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Samsung NEXT (Formerly Samsung Global Innovation Center) Announces $150M Fund to Expand Global Support of Early Stage Startups in Emerging Tech

Samsung NEXT (Formerly Samsung Global Innovation Center) Announces $150M Fund to Expand Global Support of Early Stage Startups in Emerging Tech

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung NEXT (formerly Samsung Global Innovation Center) today announced at CES the creation of the Samsung NEXT Fund, a $150 million venture capital investment fund, to increase Samsung’s global support of early stage startups pursuing advanced software and services innovation. The Fund enables Samsung NEXT to build upon [...]

Highway Rest Stops Incubators for Young Entrepreneurs

Highway Rest Stops Incubators for Young Entrepreneurs

WONJU, South Korea, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) – As most highway rest areas in Korea offer a great variety of eateries, they are becoming the perfect place for young entrepreneurs to start their businesses, just like an ‘incubator’. The Korea Expressway Corporation’s Gangwon Regional Headquarters announced on Tuesday, July 5, that it is holding a contest [...]

How Can You Change Your Organization: Pick President through Elections

How Can You Change Your Organization: Pick President through Elections

SEOUL, Korea, Oct 31 (Korea Bizwire) – There are many clichés about change: “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, but the one most responsive to change” or “The only thing constant in life is change.” It seems some Korean companies are taking these lessons to heart and indeed try hard to change. [...]

What to Do with Young People Quitting Early to Make It on Their Own?

What to Do with Young People Quitting Early to Make It on Their Own?

SEOUL, Korea, Oct 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The turnover rate for office workers is quickly on the rise. According to data published by the Korea Employers Federation last year, the percentage of newly hired workers with college degrees to quit within one year of employment has shot up to 23.6 percent from 15.7 percent in [...]