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Tue, May 28, 2024

KoreaTechDesk Virtual Demo Day Second Edition on May 30 to Host Diverse International Investors & Korean Startups

The monthly KoreaTechDesk Demo Day’s second edition will be on May 30 at 2 pm KST, promising an exciting showcase of innovation and entrepreneurship. This year, the event will feature three enterprising Korean startups in the fields of technology, AI, and content creation, presenting their groundbreaking services to a panel of esteemed…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 28 May 2024

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Starseed Secures Pre-Seed Investment for AI-Based PR SaaS ‘Pulitzer AI’

Starseed (CEO Katie Bomi Son), a global PR SaaS startup, announced that it has secured a pre-seed investment from VentureSquare.…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 28 May 2024
K-Beauty Startup Memebox Selects Samsung Securities for IPO, Aiming for Global Expansion

Memebox (MBX Corporation), a prominent name in the K-beauty industry, has officially announced its selection of Samsung Securities as the…

by Chloe kim . 27 May 2024
South Korea’s Leading AI Startup, Crowdworks AI, to Participate in VIVATECH 2024 for Second Time

Korean Startup Crowdworks AI (CEO Kim Woosung) is set to participate in Europe’s biggest startup and tech event VIVATECH 2024, for the second consecutive year. Since…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 20 May 2024
South Korea Financial Services Commission Unveils $11.36 Billion Plan to Boost Early-Stage Ventures

In a decisive move to bolster the domestic venture ecosystem, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) of South Korea has unveiled…

by Dae-jung Park . 20 May 2024
Gwangju’s Artificial Intelligence Industry Cluster Agency (AIICA) Shaping South Korea’s  Rise as an AI Superpower

In the thriving tech city of Gwangju, South Korea, the Artificial Intelligence Industry Cluster Agency, or AIICA, is propelling the…

by Aditi Dave . 18 May 2024
Korean Government Unveils Ambitious Plan to Boost Semiconductor Industry

Korean Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance Choi Sang-mok announced a bold initiative to enhance the competitiveness…

by Richard Park . 15 May 2024

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In a decisive move to bolster the domestic venture ecosystem, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) of South Korea has unveiled…
by Dae-jung Park . 20 May 2024

Memebox (MBX Corporation), a prominent name in the K-beauty industry, has officially announced its selection of Samsung Securities as the…
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The monthly KoreaTechDesk Demo Day’s second edition will be on May 30 at 2 pm KST, promising an exciting showcase…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 28 May 2024

Starseed (CEO Katie Bomi Son), a global PR SaaS startup, announced that it has secured a pre-seed investment from VentureSquare.…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 28 May 2024

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Starseed Secures Pre-Seed Investment for AI-Based PR SaaS ‘Pulitzer AI’

Starseed (CEO Katie Bomi Son), a global PR SaaS startup, announced that it has secured a pre-seed investment from VentureSquare.…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 28 May 2024

South Korea’s Leading AI Startup, Crowdworks AI, to Participate in VIVATECH 2024 for Second Time

Korean Startup Crowdworks AI (CEO Kim Woosung) is set to participate in Europe’s biggest startup and tech event VIVATECH 2024, for the second consecutive year. Since…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 20 May 2024
ASTAR Redefines Content Marketing for Businesses with Emotional AI AVICA & ASTARMIZE Platform

The evolution of AI content creation services is transforming global industries. Yet, a significant gap remains in their professional application—specifically,…

by Jinju Jeon . 12 Apr 2024
THOMASTONE’s ‘Denti-chak’ Addressing Oral Care Challenges with AI Technology

In the realm of oral care practices, Korean startup THOMASTONE Co., Ltd., is set to bring in its cutting-edge bio-product…

by Dae-jung Park . 10 Apr 2024
South Korea Financial Services Commission Unveils $11.36 Billion Plan to Boost Early-Stage Ventures

In a decisive move to bolster the domestic venture ecosystem, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) of South Korea has unveiled a comprehensive plan aimed at enhancing support for early-stage venture companies. During a meeting on May 16, chaired by FSC Chairman Kim Joo-hyun, a series of initiatives were announced to drive growth and investment in the sector. The centerpiece of the new measures is a substantial increase in customized policy financing for early-stage ventures. The FSC has committed to injecting KRW 15.4 trillion (USD 11.36 billion) into the venture market this year through key financial institutions, including the Korea Development Bank (KDB), the Industrial Bank of Korea, and the Korea Credit Guarantee Fund. This represents a 30% increase from last year’s allocation of KRW 11.8 trillion (USD 8.7 billion). The aim is to ensure that promising startups have sufficient funding from the early stages of their business development. Fostering Early-Stage Startups In addition to the increased funding, the FSC will create and invest more than KRW 500 billion (USD 368 million) over the next three years through the IBK Venture Investment program, which was launched last March. This initiative is designed to provide vital capital to startups during…

