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Workplace Options Announces Investment from WindRose Health Investors to Expand Employee Wellbeing Resources Globally

Workplace Options Announces Investment from WindRose Health Investors to Expand Employee Wellbeing Resources Globally

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Workplace Options (WPO), a leading independent wellbeing provider headquartered in Raleigh, NC, announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement with WindRose Health Investors, LLC, (“WindRose”) a private equity firm specializing in healthcare. Workplace Options is responsible for the emotional, practical, and physical wellbeing support of more [...]

‘Zero Data’ Leader CitizenMe Raises $2m to ‘Fix the Internet’

‘Zero Data’ Leader CitizenMe Raises $2m to ‘Fix the Internet’

LONDON, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — CitizenMe has announced an investment of $2 million in a round led by the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund, and managed by Mercia, with participation from 1818 Venture Capital. The money will fund its mission to “fix the internet”. CitizenMe leads the category with [...]

Kakao Entertainment Invests 12 bln Won in Netmarble’s Metaverse Entertainment

Kakao Entertainment Invests 12 bln Won in Netmarble’s Metaverse Entertainment

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Entertainment, an entertainment arm of tech giant Kakao Corp., said Monday it will participate in Metaverse Entertainment, a subsidiary of game developer Netmarble F&C Inc., as a strategic investor. The company will acquire 80,000 new shares for 12 billion won (US$10.2 million) through a third party allotment in [...]

Netflix Says its Investment Has Created Economic Effect Worth 5.6 tln Won in S. Korea

Netflix Says its Investment Has Created Economic Effect Worth 5.6 tln Won in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. streaming giant Netflix said Wednesday that its Korean investment over the past five years has led to an economic effect worth 5.6 trillion won (US$4.7 billion) in South Korea’s entertainment-related industry. In an online event titled “Netflix Partner Day,” the company said it has injected 770 billion won [...]