Korea has been in the news for the wrong reasons. President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment trial has started. The country’s top business leaders were summoned for questioning on corruption.

Still, Korea can be a land of opportunity. Korea has a homogenous population, and about 50 percent of the population lives in Seoul. Trends can spread rapidly.

It’s also easy for tech startups to monetize in South Korea. According to the Pew Research Center, 94 percent of South Korean adults use the internet or own a smartphone. Disposable income is growing. Koreans are used to spending money in mobile apps.

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