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Seoul Startups has reported on the tech hype in Korea with a bite-sized weekly newsletter straight to your inbox. We’ve had a lot of fun writing this n…
Blind, a community platform enabling professionals to anonymously communicate in private company channels, is raising $37 million in a Series C round f…
Naver spent 6 years developing Whale from scratch. Built on Chromium, Google's own open source project, Whale functions sort of like Chrome but its use…
Kakao Pay is set to become the first mobile-only fintech platform on the KOSPI. With over 35 million users, the company is estimated to be worth $10 bi…
A global semiconductor supply chain crisis. Between goofy projections for demand, natural disasters hampering production, and rapid digitalization incl…
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Retail giant Lotte is acquiring Joongganara, Korea’s largest online ‘reseller’ platform, for $100 million. The deal comes just days after Shinsegae’s E…