KoreaTechDesk | Korean Startup and Technology News

Tue, May 28, 2024

About Us

KoreaTechDesk is a news website with niche content providing trustworthy information about the growing startup industry in South Korea. Launched in 2018, KoreaTechDesk is part of the leading beSUCCESS media group. Since its inception, KoreaTechDesk has been publishing various news related to the Korean startup ecosystem, from investment news, new launches, tech updates, government programs, and startup events, to accelerator programs. 


The media platform was founded to build and serve Korea’s tech and startup community. It aims to showcase the fast-growing startup environment in South Korea and bring forth the innovations by emerging tech companies to a global audience. The international team of KoreaTechDesk, located in South Korea, India, Europe & USA, ensures that the media platform becomes the top reliable news source for the Korean startup ecosystem. 


KoreaTechDesk covers a vast range of sectors in the startup world – Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Digital Content, Virtual Reality, IoT, blockchain, NFTs, Autonomous Technology, space technology, K-Content, EduTech, FinTech, Venture Capital Firms, Investors, Investments, etc. 


KoreaTechDesk keeps its readers informed about various events related to Korea’s startup industry, including the most prominent startup festival COMEUP and the international startup accelerator program K-Startup Grand Challenge. The media platform is the leading news partner for TIPSX beSUCCESS Korean Startup Showcase, a startup showcase held annually in the USA. 

KoreaTechDesk also is a news partner for other organizations – government & private – for coverage of various startup-related programs & events, like the Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO), Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC), Incheon Startup Park, Seoul Global Startup Center (SGSC), Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), Korea Startup Forum, etc. 



KoreaTechDesk’s prime target audience is startup founders, investors, venture capital firms, and international readers. The company has successfully captured the attention of top Korean and global investment firms’ attention. KoreaTechDesk has more than 50k followers per month, with the majority of readers being from the USA, followed by South Korea, India, Singapore, China, the UK, Japan, the Philippines & Indonesia. The media website’s got a maximum readership from the age group of 18 to 35 years. 

Networking & Community building:

Since its inception KoreaTechDesk has not only been a news site for Korean startups but has also built a space for business networking and community building through its social media platforms. KoreaTechDesk has become a reliable source for startup founders to learn about important events, programs and potential investors. At the same time, top VC firms and investors can find innovative services and products that Korean startups offer through the media site.

Partner With Us:

As a prominent English media platform, with worldwide readership of over 50k global readers monthly, KoreaTechDesk offers valuable partnership opportunities to elevate brands and engage with the dynamic Korean startup ecosystem and beyond.

  • Press Releases & Exclusive News: Share your company updates and exclusive news on our dedicated page.
  • Startup Introductions: Connect with enterprising startups for potential investments.
  • Advertisement Banners & Space: Amplify your brand visibility through strategic placements.

Our Team:

beSUCCESS Media Group 

James Jung: Founder of beSUCCESS Media Group, he has been driving the global expansion of Korean startups through conferences like beGLOBAL Seoul and beGLOBAL Silicon Valley. He manages 10 global English media outlets, including KoreaTechDesk and AsiaTechDaily, pivotal in offering insights into the Korean and Asian startup industry. Over the past three years, he has invested in approximately 30 Korean and international startups via the 1 Billion Partners early-stage investment fund, facilitating global expansion and introducing Korean products and services to global users, investors, and buyers.

Vallabh Rao:  As the Director of beSUCCESS Media Group based in Vilnius, Lithuania, Vallabh spearheads all marketing and communication initiatives. Vallabh is a seasoned marketing and communications professional with over 13 years of experience in media, startups, and corporate sectors. He is pivotal in enhancing editorial content for the group’s English media outlets. Vallabh’s expertise in media, business development, and marketing strategy has been instrumental in driving innovation and excellence at beSUCCESS Media Group. An avid traveler, he has traveled to over 55 countries and has lived in Cambodia, South Korea, Germany, China, Israel, and the US.

Jinju Jeon: As Editor-in-Chief, Jinju specializes in startup analysis. She leads beSUCCESS and heads the beGLOBAL Startup Global Conference in Korea and the United States. With a robust network of startup media contacts worldwide, Jinju actively supports Korean startups in attracting investment and going global. She’s an INTJ, a News Junkie, and a dedicated member of various startup communities, including being an Angel Investor.

KoreaTechDesk Editorial

Aditi Dave: Vice-Editor at KoreaTechDesk, Aditi is deeply involved in the Korean startup ecosystem. With a keen interest in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain, she ensures her readers are informed about policy changes, funding initiatives, and other relevant updates impacting startups in Korea. 

Chloe Kim: Chloe brings a unique perspective to her writing, covering a wide array of topics including K-Pop, K-entertainment, K beauty startups, and technological innovation. Her captivating stories explore how startups are integrating cutting-edge advancements to revolutionize various industries. 

Richard Park: A tech and finance enthusiast, Richard has been following the Korean startup scene for over a decade. He brings a deep understanding of the technology, finance, and business trends shaping the future of Korea, passionately documenting the Korean startup ecosystem’s excitement and innovation.

Dae-Hyun Song: Dae-Hyun is an experienced technology journalist specializing in the Korean startup ecosystem and emerging tech trends. His passion lies in covering innovative companies and their impact on the industry.

Dae-jung Park: An enterprising digital journalist with a keen interest in technology, gaming, AI, and robotics, Dae-jung reports on various subjects related to Korean startups and covers global events related to tech and startups.


Email: [email protected]

Office: #535, Parc1 Tower1, 108, Yeoui-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea 07335

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