Producing a video ad used to cost as much as a car. South Korean startup Shakr has cut that down to the price of dinner and a movie.
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Active Braille technology used to be bulky and expensive. Now, Dot is putting it on your wrist for less than an Apple Watch.
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...
SoftBank's got to be one of the most intriguing and in equal measure exciting Technology Ventures of our times.
A collaboration between the two investors aims at South Korea’s burgeoning fintech scene.
Here’s the latest installment in our country-by-country top-funded startups series – South Korea.
Shakr, the first South Korean venture to land investment from 500 Startups, plans to open a new office in Tokyo before the end of the first quarter.
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 Korea's biggest ecommerce site continues to lure in investors.
The new Kairos T-band is a strap with a curved LED screen that can be attached to any existing analog watch. It can even make your Rolex into a smartwatch.
A South Korean startup is trying to make personal fire transfers between gadgets a lot easier with a free app called ShareOn.
Negative posts make up a paltry nine percent on anonymous social network Hush, and is falling month-on-month.
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.
5Rocks, a mobile game analytics startup that launched in April this year, has been acquired by US-based Tapjoy.
This Korean startup’s founders left Google and LG to crush Dropbox, today they secured $1M investment
Employees giving up their highly-prized, stable, and well-paid corporate careers in Korea’s tech behemoths used to be incredibly rare. But the young team at ASD...
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?...
After new $1 million investment, Korean travel guide marketplace MyRealTrip plans to embrace Chinese tourists
MyRealTrip, a Korea-based startup that provides the country's overseas travelers with personalized guided tours in Korean, today announced its third round of fu...
South Korea-based HelloMarket is like Craigslist on steroids, with a better interface oriented around photos and a built-in escrow payments system. Today it got...
Need to make a professional-looking video ad? That's a tough task for a small business.