There are many bloggers online making money writing about topics they love. There isn’t a hotter topic to write about than Kpop. In fact, there are many Kpop blog sites that make tens of thousands of dollars a month. Kpop is the perfect topic to cover for those looking to start a blog because of...

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people are looking for ways to make money online. There are easy ways to make money online during your spare time and many students are using these strategies while they study. Many are making up to $1,000 a month using some of these strategies. Here are...

South Korea’s GDP is 10th in the world with a total of $1.64 trillion as of 2019. A small country like South Korea has made the top 10 because they have made a concerted effort to open up its economy to foreign players. Therefore many foreigners are interested in starting a business in Korea....

Since BTS’s debut in 2013, they have grown in popularity and are constantly creating music that fans all over the world want to listen to. They have grown a loyal following through their music, performance, social media, and fans. BTS has broken more records than we can count and continue to...

Competition in the SaaS (Software as a Service) space is increasing as customers are looking for better solutions to their problems. Korea has been known for its innovation in the tech space. Many software companies in Korea have sprung up. Thanks to the easily deployable infrastructure like AWS...

For marketers in Korea, they understand that marketing to Koreans and people living in Korea is a comprehensive process. In a way, you can say that Korean consumers are spoiled and companies need to incorporate a particular strategy to capture their attention. Content should focus on five main...

Juneteenth, once an obscure, informal holiday celebrating Black freedom, is now bigger than it’s ever been. It commemorates when the last enslaved people in Texas, the final Confederate state, were set free on June 19th, 1865. Today, on this year’s Juneteenth, countries around the world are...

South Korea is known as the capital for plastic surgery. In 2018, nearly 50,000 travelers came to Korea to get their beauty makeovers done. From China to Russia, the country attracts visitors from all over the world. Therefore, the Korean plastic surgery sector currently holds one of the biggest...

For the Korean startup ecosystem to flourish, Korea needs more and more entrepreneurs trying new things. Therefore it is important for entrepreneurs in Korea to always be open to trying to ideas for their business or startup. For many workers in Korea that are working the typical Korean office job,...

There are many entrepreneurs in Korea that are passionate about solving real-world problems not only in Korea but around the world. This was not always the case. Many Koreans in the past were content on working for one of the big conglomerates like Samsung and having a safe office job that pays the...

How to get the best results from your ideal, fictional customer   By Dave Malhotra   Marketers frequently tout the many benefits of creating personas, as they enable companies to divide a customer base into targeted segments. But what exactly are they, when should they […] The post Using...

By Wing Lee   Fundraising is vital for startup growth. The landscape is saturated and competitive, so founders need to understand and nail every step of the process. We discuss four areas to guide you to success.    The ecosystem   Understanding who you are […] The post An Introduction to...

Reinventing experiential travel with TripGuru   By Khadija Azhar   While most travel brochures are littered with luxury resorts and popular tourist attractions, globetrotting millennials are itching for more unique experiences that offer just as much fulfillment as relaxation.    Hong...

The mobile phone of the future will be a metaphor   By Uday Dandavate   Motorola recently made a bold move. It revived the nostalgia of the wildly popular Razr phone of the 2000s by introducing a pocket-sized flip phone with the intelligence of a […] The post What’s Next for Smartphones...

The original iPad came out on April 3rd, 2010, at a time when most smartphone manufacturers were making the awkward transition from full QWERTY keyboards to touchscreen-only devices. Apple sold 1 million iPads in that first month, and by the end of...

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2020 is an inflection point for brands   By Jasmine Bina    Brand strategy, at its most basic level, is a prediction. As a founder, you predict where the user is going in their journey, what the market will be able to bear, and how […] The post 20 Going On 30 appeared first on Jumpstart...

Hydration station on-the-go   By Min Chen   Effervescent tablets are nothing new, as their origins date back to the late 19th century. Boasting portability and ease-of-use, they have a range of applications for the consumption of supplements and pharmaceutical products. Most consumers only come...

Online Korean manhwa, also known as webtoons are increasing in popularity not just in Korea but all around the world. Mature adult webtoons have seen the biggest traffic. Lezhin Comics offers a wide selection of Korean mature adult webtoons in English. These mature adult webtoons are similar to...

Honestbee currently owes around US$230 million, and ex-chairman Brian Koo and his companies own almost 90% of the debt   By Monika Ghosh   Singapore-based grocery delivery startup Honestbee has been on a downward spiral since early 2019. Starting with layoffs and a ‘pause’ on […] The post...

Blimey is a Korean Youtube channel that covers Malaysian culture and was started by three close friends (Jade, Yerim, and Dasol) from Korea University. Jade wanted to enter into broadcasting to become a producer. However, by mid-2016, she started to notice a shift in the broadcasting industry. She...

When in the wild, how does blockchain thrive?   By Kenneth Bok The long-term utility of any technology is often measured by its essentiality, determined by the extent to which its use becomes second nature. In other words: the more invisible, the better. Take the […] The post Decoding Reality...

Koreans businesses are starting to utilize big data in Korea. The use of big data for corporations has been on the rise in Korea. Not only has Samsung, LG, and the other big corporations taken notice but so have the up and coming Korean Tech Startups. Technology has advanced so far just in the...

Do we want more ‘WeWorks’ ?   By Elaine Tsung   Capitalism is known to be an economic system where investments and the distribution of goods are determined by competition in the free market. As history has shown us, capitalism stands out as an effective […] The post The Much Needed Return...

South Korea is famous for educating its youth. However, this fame is not always positive. The Korean Education system is all about exam results and getting into the best universities in Seoul. This is a history in Korea where the only way to improve your life was through passing exams. Those that...

Kpop fans all around the world are very loyal. They are so loyal they will buy almost anything online related to their favorite Kpop group or star. South Korean Kpop merchandise sales were at an all-time high in 2019 at over $140 million. SM Entertainment, Big Hit Entertainment, JYP Entertainment,...