Internet Penetration Rate84.8%
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
K-pop is huge. Sometimes called “Korea’s greatest export,” it’s a US$3.4 billion industry and counting. Well-choreographed supergroups like Girls’ Generation an...
Tree Planet is winning over consumers, nonprofits, and corporate sponsors while tackling hunger, desertification, and concrete jungle grayness.
A fish hobbyist and entrepreneur has named his first product Dokdo Tank - a smart aquarium that he hopes evokes imagery of the disputed Korean islets.
The new facility is the last of 17 regional innovation centers that will support local entrepreneurs, as envisioned by President Park Geun-hye.
How do you get fluent in a language? It's not about taking classes, it's about talking with native speakers and getting practice.
Korean startup Yolk wants to show ordinary smartphone users that green technology can be aesthetically pleasing and ultra-portable.
A unique international acceleration program will see the winning Korean startups whisked away to Berlin for a three-month stint at the Betahaus incubator.
We’re over half way through the year, and it’s now clear that it’s going to be a rough ride for Uber. Here are the issues Uber's facing across Asia.
A collaboration between the two investors aims at South Korea’s burgeoning fintech scene.
Despite MERS scare, South Korea's premier accelerator attracts droves of entrepreneurs and investors to watch its latest graduating class.
How fast is the average internet speed in your country? We have the answers across Asia, for both broadband and mobile data.
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.
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.
Dave Morin wrote on Medium that Path will be acquired by Kakao. I wonder what strategies are there behind this acquisition since it’s quite a known fact that Pa...
Path, the ailing social network that launched in 2010, has sold out to Korean tech giant Daum Kakao.
DramaFever CEO Suk Park discusses life under SoftBank, his big deal with Nikesh Arora, and the company's quest for great Asian content.
A new startup wants to cut out the middleman and save China’s medical tourists time and money on things like cosmetic surgery or IVF.
Launched in March 2011, Tumblebug uses a Kickstarter-like model to host crowdfunding projects by visual artists, designers, musicians, and filmmakers.