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English Saving privacy under pressure

Daum KakaoTalk, one of Korea’s most popular messenger services, has been in active damage control mode in light of presidential demands and government requests. In an effort to quell presidential rumors and insults, South Korean President Geun-Hye Park had called for increased monitoring of the…

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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 […]

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스타트업 인 코리아 (영문) GlossyBox Korea Turns Two Years Old

GlossyBox, the first subscription commerce company to hit Asia, has turned two years old. The service offers five different samples to members every month for a minimal fee. Since GlossyBox started, over 100 other subscription commerce companies have popped up in various industries including cosmetics,…

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