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The 6 Most Well-Known Startups from Seongnam

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Countless startups in Seongnam are being launched every day.

Many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above.

We just published this list of 6 well-known and fast-growing companies in Seongnam that impressed investors.


6 Startups in Seongnam

1) Krafton

1) Krafton

Krafton is a fantasy game developer who works on both PC and mobile devices.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Chang Byung-gyu
  • Industries: Gaming, iOS, Mobile, Video Games
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $574,280,722
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

2) Kakao Mobility

2) Kakao Mobility

Kakao Mobility is a company that offers online cab and parking services.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Internet, Taxi Service
  • Funding amount: $856,597,320
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

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3) One Store

3) One Store

One Store is a mobile app store where customers can download apps that are only available in Korea.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2016
  • Industries: Apps, Information Technology, Marketing, Mobile, Software
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $124,173,919
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

4) Snow Corporation

4) Snow Corporation

Snow App is a photo and video app with regional filters, stickers, and features that is developed and operated by Snow.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2015
  • Industries: Apps, Messaging, Photo Editing, Photo Sharing
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $95,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

5) Blocko

5) Blocko

Blocko is a blockchain development platform and operating system.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Allan J Kim, Won-Beom Kim
  • Industries: Blockchain, Enterprise Software, Internet of Things, Software
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $22,351,172
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

6) Kakao Enterprise

6) Kakao Enterprise

Kakao Enterprise is a company that specializes in AI-based workplace platforms and services.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2019
  • Industries: Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Machine Learning, Software
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $92,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

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