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The Dyverse, a universe of virtual content and goods, launches its Kickstarter campaign for sales of AR characters
2018년 11월 23일

Today, the Dyverse launches on crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Backers can purchase one-of-a-kind Kydys – 3D characters that can either be plugged into mobile apps and games or enjoyed as a 3D printed collectible toy – starting from $25 for the early bird special. Rudy Lee, CEO and co-founder of VREX LAB – the company behind the Dyverse – explains: “Most things we buy aren’t unique to us. Whether it’s a toy from…

Beyond Blocks Summit Bangkok & Beyond Blocks Blockchain Week Announced
2018년 09월 11일

*Editor’s Note: This press-release comes from ‘Beyond Blocks’ which is Beyond Blocks is the industry-leading platform that brings the brightest minds in the blockchain space together to collectively share ideas and knowledge. beSUCCESS is a one of a partner with Beyond Blocks, and we are happy to announce this. After a record-breaking, sold out conference in Seoul, Beyond Blocks continues the momentum with a return to where it all started last December…

WEWORK BUILDS A STRONGER COMMUNITY IN KOREA WITH THE OPENING OF WEWORK GWANGHWAMUN AND WEWORKGANGNAM STATION EXPANSION
2017년 11월 02일

-WeWork grows its presence in major districts of Seoul to connect its member network. -WeWork plays a leading role in accelerating the shift towards a new way of work, humanizing the way people work and live. Seoul, Korea, 2 NOVEMBER, 2017, WeWork—the platform for creators that provides the space, community and services to help people make a life, not just a living—announced today that it will open its fifth location in Korea, WeWork Gwanghwamun, at The-K Twin…

Busan Hosts Exciting Global Startup Conference ‘Bounce Busan 2017’
2017년 10월 20일

(Press Release) Busan, S.Korea October 20, 2017 Bounce Busan 2017, the first of its kind global conference on startups in Busan will be held at BEXCO, Centum City, Busan on Oct 31. Busan, one of the most beautiful port cities, has been well-known for tourism attraction and film festival ‘Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)’, and now it is taking the first step to growing as one of global startup hubs following the…

WEWORK ACCELERATES TO BUILD A STRONGER COMMUNITY BY OPENING THE FOURTH LOCATION IN KOREA
2017년 09월 19일

  (Press Release) Seoul, Korea SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 WeWork – the platform for creators that provides the space, community and services to help people make a life, not just a living – announced that it will open its fourth location in Korea, WeWork Yeoksam Station, in Capital Tower near Yeoksam Station, in late 2017. WeWork has chosen Capital Tower close to Yeoksam Station for its fourth location to meet growing demand for…

KONO, THE AI POWERED SCHEDULING BOT IS NOW OPEN TO INDIVIDUAL USERS.
2017년 09월 13일

(Press Release by PR.com) San Francisco, CA, September 13, 2017  Konolabs announced today that its AI powered scheduling bot, Kono, will be available starting today. Called Kono, the email-bot comes with an AI engine with machine learning and natural language understanding capabilities. Users write to or copy Kono in their email, and the bot will schedule a meeting based on users’ calendars and preferences. While Kono checks calendar, sends invites, and exchanges emails, users…

MangoPlate Upgrades English Services for Foreigners in Korea
2016년 09월 08일

SEOUL, 8 September 2015 – MangoPlate, a South Korean restaurant discovery app, recently renewed its English service for foreigners in Korea. Established in October 2013 to help people find information about restaurants, MangoPlate offers restaurant discovery service with reviews written by users. While the service was already available in both Korean and English from the very beginning of its launch, the English app was renewed with a new website launch. The foreigners…

Mobile Blood Testing Solution ‘BBB’ Raises $5 Million Series A Round
2016년 08월 08일

BBB Technologies Inc. (BBB), a mobile healthcare startup, announced $5 million in Series A fundraising. This round’s investors consisted of ID Ventures, POSCO Capital, and Mirae Asset Capital. BBB released the world’s first Android-based mobile blood testing device, elemark®, within six months of its founding in 2014. With elemark®, patients can conduct blood tests themselves and have the test results automatically saved in the cloud for tracking their biomarkers. BBB also established a…

Mobile App Prototyping Now Easier Than Ever in Completely Redesigned Proto.io 6
2016년 07월 14일

Proto.io 6 – Top 10 features from Proto.io on Vimeo. Proto.io, the mobile app prototyping software used by more than 300,000 industry professionals and regular, non-technical people, today announced the launch of Proto.io 6. Along with a redesigned UI and numerous performance enhancements, the new Interaction Wizard makes it easier than ever to create dynamic, interactive prototypes. This enables users to quickly create beautiful, fully-featured prototypes – even if they don’t have…

Mirion’s Binary Code ‘bCODE’ brings a new way of communication
2016년 05월 10일

Start-up company ‘Mirion’ is now developing ‘bCODE’. bCODE is a binary code which can be written by hand for management of online and offline data collectively, it is also a way of providing internet connection to different products.   bCODE is similar to QR code, but there are some big differences. QR code is a distributor focused system. Usually, only big companies uses printed QR codes for commercial purposes. bCODE however, is a two-way…

