Posts Tagged: Seoul


South Korea’s SparkLabs accelerator reveals the startups joining its fourth batch

Get to know the teams joining the esteemed Seoul-based three-month accelerator. Including the one that makes flower pots.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Google to launch Campus Seoul, its first hub for startups in East Asia

Startups in Seoul will soon have a new place to hang out, drink coffee, and hack.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 2:29 pm
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Korean file-sharing app Send Anywhere nabs $1M in funding from Rakuten

ESTmob, the Seoul-based team behind file-sharing app Send Anywhere (which we reviewed about a week ago) revealed today it has completed a US...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 11:34 am
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A Peek Inside KakaoTalk’s Office [Gallery]

In addition to the interview we had with CEO JB Lee and Co-CEO Sirgoo Lee, we had the opportunity to bring our little tour around the office...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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BeLAUNCH Now Open to Indian Startups, and Readers Can Get Discounts for the Seoul Event

It’s only about seven weeks until the globally-minded Korean startup conference beLAUNCH takes place in Seoul on May 1 and 2. But there’...

  • March 11, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Find Unique Travel Experiences With Local Guides Using Meetrip

While traveling can be lots of fun, some aspects of it can be quite mundane. Buying guide books and looking up “popular restaurants” usi...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Facebook Mobile Hack Roadshow Coming To Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo

There are quite a lot of hackathons/hacking sessions in Asia these days, particularly those organized or supported by big companies. And tha...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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SK Telecom Splashes US$924 Million for 4G LTE Spectrum

Korea might enjoy the world’s – yes, not just Asia’s, but the world’s – best broadband, with average speeds of...

  • August 29, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Indonesia To Give Migrant Workers Free Mobile Phones

The Indonesian government is to provide migrant workers heading to South Korea with free cellphones, in a deal announced today that comes in...

  • July 8, 2011
  • at 7:26 pm
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Uber ignores possible government crackdown, test launches UberX in Korean capital

Starting today, Seoul residents looking to ferry passengers around the city can sign up to become an UberX driver during a temporary testing...

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 1:43 pm
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10 taxi apps you can use across Asia

Standing on the curb with your arm flapping in the air is so last century. The best way to grab a cab now is to reach into your pocket and l...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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Silicon Valley-based BootstrapLabs is the latest accelerator to set up shop in South Korea

Yesterday Bootstrap Labs, the California-based accelerator that transplants international startups to the Valley for a six-month training-an...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Startup Scenes Across Asia: Let’s Look At 11 Of Asia’s Top Tech Cities

Asia is very young and fresh in terms of tech, so the continent is just getting started. In fact, economically, Asia’s only really had its...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Tokyo and Seoul Dominate Twitter on New Year’s Eve

While many people were busy tweeting their new year’s messages and wishes yesterday at midnight, the social network Twitter was also busy ...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 5:06 pm
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Another Japanese Gaming Company Expands Abroad: Gumi Opens Korea Office

Earlier today we noted GREE’s investment in IUGO Mobile International, the latest step from the social gaming company in its expansion...

  • April 20, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Seoul’s Next Mayor?

Earlier in the year, we saw how Facebook played a big role in the Singapore elections. We also saw that online discussion of an election cou...

  • October 15, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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New Study Says Seoul is the Internet’s ‘Most Evil City’

A study from the Netherlands has attempted to determine the most dangerous cities on the internet, or more specifically, which cities are re...

  • July 12, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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