[Book Steem] Why do foreigners flock to Yamashiroya Ryokan?

Recently, I developed a new interest in “regional regeneration.” What makes a village attractive or a place draw attention? In the past, people preferred popular tourist destinations. However, nowadays, people seem to be attracted to places that have stories they like. In other words, if a place doesn’t have a story to tell, it would …

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Why I Started Ring Media 1. The Failure of TNM Media and Blockchain

“Stop” (virtual reality name) started his career as a representative at TNM Media in 2010. It was a power blogger network which had more than 400 followers as well as a media network with over 0.1 billion views a month. It had a variety of partners ranging from publication to lecture to performance and event …

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10 Key Things You Need to Check Before Starting a Business

1. Yourself: Your characteristics and dreams, preferences and persistence, your surroundings, and how you build relationships with those around your surroundings 2. Capacity: Financial resources you can obtain, abilities you have to achieve what you want, learning capabilities and intellectual power to pursue the new 3. Product: Your reputation, elegance, and the level of completeness of the services …

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The Disappearance of People (From the Office)

The Center opened its doors in July of last year. Forty teams settled in our Center, which provides office space for one year to companies that were less than three years old. A couple of teams have already left, so there are around 37 to 38 teams right now, but our plan is to help …

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Flitto launches QR Place, a translation tool for creating multilingual menus

On March 15th, the integrated translation platform Flitto announced the launch of QR Place translation, which can produce multilingual menus within 30 minutes. With QR Place translation, anyone can create multilingual menus in 23 languages, including English, Chinese, and Japanese, just by using their smartphones. Using Flitto’s collective intellectual translator pool, costs have been reduced, …

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Born2Global Center supports innovative technology companies to go global

K-ICT Born2Global Centre(B2G) began receiving applications for ‘B2G Membership Program 2018.’ This is a membership program designed for innovative technology companies which will provide selected member companies with various services for customer acquisition, business development, investment attraction as well as Legal, patent, accounting, and marketing consulting. This year B2G will select 70+ promising innovative technology …

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It alarms when you like, performance alarm service, ‘iGet’

Entcrowd launched ‘iGet’, an online alarm service that sends you a message about your favorite singers’ performance. iGet is a service provided by KakaoTalk, Korea’s largest mobile instant messaging application, to let the users know performance information based on their search keywords, ticket reservations, and social media follows. Now the service provides performance news of …

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CEO Ned Scott of STEEMIT will visit Korea

CEO Ned Scott of STEEMIT will visit Korea. STEEMIT is a blockchain-based platform that directly compensates creators who upload their posts. Unlike any other social networking services (SNS), the most important feature of this platform is that users can receive rewards when they post articles. In addition, the number of domestic users is increasing because …

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Soomgo Attracts $ 3.4 Million from Domestic and Foreign Investors

Soomgo, an open marketplace for professional services, succeeded in attracting $3.4 million dollars (approximately 3.6 billion Korean Won) of Series A investment. Early stage venture capital businesses such as ID Ventures, IMM Investment and Devsisters Ventures as well as Y Combinator, Strong Ventures, Primer and Starling Ventures took part in the investment. This puts the …

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Global VR Start-Up Final Demo Day Ends in Success

Seoul XR Startups (SXS) held the final demo day of the Global VR Startups (GVS) program at SXS Incubation Center in Yangjae-dong on April 27th.   GVS is an accreditation program promoted by the Korea Creative Content Agency and SXS, which is designed to foster the domestic AR, MR, and VR content industries. In January, …

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