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Restaurants At Your Doorstep With Swiggy
2019년 01월 21일

In the present era of e-commerce, the online food ordering and delivery business has seen an immense interest from entrepreneurs, consumers, and investors. These online business platforms have bridged the gap between consumers and restaurants/local food shops/food chains. The online food apps/websites have high user engagement as it offers convenience. Swiggy one of India’s leading online food delivery startup has brought restaurants to consumer pocket. The company has raised over $1 billion venture funds…

Korean startup FutureBioWorks making safe connections for health of ‘hearts’
2019년 01월 17일

Myocardial Infarction or Heart Failure is of the most common causes of death in humans. A person with heart problem needs surgery like a bypass or vascular anastomosis. Korean startup FutureBioWorks’ Biotechnology Research Institute is developing a shape memory polymer for safe and fast vascular implants with excellent characteristics. BM-Tube connection for safe, faster recovery The product BM-Tube has many advantages because of shape memory polymer use. Shape Memory Polymer based vascular stents are…

Korean Startup’s device can detect harmful bacteria from water & food, preventing avoidable deaths
2019년 01월 16일

An estimate by the World Health Organisation says almost 600 million people which is about 1 in 10 people in the world fall ill due to contaminated food each year. 420,000 people die because of food poisoning every year. 502,000 is the number of diarrhoea deaths due to contaminated water each year. Safe drinking water and clean food have become a paramount need in today’s world to save healthy lives from unwanted…

Socar Shifts Gears with a $44.5M USD Windfall
2019년 01월 15일

Socar, a Korean ride-sharing platform, is planning to rev up development with an investment worth $44.5M USD (50B KRW). The multi million investment comes from four companies, KB Investment, Stone Bridge Ventures, and Softbank Ventures, along with the Silicon Valley-based VC, Altos Ventures. This will be the second time Socar gained the confidence from benefactors. Last April, the company attracted $53.5M USD (60B KRW) from a Korean private equity fund, IMM Private Equity (IMM PE). Socar plans to…

Blank Corporation Promotes KOSDAQ Listing after 3 years of Establishment
2019년 01월 15일

Media commerce start-up company called Blank Corporation is planning to be listed on KOSDAQ (Korea Securities Dealers Automated Quotation) next year. The company, which was established in early 2016 under the name of Blank TV, has shown rapid growth and is set to challenge IPO (Initial Public Offering) for the first time in three years. Blank Corporation sent a bid request (RFP: request for proposal) to local brokerages on the 10th to select securities…

Innovative Technology Solutions by BBP to Make Buildings Energy Efficient
2019년 01월 14일

Buildings are the iconic landmarks for any city. However, what is often overlooked is to find ways to improve the energy efficiency of these buildings that can help in alleviating many challenges that cities face from public health problems to climate change. Buildings have always been huge and long-lasting investments and efficient buildings provide better financial and social returns. Adopting modern energy saving solutions is imperative for both industrial and commercial buildings….

Travel Around The World With Traveloka
2019년 01월 14일

With metasearch engines and aggregating data from all over the web into one platform have made online travel companies a success across the globe. The travelers can easily access and compare offers allowing them to get the best value for their money. Thanks to incredible technological advancements, travelers can check the real-time availability and book their tours or activity that fits into their itinerary. With so much competition around, there is a…

Linkshops.com: The digital doorway to Dongdaemun’s wholesale fashion market
2019년 01월 14일

Seoul’s oldest market Dongdaemun market has adopted the modern world’s way of working by hopping on to the digitalisation bus with Korean startup portal Linkshops.com. Located in the northeast of central Seoul, Dongdaemun market is primarily a clothes market with a number of shopping centres offering garments at wholesale rates. Linkshops.com has linked the Dongdaemun wholesalers with retailers through its online platform. Linking the wholesalers with the retailers Established in 2012, Linkshops Co.,…

Music Spray: A digital platform helping musicians reach a worldwide audience with only a one-time fee of $99
2019년 01월 11일

For musicians across the globe, the biggest problem after creating a beautiful piece is to find a proper distribution channel that also doesn’t cut into their pockets. South Korean startup Pison Contents has developed Music Spray, a digital distribution platform that charges just $99 or 99,000 won for a one-time signup fee offering unlimited lifetime digital distribution. Distribute, promote and be famous Musicians can release as much content as they want using Music Spray to…

Korean Tour Tech, Myrealtrip Wins $26.6M USD in Investment
2019년 01월 11일

Myrealtrip (CEO Lee Dong-gun), which started in 2012, is reworking what tour packages mean. The Korean tech company is making various smaller sized and unique tour packages instead of the generic deals that tour agencies tend to provide. As a result, Myrealtrip has attracted about $26.6M USD (30B KRW) in accumulated investment so far, including a collective investment of $15.1M USD (17B KRW) from Altos Ventures, Smilegate Investment, IMM Investment, IBK Capital, and Mirae Asset-Naver Fund. Several of the…

