Five beauty and kids tech startups have graduated from Samsung's in-house incubator program, C-Lab, and become independent companies.
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South Korea plans to invest $300 million this year in biotech, with the aim to become the producer of at least five global products by 2017.
Average life expectancy is rising every year worldwide and Korean start-up Genoplan says it wants your spit to collect valuable data from Asia to help cure diseases.
Taxi service Uber is quickly being embroiled in legal limbo in South Korea as the state and city government have both filed criminal suits against the company for breaking local laws.
Samsung has launched a program called Creative Square that plans to find and help startup and designers in mobile.
Samsung will provide its IT manufacturing know-how to over 1,000 businesses in recession-hit South Korea as part of a joint program with the government to increase the competence of startups and SMBs.
Armed with a bagful of patents and the experience of adding his Aulu Z technology to a Huawei device, HiDeep CEO Brian Ko expects 3D Touch to arrive on many smartphones this year.
The multinational conglomerate is building a 130,000 square metre campus for the Daegu Center for Creative Economy & Innovation, the first of 17 new startup accelerator centres in South Korea.
A pillar of South Korea's startup scene, known for his successful angel investments in multiple startups, has been arrested over charges of defrauding the government and companies.
Any startups in Korea will be eligible to use meeting rooms and facilities at SK Telecom's Seoul campus when registrations open at the end of April.