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Unusual Businesses Emerge amid Pandemic

Unusual Businesses Emerge amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — New services are taking care of ‘cumbersome tasks’ on behalf of those who want to stay indoors following the coronavirus outbreak. Fitco introduced a service in November that comes up with various recommendations on fashion, picked by professional stylists based on the ‘Style Quiz’ questionnaire that asks customers some [...]

Naver Makes String of Investments in Startups to Strengthen Online Shopping Business

Naver Makes String of Investments in Startups to Strengthen Online Shopping Business

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean technology giant Naver Corp. made a series of investments in four local startups this month as part of efforts to strengthen its online shopping business. Early this month, Naver invested 10 billion won (US$8.71 million) in online meat distribution startup Jeongyookgak. This investment cleared the way for [...]

LNG-powered Ship Helps Foster Startups

LNG-powered Ship Helps Foster Startups

INCHEON, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Eco Nuri, the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ship in Asia which has been operated by the Incheon Port Authority since 2013, is supporting the cultivation of domestic startups. The LNG-powered ship that was introduced in July 2013 as a guide ship for the port of Incheon has accommodated [...]

AB InBev 100+ Accelerator Partners with The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive and Unilever for Sustainable Startup Innovation

AB InBev 100+ Accelerator Partners with The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive and Unilever for Sustainable Startup Innovation

NEW YORK, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company and Unilever have joined the Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) 100+ Accelerator to fund and pilot sustainable innovation in supply chains. Launched in 2018, the 100+ Accelerator is a global incubator program that works to solve supply chain challenges across water stewardship, circular [...]

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

HONG KONG SAR, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) - How important is experience in entrepreneurial success? If you take a look at the world’s most successful businesspeople, the anecdotal evidence would point to the negative. Consider that Bill Gates didn’t have any experience running a business before Microsoft, and neither did Steve Jobs before co-founding Apple. Fast forward [...]