A unique international acceleration program will see the winning Korean startups whisked away to Berlin for a three-month stint at the Betahaus incubator.
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A collaboration between the two investors aims at South Korea’s burgeoning fintech scene.
Beijing-based VC firm Keytone Ventures, which joined Innospark's series B round, will help the indie dev reach further into the lucrative Chinese market.
Despite MERS scare, South Korea's premier accelerator attracts droves of entrepreneurs and investors to watch its latest graduating class.
MailTime parses out the body of emails so you just see the meat of the messages in a single chat dialogue - no salutations, no signatures, no timestamps.
The latest round of series B+ funding will be put toward development and expansion in the China market.
Seoul-based WAY wants to position itself as a dermatologist in your purse and a defender against skin damage, even skin cancer.
Here’s the latest installment in our country-by-country top-funded startups series – South Korea.
Japanese startup that can 3D print human tissue takes home top prize at the 2015 Asian Entrepreneurship Award
Cyfuse Biomedical is the first Japanese company to win the award. It can 3D print human tissue in as little as two days.
DramaFever CEO Suk Park discusses life under SoftBank, his big deal with Nikesh Arora, and the company's quest for great Asian content.
Launched in March 2011, Tumblebug uses a Kickstarter-like model to host crowdfunding projects by visual artists, designers, musicians, and filmmakers.
BiNAREE is currently developing a zombie apocolypse-themed mid-core strategy game under the working title APO.
500 Startups claims to be the first major accelerator and seed stage investor from Silicon Valley to set up shop in South Korea.
Zig Bang, an apartment hunting app from Korea, raised a US$18 million funding round from previous investors including Stone Bridge, Company K Partners, & others
Machine translations services like Google Translate, which one might presume to be Flitto's biggest competitors, are actually Flitto's biggest customers.
How do you get your app pre-installed on almost every Samsung Galaxy device sold in East Asia? Easy: you work at Samsung for 10 years first, of course!
According to a statement, Global Hackathon Seoul is dubbed as a “Korean culture infused hackathon + conference + modern job fair.”
Naldo, which works sort of like an Uber for last-mile deliveries, now boasts over 500 corporate customers, tripling its client base in the last year.
Daum Kakao, the parent company of South Korea’s most popular messaging app KakaoTalk, wholly acquired Kids Note Inc., the maker of a childcare app.
South Korea’s Fast Track Asia, which combines a VC, incubator, and accelerator, has secured US$8 million in funding to help it kickstart more young startups.
South Korean startup lets anyone instantly add text, video, and voice chat to their app with just a few lines of code
The Korean startup's SDK, called Appspand, requires pasting a few lines of code to the backend to add instant messaging, file sharing, voice chat, & video chat.
Seoul-based restaurant delivery app Baedal Minjeok has just raised a US$36 million series D funding round from US investment bank Goldman Sachs.
A South Korean startup is trying to make personal fire transfers between gadgets a lot easier with a free app called ShareOn.
Korean restaurant discovery app MangoPlate yesterday announced it secured an undisclosed series A round of funding from Softbank Ventures Korea.
The ecommerce company has jumped into America as a springboard for the world stage.
The company claims to have a database of over 50,000 users now.
Korbit, Korea’s leading Bitcoin exchange, wallet and merchant processor, has just closed a US$3 million series A funding round led by SoftBank Ventures Korea.
While Uber has hit its toughest regulatory road block yet in Seoul, last-mile delivery service Naldo pushes forward with its plan to upend South Korea's logisti...
Duolingo, the language-learning app that’s translating the internet, arrives in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
19 of the hottest South Korean startups came to Tokyo looking for business partners – here’s our top five favorites
19 of the hottest South Korean startups came to Tokyo looking for business partners for Startup Alliance Korea. Here are the top five from their demo day.