In 2017 Korea hosts its second annual, fully supported acceleration program, the K-Startup Grand Challenge. Following last year’s success, the program has been expanded to invite 50 high-potential startups from around the world to accelerate in Korea for four months.… Read More


Hi Everyone!  Just for a quick recap, we create awesome sound experiences for the audience at events. In August, we were selected within the Top 40 at K-Startup Grand Challenge. Since then, we have been working closely with Ministry of Science and Technology, South Korea & Actner Labs (an accelerator in Korea) for realizing SoundRex in… Read More


Malaysia startup YouthsToday.com has bagged $33,719 (MYR150,000) in grants and investments at the K-Startup Grand Challenge — an acceleration program for foreign startups by the Korean government. The local startup, which is a portfolio company of venture capital firm Gobi Partners, connects students to corporate sponsors for events. Valued at more than $1 million, they… 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


  Innovation is more than creating something new from scratch. Sometimes it is finding a new and surprising way to repurpose existing technology in a way that nobody else has thought to try before, adding your own twist to the application. This is what Dov-E has succeeded in doing with sound, taking ultrasonic sound waves… 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