Internet Penetration Rate 84.3%
Literacy Rate N/A
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
Is Daum Kakao's acquisition of K Cube Ventures a smart move? Sure seems like it.
It's curtains for now for Uber's peer-to-peer ridesharing tier in South Korea.
BiNAREE is currently developing a zombie apocolypse-themed mid-core strategy game under the working title APO.
The move could help the firm win over more consumers, and also help place it in a more favorable legal position.
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.”
Digi-Capital says major gaming corporations and small indie studios will thrive in the coming years, but mid-tier companies will feel the squeeze.
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.
Jenax's battery offers higher capacity than the competition in an unlimited variety of form factors, with a strong focus on wearable devices.
When it comes to Bitcoin, I’ve always been an outsider looking in. Living in China, government crackdowns have made the cryptocurrency largely inaccessible, so ...
Kakao Taxi is set to launch in the first quarter of 2015, initially just in South Korea.
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.
By creating this fund, it hopes to find “new sources of growth for Daum Kakao” and move away from its core messaging service.
Samsung's ChatOn hit 100 million registered users last year, but it never came close to challenging Viber, Line, WeChat or WhatsApp.
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.