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71 Top Seoul Publishing Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Seoul based Publishing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Publishing 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 Publishing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

GAMEVIL

GAMEVIL

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Gamevil develops and publishes video games for mobile devices.

Quotabook

Quotabook

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Quotabook is a company that specializes in equity management.

Quotabook

Asian Boss

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Asian Boss is a new media company that delivers the latest social news and cultural trends from all over Asia.

Quotabook

i-ePUB

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i-ePUB focuses on providing digital content and e-book publishing services to its customers.

Quotabook

Brave Company

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Brave Company is an internet publishing company.

Quotabook

bookjam

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Bookjam is a e-book publisher based in Seoul, Korea.

Quotabook

Kakao Entertainment

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Kakao Entertainment is an entertainment, mass media, and publishing company that will provide consumers a different pleasure and experience.

Quotabook

The Korea Economic Daily

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The Korea Economic Daily and its readers make great companionship.

Quotabook

The Korea Herald

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The Korea Herald, an English newspaper, covers news content on politics, social affairs, business, sports, entertainment, fashion, and more.

Quotabook

YBM

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YBM is an education management company.

Quotabook

Newsis

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Newsis is a Korean independent news agency that disseminates breaking news, weather updates, sports information, and entertainment content.

Quotabook

INTAKE foods

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INTAKE foods is a company focused on food content development and food branding.

Quotabook

Yonhap News Agency

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Yonhap News Agency provides news articles on politics, economy, society, culture, entertainment, sports, science, and other topics.

Quotabook

Korea Times

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The Korea Times is the oldest independent English daily newspaper in Korea, first published in November 1, 1950.

Quotabook

1stlook

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1stlook is an entertainment and lifestyle magazine.

Quotabook

Edaily

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Edaily is an online web and mobile application that provides fast and accurate news and information services for its viewers. 

Quotabook

MK News

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MK News provides in-depth knowledge and information to its users focused on the economy of South Korea.

Quotabook

BusinessKorea

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BusinessKorea is an English language magazine published monthly in Korea.

Quotabook

Hanbit Media

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Hanbit Media is a book publishing company.

Quotabook

The Kyunghyang Shinmun

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The Kyunghyang Shinmun is a daily newspaper published in South Korea.

Quotabook

D&C Media

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D&C Media produces and distributes novels such as fantasy, martial arts, romance, light nobel, and other genre books.

Quotabook

Punch Digital Marketing

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Full service digital marketing agency in Korea. PPC, SEO and social media marketing. Naver and KakaoTalk ads.

Quotabook

TENASIA

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TENASIA is a news and media publishing company.

Quotabook

Visang

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Visang is an education management platform that publishes and distributes educational books.

Quotabook

Munhwa

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Munhwa is a daily newspaper company in South Korea.

Quotabook

Ohmynews

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Ohmynews is an online news website that accepts, edits, and publishes articles from its readers.

Quotabook

Newneek

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Newneek is a news website.

Quotabook

Sports Seoul Company

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Sports Seoul Company is engaged in publishing news articles and magazines related to sports industry.

Quotabook

WorldCom Edu

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WorldCom Edu is a children’s language book publishing company.

Quotabook

Enzaim Health

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Enzaim Health offers design, publication, PR, and marketing services.

Quotabook

Noblesse

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Noblesse is a lifestyle magazine company.

Quotabook

Influential

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Influential provides professional speakers and books to global audiences.

Quotabook

Infostock Daily

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Infostock Daily is an economic media company that provides corporate information from Korean Bloomberg Infostock.

Quotabook

Insight

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Insight is a news and media company that collects all the news from the world and communicates with readers.

Quotabook

NewsCulture

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NewsCulture specializes in delivering cultural news.

Quotabook

Money Today

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Money Today is a broadcasting and media production company.

Quotabook

Dugout Magazine

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Dugout Magazine is a baseball and culture magazine publisher company.

Quotabook

MOVILEST

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Movilest is specialized in Mobile Business in Latin America (Mobile Ads, Game, Contents)

Quotabook

Future Chosun

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Future Chosun is a news and publishing company based in South Korea.

Quotabook

Language World

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Language World is an education book publishing and distributing company.

Quotabook

Yemun Publishing

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Yemun Publishing is a publishing company that publishes economic management, self-development, child education books, and novels.

Quotabook

Epirus

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Epirus is a publisher specializing in genre novels & webtoons.

Quotabook

DESIGN PRESS

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DESIGN PRESS is an online media company that delivers domestic and international design information.

Quotabook

Press cooperatives Pressian

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Pressian is a political news website headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Quotabook

Dong-A Publishing

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Dong-A Publishing specializes in the education books publishing business.

Quotabook

PAKYOUNGSA

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PAKYOUNGSA is an online marketplace for books.

Quotabook

Phantagram

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Phantagram Co. Ltd. is a South Korean video game developer and publisher.

Quotabook

ADpool

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ADpool is leading mobile AD Platform.

Quotabook

Youngjin

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Youngjin is a book publishing and news & media company.

Quotabook

YBMedu

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YBMedu is an educational website that publishes English dictionaries and textbooks to learn foreign languages.

Quotabook

newbc

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newbc is a news and media company based in South Korea.

Quotabook

NEWSCAPE

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NEWSCAPE is a news and media publishing company.

Quotabook

Sweet Book

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Sweetbook is a publishing company that focuses on producing photo products.

Quotabook

Ewha Voice

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Ewha Voice is the official English newspaper of Ewha Womans University.

Quotabook

ESPRESSOBOOK

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ESPRESSOBOOK offers a bookmaking app with you can print, publish and sell your content.

Quotabook

Brave bro & sis

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Brave bro & sis is a Korean Facebook page that allows members to share digital content such as videos, photos, and cartoons.

Quotabook

Institute for Research on Better Education

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Institute for Research on Better Education is an education, research and development platform.

Quotabook

Orights.com

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Orights.com is an online and offline content licensing platform for the business-to-business market.

Quotabook

ASIA Publishers

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ASIA Publishers is a Seoul-based book publishing company.

Quotabook

BJ Republic

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BJ Republic publishes professional reference books on computers and IT.

Quotabook

TAG (TheAppsGames) Publishing

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TAG (TheAppsGames) Publishing develops and publishes games.

Quotabook

Lucidfish Korea Inc.

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Crowdsourcing translation platform service

Quotabook

THREECHAIRS

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THREECHAIRS engages in biography, monograph, and journalism book publishing.

Quotabook

Private Equity Korea

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Breaking News & Deal Opportunities for Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors.

Quotabook

ContentN

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ContentN is a Korean mobile games developer and content publisher.

Quotabook

oliveGAme

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oliveGAme is an online gaming and content publishing platform.

Quotabook

Philosophik

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Philosophik is a book publishing company.

Quotabook

index

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index is a film magazine publishing company.

Quotabook

Frontlist Weekly

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Frontlist is a weekly report for book editors who are looking for good foreign titles to acquire.

Quotabook

Norinamoo

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Norinamoo is a content creator for the education industry.

Quotabook

JoongAngIlboPLUS

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JoongAngIlboPLUS is an online & offline advertising and news production agency.

Written by Mark Fitz

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