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.… Read More

South Korea’s startup scene finally looks ready to go international. The Korean government is extending Korea’s international reach in startup circles through initiatives like its fintech bridge with the UK. It’s also encouraging international startups to enter Korea through programs like K-Startup Grand Challenge. Seoul city government is also out to attract globally minded entrepreneurs and has… Read More

(Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images) While the worst was expected for South Korea’s startup scene in 2016, we found that it wasn’t so bad at all, especially for the already strong brands like cosmetics startup Memebox and food delivery startup Woowa Brothers, which found fresh funding. Rising startups like Memebox and Woowa Brothers (creators of… Read More

  Korea has become one of Asia’s most important startup hubs. Here is a detailed look at the movers and shakers, support systems, investors and top performing startups in 2017. Compiled by the industry insiders at G3 Partners, we layer analysis on top of facts, stats and lists. • New investment funds for 2017 •… Read More

(Seoul, Korea – Nov. 30, 2016) Batch one of the K-Startup Grand Challenge, the Korean government’s massively popular acceleration program for foreign startups, culminated Tuesday in a marathon demo day, where judges selected the top 20 startups to receive additional funding and support. “This was our first acceleration program bringing international startups to Korea and… Read More

Forty startups from around the world are packing their bags to begin a three-month acceleration program in Korea. Known as the K-Startup Grand Challenge, this program is part of Korea’s bid to diversify its startup ecosystem, and is sponsored by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, along with several of the country’s largest… Read More