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Life in Seoul, South Korea After COVID 19 – What to Expect

When you talk down the streets of Gangnam or anywhere else in South Korea, you will notice that everyone is wearing a mask. When you go into any office building, co-working space, department store, or Universities, there will be someone in front of the entrances with a heat scanning camera. Coffee…

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Adriel – An AI Digital Advertising Platform that Helps Businesses Scale

AI/SaaS startup Adriel has developed an AI digital advertising platform that helps startups and SMEs run multiple ad campaigns in one single platform. It is an automated marketing agency for small businesses and startups. Businesses can create and run ads in minutes. They do not need to worry about…

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A Complete List of Coworking Spaces in Seoul – Best of 2021

Coworking spaces in Seoul, South Korea have really taken off since WeWork came to Korea. The reason for this growth is because these coworking spaces in Seoul are not just getting filled by startups but also traditional Korean companies. The high cost of working in Seoul (especially Gangnam) and…

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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%.…

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How Coupang Continues to Succeed Despite Being Unprofitable

Many investors, mentors, and advisors in Korea will tell you that sales/profits are everything for a startup. Turning a profit shows that you have succeeded and it is what every business should strive for. Or is it? Most businesses exist to make money, so why is it that some of the biggest…

Sustainability Startups in Korea

How Korean startups want to create a more sustainable future

Korea is a country that is committed to growing a sustainable environment. Former president Lee Myung Bak was the first to address the nation’s environmental development. "If we make up our minds before others and take action, we will be able to lead green growth and take the initiative in creating…