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Sunday, January 21, 2018


Children playing with Attocube blocks.
Innovative Education Tool
20 March 2017 - 11:00am
Attocube ( announced on March 17 that the company registered the Attocube Private Instructor Certification System through the Ministry of Education. The system helps...
An introduction of the algorithm of the FITT exercise test at the German College of Physical Education.
Health Web Services
16 March 2017 - 12:15pm
Start-up FITT ( announced on March 15 that the company was visiting the UK and Germany as part of an overseas market development and market research program of the Gyeonggi...
VR visual tracking technology developed by Visualcamp was showcased at the MWC 2017 after Samsung Electronics loaded it on its next generation all-in-one type HMD.
VR Eye Tracking
2 March 2017 - 5:15pm
Visualcamp was recognized for its technology by exhibiting its VR eye tracking technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 held in Barcelona, ​​Spain on February 27 (local time). The start-up...
Joo Young-sup (left), head of the Korean Small and Medium Business Administration, is discussing ways for bilateral cooperation with Uttama Savanayana, minister of industry of Thailand, at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand on March 1.
SME Partnership
2 March 2017 - 1:45pm
Korea and Thailand will move forward with cooperation between small and mid-sized Korean and Thai companies to promote small and mid-sized Korean companies’ entry into the ASEAN market. The Korean...
A S. Korean startup “Opus One” has developed a smart umbrella, which tells if it’s going to rain using Internet of Things (IoT) technology, for the first time in the world.
Smart Umbrella
20 February 2017 - 12:00pm
When you rush to leave home in the mornings and see an umbrella, you suddenly become curious about the weather forecast. But, it is often inconvenient to take your cellphone out of your pocket and...
The South Korean government will raise a fund of funds of 735 billion won (US$625 million) this year, up 21.5% from a year earlier.
Fund of Funds
14 February 2017 - 3:15pm
The Small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA) of South Korea announced on February 13 that it would raise a fund of funds of 735 billion won (US$625 million) this year, up 21.5% from a year...
Cho Hyung-jin, CEO of Salted Venture.
Recognized Globally
10 February 2017 - 11:45am
K-ICT Born2Global Center (Born2Global), a major Korean government agency supporting startups under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), announced that Salted Venture, a member of...
Chairman Yim Jong-yong (center in the picture above) of the Financial Services Commission of South Korea attended a ceremony in Seoul on January 24 to celebrate the first anniversary of crowdfunding in the country.
Soft Landing
25 January 2017 - 11:45am
According to the Financial Services Commission, a total of 116 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and venture firms in South Korea financed 18 billion won (US$15 million) during the first year...
David Sehyeon Baek, Director of Global Cooperation at GCCEI
Consistency Needed
12 January 2017 - 1:00pm
Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy and Innovation (GCCEI) has been a new buzzword in town because of its unique model of the collaboration between the Korean central or local governments and large...
Yoo Chang-hun, CEO of Ssenstone
Integrated Authentication Startup
9 January 2017 - 12:00pm
Ssenstone (, a security authentication solution provider announced that the company aimed to reach 5 billion in sales at home overseas and 2 billion won in sales abroad this year in...
The Korean government launched the Hidden Champion Project for this year on January 4, which consists of the World Class 300 & Global Industry Leader Project and the Global Hidden Champion Project.
Korean Hidden Champions
5 January 2017 - 1:15pm
The Small & Medium Business Administration and the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy announced the launching of their Hidden Champion Project for this year on January 4. The project is...
Shin Se-eun (right of the center), CEO of BbuzzArt and its employees.
Art Social Platform
5 January 2017 - 11:30am
BBuzzArt, a developer of a global art social platform, successfully induced KRW 2 billion won worth of investment. K-ICT, a start-up support-specialized organization, announced on January 4 that...


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