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Seoul Global Startup Center (SGSC) Demo Day successfully streamed; Environment tech startup DamoGO win
2020년 12월 29일

The Seoul Global Startup Center (SGSC) hosted Demo Day for global startups was successfully made available to online audiences on December 29th. The event, organized by SGSC, established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in co-operation with N15 Co., Ltd. (N15, Co-Founder Jea Huh, Sunjong Ryu), and WeWorkLabs Korea was held December 23rd at Daewon Media Hall located in Yongsan I-Park Mall. Following the precautionary measures and guidelines of COVID19, Demo Day had been hosted…

Seoul Global Startup Center (SGSC)’s 2020 Demo Day for global startups goes virtual on December 29th
2020년 12월 28일

COVID-19 pandemic might have stalled the world’s major events, but it has not stopped the Korean startup ecosystem to demonstrate its technical prowess by converting offline events to the virtual platform. As the year 2020 ends in unprecedented times and there is a beginning of the new Post-COVID-19 Era, SGSC takes the lead on a 100% UNTACT Demo Day to be virtually available on December 29th.  The 2020 SGSC Demo Day for…

South Korea based FirmaChain, a blockchain-based global electronic contract platform has joined the Decentralized Trusted Timestamping (DTT) Alliance
2020년 12월 07일

FirmaChain, a blockchain-based global electronic contract platform, announced that it has joined the DTT Alliance (Decentralized Trusted Timestamping Alliance), an alliance of blockchain-based decentralized TSA (Time Stamping Authority) and data verification companies. FirmaChain plans to work together with DTT Alliance to build a blockchain-based decentralized TSA service ecosystem and overcome the limitations of existing processes. FirmaChain is also considering collaboration with DTT Alliance partners in the future for the scalability of the…

Looxid Labs to Unveil Cognitive Care Solution ‘LUCY’ at Facebook Accelerator Seoul Demo Day
2020년 12월 02일

Korean startup Looxid Labs Inc, will unveil ‘LUCY’ – a cognitive care solution founded in biotechnology, at the forthcoming Facebook Accelerator Seoul Demo Day on Dec. 2, 2020. Developed for an ageing population, LUCY is a powerful virtual-reality (VR) ‘brain training’ tool, for people aged 50 and older, specifically the 65+ market. Helping to improve cognitive function it focuses on; attention, memory, and perception, by capturing and interpreting behavioral and neurophysiological responses…

Interview with Sebastien Borget, co-founder of The Sandbox, a block-chain game platform that came to Korea
  ·  2019년 07월 08일

Hi everyone! I’m Aminata, a French national living in Korea and working at VREX LAB as a marketer for the world’s first AR blockchain dApp, Dyverse and its spinoff cryptogame, Dynopoly. Recently, I attended a blockchain gaming meetup at Hashed, the renowned crypto fund and blockchain accelerator from Korea, where I met the co-founder and COO of The Sandbox, Sebastien Borget. What caught my eye was how The Sandbox was pioneering the…

The Dyverse, a universe of virtual content and goods, launches its Kickstarter campaign for sales of AR characters
2018년 11월 23일

Today, the Dyverse launches on crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Backers can purchase one-of-a-kind Kydys – 3D characters that can either be plugged into mobile apps and games or enjoyed as a 3D printed collectible toy – starting from $25 for the early bird special. Rudy Lee, CEO and co-founder of VREX LAB – the company behind the Dyverse – explains: “Most things we buy aren’t unique to us. Whether it’s a toy from…

A Universe of Virtual Content and Goods, ‘the Dyverse’
  ·  2018년 11월 05일

Hello everyone! I am a Kydy, a virtual character that lives in the Dyverse, a universe of virtual content created on the blockchain by VREX LAB. I travel the world using augmented reality and have recently been given the task of taking over reporting duties from Sara at VREX LAB. As this is my first report, I thought it would be a great time to finally introduce to you what we are…

Why e27 Academy is helping early stage startups build the right foundation through content, community, and connections
2018년 10월 24일

*Editor’s Note: This article comes from e27 which is Asia’s largest Tech media platform based in Singapore. We, beSUCCESS are is one of a partner with e27. As an old friend, happy to announce this. We are going back to our roots by helping create a community of founders who learn and grow together, and providing them with the right company-building content early on in their startup building process. For many years, the…

Beyond Blocks Summit Bangkok & Beyond Blocks Blockchain Week Announced
2018년 09월 11일

*Editor’s Note: This press-release comes from ‘Beyond Blocks’ which is Beyond Blocks is the industry-leading platform that brings the brightest minds in the blockchain space together to collectively share ideas and knowledge. beSUCCESS is a one of a partner with Beyond Blocks, and we are happy to announce this. After a record-breaking, sold out conference in Seoul, Beyond Blocks continues the momentum with a return to where it all started last December…

What the Block? How to own stakes in sports clubs and stars with cryptocurrencies ‘Globatalent’
  ·  2018년 05월 30일

Any soccer fans out here? (or football fans if you prefer the British posh way of naming it) The childhood me used to seriously believe that I would become the first woman playing alongside Messi or Beckham. Despite having virtually no talent, I spent hours and hours running around soccer fields all the way until I got hit by the soccer ball enough for it to break my nose.  Nevertheless, there’s a…

