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Top 20 Korean Venture Capital Firms You Need to Know – Best of 2021

Korean Venture Capital Firms have grown quickly over the last decade. Seoul is becoming a major tech hub in Asia. Furthermore, they have the highest concentration of smartphone users. Therefore Korea presents a good place for innovative startups that can shake up the market through technology. Many…

Refugees in Korea

HireChance empowers refugees in Korea by selling coffee

Thousands of refugees and asylum-seekers are stranded in Korea awaiting refugee status to survive. In 2019, there were only 3 successful appeals out of 3,478 applications. Countless refugees are still seeking for the new hope of their life. Among various coffee brands in Korea, HireChance has…

5 Promising K-Beauty Startups from NX Second Batch

Beauty startups are rapidly shaping the industry. For example, indie brands, like Glossier, are becoming billion-dollar valuations within only a short time. Therefore, more VCs and cosmetics companies actively invest in beauty startups. The industry is expected to grow by $1 trillion over the next…

Community area in a Korean Coworking Space

Why Entrepreneurs in Seoul Flourish in Coworking Spaces

Up until 2020, more and more co-working spaces in Seoul opened up and many entrepreneurs in Seoul are moved into these spaces. Once COVID-19 hit Korea, many startups in Korea had to leave these coworking spaces and consider remote working. While many startups were able to adapt, many lost out on…

Korean Food Waste Startup Domago

DamoGO has come up with a smart way of reducing food waste in Korea

A social impact startup in Korea is using creativity and technology to reduce food waste in Korea while providing consumers with discounted prices on delicious food. DamoGO is an app that lets consumers in Seoul buy food that was unsold in restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and food stores for a reduced…

Hospitals in Korea for Foreigners

Finding the Right Hospitals in Korea for Foreigners – CloudHospital

Foreigners in Korea might find it difficult to find the right hospital in Korea for their needs. This is because Korea has many different classifications of hospitals. There are hospitals, general hospitals, clinics, and tertiary hospitals (university hospital). Tertiary hospitals have a wide…