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Thursday, January 18, 2018


Five Jack running Itemku, an e-commerce service for Indonesian gamers, recently succeeded in attracted 1.5 billion won in additional investment from home and abroad.
Through ‘Itemku’
11 April 2017 - 10:30am
Five Jack (, which operates game e-commerce service Itemku ( for Indonesian gamers, recently attracted 1.5 billion won in additional investment. Five Jack announced on...
A screen capture of Earing’s website.
News Briefing App
10 April 2017 - 2:45pm
As the media industry is expected to change dramatically, a Korean startup made headlines by launching a social news briefing app that combines social media. In December last year, News briefing app...
Deputy Prime Minister for Economy Yoo Il-ho presides over a ministerial meeting to discuss measures to nurture startups, which was at the Seoul government complex in Seoul on April 5.
For Easier Investments
6 April 2017 - 10:45am
The Korean government on April 5 unveiled a series of measures to nurture local startups and venture firms. During a ministerial economic meeting on April 5 presided over by Deputy Prime Minister for...
Choi Jae-you, vice minister of science, ICT and future planning is delivering a congratulatory speech at the ceremony to launch the “Digital Contents R&D Program for Global Market” in the headquarters of Facebook Korea on April 4.
Globalization of Startups
5 April 2017 - 4:30pm
The South Korean government and Facebook joined hands on April 4 to help promising Korean startups in the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) sectors access to the global market. Choi Jae...
Park Won-kyu, CEO of Secucen.
AI Solution for Security
5 April 2017 - 12:45pm
Mobile security solution company Secucen ( held a regular general shareholders meeting on March 23 in a conference room of Itcen Building, Seocho-gu, Seoul. The company is a...
CEO Lee Jae-yeol of Virtualive.
Hairstyling Solution
4 April 2017 - 12:00pm
Virtualive CEO Lee Jae-yeol focused on Big Data and Augmented Reality (AR) as a way to solve people’s troubles which had lasted for 221 years. Although the company started its business in May last...
Nam Sun-mo, a co-CEO of NS Beyond.
Security without Password
29 March 2017 - 12:00pm
Trusted Pass, a security authentication solution of NS Beyond’s own development, requires only an ID without a password at various transaction terminals such as PCs. The solution sends a disposable...
Employees of KB Starter No. 21 Gonggan Lab.
Cooperation with Fintech Firms
28 March 2017 - 11:45am
The KB Financial Group announced on March 27 that the group selected two companies, "Gonggan Lab" and "Eight Byte", as the companies to be nurtured as fintech start-ups. As a result, KB Financial...
The logo of Mobile Doctor.
Medical Service App
27 March 2017 - 11:15am
Mobile Doctor (Co-CEOs Shin Jae-won and Oh Nam-soo) which developed a pediatric fever management service app (, announced on March 7 that it plans to...
Alan Leite, CEO of StartupFarm.
Opportunity for Startups
27 March 2017 - 10:45am
Alan Leite, CEO of Brazil-based StartupFarm, came to Seoul, Korea on March 24 to find innovative startups who want to enter the Latin American market. He is going to have business meetings with...
The Korean government will support start-ups in the autonomous driving car sector.
Promotion of Autonomous Tech Startups
24 March 2017 - 12:15pm
The Korean government will support start-ups in the automotive technology sector in earnest in order to promote “Korean version of Mobileye.” This is largely due to the sense of crisis that it can’t...
South Korea sees a considerable wage gap between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and big enterprises.
Wage Gaps
23 March 2017 - 11:00am
There is a considerable wage gap between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and big enterprises in South Korea. During the “Debate on the Easing of Wage Gap between SMEs and Conglomerates and...


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