South Korea has a rising startup scene. With support under the Government's 'Creative Economy' slogan, South Korea's transition towards an advanced innovation-driven economy is well underway. The quality of the nation's technology infrastructure - ranking first in e-Government, fastest mobile internet speeds, 4G LTE penetration and the first country among the OECD members to have a wireless Internet penetration rate exceeding 100 percent - allows startups here to rise and grow at an exceptional rate.

Recent developments like the launch of the country's first nationwide 1Gbps Internet service, paves the road for the 1 Gbps home Internet speed era, thus showing the intent of South Korea to continue to lead 21st century technology innovation.

Founded in South Korea has now launched a map feature where venture firms, incubators, media and digital agencies, tech campuses, accelerators and government support programs can add their head office locations in South Korea for the viewers that visit our page. Click here to view our map.

Part of the Founded X community, this list is a tribute to innovative startups that are proud of their South Korean roots. Learn more about the initiative.
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What do all these companies have in common?
1) They were founded in South Korea in the 21st century
2) They have the ambition to transform their industry
3) The founders are innovative leaders

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