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K Visa Secures Investment from Strong Ventures to Enhance Visa Services for Foreigners

K Visa, a comprehensive visa platform for foreigners led by CEO Lee Sang-wook got a successful investment from Strong Ventures in January 2024. Strong Ventures, an American venture capital (VC) company founded in Los Angeles (LA) boasts investments in prominent startups such as Carrot Market, Tapas Media, Corbit, Class 101,…

by Richard Park . 22 Feb 2024

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Hyundai Motor Group Launches 2024 Zero One Accelerator Program for Innovative Startups

South Korean corporate giant Hyundai Motor Group has announced the commencement of the 2024 open recruitment for its esteemed ‘ZER01NE…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 19 Feb 2024
Chowis Collaborates with L’Oréal Professionnel Paris in India to Revolutionize Hair Care Service

Chowis Company, a developer of skin, hair and scalp analysis solutions in South Korea, is introducing personalized hair diagnosis and…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 15 Feb 2024
Korea’s Webtoon Industry Growth Remarkable as Creators Embrace AI Innovation for Global Expansion

South Korea is solidifying its position as webtoon capital of the world as creators are now integrating power of artificial…

by Aditi Dave . 12 Feb 2024
Korean Ministry of Agriculture Launches Agri-Food Venture Fund to Boost Agri-Tech Startups

In a landmark move to invigorate the agri-tech sector, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has unveiled…

by Daehyun Song . 10 Feb 2024
Ministry of SMEs and Startups Seeks 121 Companies for ‘2024 Super Gap Startup Promotion Project’

With a steadfast commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in fields such as system semiconductors and artificial intelligence (AI),…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 8 Feb 2024
AI-Powered Startup Actnova Secures $ 2.4 million in Pre-Series A Funding for Breakthrough Animal Behavior Testing Solution

Korean startup Actnova, led by CEO Kim Dae-geon, has achieved a significant milestone by successfully attracting a Pre-Series A round…

by Dae-jung Park . 7 Feb 2024

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Chowis Collaborates with L’Oréal Professionnel Paris in India to Revolutionize Hair Care Service

Chowis Company, a developer of skin, hair and scalp analysis solutions in South Korea, is introducing personalized hair diagnosis and…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 15 Feb 2024

AI-Powered Startup Actnova Secures $ 2.4 million in Pre-Series A Funding for Breakthrough Animal Behavior Testing Solution

Korean startup Actnova, led by CEO Kim Dae-geon, has achieved a significant milestone by successfully attracting a Pre-Series A round…

by Dae-jung Park . 7 Feb 2024
Google Startup Campus Partners with Seoul Metropolitan Government for ‘AI Startup School’ Program  

In a significant demonstration of Google’s dedication to fostering entrepreneurship in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) field in South Korea, the…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 5 Feb 2024
AI Gaming Solution Developer Anchor Node Secures Seed Investment from Future Play

Anchor Node, an artificial intelligence ( AI ) gaming solution developer, has attracted seed investment from Future Play. The investment…

by Dae-jung Park . 29 Jan 2024
Korean Ministry of Agriculture Launches Agri-Food Venture Fund to Boost Agri-Tech Startups

In a landmark move to invigorate the agri-tech sector, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has unveiled a pioneering initiative: the Agri-Food Venture Fund, valued at over KRW 200 billion (USD 149 million). This fund aims to catalyze investments in burgeoning startups and companies within the agricultural and food industries. The Agri-Food Fund is strategically tailored to nurture companies that leverage technology to enhance agricultural productivity and foster symbiotic relationships with domestic farms. Notably, the focus lies on innovations such as smart farm technology and initiatives aimed at bolstering farm income. As of December last year, the agricultural and food sub-fund, amounting to KRW 1.7635 trillion (USD 1.32 billion), was established through a blend of private investments totaling KRW 775.5 billion (USD 581.5 million) and fund-of-funds investment amounting to KRW 988 billion (USD 740 million). A significant portion of this fund, totaling KRW 1.1502 trillion, has already been channeled into various ventures. Minister Song Mi-ryeong, leading the charge in agri-tech growth, recently convened with representatives from three promising startups: Dallol Company, Gapjone, and Green. These companies have…

10 Feb 2024
Ministry of SMEs and Startups Seeks 121 Companies for ‘2024 Super Gap Startup Promotion Project’

With a steadfast commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in fields such as system semiconductors and artificial intelligence (AI),…

8 Feb 2024
South Korea’s Ministry of SMEs and Startups to Pump Record $684 Million to Revive Venture Investment in 1st Quarter

In response to a chilling investment climate plaguing the startup ecosystem, the Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups has embarked…

2 Feb 2024
Survey Reveals 52% of Korean Startups Anticipate Negative Impact from Proposed Platform Regulation.

In December 2023, the South Korean government announced its intention to introduce regulations targeting major online platform companies, with the…

