Posts Tagged ‘Startups

Wednesday October 1, 2008 04:05

Korean Web 2.0 Logotype 2

In May 2006, I made Korean Web 2.0 Logo type gathering Web 2.0 startup service in Korea from 2005 to 2006. After that, I updated some of web services in my blog, but most of them in 2007 and 2008 weren’t done my blank time. I searched new web services except big portals and gathered […]

Tuesday September 30, 2008 23:22

Remarkable Startups I

I want to introduce some of English based web service made by brilliant Korean young startup. If new startup is appeared, I’ll do again with numbers. FaceWorthy FaceWorthy is a social discovery network that allows you to upload photos and gain recognition. Show your best through photos and get people to vote for you. If […]

Tuesday September 18, 2007 22:01

Litmus Program

The Japanese Softbank Ventures’s Korean subsidiary media lab has operated an incubator to nuture young companies — offering them a small seed round of capital and helping through various steps of a so-called Litmus program since August, 2007. It’s the latest in a number of incubators that have popped up with a similar structure — […]

Monday June 4, 2007 19:08

Upgrade Season for Web 2.0 Startups is public on May. 15., RSS based blog search engine was released. Many IT opinion leaders have been interested in new search engine after exit of 1noon. Revu 2.0 on May. 14 Revu has been changed from review search to social shopping service in this upgrade. It focused on shopping recommendation based on […]

Thursday January 11, 2007 00:27

Olaworks Attracts 4 Million Dollars Investment

The Olaworks, a company with automatic face recognition technology, announced on January 11th, “Olaworks attracted USD 4 million in joint equity investment from three organizations such as SLIC, Intel Capital and WSGR.” SLIC and Intel Capital each invested USD 1.99 million and WSGR invested USD 20 thousand. Olaworks, founded in early 2006 by KAIST graduates, […]

Friday May 5, 2006 03:52

Korean Web 2.0 Logotype

As like Logo 2.0 part, I made snapshot of korean web 2.0 logo-type. You can see all profiles of web 2.0 companies in Korea. Updated.Korean Web 2.0 Lists

Tuesday February 28, 2006 01:25


Olalog is photo based client tool for face matching and detecting as like It starts a closed alpha test for a small number of invited people. Olalog offers two different platforms for that both PC client software and an accompanying personal website. The client software has various functions to manage photo images such as […]

Wednesday September 21, 2005 11:52

1noon (Chutnoon)

1Noon is a local search engine service launched in September, 2005 in Korea. The 1Noon means “First Snow” and is pronunciated by “Chutnoon” in korean. They focused on search indexing for korean web pages. But, Chutnoon’s challenge seems to be reckless. Most of internet users selected portal-offering search services such as Naver, Daum and Yahoo!. […]