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Smartphone Use in Korea is Getting Out of Hand and Hurting Koreans

Smartphone use is increasing everywhere in the world.  However, smartphone use in Korea is increasing at an alarming rate. South Korea ranks at the top for smartphone ownership at 95%. The other 5% have a mobile phone. Therefore in South Korea, smartphone or mobile phone ownership is at 100%.…

Batoners E-Books for the Visually Impaired

Batoners Creates Technology to help the Visually Impaired Read E-Books

Batoners is one of the most innovative startups in Korea that is addressing meaningful social issues by developing technologies and services for children, the disabled, and the underprivileged. The startup has created social impact products such as E-Books for the visually impaired. They offer a…

NextRise 2021

NextRise – Global Startup Conference in Seoul – Complete Review

The Korean government is taking an active role in trying to grow the Korean startup ecosystem. The NextRise 2020 Seoul is a global startup conference and exhibition to connect Korean startups with the global startup ecosystem. After a successful NextRise 2019, NextRise 2020 continued its quest to…

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    Sustainable Education in Africa with Solar Cow by YOLK

    Education is very important for any society that is looking to make progress. While Education is widely available in many regions, in Africa it is not always the case. UNICEF reports that close to 50% of Africa’s population is under 18 years of age. This means that Africa's child population will…

    Semiconductor Industry – China vs the US vs South Korea vs Taiwan

    South Korea's technology industry has been growing for decades now. They are already one of the leaders when it comes to smartphone technology thanks to Samsung and LG. A major reason for this is that South Korea is one of the top manufacturers of semiconductors thanks to Samsung Electronics and SK…

    10 Cybersecurity Startups in Korea to Watch in 2022

    Korean startups in the cybersecurity sector have been coming out with products and services for many years now. The demand now is higher than ever before and you can see this in the fact that South Korea has a major shortage of experienced cybersecurity professionals to fill open positions. The…