korean tech news
In November 2021, Korean tech startup news coverage touched on fields and subjects as diverse as: BTS K-pop group’s moves into NFTs, nonfungible tokens; the country’s steps towards legislation to manage ‘fake news’ issues; the rise of blockchain gaming, and the cryptocurrency that can be earned; and more.
- South Korea: Google to add option for developers to offer alternative billing systems on Android app store, complying with recently-passed legislation
- South Korea: K-pop group BTS joins non-fungible tokens stampede with management company Hybe partnering parent firm of Upbit crypto trading platform
- South Korea: Mathpresso, fast-growing education-tech startup, gains Google as an investor, in part driven by QANDA AI-based learning app for K-12 students
- South Korea: ComeUp 2021 event runs November 17-19
- South Korea: Wemade blockchain gaming firm hits market capitalization of $5BN since launch of MIR4, crypto-earning massively-multiplayer online role-playing game
- South Korea: Collected coverage of the recently-completed Come Up 2021 startup festival, from Korea Tech Desk
- South Korea: A quick look at Wave Company’s ElecSuit, electro-haptic suit combining electronic muscle stimulation with virtual reality for gaming and exercise
- South Korea: A look at proposed ‘fake news’ legislation – a solid step towards combating the issue, or an anti-democratic effort to suppress a free press?
- South Korea: An intro to 10 K-Startup Center startups taking steps into overseas markets in Singapore program
- South Korea’s TheVentures, early-stage startup incubator and VC firm, expands with launch of TheVentures Singapore
- South Korea’s ENPlus to invest $98M in building manufacturing facilities for electric vehicles in the Philippines, seeing market opportunity in jeepney conversion
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