Cupix, Korean Tech 3D Startup, Cements VR Innovation with Multi-Mil Investment
2019년 01월 11일

Cupix, a Korean VR tech startup, locks down $5.4M USD (6B KRW) investment from three venture investment firms. Cupix (CEO Bae Seok-hoon) announced on the 10th that it succeeded in attracting investment from three key players: Athens, Stone Bridge, and Company K Partners. The 3D startup uses what it calls, ‘Digital Twin’ technology. It creates a 3D space by using a few 360-degree pictures alone. By utilizing this technology, virtual reality experience…

A Growing Chinese Pharmacy Platform – Yaoshibang
2019년 01월 10일

Technology has made access to prescription medication easy. One has to do just a click and the prescription medicines are delivered free of cost to your doorstep. The main purpose of online pharmacies has been to provide access to affordable medication to the consumer accompanied by a guarantee of safety and security. Across the globe, China is the second largest pharmaceutical market after the US. Yaoshibang, a Chinese online pharmacy platform, provides…

Lollicam: The favourite app for Video-Selfie lovers; created by Korean startup
2019년 01월 09일

Lollicam, the real-time mobile video application developed by a Korean startup, is leading the market for Video-Selfies. Lollicam became the number one app among selfie-lovers at the time of its launch in 2015. Now, the free app is garnering more fans with millions of downloads from across the globe. Have a selfie with bunny ears or groove under a disco-ball Lollicam has been developed by an efficient team at Seerslab. It is an original app…

AI for Businesses- The Robust Abeja Platform
2019년 01월 08일

In this digital world, data plays an important role in structuring business strategies. Big Data creates huge opportunities for AI and its subset ML. Nowadays, AI solutions have widespread commercial use in many industries, and there is no doubt that they will have even more applications in the near future. Abeja, a Tokyo-based company offers solutions for retail stores to improve traffic or customer path based on machine learning technologies and image…

Korean ‘Slack’ JANDI leading the way in the Asian corporate market
2019년 01월 08일

Korean Startup Toss Lab with its flagship product JANDI, a group-oriented messaging, has created an outstanding communication channel for corporate houses. JANDI can easily be dubbed as the Asian version of ‘Slack’, the Silicon Valley team chat tool. The messaging platform with an integrated suite of collaboration tools is tailor-made for workplaces in Asia. JANDI is being used across companies in South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Singapore. A workplace communication channel JANDI combines messaging…

Training Your Mind with Pacoware’s Puzzle Art
2019년 01월 07일

Puzzles have always been a great learning tool for children in their developing years. From simple knob puzzles to cutouts that fit into the corresponding blocks or jigsaw puzzles, all have been there. The puzzle games help in building three basic skills; physical, cognitive and emotional. These skills form the building blocks for the well-rounded personality of a child. According to neuroplasticity theories, brains constantly adapt and evolve to stimuli in our…

IOT Radar Technology By Bitsensing Inc Brings In The New Era For Safety
2019년 01월 05일

Technology has crept into nearly every aspect of our lives. Whether it is the GPS that runs on your smartphone to devices that make your home a smart home, everything is the part of the largest IT revolution called the Internet of Things. IOT is an ecosystem of devices connected to the internet. With sensors embedded in the IOT radar devices, it can send/receive data and communicate with various other devices via…

Korean Startup Studio XID’s tool ProtoPie making it easy for designers to create prototypes
2019년 01월 04일

It is not an easy task for designers and creators to clearly communicate their ideas to clients or their development team and this is where there is a strong need for a great prototype tool to convert imagination to reality. Korean startup Studio XID has created a highly efficient prototype tool – Protopie. Since its launch in 2014, the tool has been endorsed and utilised by designers from many high-profile firms like Google,…

Korean Startup’s App ‘Send Anywhere’ makes sharing simple
2019년 01월 03일

In this era of smartphones, inevitably a lot of content will be created by any individual user – videos, photos, music etc. Now content creation is easy, but what about sharing it with others? Korean startup Estmob has developed an app Send Anywhere, which can help users share files of any size and shape with any devices or platforms, with no degradation in the quality. Share videos, photos, files with any device without quality degeneration…

‘Blind’: The Korean Chat App that is creating quite a buzz with Silicon Valley secrets!
2019년 01월 03일

A South Korean social networking platform Blind, specifically targeting corporate employees, who want to vent out their workplace woes anonymously, is gaining innumerable users in the USA. The app Blind is basically a message board for users to discuss, debate and even gossip about anything that relates to the corporate world employee workforce like company policies, workplace politics or harassment and compensations. The app was launched by South Korean startup TeamBlind in 2014….