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Register today for 20% off GMIC – Asia’s Largest Mobile Conference

Established in 2009, the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) Beijing is arguably Asia’s most influential mobile industry conference. Taking place on May 5-6, 2014, GMIC will attract over 10,000 mobile industry executives, entrepreneurs, developers and investors from 30+ countries. This year, as...

Top 10 Most Valuable Korean Venture Companies: Kakao Still Reigning With Its Unquestionable Supremacy

Under The Radar, a prominent IT and Startup focused blog, recently published a top 10 list of venture backed enterprises in Korea. Not surprisingly, Kakao was placed number one in the list by a wide margin. In Korea, unlike...

Seven Top News Items From The Korean Tech Scene This Week

1. Samsung has released its latest Galaxy S5 smartphone and wearables in 125 countries around the world as it battles squeezed profits and challenges to its top market position. Such a large simultaneous launch is the biggest of its...

Bitcoin in Korea Forging Ahead Despite Global Concerns

Korea is adapting quickly to bitcoin, and while there is some uncertainty about how quickly the cyber-currency will roll out more widely there are signs already that it is here to stay and hopes that Korea will become a...

A Year of Success in the World of Cookie AWWWESOMEness : The Cookie Run Art Team

Last week Cookie Run, one of the most popular mobile games in Korea, celebrated its one year anniversary after a year that has been huge the game and the developer team behind it. The game has seen four consecutive...

Facts That Make The Korean Startup & Tech Environment One of The Most Interesting in Asia

This article gives a round-up of recent news from the Korean startup and tech environment. Please feel free to suggest updates and additional news. If you want to check out Korea for yourself, we suggest coming to Seoul, May...

Discover Korea’s Top Startup Event in May: beLAUNCH Agenda Now Live!

May 14-15 sees the return of beLAUNCH, Korea’s top tech and startup event for the Global Entrepreneurship Community. This year the event will be held in the brand new and impressive Dongdaemun design Plaza in the heart of traditional...

Wearables, Med-Tech & Devices, and Mobile Gaming Come to The Fore at Sparklabs Third DemoDay in Korea

SparkLabs, a startup accelerator in Korea, hosted its third Demo Day in Seoul yesterday.  While startups in earlier batches were all based in Korea, the most recent session welcomed companies from Chicago, San Francisco, Tokyo and Seoul and sought...

Korea’s Changing Landscape for Entrepreneurs

Korea is a country traditionally tied up in confusion societal order with a fierce preservation of tradition and status quo. Yet with this backdrop for tradition, Korea has obtained the highest levels of Internet access and lighting speed connections...