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...
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One security expert says that a diligent hacker could clean out every file on Send Anywhere’s server in 10 minutes.
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.
Korean startup Neofect has made a smart glove that turns play into rehabilitation for stroke patients. Its price could attract hundreds of thousands worldwide.
This startup wants to tackle Braille illiteracy and end the biggest discrimination issue you've never heard of - information discrimination against the blind.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five South Korean startups traveled across the globe to strut their stuff at SXSW Interactive and gain insight into the lucrative US market.
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