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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...
Support for Leading SMEs
24 November 2016 - 11:45am
The Korea Industrial Complex Corp. (KICOX) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) at the IBK headquarters on November 23 to jointly help small and mid-...
Korea Venture-Startup
23 November 2016 - 11:30am
The Venture-Startup Expo 2016 will be held by the Small and Medium Business Administration at COEX C Hall from December 1 to 4. The Venture-Startup Expo will encourage and praise venture start-ups...
The ratio of South Korean firms established by those with a masters or doctorate degree increased from 18% to 35% between 2014 and this year.
Same Level as Silicon Valley
21 November 2016 - 11:15am
The Korea Startup Ecosystem Forum announced on November 16 that the ratio of South Korean firms established by those with a masters or doctorate degree increased from 18% to 35% between 2014 and this...
Tour Booking Platform
18 November 2016 - 5:45pm
WAUG,(http://www.waug.co.kr) a Korea-based booking platform for tours and activities, has raised series A funding from Cognitive Investment and D.CAMP to expend its business globally. WAUG Travel...
An image of DoubleH’s LumiDiet.
Wearable Diet Belt
18 November 2016 - 1:15pm
DoubleH,(www.lumidiet.com/en/) a member of the K-ICT Born2Global Center launched the smart wearable diet belt “LumiDiet.” The company will begin full-scale sales of the product on CJ Home Shopping, a...
Only nine startups among more than 190 startups from 20 countries made the final cut for the Singaporean accelerator program “Income Future Starter, Powered by TAG.PASS” in Oct, including a Korean AI startup Konolabs.
Technologies Recognized
17 November 2016 - 1:00pm
Singapore’s leading insurance provider NTUC Income announced on Nov. 14 that a Korean AI startup Konolabs (http://kono.ai, CEO: YJ Min) has been selected for the first batch of its accelerator...
DarcMatter, an alternative investment platform, is opening its second overseas office in Seoul
Alternative Investment Specialist
16 November 2016 - 11:15am
DarcMatter, a financial technology startup headquartered in New York City, is opening its second overseas office in Seoul, South Korea. DarcMatter is an alternative investment platform that allows...

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