Meet Jeanie Han, America’s CEO of Line – The Asian Messaging App Gunning For The US
2013년 08월 23일

With Asian messaging apps battling it out for the global market and with messaging apps now being considered a threat to traditional Internet giants like Facebook and Google (especially amongst teens), it is very exiting for us at beSUCCESS to present beGLOBAL speaker Jeanie Han, CEO of Line for Europe and the Americas. Dr. Jeanie Han, who was recruited out of Paramount Pictures, is in charge of running LINE in the United…

What’s Up In Korea This Week? [25. Mar]
  ·  2013년 03월 25일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 25 Mar.

Pragmatic Rivalry and Acquisitions: Trends In The Korean Tech Ecosystem
  ·  2013년 02월 21일

We have talked a lot recently about the mounting rivalry between Korea’s two major messaging services, Line and Kakao talk. But recent developments demonstrate that this rivalry still allows for pragmatism when it comes to strategic business decisions.

Acquisitions, Acquisitions: Daum And Kakao Acquires Dialoid and Sunnyloft. What’s Next?
  ·  2013년 02월 19일

Daum communications and Kakao will be making a series of startups acquisitions. This is to increase their competitive edge in terms of mobile services. The two Korean giants have acquired Dialoid and Sunnyloft respectively. What are the implications for startups and the startup ecosystem?

The Dark Side of Korean Startup Tech “Innovation”: Large-scale Theft?
  ·  2013년 01월 22일

Large Korean corporations have been accused of stealing innovation from startups, and copying it, backed by massive marketing budgets and distribution channels. This has the short and long term potential to seriously damage the thriving tech ecosystem in Korea. Your opinions on this are welcome.