What the Block? Interview With Henry, The Head Of Global Business Dept. at ICON
  ·  2018년 05월 14일

Hi everyone! I’m Sara, a 20-year-old college student at Yonsei University in Korea and an intern at VREX LAB, a startup focusing on VR/AR. Last December I caught one of my ‘sunbaes’ (a Korean word used to refer to upperclassmen) staring into a screen filled with colorful cats during one of our lectures. And then he told me he was actually making money by breeding these cats(CryptoKitties) and all I could think…

WEWORK EXPANDS FOOTPRINT IN CORE BUSINESS DISTRICTS OF GANGBUK, SEOUL WITH THE OPENING OFWEWORK YEOUIDO STATION AND WEWORK SEOUL STATION
2017년 12월 05일

-Portfolio of new WeWork locations will heighten its presence in Seoul through an extended WeWork community by adding space for 3,500+ new members   Seoul, Korea, 5 DECEMBER 2017, WeWork—the platform for creators that provides the space, community and services to help people make a life, not just a living—announced today that it will open its sixth and seventh locations in Korea, WeWork Yeouido Station at HP Building and WeWork Seoul Station at Seoul Square, during the first half of 2018….

Awair Partners With Brown University to Study Effects of Environmental Exposures on Neurodevelopment in Children
2017년 11월 29일

(Press Release) SEOUL Korea, November 29, 2017- Awair, the creators of devices that track air quality in homes, today announces its partnership with Brown University’s Baby Imaging Lab to collaborate on a National Institute of Health (NIH)-sponsored project called “Resonance”, a longitudinal study that focuses on understanding how a wide variety of environmental exposures affect child neurodevelopment. The project is one of the several cohorts participating in the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes…

KOCCA Hosts K-Digital Content Pre-IR Event to Help Korean Startups Break into the International Market
2017년 11월 15일

Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 2017 – On Tuesday afternoon, KOCCA(Korean Government Agency’s Korea Creative Content Agency), in partnership with KOCCA US Business Center, IgniteSpark, and beSUCCESS, hosted a K-Digital Content Pre-IR Event on BEGINNING platform (http://bit.ly/2zGDd6q) in which they selected 13 up-and-coming Korean startups to present their companies to potential investors to secure funding for expansion into global markets. The startups ran the gamut from gaming to senior health to art,…

WEWORK BUILDS A STRONGER COMMUNITY IN KOREA WITH THE OPENING OF WEWORK GWANGHWAMUN AND WEWORKGANGNAM STATION EXPANSION
2017년 11월 02일

-WeWork grows its presence in major districts of Seoul to connect its member network. -WeWork plays a leading role in accelerating the shift towards a new way of work, humanizing the way people work and live. Seoul, Korea, 2 NOVEMBER, 2017, WeWork—the platform for creators that provides the space, community and services to help people make a life, not just a living—announced today that it will open its fifth location in Korea, WeWork Gwanghwamun, at The-K Twin…

Busan Hosts Exciting Global Startup Conference ‘Bounce Busan 2017’
2017년 10월 20일

(Press Release) Busan, S.Korea October 20, 2017 Bounce Busan 2017, the first of its kind global conference on startups in Busan will be held at BEXCO, Centum City, Busan on Oct 31. Busan, one of the most beautiful port cities, has been well-known for tourism attraction and film festival ‘Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)’, and now it is taking the first step to growing as one of global startup hubs following the…

WEWORK ACCELERATES TO BUILD A STRONGER COMMUNITY BY OPENING THE FOURTH LOCATION IN KOREA
2017년 09월 19일

  (Press Release) Seoul, Korea SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 WeWork – the platform for creators that provides the space, community and services to help people make a life, not just a living – announced that it will open its fourth location in Korea, WeWork Yeoksam Station, in Capital Tower near Yeoksam Station, in late 2017. WeWork has chosen Capital Tower close to Yeoksam Station for its fourth location to meet growing demand for…

KONO, THE AI POWERED SCHEDULING BOT IS NOW OPEN TO INDIVIDUAL USERS.
2017년 09월 13일

(Press Release by PR.com) San Francisco, CA, September 13, 2017  Konolabs announced today that its AI powered scheduling bot, Kono, will be available starting today. Called Kono, the email-bot comes with an AI engine with machine learning and natural language understanding capabilities. Users write to or copy Kono in their email, and the bot will schedule a meeting based on users’ calendars and preferences. While Kono checks calendar, sends invites, and exchanges emails, users…

TechCrunch is coming to Seoul for its 2nd Meetup event
2016년 10월 12일

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 leaders like Jimmy Jihoon Rim, the CEO of Kakao and Bedy Yang, Managing Partner at 500 Startups. Our first Pitch-Off winner, BBB, a pioneering mobile health company, has already raised $5 Million in Series A funding this…

MangoPlate Upgrades English Services for Foreigners in Korea
2016년 09월 08일

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 service with reviews written by users. While the service was already available in both Korean and English from the very beginning of its launch, the English app was renewed with a new website launch. The foreigners…