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101 Top Seoul Mobile Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Seoul based Mobile companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Mobile industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Seoul Mobile Startups

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TMON

TMON

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TMON (Ticket Monster) is one of leading e-commerce companies in Korea.

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Toss is a mobile finance platform used to simplify the payment procedure.

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CHAI

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CHAI Provides Financial Services.

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Woowa Bros

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WOOWA BROS is a Korean developer of smartphone applications and advertising platforms.

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NCSOFT

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NCSOFT is an online, video, and mobile game development company that develops massively multiplayer games.

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Samsung Electronics

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Samsung Electronics is an electronics company engaged in consumer electronics, IT and mobile communications, and device solutions.

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Between

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Between provides emotional communication methods to enrich real and offline-based relationships.

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Contents First

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Tappytoon, premier digital-first comics/novel reading platform & daily destination for 6+ Million readers worldwide. English/French/German

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ZIGZAG

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ZIGZAG is a shopping meta-service app for women.

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MyMusicTaste

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A fan-initiated live event making service

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4:33 Creative Lab

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4:33 Creative Lab, a top Korean mobile game designing company

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Barogo

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Barogois is a Logistics & Supply Chain firm offering delivery, technology, mobile, transportation, e-commerce, food delivery services.

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WireBarley

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A cross-border payment platform with a strong foothold in Asia that entered U.S & Canada for the 1st time among Korean remittance companies.

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Ground X

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Ground X is a technology company that creates a platform by integrating blockchain with other innovative techs in a global market.

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Copin Communications

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Copin Communications produces emoji character contents.

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DAILYHOTEL

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DAILYHOTEL is a smartphone application that allows users to find and book luxury hotels.

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Miso

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We make booking services (cleaning, moving, remodeling) as easy as buying products on Amazon

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WASHSWAT

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Washswat is a laundry service that washes and dries the laundry that is operated by specialized facilities and personnel.

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Qualson Inc

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With the slogan, “Rescue people’s time”, Qualson Inc. develops mobile language learning services.

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DRAMA & COMPANY

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Drama&Company offers a cloud-based business card management application, “Remember”

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Retrica

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Retrica is a camera app that lets its users take photos and edit them with over different filters, and share them with the world.

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ODDM

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ODDM is mobile / online marketing platform company in Korea running automatic influencer marketing platform, Adpick

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GAMEVIL

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Gamevil develops and publishes video games for mobile devices.

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Buzzvil

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Buzzvil provides a lock screen ad platform that connects partners and advertisers.

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Cocoon Games

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Cocoon Games is engaged in the development of mobile games.

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IGAWorks

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Full Stack ad-tech company for digital marketing

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Estmob

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Estmob is a creator behind Send Anywhere. Send Anywhere takes an easy, quick, and unlimited approach to file sharing.

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IDEABOX GAMES

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IDEABOX GAMES is a mobile game developer delivering 2D and 3D gaming technologies.

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Spoqa

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Spoqa develops mobile marketing solutions such as Dodo, a promotional marketing app for cafes, restaurants, beauty shops, and other stores.

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OGQ

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OGQ is a Social Creators Platform. 14M Creators upload images, videos, musics, stickers like emoji and fonts to OGQ market.

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5minlab

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5minlab is a PC/mobile game development company based in Seoul, South Korea.

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Bungaejangter

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Bungaejangter operates as a mobile C2C marketplace application.

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JobPlanet

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Career Management · Employment · Company Data.

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Softbank Ventures Asia

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SoftBank Ventures Asia is the corporate venture capital arm of SoftBank Group that specializes in IT startup investment.

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Wider Planet, Inc.

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The 1st largest local DSP(Demand Side Platform) and DMP(Data Management Platform) in Korea.

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MOIN, Inc.

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MOIN is a Blockchain-based global money transfer service, which is fast, convenient, and reasonably priced, focusing on Asia countries.

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Caret Games

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Caret Games is Mobile Game Start up. MMORPG, RebirthM

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CeREELs

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Mobile Media App with a library of original contents

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Healcerion

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HEALCERION is a Korean incubator that offers a mobile-based healthcare system for providing physicians and patients with ultra-portability.

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Scatter Lab

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Scatter Lab is a text-based Korean sentiment analysis service which is available as a smartphone application.

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Jocoos

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Jocoos is a mobile application that works with video transcoding technology.

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Remember

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Remember is a developer of business card organizer app.

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StyleShare

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StyleShare is a realtime mobile and online platform that allows users to share and receive updates on fashion and beauty.

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Everspin

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Cybersecurity company that invented the world’s first dynamic security module.

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Hellomarket

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Korea’s mobile P2P classifieds marketplace on steroids

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macaron TAXI (KST Intelligence)

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macaron TAXI (KST Intelligence) is a cab chauffeur app

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SEMS GAMES

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SEMS GAMES is a Seoul-based company that builds innovative and appealing games for mobile entertainment.

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Quantec

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Quantec provides individual optimized portfolio provision services through discretionary financial investment with Robo-Advisor technology.

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Goodoc

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Goodoc is a Korean smartphone app providing medical services such as information on doctors, their rates, contact numbers, and more.

