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…

Restaurant discovery service MangoPlate secures additional 6.7 billion KRW from global investors including Qualcomm
2015년 06월 23일

Seoul-based restaurant recommendation service MangoPlate secured 6.7 billion won ($6 million) in funding from a group of global investors of Qualcomm Ventures, Softbank Ventures Korea, and YJ Capital, the venture investment unit of Yahoo Japan. With the latest investment, the total amount of funding received by MangoPlate so far has exceeded 8 billion won($8 million). MangoPlate launched its service in October 2013 at SparkLabs’ 2nd Demo Day. MangoPlate helps its users find restaurants through personalized…

맛집 추천 서비스 ‘망고플레이트’, 퀄컴-소프트뱅크벤처스 등으로부터 67억 원 투자 유치
2015년 06월 22일

맛집 추천 서비스를 제공하는 ‘망고플레이트’는 최근 한국, 일본 및 미국 투자사로부터 총 67억 원의 투자를 유치했다고 밝혔다. 이번 추가 투자는 퀄컴의 벤처투자 전문 자회사인 퀄컴 벤처스(Qualcomm Ventures), 소프트뱅크벤처스(Softbank Ventures Korea), 야후재팬의 벤처투자회사인 YJ캐피탈(YJ Capital)을 통해 이뤄졌다. 이번 추가 투자를 통해 망고플레이트는 작년에 유치한 투자금액을 포함하여 총 누적 투자 금액이 80억 원을 넘어섰다. 최근 국내 기업에 대한 해외 투자사들의 투자가 늘어나는 가운데 망고플레이트는 일본 야후재팬이 설립한 투자 회사인 YJ캐피탈이 투자한 첫 한국 스타트업이라는…

소셜 번역 플랫폼 플리토, 맛집 추천 모바일 서비스 ‘망고플레이트’ 등과 협업
  ·  2014년 12월 24일

스타트업들이 홍보 효과와 시장 개척 등 다양한 이점을 얻기 위해 상호 간의 협업에 나서고 있다. 소셜 번역 플랫폼 플리토(대표 이정수)와 맛집 추천 모바일 서비스 망고플레이트(대표 김대웅)는 지난 15일부터 콜라보레이션 이벤트를 진행하고 있다. 망고플레이트는 플리토를 홍보해주고, 플리토는 망고플레이트에 남겨진 유저들의 식당 정보를 영어로 번역해주는 것이다. 이를 통해 플리토는 유저들을 확보하고, 망고플레이트는 한국을 찾는 외국인 관광객과 국내 거주 외국인 등 새로운 시장을 개척하게 될 전망이다. 플리토는 대학교 무료 프린팅 서비스 애드투페이퍼와도 협업 프로젝트를 진행하고 있다….

Seoul’s Third Startup Grind A Huge Success, Next Up Alvin Foo (Ex-Head of Mobile for Google China)
2014년 10월 24일

“It’s all about hiring the right person!” stated Jake  Park, CEO of Value Creators & Company, VCNC, for short. VCNC is a Korean mobile application and internet services company that develops “Between,” a mobile social-networking application for couples. Between was created to enable couples to share their special moments with each other and remember them forever. It’s Thursday night in Gangnam and time to network with fellow entrepreneurs from Seoul’s startup community,…

Softbank Ventures Has Invested To Connect Korean Foodies To The Restaurants They Crave
2014년 10월 23일

MangoPlate announced today a series A funding round from Softbank Ventures Korea. As described on their Google Play download page, “MangoPlate is your go-to app for discovering the best restaurants in South Korea. Available in English and Korean, MangoPlate will help you resolve your daily problem of where to eat by connecting you with trustworthy people as well as the best restaurants in South Korea.” Ryan Lee, Executive Director at Softbank Ventures Korea…

Korean Food Delivery & Marketing Are Going Digital, Present Huge Growth Opportunity For Innovators
2014년 07월 14일

You need only check out professional eaters on YouTube or Psy’s latest video to see that eating is a national obsession in Korea. What’s more, metropolitan Seoul is active 24 hours a day and is home to around 26 million people. Taking this into account its not surprising that the market size for the restaurant sector is around $60Bn per year, with more than 500,000 restaurants open for business. The area of…

Korea’s Top Accelerator, SparkLabs, 2nd Demo Day Today, October 1st – Good Luck to All The Teams
2013년 10월 01일

Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 Location: COEX Conference Hall Room #318, Seoul, Korea Schedule:  1:30pm-6:00pm 1:30pm-2:45pm  Intro and 1st half of demo+pitch 2:45pm-3:00pm  Break 3:00pm-3:50pm  2nd half of demo+pitch 3:50pm-4:00pm  Break 4:00pm-5:00pm  M&A: Inside View 5:00pm-6:00pm  Networking Presenting Companies StyleWiki iBabyBox MangoPlate Zoyi HeyBread Lateral DesignPlusD TrakInvest Short Program (M&A: Inside View) Get the insiders’ view of the M&A process from entrepreneurs who have gone through it.  Learn about what led to their decision to sell,…