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Sunday, February 25, 2018


The logo of Mobile Doctor.
Medical Service App
27 March 2017 - 11:15am
Mobile Doctor (Co-CEOs Shin Jae-won and Oh Nam-soo) which developed a pediatric fever management service app (, announced on March 7 that it plans to...
Alan Leite, CEO of StartupFarm.
Opportunity for Startups
27 March 2017 - 10:45am
Alan Leite, CEO of Brazil-based StartupFarm, came to Seoul, Korea on March 24 to find innovative startups who want to enter the Latin American market. He is going to have business meetings with...
The Korean government will support start-ups in the autonomous driving car sector.
Promotion of Autonomous Tech Startups
24 March 2017 - 12:15pm
The Korean government will support start-ups in the automotive technology sector in earnest in order to promote “Korean version of Mobileye.” This is largely due to the sense of crisis that it can’t...
South Korea sees a considerable wage gap between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and big enterprises.
Wage Gaps
23 March 2017 - 11:00am
There is a considerable wage gap between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and big enterprises in South Korea. During the “Debate on the Easing of Wage Gap between SMEs and Conglomerates and...
Children playing with Attocube blocks.
Innovative Education Tool
20 March 2017 - 11:00am
Attocube ( announced on March 17 that the company registered the Attocube Private Instructor Certification System through the Ministry of Education. The system helps...
An introduction of the algorithm of the FITT exercise test at the German College of Physical Education.
Health Web Services
16 March 2017 - 12:15pm
Start-up FITT ( announced on March 15 that the company was visiting the UK and Germany as part of an overseas market development and market research program of the Gyeonggi...
VR visual tracking technology developed by Visualcamp was showcased at the MWC 2017 after Samsung Electronics loaded it on its next generation all-in-one type HMD.
VR Eye Tracking
2 March 2017 - 5:15pm
Visualcamp was recognized for its technology by exhibiting its VR eye tracking technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 held in Barcelona, ​​Spain on February 27 (local time). The start-up...
Joo Young-sup (left), head of the Korean Small and Medium Business Administration, is discussing ways for bilateral cooperation with Uttama Savanayana, minister of industry of Thailand, at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand on March 1.
SME Partnership
2 March 2017 - 1:45pm
Korea and Thailand will move forward with cooperation between small and mid-sized Korean and Thai companies to promote small and mid-sized Korean companies’ entry into the ASEAN market. The Korean...
A S. Korean startup “Opus One” has developed a smart umbrella, which tells if it’s going to rain using Internet of Things (IoT) technology, for the first time in the world.
Smart Umbrella
20 February 2017 - 12:00pm
When you rush to leave home in the mornings and see an umbrella, you suddenly become curious about the weather forecast. But, it is often inconvenient to take your cellphone out of your pocket and...
The South Korean government will raise a fund of funds of 735 billion won (US$625 million) this year, up 21.5% from a year earlier.
Fund of Funds
14 February 2017 - 3:15pm
The Small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA) of South Korea announced on February 13 that it would raise a fund of funds of 735 billion won (US$625 million) this year, up 21.5% from a year...
Cho Hyung-jin, CEO of Salted Venture.
Recognized Globally
10 February 2017 - 11:45am
K-ICT Born2Global Center (Born2Global), a major Korean government agency supporting startups under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), announced that Salted Venture, a member of...
Chairman Yim Jong-yong (center in the picture above) of the Financial Services Commission of South Korea attended a ceremony in Seoul on January 24 to celebrate the first anniversary of crowdfunding in the country.
Soft Landing
25 January 2017 - 11:45am
According to the Financial Services Commission, a total of 116 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and venture firms in South Korea financed 18 billion won (US$15 million) during the first year...


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