Author Eddie Cho


A tech enthusiast with all things UX, web and design, Eddie Cho is the international editor for VentureSquare. When he's not busy chasing down startups in Korea, Eddie enjoys eating fried chicken, filming movies, and hanging out at Itaewon or Hongdae. He's also training to become the next Hokage.

뉴스콘텐츠 MOLIT developing ‘Innovation Cluster’ in Pangyo

Molit(Minister of land, infrastructure, transport) announced plans to build a new community to attract software enterprises in an effort to expand the current tech community. The minister of Molit described the new construction as “an urban, high tech industrial valley.” The new area will constructed…

English Mobile power nation Japan rises again

Japan’s mobile app market is rapidly growing. According to mobile analysis enterprise App Annie, Japan developed the biggest mobile app market, beating the US in the world from October 2013. Japan’s rapid startup growth has been remarkable, especially in mobile gaming. Japan’s smartphone app…

뉴스&트렌드 Is Xiaomi really worth $46 Billion?

Two days ago, smartphone company Xiaomi raised a mind-blowing $1.1billion in funding. According to the company, that puts Xiaomi’s overall valuation at $45 billion. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun confirmed the speculation in a post on Weibo. The Wall Street Journal has previously reported that the…

뉴스콘텐츠 SparkLabs Global invests $600,000 into MangoPlate

SparkLabs Global announced a $600,000 investment into Seoul-based restaurant discovery startup MangoPlate. MangoPlate is a search and discovery app for both iOS and Android that helps people find restaurants based on location, recommendations, and food type. Currently, MangoPlate has over 200,000 restaurants in its database and…

스타트업 인 코리아 (영문) Six startups to watch out for in 2015

On Thursday, Digital Entertainment Ventures (DEV) Korea hosted a demo day, showcasing the fruits of 8 startup teams who attended their acceleration program. Each team demonstrated and showcased their startup products and services after returning from a month-long acceleration program in New York, focusing on…

이벤트 How to succeed in China – by two powerful founders

At Startup Nations Summit 2014, Pete Lau of OnePlus and Aihua Huang from Sungy Mobile shared some personal accounts of their respective startup journey in China, as well as thoughts on the Korean startup community. SNS2014: CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON IN ASIA panel, led by…

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