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Korean startup Ridibooks raises US$20M to grow e-books platform

The Series C round was led by Praxis Capital Partners, ShinHan Finance Investment, and Company K Partners 

Seven Angels Holdings acquires P2P platform Elefund

With the deal Seven Angels Holdings wants to strengthen its financial competitiveness by adapting to a P2P regulatory environment 

TappyToon, a Korean WebToon company, has ambitions to reach global comic fans

The company is targetting North American teenagers and focusses on the romance genre 

Curious about the South Korea gaming culture? A closer look at the popularity of esports reveals some trends

In Korea, becoming a professional gamer is a dream job; it gives the insurance of becoming a celebrity, making your country proud of you and earning plenty of money, while playing games 

The World IT Show 2017 bridges Korean startups with global enterprises, will feature 50 telecom giants from SEA

Themed "Transform Everything," Korea's largest ICT conference celebrates its 10th year. 

Tinder rules in Asia, but data shows it is fuelling competition

The fact that the most popular dating apps are largely variation on Tinder's swiping features demonstrates that easily finding dates with a few finger swipes has an universal appeal among young generations 

Taiwanese startup 17 Media merges with dating app Paktor, raises funding from KTB Network

This is Paktor's third major move in 2017, following several strategic acquisitions, a relaunch in South Korea, and the appointment of a new CFO