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Launched in March 2011, Tumblebug uses a Kickstarter-like model to host crowdfunding projects by visual artists, designers, musicians, and filmmakers.
Here’s the latest installment in our country-by-country top-funded startups series – South Korea.
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
11street boasts an annual gross merchandise value - which is the total number of transactions made in a year - of US$6 billion.
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.”
Today, South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced US$400 million in backing for a new breed of tech startups.
SparkLabs Global Ventures, the Seoul-based seed fund that complements SparkLabs Accelerator, revealed today it has invested US$600,000 in MangoPlate, a restaura...
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.
The Arki coaches you by gently vibrating whenever it detects that you are adopting a poor walking posture.
A South Korean startup is trying to make personal fire transfers between gadgets a lot easier with a free app called ShareOn.
Tencent, Line, and Korea Investment Partners set up a consortium in which Tencent contributed $110M. Tencent’s stake in 4:33 Creative Lab comes to 25 percent.
Yello Mobile now has 50 ventures in their alliance, having acquired a majority share in the companies.
The program's offices will be located in Songdo, a government-funded business district that doubles as a testing ground for green tech.
Korean restaurant discovery app MangoPlate yesterday announced it secured an undisclosed series A round of funding from Softbank Ventures Korea.
The company raised $1.4 million in seed funding from SoftBank Ventures early last year.
The ecommerce company has jumped into America as a springboard for the world stage.
Get to know the teams joining the esteemed Seoul-based three-month accelerator. Including the one that makes flower pots.
There's still no cure for Alzheimer's disease, but Ybrain claims its wearable tech is the most effective treatment so far.
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.
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.
Rainbow.dot lets game developers select different genres of artwork ranging from characters, items, to backgrounds.
Could the collective voice of a nation’s music fans, amplified by the internet, persuade a musician or band to fly halfway around the world to put on a concert?...