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Make-to-Order Strategy Gains Popularity Among IT Startups

Make-to-Order Strategy Gains Popularity Among IT Startups

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) — More businesses in the IT and startup industry are opting to check consumer demand first before manufacturing products and services as the number of active consumers is on the increase. This way, businesses can effectively reduce the risk of failure and minimize opportunity costs. Class 101, an online education [...]

War Against Virus Helps Korean Startups Shine

War Against Virus Helps Korean Startups Shine

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — While the novel coronavirus outbreak is spreading at a rapid pace in Korea, Korean startup firms are also seeing their own technologies shine. Vodacom, a startup specializing in telecommunication platforms, decided to provide its “Video Help Me” (Videohelp.me) service free of charge until May for public institutions, small and [...]

Vacant Land Near Expressways to be Used for Agricultural Startups

Vacant Land Near Expressways to be Used for Agricultural Startups

DAEJEON, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Young South Koreans are pioneering the use of vacant land near expressways to start agricultural businesses. The Korea Expressway Corp. (KEC) will distribute 3,800㎡ of land near Daejeon Southern Ring Expressway’s Annyeong Tollgate to student members of the Agricultural Startup Committee at Chungnam National University to develop agricultural startups. [...]

Startups Thank Chamber of Commerce Chief for Support

Startups Thank Chamber of Commerce Chief for Support

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean business executive who has been actively working for startups in the financial sector that have been trying to navigate murky regulations is gaining praise from the industry. Recently, Kim Sung-joon, CEO of startup Lendit, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lender, said on SNS that “A major incident has [...]

Colliers Proptech Accelerator Powered by Techstars Welcomes Class of 2019 Startups

Colliers Proptech Accelerator Powered by Techstars Welcomes Class of 2019 Startups

TORONTO, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Colliers International (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) announced today its Class of 2019 proptech startups taking part in the Colliers Proptech Accelerator Powered by Techstars. As the first truly global initiative of its kind, this groundbreaking program highlights our commitment to targeted innovation and our belief that strategic investments in [...]

Seoul to Massively Cultivate Startup Workforce

Seoul to Massively Cultivate Startup Workforce

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government will nurture 10,000 workers to prepare them for the fourth industrial revolution and to combat unemployment through startups, Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said Thursday. “We will work with the central government and operate an ‘Innovation Academy’ in November to train 2,000 youngsters who will play [...]