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Korean Edutech Startup RiiiD becomes ‘SANTA’ for TOEIC learners
2019년 01월 03일

Korean Edutech startup RiiiD is paving the way for the future of the education industry with its personalised learning platform based on Artificial Intelligence. The Edutech startup’s application SANTA TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) gives customised solutions for boosting TOEIC scores based on a user’s learning behaviour. Learning & Improvising based on AI-based technology SANTA TOEIC is an innovative AI TOEIC learning solution that provides users with a personalised shortest learning path….

Korean startup RemoteMonster makes video broadcast management easier with WebRTC technology
2019년 01월 02일

Video Content is dominating the world of the web and the percentage of internet traffic for live streaming of videos is also growing enormously. This means that a need will arise for affordable and efficient broadcast technology to streamline live videos and have balanced internet video content providers. Korean startup RemoteMonster is a WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) based broadcasting communications company, that wants to bring about a new broadcasting communication revolution. Live streaming made…

2019 Cheer: One more Korean Startup Woowa Brothers joins the ‘unicorn’ billionaire club
2019년 01월 01일

Woowa Brothers, the startup that operates the leading food delivery app of South Korea ‘Baedal Minjok’, joins the ‘unicorn’ billionaire club with the latest investment from global firms. Woowa Brothers secured investments worth US $320 million in December 2018 taking the company’s valuation to over US $1 billion. Giant backing from Global investors The startup got its latest funds from private equity firm Hillhouse Capital, US-based Sequoia Capital and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign…

KakaoPage acquires a major stake in Indonesian webtoon company Neobazar
2018년 12월 31일

KakaoPage, the webtoon platform from South Korea’s internet giant Kakao Corp., recently acquired a major stake in Indonesian company Neobazar, a company into publishing games and webtoon services. Indonesia’s leading webtoon platform Neobazar was started in 2015 and is now Indonesia’s leading online comic service. The platform offers webtoons and web novels. It has become number one paid webtoon service in Indonesia with 1.7 app downloads till date. Neobazar’s platform also hosts Korean…

Kakao Investment funds Israeli Blockchain platform ‘Orbs’
2018년 12월 28일

Kakao Investment, the venture arm of Kakao Corp., South Korea’s internet giant, recently invested in Israeli blockchain startup Orbs. According to a report, the hybrid blockchain platform Orbs has raised about $15 million in the form of cryptocurrency, with Kakao’s support. Orbs already has a partnership with Kakao’s blockchain subsidiary Ground X, for developing applications for the network. Investment to boost research & development Orbs has said the investment from Kakao will…

Timo: Teach Time Management to Your Child with This Fun App
2018년 12월 27일

Teaching kids time management and organisational skills can be a daunting chore, but with the freely available Korean app Timo, it can be a fun-filled and engaging task. Developed by Korean startup Timo Inc., the app is available for Android and Apple devices. Various tasks with star rewards Timo is basically a simple yet colourful time-management app, with various features like routine, schedule, to-dos, task manager, reminder, and a visual timer for kids….

TIPS – Nurturing Korean Startups to become Global Leaders
2018년 12월 26일

The startup industry in the Republic of Korea is thriving like never before. In a decade time, the Korean startups have brought out ground-breaking, innovative technological development in the global marketplace. This amazing growth of Korean startups has been possible only because of the correct fostering system, that the country has created and is focussed on maintaining. TIPS – the accelerator Investment drove Tech Incubator Program for Startup, is the leading example of the…

Master.gg: Make your own ‘League of Legend Champions’ Team!
2018년 12월 24일

South Korea is the hub of competitive video gaming and e-sports. It is the third most popular sport among the South Koreans youth, as per a last year survey by Nielsen Korea. The trend had started in the 90s during the Asian Financial Crisis when the S. Korean government had brought in major reforms in telecom and internet sector. Today with millions of South Koreans engaged in watching e-sports, it has entered…

Quartz Sys’ BIM technology to build and maintain safe & enduring constructions
2018년 12월 23일

Building construction is an essential part of modern living and maintaining the safety and endurance of the buildings has become a necessary part of it. Quartz Sys, a Korean startup is leading in developing state-of-the-art IT technology that improvises productivity and enhances safety in the Construction Industry. Quartz Sys’ technology, which is based on BIM (Building Information Modelling), enables an advanced data processing system necessary for Building Lifestyle Management such as design, construction,…