30 Jan 2024
1Billion Partners Hosts Dynamic Demo Day in Seoul, Unveiling Promising Startups

1Billion Partners, an accelerator dedicated to early-stage startups, showcased its vibrant portfolio during a private demo day at the Urban Creators Unit Lounge in Seodaemun-gu, Seoul. Investment companies, including 1Billion Partners, Owl Ventures, and Angel Round’s 1004 Partners, took the opportunity to highlight the services of startups they’ve invested in, unveiling achievements and future plans. The event brought together an array of innovative ventures across various sectors. Notable startups featured were To the Moon, Ranking GG, Gwabba, and AI academy index-based brokerage platform Haksoop by WMakers. Others included Bravi’s office concert service, GI Billions, operator of premium oral product Toothnote, beauty brand VERAMORE by Elroy, Talented’s artist career platform, and RED Q’s web content production. Joining the lineup were Moment Studio, Lit Lounge, Stan B, Milk Corporation, Terriland, Outstanders, Tart, Shukran Korea, Lab to Bottle, Snapsell, Alchemi Lab, and HIVEMIND, an AI solution for copyright detection. Newcomers such as sports supplement brand E4A, hobby class platform Locle by Intergalactic, and scalp wellness brand Nesh by Layers Cosmetic also garnered attention. Yuna Kim, CEO of Layer Cosmetics, operator of Nesh, a scalp…

18 Jan 2024
K-Digital Wave: Korean Startups and Tech Giants Ready to Amaze at CES 2024

As CES 2024, the most powerful tech event in the world gears up to unfold its tech extravaganza in Las…

6 Jan 2024
Boosting Future Mobility Talent: MORAI Sponsors Autonomous Driving Simulation at 2023 Mobility Competition

MORAI, a company specializing in autonomous driving simulation (run by Jung Jiwon and Hong Joon), sponsored the aMAP Stride Championship…

18 Dec 2023
Korea Creative Content Agency Hosting the 2nd Pangyo Global Game Hub Center Homecoming Day

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (Minister Yu In-chon) and the Korea Creative Content Agency (Director Jo Hyeon-rae, hereinafter…

12 Dec 2023
ÉKLEER CEO Matthew Chung Spearheads Innovation in the Portable Monitor Market

As the influence of OTT services grows, the lifestyle of watching satellite or cable broadcasts only on TV is changing.…

by Dae-jung Park . 14 Dec 2023
Dr.Friend’s Growth from Sleep Care to Comprehensive Life Care Brand

Sleep has been considered a remedy for health since ancient times, and it is crucial for health management. To achieve…

by Daehyun Song . 13 Dec 2023
Pitch Interactive’s P.I.Extension Revolutionizes Sports Entertainment in the Booming E-sports Market

The E-sports market is establishing itself as a sport not limited to specific game users or fans. With E-sports being…

by Richard Park . 13 Dec 2023
Hyundai Motor Group Launches 2024 Zero One Accelerator Program for Innovative Startups

South Korean corporate giant Hyundai Motor Group has announced the commencement of the 2024 open recruitment for its esteemed ‘ZER01NE…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 19 Feb 2024

Google Startup Campus Partners with Seoul Metropolitan Government for ‘AI Startup School’ Program  

In a significant demonstration of Google’s dedication to fostering entrepreneurship in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) field in South Korea, the…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 5 Feb 2024
Korean Startups Gear Up for OpenAI Finals with Strong Support from Ministry and Industry Leaders

As the global AI landscape continues to evolve, Korean startups are gearing up for a momentous opportunity for the upcoming…

by Daehyun Song . 1 Feb 2024
Creww & Real Madrid Next Launch ‘Real Madrid Next Accelerator for Asia’ to Supercharge Tech Startups

In a move to drive innovation and empower startups in Asia, Creww Inc., Japan’s premier open innovation platform, has partnered…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 24 Jan 2024
Top Event Agencies in Korea For International Clients Seeking Global Excellence

In the dynamic landscape of South Korea, renowned for its innovation and rich cultural tapestry, choosing the right event planning…

6 Dec 2023
Leading Korean Law Firms providing legal support to English-Speaking foreign startups

Foreign startups and companies looking to enter the Korean market often face complex legal requirements and regulations that can be…

13 Apr 2023
Top English-speaking Advertising & Marketing firms in Korea to help global startups build strong brand value

Advertising and marketing are crucial for startups looking to gain visibility, establish their brand, and attract customers. A well-planned marketing…

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by Aditi Dave . 12 Feb 2024

Chowis Company, a developer of skin, hair and scalp analysis solutions in South Korea, is introducing personalized hair diagnosis and…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 15 Feb 2024

South Korean corporate giant Hyundai Motor Group has announced the commencement of the 2024 open recruitment for its esteemed ‘ZER01NE…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 19 Feb 2024

K Visa, a comprehensive visa platform for foreigners led by CEO Lee Sang-wook got a successful investment from Strong Ventures…
by Richard Park . 22 Feb 2024