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Ant Financial Hosts Technology Conference in Silicon Valley

Ant Financial Hosts Technology Conference in Silicon Valley

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Ant Financial today hosted the Ant Technology Exploration Conference (ATEC) in Silicon Valley, bringing together global partners and technology leaders to explore new innovations and technologies that further Ant Financial’s mission of bringing the world equal opportunities. This was the first ATEC held outside of China, following [...]

Suzhou Industrial Park Targets Silicon Valley for Chinese Talent

Suzhou Industrial Park Targets Silicon Valley for Chinese Talent

SUZHOU, China, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — In its ongoing battle to attract the best and stay ahead of the rest, Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) is setting its sights on the cream of overseas Chinese talent in Silicon Valley. SIP executives have been targeting attendees at a top artificial intelligence (AI) industry event, the Intelligent [...]

Gov’t to Set Up 500 bln Won Fund for Venture Startup Failures

Gov’t to Set Up 500 bln Won Fund for Venture Startup Failures

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to raise 500 billion won (US$447.5 million) in funds to help entrepreneurs at venture startups restart business when they fail, officials said Thursday. In South Korea, a failure in a venture startup often leads to ruin, prompting young entrepreneurs to shun risk-taking, which has been cited [...]

Silicon Valley Flashmobs Promote Dokdo Day

Silicon Valley Flashmobs Promote Dokdo Day

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – To celebrate Dokdo Day on October 25, numerous flashmobs were held in Silicon Valley, California, calling for Dokdo to be officially recognized as Korean territory. Local Korean residents’ organizations including the Association of Korean residents in Silicon Valley (svkorean.org) held a flashmob celebrating Dokdo Day in front of the [...]

Confirmed Speakers Announced for GMIC SV 2014 – Silicon Valley’s Largest Mobile Internet Conference

Confirmed Speakers Announced for GMIC SV 2014 – Silicon Valley’s Largest Mobile Internet Conference

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – GWC Inc. today announced the latest round of speakers for its third annual Global Mobile Internet Conference Silicon Valley 2014 (GMIC SV) taking place December 1-3 at Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, CA. GMIC SV is the largest mobile Internet conference in Silicon Valley hosting mobile [...]

[In-depth] SK Group Announces Blueprint to Transform Daejeon into a Silicon Valley

[In-depth] SK Group Announces Blueprint to Transform Daejeon into a Silicon Valley

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Group will invest more than 90 billion won (US$83.8 million) in the cities of Daejeon and Sejong to transform the areas into a Silicon Valley-like tech hotbed. The group announced its plan on October 10 in a ceremony to launch the Daejeon Creative Economy Innovation Center in which the President [...]

K-TECH 2014 Brings Korea’s Cutting-Edge Innovations in IoT to Silicon Valley

K-TECH 2014 Brings Korea’s Cutting-Edge Innovations in IoT to Silicon Valley

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sep. 16 (Korea Bizwire) –The third annual K-TECH Silicon Valley technology conference is bringing together corporate leaders, investors and entrepreneurs from around the globe to explore the Internet of Things’ (IoT) cutting-edge innovations from Korea. K-TECH 2014 is taking place on September 24-25 in Santa Clara, California. “Here at Qualcomm we are [...]

San José Implements Intel Technology for a Smarter City

San José Implements Intel Technology for a Smarter City

SAN JOSE, Calif. June 11, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–The city of San José and Intel Corporation are collaborating on a  public-private partnership to further the city’s “Green Vision”  goals. The project, known as Smart Cities USA, is expected to help drive  San José’s economic growth, foster 25,000 clean-tech jobs, create  environmental sustainability and enhance the quality of [...]