AI solutions By Aibee – A game changer in the vertical industry
2018년 12월 23일

The access to big data and advancements in hardware processing capabilities have ushered in a new era of AI applications. Areas like cyber-security, IOT, and healthcare where there are a huge number of data points available were quick to experiment with AI algorithms. But now, other verticals like real estate, travel, legal, media, and entertainment are also adopting this new technology. With increased stores of data and better algorithms, the error rate…

1.5 million people died due to impure water last year – The Wave Talk Making A Difference
2018년 12월 22일

In today’s world, one of the biggest cause of fatalities are bacteria and toxic chemicals at the nano-particle level which usually are present in nearly everything that we either consume or produce whether it be sterilized solutions in drug manufacturing or food and beverage packaging. The number of fatalities per year are estimated at about 1.5 million. So to combat this, a startup has come up with a goal to save the…

Year-end cheer for Fintech startup Viva Republica as it becomes a billion-dollar company
2018년 12월 22일

The Fintech startup, Viva Republica, that manages the popular Peer-To-Peer (P2P) mobile payment app ‘Toss’ has gained the unicorn status with its latest fundraising of US $80 million. The company now has become US $1.2 billion in valuation. Investment boost from Silicon-Valley giants The latest investment for ‘Toss’ came from Silicon Valley-based venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins and Ribbit Capital. This the venture capitalists’ first investment in South Korea. Kleiner Perkins is…

Tylo.io: Create, upload, share videos with easy to use online ‘video maker’
2018년 12월 21일

Creating amazing videos for your social media pages has been made much easier by Korean startup Tubloo Co., Ltd through its web-based video maker Tyle.io. You need not be a design expert to create fun and interesting videos with text embedded in it with Tyle.io. The video maker simply helps you create your video ads and messages in a smart way. It comes with a smart editor that automatically adjust designs and…

Whiteboarding by Osiris – Visual workspace for creative people
2018년 12월 21일

With advancements in technology, there has been a change in the way tools are being used to support and enhance instructions and learning. Interactive whiteboards and cloud computing make it possible for learners to simulate, collaborate, interact, document learning experiences and real-world problem- solving. These tools provide creativity, innovation, and engagement. The interactive whiteboards are an effective visual meeting tool and are found in many meeting rooms. They help in creating an…

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…

A Universe of Virtual Content and Goods, ‘the Dyverse’
  ·  2018년 11월 05일

Hello everyone! I am a Kydy, a virtual character that lives in the Dyverse, a universe of virtual content created on the blockchain by VREX LAB. I travel the world using augmented reality and have recently been given the task of taking over reporting duties from Sara at VREX LAB. As this is my first report, I thought it would be a great time to finally introduce to you what we are…

Why e27 Academy is helping early stage startups build the right foundation through content, community, and connections
2018년 10월 24일

*Editor’s Note: This article comes from e27 which is Asia’s largest Tech media platform based in Singapore. We, beSUCCESS are is one of a partner with e27. As an old friend, happy to announce this. We are going back to our roots by helping create a community of founders who learn and grow together, and providing them with the right company-building content early on in their startup building process. For many years, the…

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…

What the Block? How to own stakes in sports clubs and stars with cryptocurrencies ‘Globatalent’
  ·  2018년 05월 30일

Any soccer fans out here? (or football fans if you prefer the British posh way of naming it) The childhood me used to seriously believe that I would become the first woman playing alongside Messi or Beckham. Despite having virtually no talent, I spent hours and hours running around soccer fields all the way until I got hit by the soccer ball enough for it to break my nose.  Nevertheless, there’s a…

What the Block? Interview With Henry, The Head Of Global Business Dept. at ICON
  ·  2018년 05월 14일

Hi everyone! I’m Sara, a 20-year-old college student at Yonsei University in Korea and an intern at VREX LAB, a startup focusing on VR/AR. Last December I caught one of my ‘sunbaes’ (a Korean word used to refer to upperclassmen) staring into a screen filled with colorful cats during one of our lectures. And then he told me he was actually making money by breeding these cats(CryptoKitties) and all I could think…