Pay at Starbucks with a coin?

PlayCoin has launched the PlayShop service. PlayShop is a service that aims to bring cryptocurrency into our daily lives by enabling coupon payments with PlayCoins. Focusing on the life service industry including Starbucks and other cafes, dessert cafes, bakeries, and convenient stores, users can buy product coupons with PlayCoins and exchange them for real products …

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Disposable Paper Cold Cups To Replace Plastic Containers

Repaper announced that they successfully developed a 100% material-level reusable eco-friendly coating material, RP500, for paper food containers that can replace disposable plastic cups. Paper food containers that are applied with RP500 are waterproof and can be 100% reusable as raw materials. The company is expecting that the new product can replace widely-used plastic cups …

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Influencer Marketing Firm ‘Datable’ Attracts 300 Million Won Investment

Datable announced that it has successfully attracted 300 million won of free series A investment from BA Partners. Datable is a data-based influencer marketing startup and the company’s services include Hashup, an Instagram influencer marketing solution, and Hashup AI, an AI-based data analysis service. Since the end of last year, Hashup has been conducting Alpha …

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Medical Service Supporting Chat Bot Jelly Lab Attracts Investment

Jelly Lab attracted investment from Digital Healthcare Partners (DHP), a specialized accelerator of healthcare startups. Jelly Lab is a start-up that helps communication between medical staff and patients using an artificial intelligence-based chat bot. The chat bot can be used for various purposes while assisting medical staff with psychiatric counseling, symptom management, medication management, diagnosis, and questionnaires, as well as appointments …

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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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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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