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Saturday, March 24, 2018


A DJ is performing a show with GODJ, a portable DJ device developed by JD Sound. (photo courtesy: JD Sound)
Portable DJing Device
24 September 2017 - 11:45pm
JD Sound, a tenant of the K-ICT Born2Global Center specialized in supporting promising tech start-ups under the Ministry of Science and ICT announced on September 22 that the company will showcase...
Newly Established Korean Companies Have Low Chance of Survival
Corporate Life-span
21 September 2017 - 11:45am
The Korea International Trade Association announced on September 20 that the ratio of newly established companies to those actually doing business was 14.6% in 2015 in South Korea whereas the average...
Jung Yu-shin, chairman of the FinTech Center of Korea poses with Marc Rudolf, head of Asia Division at Greater Zurich Area AG at KINTEX in Goyang City, Gyeonggi Province, Korea on September 13. (photo courtesy: Fintech Center)
Promoting Fintec Industry
15 September 2017 - 11:15am
The Korea-based FinTech Center held recently the “20th FinTech Demo Day” in Korea, attended by related personnel from the Financial Services Commission, Financial Supervisory Services and relevant...
Mike Herrington (center), head of the GERA, and Kum Gi-hyun (right), KEF Secretary General, pose for a photo after signing a sponsorship agreement between GERA and KEF in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in February this year.
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Meeting
15 August 2017 - 11:15am
The Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation (KEF) announced that the general meeting of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) for next year takes place in South Korea in February 2018 based on the...
The exports by Korean venture companies rose 16.0% to US$9.98 billion in the first half of this year from the same period of the previous year.
Contributor to Exports
14 August 2017 - 12:45pm
Korean venture companies’ exports this year are expected to chalk up double-digit growth in seven years. According to the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) on August 11, exports by Korean...
Amie Kaufman (left) and Jay Kristoff, internationally bestselling authors of science fiction novels.
Story-based Simulation Game
3 August 2017 - 6:45pm
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, internationally bestselling authors of science fiction novels, will visit South Korea on August 7 to attend a production press conference of a domestic game developer....
The Korean government will add a total of 870 billion won (US$783 million) in a new fund of funds.
Promoting Small Businesses
27 July 2017 - 12:30pm
The Ministry of SMEs & Startups and the Korea Venture Investment Corporation announced on July 26 that they add a total of 870 billion won (US$783 million) in a new fund of funds. This has to do...
The Ministry of Small and Medium Venture Business was established as the National Assembly's General Assembly passed the Government Organization Act on July 20
Gov’t Reorganization
21 July 2017 - 11:45am
The new ministry’s core business of is to bring out an innovative economy centered on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and venture start-ups by correcting the nation’s economic structure...
From left: AEB IT Specialist Fedor Akimov and Paycock CEO Kwon Hae-won
Simpler Platform
12 July 2017 - 9:45pm
Paycock, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Center, a major Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), announced July 12 that it has signed a...
The Korean pavilion at the Echelon Asia Summit 2017.
Strengthening Networks
6 July 2017 - 2:45pm
The Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy & Innovation (GCCEI) announced that it helped Korean top startups participate in the Echelon Asia Summit 2017 held in Singapore for two days from June 28...
Attendees of Startup Garden 2016  Program
Startup Garden 2017
4 July 2017 - 1:30pm
The Small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA) and Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation (KEF) announced on July 3 that they will run “Startup Garden 2017” international exchange program, which...
Lim Jung-wook, managing director of Startup Alliance Center, makes a presentation about the domestic startup ecosystem at the Startup Ecosystem Conference held in the Venture Maru at Jeju Technopark on June 22.
Ready for Fourth Industrial Revolution?
26 June 2017 - 11:15am
As the fourth Industrial Revolution, which brings up new technologies and services such as artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous vehicle and fintech, has been spreading, some experts have pointed...


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