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Saturday, March 24, 2018


7 February 2013 - 1:02am
The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) established the Global M&A Support Center to assist small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Korea with global market penetration. The...
1 February 2013 - 8:02pm
“Our most important goal is to help small business and venture firms providing creative technologies take their place in a virtuous cycle,” said Dr. Kim Dong-sun, President of the Korea Small...
1 February 2013 - 7:16pm
The Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KORCHAM) announced on January 31 that it would increase the number of companies of middle standing in Korea from 1,400 or so to at least 3,000 between...
25 January 2013 - 12:01am
The Ministry of Knowledge Economy launches a national project to foster small businesses in the consumer electronics industry, providing them with support platforms optimized for the entire business...
7 November 2012 - 8:08pm
Lots of venture start-ups popped up when the foreign exchange crisis occurred in 1978. However, many were soon shut down, confirming the bubble theory. The 2008 global financial crisis discouraged...
7 November 2012 - 8:01pm
As of the end of 2011, Korea was home to 26,148 venture firms. The number had decreased from a peak of 11,392 after 2001, the heyday of first-generation ventures, before beginning to rise in 2004...
7 November 2012 - 8:00pm
As a major part of our cover story this month, we met and held an interview with the Chairman of the Korea Venture Business Association (KOVA), Minwoo Nam, who took office this year, in order to...
10 March 2012 - 12:17am
SNIP (CEO: Lee Young-cheol) plans to implement a radical shake-up of its organization. The agency plans to change everything, from how it conducts business to what direction it will take in the...
29 December 2011 - 10:21pm
Created back in 2000, Danawa used to be called a public enemy by offline electronics shopping malls in Korea after it dealt them a staggering blow by revealing the size of their profit margins....
15 November 2011 - 12:50am
An organization to manage and control research and development (R&D) investment for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be launched at the National Science & Technology Commission (NSTC...
6 October 2011 - 12:00am
On August 29, at its Pangyo office, the Korea District Heating Corp. (KDHC) signed a contract with the Traffic Broadcasting System (TBS) to revive traditional markets. It is the first time the KDHC...
22 August 2011 - 11:27pm
The IBK Foundation was established in April 2006 by the Industrial Bank of Korea. Since then, the bank has contributed 9.1 billion won to the welfare of small businesses’ employees and their families...


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