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Seoul Looks to Get Ahead as World Faces ‘New Normal’

Seoul Looks to Get Ahead as World Faces ‘New Normal’

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic plays havoc with small and medium-sized businesses worldwide, the South Korean capital of Seoul is finding creative ways to turn the global health crisis into an opportunity for local startups. In June, the city sent so-called "Seoul...

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In Conversation with Tom Shin

In Conversation with Tom Shin

Bain and Company's Thomas Shin got together with Andy Choi, Dr. Jeffrey Roh  to interact with startups in one of Seoul VC Connect’s five Bootcamp sessions. Operated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and G3 Partners, Seoul VC Connect supports Seoul-based startups in...

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South Korea pivots from conglomerates to startups

South Korea pivots from conglomerates to startups

In the post-COVID era, could Seoul be the next global startup hotspot? Perhaps. San Francisco-based research and policy advisory organization Startup Genome’s authoritative 2020 Global Startup Ecosystem Report placed the South Korean capital 20th overall with an...

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In Conversation with Stephen Lee

In Conversation with Stephen Lee

Stephen Lee, Director of New Ventures at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Asia Pacific sat down with Nathan Millard of G3 Partners to answer startup questions on how investors engage with companies and what startups can do to prepare for their first meeting with...

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Seoul: Firmly Established As Asia’s Hottest Startup Hub

Seoul: Firmly Established As Asia’s Hottest Startup Hub

Tel Aviv, Seattle… Seoul? South Korea’s capital -- perhaps better known for corporate behemoths such as Samsung and Hyundai - is increasingly brought up in conversations about the world’s most promising startup hubs. And perhaps it should. Quietly but surely, the...

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In Conversation with Silicon Valley VC Jay Eum

In Conversation with Silicon Valley VC Jay Eum

Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist, angel investor and startup advisor Jay Eum interacted with startups in one of Seoul VC Connect’s four Bootcamp sessions. Operated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and G3 Partners, Seoul VC Connect supports Seoul-based...

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In Conversation with John Nam

In Conversation with John Nam

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Strong Ventures John Nam interacted with startups in one of Seoul VC Connect’s five Bootcamp sessions. Operated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and G3 Partners, Seoul VC Connect supports Seoul-based startups in their...

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In Conversation with Early Stage Investor Eunse Lee

In Conversation with Early Stage Investor Eunse Lee

Former Managing Director to Techstars Korea Accelerator Eunse Lee sat down with Nathan Millard of G3 Partners to answer startup questions on how to find the best fit when seeking corporate partnerships or investments, how to reach out and prepare for their first...

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OSD Wins Second Place at 2020 StartupCon Battlefield

OSD Wins Second Place at 2020 StartupCon Battlefield

IoT fitness solution provider OneSoftDigm (OSD) took second place at the 2020 StartupCon Battlefield event in Seoul on Thursday. The second place finish came with a USD 20,000 cash prize. A participant in Seoul VC Connect's Batch 2, OSD makes Fitrus, a pocket-sized...

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