Why we expanded our startup to South Korea

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Entrepreneur South Korea startup sceneRegardless of where your startup resides, you should always monitor where else in the world your product is gaining traction.

Why we expanded our startup to South Korea

The Next Web

Regardless of where your startup resides, you should always monitor where else in the world your product is gaining traction. Expanding to a new country can lead to a larger client base, a foothold in another market, more media exposure, and more investors.

US to host South Korea twice in October exhibitions

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women's soccer team will host South Korea in a pair of exhibitions in October CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S.

3 Simple Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From the Historic Meeting Between North and South Korea

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Next step: Donald Trump meets Kim Jong-un this summer.

Mallory Pugh out for 2nd South Korea match

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national team against South Korea on Sunday CHICAGO (AP) — Forward Mallory Pugh has a hamstring injury and won't play for the U.S.

"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. Last year, Samsung shipped 215 million smartphones, about 40 percent of the worldwide total, analysts estimate; this year, it is expected to ship more than 350 million.

VW Korea Fraud


VW Korea what a terrible fraud against the wonderful and ancient environment of South Korea

Olympic Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Says Success Should Not Be Measured This Way

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Mikaela Shiffrinwon another gold inPyeongchang, South Korea. She is not the next Lindsey Vonn. The Inc.

"“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. South Korea is one of the few major markets where Google is not the leading search engine. South Korea Internet tech digital search Naver Google

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

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SparkLabs , an accelerator program in South Korea that is bringing a Silicon Valley-like approach to the Asian country’s startup ecosystem, showcased its second batch of startups to investors at Demo Day today. Asia Entrepreneur News Roundups South Korea startups

Gionta, Wisniewski could be NHL-bound right after Olympics

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The next flights Brian Gionta and James Wisniewski take could land them back in the NHL

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


The top spot belongs to South Korea. This is by no means surprising given the fact that South Korea has: 91% mobile broadband penetration (highest globally).

The entrepreneur’s guide to the South Korean tech ecosystem

The Next Web

Even though some people might have a hard time pointing out South Korea on a map, almost everybody knows South Korean companies like Samsung and LG — but they aren’t the only noteworthy companies in the country.

February inflation rises to 1.4%, back towards the lower end of BOK target, above consensus


A Quick Look At South Korea: February headline inflation rose to 1.4% year-on-year from 1.0% in the previous month, above expectations. While inflation moved back towards the lower end of the BOK target range of 1.5%-2.5%, 2.5%, it was still below the December 2017 figure.

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. China and Russia remain opposed to Thaad as they believe it will destabilize the region, with Beijing considering economic retaliation if South Korea deploys the missile shield.

Macroview: Euro


As you see it is May 10th and the news is already on South Korea and James Comey. With the French elections in the clear America can sit tight.

Jimin Kang wins Symetra Tour event

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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)

Japan: The Economy June 2018


From Mizuho: In the Japan-US summit meeting on April 17-18, issues on North Korea and trade were the main topics. 16 Furthermore, since the FTA renegotiations between the US and South Korea were concluded in favor of the US side, there were increasing concerns within Japan that Japan would be the next target.17 17 The Mainichi Shimbun, “The US-South Korea FTA – Japan feels threatened from pressure,” March 27, 2018.

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Remains of man killed in Korean War being returned to NC

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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)

[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. This compares to Southeast Asia’s 62% and 58% in Australia-New Zealand, yet garnered only 45% in South Korea.

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SparkLabs Unveils $30 Million Seed Fund

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When SparkLabs launched, it was with the goal of nurturing South Korea''s growing start-up community. To date, SparkLabs has invested in 16 start-ups, most of which are in South Korea and founded by people who were born or educated in America.

The Great Winnowing of World Cup & The Startup Ecosystem

Agile VC

Picture I took in 2002 of WC stadium Daegu, South Korea. Those of you who know me are probably aware that I’m a rabid soccer (football) fan.

How To Profit From Bearish Crypto Markets


Additionally, countries like South Korea are implementing strict controls on digital currency trading and domestic brokers are no longer allowed to for accept foreign. The cryptocurrency markets have endured significant volatility in recent months.

Interesting infographic on digital textbooks and education, even.

Mark Birch

No surprise that South Korea is ahead of this trend as it is clear digital readers are the future for education. Interesting infographic on digital textbooks and education, even if it is a bit obvious.

Three Examples of Practical Innovation

Life Beyond Code

This is where Tesco a supermarket in South Korea brings a shopping mall to train stations. Having an insight is to see what everyone else is seeing but notice only what a few will notice. Tweet This. Poster available at Sparktastic ].

Lessons and Impressions from Korea

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Recently, I spent a week in Korea to speak at the World Knowledge Forum in Seoul. My big picture, touristic impressions of Korea: It felt very similar to Japan, which isn’t surprising given the country was ruled by Japan in the early 1900’s.

[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. How important is the Internet to the world’s economy? Plenty, as you can imagine. Consider this: the Internet accounts for 3.4%

The Snap IPO Happened. What Next LA?

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We are the most diverse city in America — perhaps the world — with 200 nationalities, 100 languages and the largest population outside of a home country for 39 nations around the world including Mexico, South Korea, Armenia, the Philippines, Thailand and many others.

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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. The biggest player in South Korea is Money Auction, and the largest P2P lender in Japan is maneo Inc. by Anthony Coundouris , trade finance evangelist for ApexPeak.

Yapert Closes $1.2M Seed Funding

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Based in Hong Kong, he was responsible for China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and the Philippines and was responsible for creating the first telephone/direct mail sales operation for Motorola’s US division.

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? Yesterday was Halloween in the United States where children dress up and try to scare people as they “trick-or-treat” for candy.

[Infographic] Economy And Education: How America Is Falling Behind


Already the top performers in education are in Asia – Shanghai and Hong Kong leads the way, followed by Singapore, South Korea, and Japan.

Why It’s OK to Show Your Anger

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 —  @realdonaldtrump He’s a Foreign Policy Idiot He has said that he thinks non-nuclear countries should have their own nuclear weapons and specifically said he has no problem if South Korea, Japan and Saudi Arabia go nuclear.

Why Acceptance of Failure is Critical to Startup Success

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This came to mind a couple of years ago when I had the chance to sit down with the president of South Korea and she asked a small gathering of 19 tech & business leaders for opinions about how to make the Korean economy more “creative.”

Ticketbis, An Online Event Ticket Trading Platform


The company then started its international expansion, and today has presence in 15 countries around the world in especially in Latin-speaking countries (which isn’t a surprise considering its Spain roots), but also covers parts of Asia including Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore.

Entrepreneurs Should Think More Like Athletes

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Read on for his thoughts on fostering entrepreurship abroad, what makes America special, and why Seoul, South Korea is a city to watch. I''m really impressed with what''s going on in South Korea right now.

[ADV] Boodmo – Online Catalog For Buying Car Spare Parts


They import auto-related items from Japan, Europe, UAE, USA, South Korea, and China. Boodmo.com is India’s largest online company which provides a suitable marketing platform for people looking to purchase auto parts.

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


For years I’ve studied the cultures in 10 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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Indian Government Taking a Look at Bitcoin and Crypto-Currencies

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

These are the very issues currently being raised by government officials in South Korea and China. In late 2016, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetization of certain currencies being used in his country. He cited his reason for doing this involved attempts to curb the effects of fake or black currency, crime and corruption on his country’s flourishing economy.

The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups

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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. What makes America great, as I told the president of South Korea, is our willingness to accept failure.