Viva Republica, providers of P2P Transfer service ‘Toss’, Raises $23 million
2016년 04월 11일

Viva Republica, the providers of P2P money transfer service ‘Toss’, raised KRW 26.5 billion (about $23 million) on April 11th from a consortium consist of the leading domestic venture capital from KTB and Sillcon valley based firms from Goodwater capital and Altos ventures. The capital raised from this round will enable the company to strengthen Toss’ market dominance and expand its lineup of Fintech services. Toss, which launched on February of last…

Korea launches ‘Startup Campus’ in Pangyo
2016년 03월 26일

South Korea opened its largest startup complex near Seoul on Tuesday as part of its efforts to boost promising local startups and attract foreign companies. The “startup campus” in Pangyo, just south of Seoul, is designed to nurture more than 200 startups, offering workspace and consulting services for capital funding, according to the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. They include the Yozma Group, an Israel-based global venture capital firm, and TEDCO,…

Rank-Type Social Dating App ‘Charmy’ Launch
2016년 03월 24일

Social dating ‘Charmy’ has successfully completed it’s beta and announced an official launch of the service. Charmy is a dating app using ‘ranking’ and ‘matching’ solution which matches partners based on the rank much like the very well known on-line game League of Legends (LOL). Experiences like being frustrated of not being able to meet a likable match, Charmy has designed its service to minimize the fatigue by adopting ranking system. Basically the users…

Mass Challenge is open to Korean startups now
2016년 03월 22일

KOISRA Seed Partners, the first Korea-Israel Seed Fund and Accelerator and Mass Challenge based in Boston with satellites in the UK and Israel, signed on partnership agreement last week in order to develop the Korean-Israel startup eco-system. For the first step of collaboration, KOISRA Seed Partners will help Mass Challenge attract Korean startups to participate in its acceleration program in Israel during July~October 2016. The finalists of the acceleration program will enjoy the global mentoring, office…

K Cube ventures and Stone Bridge Capital invest into Korean O2O laundry service startup Washon
2016년 03월 17일

Mobile, Game and Technology investment specialist, K Cube Ventures and Stone Bridge Capital have invested US$860k (KRW 1b) into Washon, a laundry service operator. Washon is an on-demand laundry service allowing its users to select collection and return times that are most convenient for them. This O2O (online to offline) came to fruition after Chae J00 Byung, an experienced laundry operator joined forces with IT professionals with experiences working with Naver, Oracle…

Cherubic Ventures Announces US$ 120 Million Fund And The New Shanghai Office As Its Global Headquarter
2016년 03월 14일

Cherubic Ventures kicked off 2016 with an annual summit in the glamorous Shanghai, where East meets the West. More than 200 guests from its portfolio companies, partners from top venture capital firms and business partners all attended to share their thoughts on the opportunities and challenges in the early-stage tech investment space in the world. As an early-stage venture capital firm with coverage across U.S and the Greater China region, Cherubic Ventures…

Five of Kakao’s Daum Webtoon Titles to Appear on Chinese Screens through Partnership with Huace Group
2016년 03월 14일

Kakao today announced that it partnered with Huace Group, China’s number one comprehensive film and TV media group, to bring five of its popular Daum Webtoon titles to the screens in China. Kakao and Huace group signed deals for four of its webtoons, with one additional title to follow imminently. Daum Webtoon is Kakao’s web comic platform which first introduced the concept and format of ‘webtoons’ in 2003. Since then, it has…

LEE SEDOL WINS AGAINST ALPHAGO IN GAME FOUR
2016년 03월 13일

At today’s fourth game in the Google DeepMind Challenge Match, the best Go player of the last decade, Lee Sedol, came back from three consecutive losses to beat the Go-playing computer program, AlphaGo. Playing as white, Lee won when AlphaGo resigned after 180 moves. Reporters gave Lee Sedol a standing ovation as he entered the press conference. Lee commented, “I’ve never been congratulated so much just for winning a single game. I…

Second investment in three months for Korean startup Supermenz
2016년 03월 07일

Local supermarket delivery App, Supermenz has secured an investment deal with Korea’s leading startup accelerator ‘Primer’ and Sazze Partners of Silicon Valley’s. The value of the investment has not been disclosed. This is the second investment in three months following the early stage investment in October. Both investments have enabled Supermenz to establish a foothold on the local supermarket delivery service in Korea. The investment will allow Supermenz stick to their strategic operational plan…

Fandom Culture of M.C.N Stars & Global Strategy of Startups
  ·  , 2016년 03월 04일

Last January, there was a special event in Peru, South America. It was a fan meeting event of Nardy Santana (Latinasaram), an YouTube MCN star who creates various contents which are based on the Hallyu Wave (Korean ‘cultural wave’ fuelled by the Entertainment Industry), and more than 2000 fans came all the way to see Nardy. This happened just a year after Nardy had started her YouTube channel called Latina Saram. She…