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Why we expanded our startup to South Korea

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Entrepreneur South Korea startup sceneSo when your later stage startup is ready to expand, where should you go?

My First Trip to South Korea

Austin Startup

My first time to Asia, specifically South Korea, happened two days after Thanksgiving. culture travel wisdom startup korea

"Samsung’s sales are equal to about one-quarter of South Korea’s economic output. Samsung."

Mark Birch

“ Samsung’s sales are equal to about one-quarter of South Korea’s economic output. Samsung Electronics, the flagship, posted $190 billion in sales last year — about the same sales as Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Facebook combined. tech electronics Samsung conglomerate

Korean accelerator SparkLabs showcases social and e-commerce startups at its second Demo Day

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Asia Entrepreneur News Roundups South Korea startups It recently moved to a registration-based service with a new “Timeline” feature.

China Trending Upward For Fortune 500 Companies via MWI No.

Mark Birch

No surprises here but it is interesting to take note of South Korea’s rise. Fortune 500 business China South Korea Asia

Why Acceptance of Failure is Critical to Startup Success

Both Sides of the Table

I talk about failure a lot because I think it can be tremendously instructive and I think that success without failure often masks underlying lessons.

[Infographic] How The Digital World Fuels The Physical Economy


But India, China and South Korea are poised to take larger slices of the Internet pie with the largest growth in the global web ecosystem.

"“It’s ironic, in a country that is widely recognized for its advanced digital infrastructure, that."

Mark Birch

“ “It’s ironic, in a country that is widely recognized for its advanced digital infrastructure, that there are so many restrictions on the Internet in Korea,” said Kim Keechang, a law professor at Korea University who is writing a book on Internet regulation in South Korea. Now it is starting to make sense.

SparkLabs Unveils $30 Million Seed Fund

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When SparkLabs launched, it was with the goal of nurturing South Korea''s growing start-up community. said Moon in the press release.

And Then They Came for Me …

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The fact that he called on nations like South Korea or Saudi Arabia to have their own nuclear weapons? Racism is disqualifying. I agree!

8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia


By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D., Because only then can they create lasting relationships that make prosperity and profitability possible. In the U.S.,

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Does Alternative Finance Exist In Singapore And Hong Kong?


In Asia Pacific, the volumes in alternative finance have come from South Korea and China. link]. Grant Thornton. link].

The Returnees: Why U.S. Entrepreneurs are Going Back to Korea

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Born in South Korea, Shin moved to suburban Washington, D.C., Ticket Monster is based in Seoul, South Korea. investors.

The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups

Both Sides of the Table

I was fortunate enough recently to be invited to a private sitting with the president of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, along with 18 other entrepreneurs.

While South Korea Named As Top Tech Market, Nordics Remain The Land Of Promise For Startups


The top spot belongs to South Korea. ITU is the UN agency for information and telecommunications technologies. fixed mobile penetration.

Founders on a Mission

K9 Ventures

Sooinn had over a decade of experience working in the game industry in South Korea. She is Asian (South Korean).

Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

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Liberia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Trinidad, Brazil, Kosovo, Slovenia, Denmark, Jamaica, South Korea, Norway, Poland & Croatia.

Why It’s OK to Show Your Anger

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Collectively we have a voice. If we stand together and make it heard it can have an impact. We must vote anyways. Why does it matter? He is Racist.

Welcoming the Newest Partner to Upfront Ventures

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Today is amongst the proudest days I’ve had at Upfront Ventures — getting the chance to announce that Kevin Zhang has been promoted to Partner.


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I was at a private meeting with 20 people and the president of South Korea and she was asking us what we thought made the US tech ecosystem so great. She said that Korea really wants to build a “creative economy” and that understanding why the US is so innovative was important to her. Failure. It smells.

International Do’s and Don’ts For the Traveling Entrepreneur

Up and Running

The infamous handshake between Bill Gates and South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Doing business on an international scale is very exciting.

