talk Making A Difference
2018년 12월 22일

In today’s world, one of the biggest cause of fatalities are bacteria and toxic chemicals at the nano-particle level which usually are present in nearly everything that we either consume or produce whether it be sterilized solutions in drug manufacturing or food and beverage packaging. The number of fatalities per year are estimated at about 1.5 million. So to combat this, a startup has come up with a goal to save the…

Year-end cheer for Fintech startup Viva Republica as it becomes a billion-dollar company
2018년 12월 22일

The Fintech startup, Viva Republica, that manages the popular Peer-To-Peer (P2P) mobile payment app ‘Toss’ has gained the unicorn status with its latest fundraising of US $80 million. The company now has become US $1.2 billion in valuation. Investment boost from Silicon-Valley giants The latest investment for ‘Toss’ came from Silicon Valley-based venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins and Ribbit Capital. This the venture capitalists’ first investment in South Korea. Kleiner Perkins is…

Tylo.io: Create, upload, share videos with easy to use online ‘video maker’
2018년 12월 21일

Creating amazing videos for your social media pages has been made much easier by Korean startup Tubloo Co., Ltd through its web-based video maker Tyle.io. You need not be a design expert to create fun and interesting videos with text embedded in it with Tyle.io. The video maker simply helps you create your video ads and messages in a smart way. It comes with a smart editor that automatically adjust designs and…

Whiteboarding by Osiris – Visual workspace for creative people
2018년 12월 21일

With advancements in technology, there has been a change in the way tools are being used to support and enhance instructions and learning. Interactive whiteboards and cloud computing make it possible for learners to simulate, collaborate, interact, document learning experiences and real-world problem- solving. These tools provide creativity, innovation, and engagement. The interactive whiteboards are an effective visual meeting tool and are found in many meeting rooms. They help in creating an…

모바일 플래너 앱 ‘타임블럭스’ 200만 다운로드 돌파
2018년 12월 12일

모바일 플래너 앱 ‘타임블럭스(TimeBlocks)’의 누적 다운로드 수가 200만 건을 돌파했다. 모바일에서 캘린더 앱을 이용해 일정 입력이나 편집에 들어가는 과정을 타임블럭스는 화면 전환 없이 직관적인 드래그앤드롭 인터페이스를 통해 사용자가 손쉽게 시간 관리를 할 수 있는 모바일 플래너 앱이다. 타임블럭스는 2014년 6월 준(JUNE)이란 이름으로 서비스를 시작하였으며, 2016년 10월에 다운로드 수 90만을 넘은 바 있다. 특히 이번 200만 다운로드 중 170만 건은 iOS, 30만 건은 안드로이드에서 발생할 정도로 iOS  다운로드 수가 압도적으로 많다. 기본 제공되는…

글로벌 음원 유통 배급사 ‘사운드리퍼블리카’ 팁스 투자 유치
2018년 12월 03일

전 세계 아티스트의 음악을 180여 개국의 아이튠즈(iTunes), 애플뮤직(Apple Music), 스포티파이(Spotify) 등 120여 개 스트리밍 서비스와 포털에 유통하는 ‘사운드리퍼블리카(Sound Republica, 대표 노건식, 김태윤)가 중소벤처기업부에서 주관하는 민간주도형 기술창업 지원 프로그램인 팁스(TIPS, Tech Incubator Program for Startup) 지원 대상 기업으로 최종 선정돼 2년간 5억 원의 사업자금을 지원받는다. 사운드리퍼블리카는 ‘소비자 참여 프로모션 플랫폼을 활용한 글로벌 음원 유통 배급 시스템’으로 팁스 지원 기업에 선정되었다. 이 시스템은 아티스트가 유통사의 웹사이트에 직접 정보를 업로드하여 전 세계 스트리밍사에 유통하도록 하는…