Author Andy Tebay


Andy has lived in Korea since 2007 and is the Global Editor for VentureSquare.

English VR/AR Demoday at Gwanggyo Hub

The Gyeonggi Content Agency is seeing out 2016 with a VR and AR Demoday for its end of year party in Gwanggyo. Six companies, including three that are already part of Gyanggyo’s hub, will present their pitches and carry out investment workshops with industry experts.…

English 3billion to launch rare disease screening service early next year

Yesterday healthcare accelerator Digital Healthcare Partners announced that it would be providing seed funding for 3billion, a Korean startup specializing in rare disease screening through human genome sequencing. 3billion is a spin-off of Macrogen, an international leader in DNA sequencing, and is developing a rare disease…

English Healthcare startup Databank Systems makes hospital visits easy

Healthcare startup Databank Systems launched its smartphone service ‘M-Care’ at Hanyang University Guri Hospital today, making it easier for patients to deal with bookings and payments during hospital visits. M-Care was developed as a solution to the complicated and cumbersome process patients go through when…

스타트업 인 코리아 (영문) News in Brief: “Delivery People” Partners up with Naver

Food delivery application “Baedalui Minjok“(Delivery People) has joined hands with Naver. Korea’s most popular portal site and the successful food delivery service which was created by the startup Woowa Bros. signed an MOU earlier today to collaborate in developing a new business model together.   The two companies agreed to cooperate and seek out new business models in […]

스타트업 인 코리아 (영문) Formation 8 Day in Seoul

Venture capital firm Formation 8 Partners kicked off “Formation 8 Day in Seoul” recently at Cheongdam’s CGV theatre and introduced its investment portfolio while expressing its desire to work closer with Korea. Formation 8 Partners was founded by five partners including recognized top Silicon Valley investors Joe Lonsdale, Jim Kim and Brian Koo. The global […]

스타트업 인 코리아 (영문) Collaborative Fund Gets Behind Seoul City’s SOCAR

Seoul City recently announced that its car sharing firm Socar had successfully attracted funding from leading emerging technologies fund, Collaborative Fund. Collaborative Fund supports emerging technologies and focuses on the sharing of resources and technology. The fund already has investments in many global companies leading the shared economy industry including Kickstarter, Skillshare, Taskrabbit, Codeacademy and Getable. Socar […]

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