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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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The number of venture firms which surpassed 100 billion won (US$82.47 million) of sales increased seven times to 474 after 2004.
Success Story
29 December 2016 - 10:15am
Regardless of economic recession, innovative products made by venture firms have been selling like hotcakes. According to “2016 Venture Firm Survey” released by the Small and Medium Business...
The Korean government has unveiled a plan to foster 50 global star ventures by 2020 at TIPS 2020 Vision Proclamation Ceremony.
Tech Incubator Program
23 December 2016 - 12:00pm
By 2020, the Korean government unveiled its vision to foster 1,200 Tech Incubator Program for Startup Korea (TIPS) business foundation teams and draw 3.8 trillion won (US$3.4 billion) in private...
The Small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA) signed an MOU with France-based venture capital firm Idinvest Partners on Dec. 13 to create a joint fund worth 120 billion won (US$102.83 million).
Joint Fund Creation
14 December 2016 - 2:30pm
The Small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA) and Korea Venture Investment signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with France-based venture capital firm Idinvest Partners on December 13 to...
An image of Blocko’s CoinStack v3.0, the first blockchain technology obtaining the First Class Good Software (GS) Certification.
Blockchain Technology
14 December 2016 - 2:15pm
Blocko (https://www.blocko.io/index_en.html), a blockchain startup, announced on December 12 that its blockchain development platform “CoinStack v3.0” received the First Class Good Software (GS)...
Heads of seven Korean startups pose at Uppsala Innovation Center (UIC) in Sweden on Dec. 8 (local time).
GCCEI’s Startup Acceleration
12 December 2016 - 1:15pm
The Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy and Innovation (GCCEI) announced that its incubated seven startups participated in a pitching event held at the Uppsala Innovation Center (UIC) in Sweden on...
Navdy’s head-up display is showing a car navigation service.
Harman’s First Acquisition
8 December 2016 - 10:30am
Harman, a US-based company recently acquired by Samsung Electronics for US$ 8 billion, invested in a US head-up display start-up. This is the first investment move by Harman since Samsung’s...
Chinese capitals are actively pursuing investment opportunities for domestic virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) start-ups.
Cautions Needed
7 December 2016 - 11:15am
Giant Chinese capitals are actively pursuing investment opportunities for domestic virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) start-ups. On the contrary, Korean venture capital (VC) firms is...
Number of Venture Companies by Approval Category
Never Able to Stop
5 December 2016 - 5:15pm
Jobless growth has been continuing in South Korea. During the past three years, the country recorded a coefficient of employment of 0.35 and 0.17 in response to an increase of one billion won (US$900...
Winner Yoon Sang-won, CEO of Castec Korea.
Recognition of Great Contributors
5 December 2016 - 5:00pm
The Venture-Startup Expo will encourage and praise venture start-ups which performed greatly in 2016. The Korean government will recognize them by giving awards: Silver Tower Order of Industrial...
An image of Venture Startup Expo in 2016.
Venture-Startup Event
5 December 2016 - 4:45pm
With an eye towards strengthening the global capabilities of Korean venture start-ups, the Venture-Startup Expo 2016 has been held by the Small and Medium Business Administration at COEX C Hall on...
Chonbuk National University President Nam-Ho Lee (left) and Cafe24 CEO Jae-Suk Lee pose for a photo after signing an MOU on Dec. 1 to nurture young entrepreneurs who want to launch an e-commerce business.
Fostering Young Entrepreneurs
2 December 2016 - 2:15pm
The global e-commerce platform cafe24 announced on Dec. 1 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chonbuk National University to nurture young entrepreneurs who want to launch an...
Naver has selected French audio technology company Devialet as its first European start-up to invest in.
Investment in EU Market
30 November 2016 - 1:45pm
Naver has selected its first European start-up to invest in, French audio technology company Devialet. The Korean search engine operator announced on September 29 that it will jointly make a...

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