“If we want to stop distracted driving, we have to eliminate the need for people to actually look at the screens on their phones,” says PK Mishra. That’s why his startup came up with a rotary dial which, paired over Bluetooth with its app, allows drivers to attend to what’s happening on their phones without… Read More


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


  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