With the recent BeLaunch conference in South Korea, lots of opportunities to highlight or showcase new solutions, government policies, funding opportunities and more.
- South Korea borrows Silicon Valley startup lessons, Seattle Times: With garage startup mentalities, more students in South Korea are starting to work on their own ideas before any type of official schooling.
- No Slowdown in South Korea’s Startup Scene, Wall Street Journal: Increasing from ~15,000 startups in 2008 to over 28,000 in 2012.
- South Korea to open new stock market to foster startups, Las Vegas Sun: Seeking an alternative to traditional bank loans, the exchange will be open for companies having a minimal value of 300 million won or $265,000 USD.
- South Korea plans tax incentives for R&D, tech startups, ZDNet: This includes tax deductions for smaller startup type investments, raising deduction limits on annual earnings, more tax breaks for companies three years or younger and tax incentives.
- These Are the 20 Startups Doing Battle at Korea’s beLAUNCH 2013, Yahoo News: A review of some of the new ideas from the biggest tech conference in South Korea.
- Four South Korean startups to watch, GigaOm: A review of the top four from a writers visit to beLaunch.
- Startup Scenes Across Asia: Let’s Look At 11 Of Asia’s Top Tech Cities, Tech in Asia: With Seoul coming in at #7. That said, after all these new initiatives, going forward wouldn’t be surprised to see it at the top or close to it. Others before include Singapore, Tokyo, Beijing & Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei and Hong Kong. Others afterwards include Jakarta, Bangkok, Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City, Manila as well as areas in India and Pakistan.
Have your own network with startup activities in South Korea
Some of the benefits you get when doing so with an Odysen network:
- Create as many networks as you need and share them with others as appropriate, helpful to keep content focused for each project or customer.
- Organize content with easy to use folders, add sub-folders to expand an activity and see integrated content from respective parent folders.
- Within folders you can include appropriate content in the applications, including actions for projects, sharing office files, graphics, websites, notes and more.
- Add newsletters to automatically get informed of new content or comments from others by email. If you have multiple networks you can check the Updates Stream when logged in to see any new content from the networks you’re involved with.
- Use in your preferred language including Korean, English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese and others.
- Get started with the Basic plan for free, this includes initial storage for different files and individuals have the option to upgrade for more storage options.