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Docfriends

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shares each hospital’s concerns and innovative know-how, creates IT services that are widely deployed, and pursues global service

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Jampick

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Jampick is a start-up, a blockchain & A.I based software development company.

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InnoSpark

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InnoSpark is a game development company for mulit-platforms such as smart phones, tablets, PC canvas, etc.

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Share & Care Co., Ltd.

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Share & Care Co., Ltd. is provides social networks and mobile app services.

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Holla Company Inc.

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Contents Making Factory of the couple, by the couple, for the couple

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MOMO

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MOMO is a social or software program platform that specializes in web drama, content, video, movies, mobile, media & entertainment.

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FLEAPOP

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Fleapop provides women in their teens and 20s with an opportunity to experience the latest fashion items and online items every two days.

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SK Group

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SK Group is a company that teaches clients how to make short term profits through new ideas.

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Add2paper

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Add2Paper is a Korean mobile app that offers an online paper for college students to post advertisements on printing services.

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Netmarble

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Netmarble is a developer, publisher, and sponsor of free online games.

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Washon

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Washon is an on-demand laundry service based on Seoul metropolitan area in Korea.

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Nutgee

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Nutgee is a mobile game development company.

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Malang Studio

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Malang Studio develops character-centric, gamified lifestyle apps such as Alarmmon, an alarm clock app featuring animation characters.

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INSOMENIA

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INSOMENIA is a Korean startup offering a social mobile shopping app.

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Keukey

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Keukey is a Korean-based software company for developing a typo-free keyboard input system.

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Won

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Won provides people to use their credit cards more easily on the mobile.

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WaHome

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WaHome is a home cleaning service matching platform.

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OriginGames

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ORIGIN GAMES to develop mobile RPG.

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SKY

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SKY is smartphone brands that provide other electronic product.

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Emotive

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Emotive is a Korean company that develops Moodclip, a smartphone application.

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Planet8

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Planet8 is an internet startup incubator based in Korea, also focused on providing internet and software solutions to its customers.

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BD

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BD specialized in Biz development, service maintenance, system integration in the mobile communication, media and cloud area.

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CrossTarget

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OnnuriDMC is a data-driven mobile advertising tech company to ensure advertisers to have higher ROI than any others

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Woman’s Talk

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Woman’s Talk, Korea’s is a first online mobile beauty home shopping.

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amazer

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amazer is a fun video battle platform for content creators.

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Bluebird

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Bluebird is the innovator and global manufacturer of industrial handheld computers, tablets.

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Justnine

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Justnine Co. Ltd is a mobile app developer company and developed apps like HELLKID : hook & jum

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FNB People

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Korea’s only franchise operation & management app. FNB People is a perfect partner to successfully manage franchise stores.

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PLLEA

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PLLEA engages in the production, development, and distribution of on-line games.

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NANOO COMPANY Inc.

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Nanoo Company offers an official website, community, and centralized support system for mobile game developers and publishers.

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brideasmart

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Bridea Smart is a mobile game developer, making creative games with high end technology, in Korea.

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Novn

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NOVN is a Korean mobile game developer offering community-based games for web and mobile platforms.

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WishLink

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WishLink develops mobile shopping services such as Cacao Style, an advertising, brokerage and e-commerce platform for personal shopping.

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EXIMBAY

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Eximbay is a major payment service provider with various payment methods in South Korea.

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SK Networks

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SK Networks has a wide range of businesses such as home appliance, rent-a-car, ICT marketing, trading, hotel, and car maintenance/repair.

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Botem

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Botem creates state of the art human recognition sensor devices that determine people’s movement direction.

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Pristones

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Pristones is a Korean venture supporting startups that provides mobile and web services.

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JP Brothers, Inc.

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JP Brothers, Inc. is a Seoul-based tech start-up focusing on selfies.

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RoughHands

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RoughHands is a Korean mobile games developer specializing in real-time online games such as Cloud Jumping and Story of Ellen.

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Sketchware

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Sketchware is a Scratch-like block programming based Android app development platform on an Android smartphone.

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Vital Hint Korea

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VitalHint is bulding a personalized food recommendation platform with video based food & recipe contents.

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Vingle

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Vingle is an interest-based community platform available via mobile and web, where users can mingle together through shared interests.

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Sell it

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Sell it is personal manager for selling second hand goods for you based mobile technology

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Deeping Source Inc.

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Data Anonymization for Secure Machine Learning

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WISHUPON, Inc.

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WISHUPON is a universal shopping wishlist.

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Floppy Games

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Floppy Games is a mobile game development company.

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Actoz Soft

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Actoz Soft is a developer, operator and publisher of online games.

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TrafficGem Corp.

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TrafficGem is a Korean app-based global video ad platform that operates as a collective intelligence and imagination-based society.

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NexStreaming

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NexStreaming is a South Korea-based company that provides media players for embedded devices, including smartphones, tablets, and PCs.

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AwesomePiece

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AwesomePiece is a game developer offering mobile games for iOS and Android devices.

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Alarmy

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Alarmy is an alarm clock application.

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Shiftee

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Employee Scheduling & Timeclock Software

Written by Mark Fitz

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