Jack Nicklaus Course Picked to Thwart North Korean Missiles


Chad By Kanga Kong (Bloomberg) -- A Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in South Korea was picked Friday as the new site for a U.S. The missile defense system will now be located nearby at the Lotte Group’s Skyhill Country Club, according to South Korea’s Defense Ministry. golf Golf course Jack Nicklaus Korea North Korea

11 cities in 3 months: The highs and lows of digital nomad lifestyle

Seoul, South Korea (Jan 11th → Jan 18th). April 2014 - May 2014: Cape Town, South Africa. I love Asia. ScienceDaily.

International Expansion: How Video Streaming Can Aid Your Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

This is due to the current popularity of Asia as an outsourcing destination, which has resulted in positive economic benefits for the various economies in the region, particularly China, Taiwan, South Korea, India, and the Philippines. Over the past few years, consumer spending has significantly decreased within the markets of the U.S.,

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4 Global Innovations You Need to See Now

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A Smart Wristwatch For The Hard Of Hearing scs1000 moneual, South Korea Moneual, an electronics manufacturer, has a new take on the smart watch.

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Cincinnati, NEO HQ, 3700 Park 42 Dr Cleveland Columbus Oklahoma: Tulsa Pennsylvania: Lititz Philadelphia Puerto Rico: San Juan South Dakota: Sioux Falls Texas: Austin: Tech Ranch Austin, 9111 Jollyville Rd. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3.

Does America Have the Best Start-Up Culture?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Australia, Canada, South Korea, and the United Kingdom rounded out the list, which surveyed 1,500 entrepreneurs worldwide. What the U.S.

Cities Built Around Airports (and China Fact of the Day)

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China is building 100 new airports by 2020. By the time that’s all done, 1.5 billion Chinese will live within 90 minutes of an airport. That's from this review of the forthcoming book Aerotroplis: The Way We'll Live Next , which looks interesting. Yes, the vast bulk of trade still goes by sea, but already one-third of its value travels by air.

[Asia] Asian Attitudes Towards Creativity And Education Differ: Adobe Study


That number is 66% in India and 62% in Southeast Asia but only 53% in Greater China and 50% in South Korea. The APAC average is 54%.

Top 25 Technology Blogs In 2016 You Need To Follow

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He is an award-winning biology and technology teacher from Kansas who spent time teaching in South Korea and Colombia as well.

The Dawn of Global Entrepreneurship

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In South Korea, President Park Geun-hye is pursuing a “creative policy” program to encourage a more entrepreneurial culture to take root.

Growing Smaller: How Smaller Retailers Are Thinking Beyond Fashion Weeks For #fashion To Compete


by Raj Subramaniam, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, FedEx Services. So what is driving their success?

Jimin Kang wins Symetra Tour event

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — South Korea's Jimin Kang won the Mission Health Wellness Classic on Sunday for her fourth career Symetra Tour title and first since 2004 ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Collective vs. Individual Action

Growthink Blog

Well how about Mexico, Brazil and South Korea all growing faster than 4%? GNP growth, after averaging 3.6% But it is going to be okay.

Beta Family embraces new iOS testing workflows


There comes a point in every app''s teenage years where you need testers to refine your product, but where do you go?

Why haven’t European investors fully accepted the ‘failure is good’ mentality yet?

The Next Web

Andrea Francis is a growth-hacking oriented marketer who loves to work with startups. Is it attitude or is it money? Don’t risk it! They know better.

Remains of man killed in Korean War being returned to NC

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A Winston-Salem man has learned that the remains of his brother have been found and are being returned from South Korea, where he disappeared in 1951 during the Korean War WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)

Why Do We Expect So Little of Our Youth?

Mark Birch

Take this gem for example: It’s true that students in Finland, South Korea and Canada score better on mathematics tests.

Two (very different, but very true) signs that games are MASSIVE

Jeff Hilimire

As well as backbreaking mining toil, he carved chopsticks and toothpicks out of planks of wood until his hands were raw and assembled car seat covers that the prison exported to South Korea and Japan. I spend a lot of time these days studying the gaming industry. And I actively keep up with trends in the space. Scary. Send to Kindle.

5 Singapore Industries In Which To Get Rich


by Rhys Arkins, founder of Key Location. Some seem to be inherently lucrative in all countries, but may wax and wane over time. Finance. Property.