20 May 2024
Korean Government Unveils Ambitious Plan to Boost Semiconductor Industry

Korean Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance Choi Sang-mok announced a bold initiative to enhance the competitiveness…

15 May 2024
South Korean Ministry Unveils Comprehensive Strategy to Propel SMEs onto Global Stage

In a bid to drive the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the South Korean Ministry of SMEs and…

13 May 2024
South Korea Aims to Foster 3,000 Companies for $1 Million Exports by 2027

To boost the international presence of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and venture companies, South Korea’s Ministry of SMEs and…

10 May 2024
KoreaTechDesk Virtual Demo Day Second Edition on May 30 to Host Diverse International Investors & Korean Startups

The monthly KoreaTechDesk Demo Day’s second edition will be on May 30 at 2 pm KST, promising an exciting showcase of innovation and entrepreneurship. This year, the event will feature three enterprising Korean startups in the fields of technology, AI, and content creation, presenting their groundbreaking services to a panel of esteemed mentors and experts. Distinguished Mentors and Experts Daniel Csontos, Fintech Engagement Lead at SC Ventures Hong Kong, a business unit under Standard Chartered, excels in fostering innovation, investing in disruptive financial technologies, and exploring new business models. He has gained over 12 years of work experience spanning Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Singapore in strategic partnerships, corporate innovation and venture investing. Fluent in Hungarian, English, and Mandarin Chinese, he adeptly navigates both Chinese and Western business landscapes, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the table. Iskander Haouam, with his broad experience across diverse industries such as QSR, banking, telecommunications, retail, and the self-moving sector, has been a fintech enthusiast since 2011. At Namal Impact Investment Capital, he leverages his skills in product and business development strategy, customer experience, relationship management,…

28 May 2024
Seoul’s Gangnam-gu District Set to Host Global Startup Event COMEUP 2024 on December 11 & 12

Seoul’s bustling Gangnam-gu district will be abuzz with innovation as Korea Startup Forum(KSF),  gears up to host COMEUP 2024 at COEX. With preparations officially…

14 May 2024
Korea-Japan Venture Summit 2024 to Boost Startup Ecosystems with $100 Million Joint Fund 

Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups hosted the ‘Korea-Japan Venture and Startup Investment Summit 2024‘ at Tokyo’s Toranomon Hills Mori Tower on May 10,…

14 May 2024
Korea’s Top Content Creators Meet Hollywood – Don’t Miss This beSUCCESS & KOCCA Synergy in 2024

South Korea’s entertainment industry is taking the world by storm, with the incredible global popularity of K-Pop, K-Dramas, Korean movies, and…

4 May 2024
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
Polish Corporation ORLEN Calls on Korean Startups for Accelerator Program

In a bid to foster global innovation and collaboration, ORLEN Group, one of Central and Eastern Europe’s most prominent multi-energy…

by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 15 Mar 2024

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
Top Co-working Spaces for Startups & Companies to Explore in South Korea

For startups, the beginning years are the most crucial ones, when the pitches to VCs are to be made, teams…

3 Apr 2024
Korean Legal Firm SEUM Emerges as a Premier Partner for Startups, Garnering Top Rankings

SEUM, a distinguished law firm based in South Korea, has solidified its position as a premier legal partner for startups,…

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Korean Startup Crowdworks AI (CEO Kim Woosung) is set to…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 20 May 2024

In a decisive move to bolster the domestic venture ecosystem, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) of South Korea has unveiled…
by Dae-jung Park . 20 May 2024

Memebox (MBX Corporation), a prominent name in the K-beauty industry, has officially announced its selection of Samsung Securities as the…
by Chloe kim . 27 May 2024

The monthly KoreaTechDesk Demo Day’s second edition will be on May 30 at 2 pm KST, promising an exciting showcase…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 28 May 2024

Starseed (CEO Katie Bomi Son), a global PR SaaS startup, announced that it has secured a pre-seed investment from VentureSquare.…
by KoreaTechDesk Writer . 28 May 2024