Annyeonghaseyo India! Why Korean Smilegate Investment made its first investment in the country this year

In February 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India-Korea startup hub in Seoul. The one-stop platform aims to bring the Indian and Korean startup ecosystems closer and facilitate joint innovation between the two economies. Since then, Korean investors have shown keen interest in the Indian startup ecosystem. Chief among them is Smilegate Investment, a […]

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Fame in Defeat for South Korean Go Grandmaster Lee Sedol

With 18 international titles under his belt after a decade of dominance in his chosen field, it seems a little unfair that South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Sedol has finally achieved global recognition in defeat. Prior to his world headline-grabbing showdown with the Google-developed supercomputer AlphaGo, the 33-year-old’s celebrity status was largely restricted to Northeast […]

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