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A Growing Chinese Pharmacy Platform – Yaoshibang
2019년 01월 10일

Technology has made access to prescription medication easy. One has to do just a click and the prescription medicines are delivered free of cost to your doorstep. The main purpose of online pharmacies has been to provide access to affordable medication to the consumer accompanied by a guarantee of safety and security. Across the globe, China is the second largest pharmaceutical market after the US. Yaoshibang, a Chinese online pharmacy platform, provides…

Lollicam: The favourite app for Video-Selfie lovers; created by Korean startup
2019년 01월 09일

Lollicam, the real-time mobile video application developed by a Korean startup, is leading the market for Video-Selfies. Lollicam became the number one app among selfie-lovers at the time of its launch in 2015. Now, the free app is garnering more fans with millions of downloads from across the globe. Have a selfie with bunny ears or groove under a disco-ball Lollicam has been developed by an efficient team at Seerslab. It is an original app…

AI for Businesses- The Robust Abeja Platform
2019년 01월 08일

In this digital world, data plays an important role in structuring business strategies. Big Data creates huge opportunities for AI and its subset ML. Nowadays, AI solutions have widespread commercial use in many industries, and there is no doubt that they will have even more applications in the near future. Abeja, a Tokyo-based company offers solutions for retail stores to improve traffic or customer path based on machine learning technologies and image…

Korean ‘Slack’ JANDI leading the way in the Asian corporate market
2019년 01월 08일

Korean Startup Toss Lab with its flagship product JANDI, a group-oriented messaging, has created an outstanding communication channel for corporate houses. JANDI can easily be dubbed as the Asian version of ‘Slack’, the Silicon Valley team chat tool. The messaging platform with an integrated suite of collaboration tools is tailor-made for workplaces in Asia. JANDI is being used across companies in South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Singapore. A workplace communication channel JANDI combines messaging…

Training Your Mind with Pacoware’s Puzzle Art
2019년 01월 07일

Puzzles have always been a great learning tool for children in their developing years. From simple knob puzzles to cutouts that fit into the corresponding blocks or jigsaw puzzles, all have been there. The puzzle games help in building three basic skills; physical, cognitive and emotional. These skills form the building blocks for the well-rounded personality of a child. According to neuroplasticity theories, brains constantly adapt and evolve to stimuli in our…

IOT Radar Technology By Bitsensing Inc Brings In The New Era For Safety
2019년 01월 05일

Technology has crept into nearly every aspect of our lives. Whether it is the GPS that runs on your smartphone to devices that make your home a smart home, everything is the part of the largest IT revolution called the Internet of Things. IOT is an ecosystem of devices connected to the internet. With sensors embedded in the IOT radar devices, it can send/receive data and communicate with various other devices via…

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….

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…