Korea

Korean Gaming Scene Sees Major Capital Injection

It seems like every day that another gaming company is receiving a 100-million-dollar capital injection from a major tech overlord or private investor. Korea’s Long, Booming Relationship with Gaming The amount of investment that is piling into the Korean gaming

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Korea Opens First Blockchain Cafe

Korea is the land of coffee shops. Just walk down any street in Seoul and you’ll find a huge selection of cafes- racoon cafes, book cafes and nap cafes, to name but a few. However, the newest and most innovative

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Korean Government to Invest in Blockchain Technology

The world has been eagerly awaiting news of the Korean government regulating their blockchain technology and cryptocurrency guidelines. Experts have now stated that it should only be a matter of time before this happens. For onlookers, there has been a

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South Korea: Regulation on Crypto Exchanges Becomes “Urgent”

After several hacks for the past few months and an audit from the Korean Blockchain Association (KBA) conducted at the beginning of July, the Korean Financial Services Commission urges local legislators to intervene as soon as possible. “Exchanges are not

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Asian Blockchain Based Social Media Platform Runs Hackathon in Israel

Blockchain-based social media startup Foresting, have announced that they’ve formed a strategic business agreement (MOU) with Israeli video sharing platform, Viewo. As well as enjoying a shared knowledge pool and more progression, the two companies will be hosting a Foresting

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Korean Startup Cubroid: Opening Up a World Through Robots

A few years ago, we could only see robots speaking in Sci-Fi movies. It was regarded as a far-fetched future story that robots would be a part of our lives. However, the world is starting to change and it is

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13 Most Promising Blockchain Startups in Korea

Blockchain is a bit of a divided subject in Korea. With a few national controversies hitting the headlines such the controversial ban on ICOs and two crypto exchange hacks in as many weeks, you’d be forgiven for thinking that this

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Korean Startups Competing at Runway to RISE

Runway to RISE Seoul Pitch Competition will be hosted by 500v2 at Google’s Campus Seoul on June 14th. The Korean startups competing have been announced. This will be the first time RISE has come to Seoul. Runway to RISE travels to 8

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Seoul Mayor Pledges his Support for Blockchain Development

A lot will change for the Blockchain ecosystem in Korea after the elections on June 13th.  Depending on who gets elected or re-elected, there is a legit chance that ICOs will be back in Korea.  The public is behind the

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Will a Korean EOS Block Producer Make the Cut?

If you thought the U.S. elections were heated, wait until you see the battle between EOS Block Producer candidates in the coming weeks.  It is one of the hottest topics in the cryptocurrency space as the voting for the 21

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