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101 Top Seoul E-Commerce Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Seoul based E-Commerce companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the E-Commerce industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Seoul E-Commerce Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

TMON

TMON

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TMON (Ticket Monster) is one of leading e-commerce companies in Korea.

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Tridge

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Tridge is a digital platform that combines technology and human network to connect buyers and suppliers globally.

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CLO Virtual Fashion

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CLO Virtual Fashion develops true-to-life, 3D garment simulation technology for fashion and film/gaming industries.

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MUSINSA

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Online fashion platform where you can enjoy everything about fashion.

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Karrot Market

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Karrot is a hyperlocal community app which offers a secondhand marketplace.

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WeMakePrice

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Wemakeprice (위메프) is a Korean social commerce platform offering e-commerce and internet advertising services.

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Coupang

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Coupang offers an e-commerce platform that is powered by innovative technology and operations.

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RIDI

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RIDI Corporation is South Korea’s leading content platform specialized in Web Comics, Web fiction and e-book, headquartered in Seoul.

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Wholesum Brands

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We transform the entrepreneur journey by discovering, acquiring, and scaling brands that consumers love.

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YDEA

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YDEA is a Korean-based startup company focused on providing new-age e-commerce solutions to its customers.

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Balaan

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A luxury fashion platform innovating luxury industry by utilizing IT and reforming distribution structure with 200+ boutiques connected

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ZIGZAG

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ZIGZAG is a shopping meta-service app for women.

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flex

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Flex is a human relations platform that addresses a wide range of difficulties in enterprises involving people and organizations.

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Barogo

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Barogois is a Logistics & Supply Chain firm offering delivery, technology, mobile, transportation, e-commerce, food delivery services.

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Althea

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Althea is Korea’s premier beauty e-commerce that provides the latest beauty products, trends and lifestyle to consumers in Southeast Asia.

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DAILYHOTEL

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DAILYHOTEL is a smartphone application that allows users to find and book luxury hotels.

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Miso

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We make booking services (cleaning, moving, remodeling) as easy as buying products on Amazon

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Storets

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Storets was born from a desire to offer trendy, stylish, high quality fashion that doesn’t break your wallet.

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ODDM

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ODDM is mobile / online marketing platform company in Korea running automatic influencer marketing platform, Adpick

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OHouse

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OHouse is a all-in-one lifestyle platform enabling customers to easily source & purchase goods for their homes.

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Bringko

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Bringko is an integrated shopping platform that provides easy and quick purchase of Korean products.

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OGQ

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OGQ is a Social Creators Platform. 14M Creators upload images, videos, musics, stickers like emoji and fonts to OGQ market.

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Bungaejangter

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Bungaejangter operates as a mobile C2C marketplace application.

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AIONCO KOREA Co

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AIONCO KOREA provides competitive item sourcing and logistics solution service.

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Picky

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Picky is a fast-growing mobile-first community that enables consumers to discover the best beauty, skincare brands, and products.

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Trust Us

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Trust Us is a Korean IT venture company that offers online content and services such as Poing and My Booking, two food-related apps.

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Tumblbug

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Tumblbug is an online Korean crowdfunding site focused on art and cultural content.

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YAP

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The YAP Company is a Korean startup providing O2O commerce platform

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B2Link

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B2Link is an online B2B beauty platform that offers subscription services for branded products.

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Tuck & Company

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Tuck & Company Inc.provides mobile start-up, personal, and interpersonal commerce platforms.

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29CM

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29CM runs an online select shop 29cm, which provides customers with various kinds of domestic and foreign brands.

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Hellomarket

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Korea’s mobile P2P classifieds marketplace on steroids

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Boosters

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Boosters is a brand aggregator that acquires, develops, and expands brands.

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Enuri

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Enuri is a price comparison company based in South Korea.

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GrowthFit

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GrowthFit provides data analytics solution(Saas) for E-commerce

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BCA Korea

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Distributes foreign makeup brands in Korea

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Linkshops

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April is a Dongdaemoon (Korea’s biggest fashion marketplace) based B2B clothing wholesale service.

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The Clozet

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THE CLOZET is a fashion sharing service aiming to be Airbnb for fashion.

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FLEAPOP

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Fleapop provides women in their teens and 20s with an opportunity to experience the latest fashion items and online items every two days.

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Onemoment

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Onemoment offers a flower delivery service to convey happiness.

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SIOT

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SIOT provide e-commerce software frameworks to make people easier.

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Ibuildea

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Ibuildea provides 3D printing solutions in Korea.

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GS Shop

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GS Shop is an on-line shop set up to make the purchasing of products much easier and available.

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Marymond Corp.

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Marymond realizes the restoration of dignity through product design and infromative contects.

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SKY

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SKY is smartphone brands that provide other electronic product.

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ChannelBreeze

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ChannelBreeze (채널브리즈) is a Korean company that provides social commerce services through an online platform including social network

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Planet8

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Planet8 is an internet startup incubator based in Korea, also focused on providing internet and software solutions to its customers.

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Brich

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An O2O service delivering the latest Korean fashion trends online .

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EC21

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EC21 is a B2B e-commerce company connecting buyers and suppliers through e-marketplaces.

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WashApp Korea

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Clean baskets are not just a laundry basket contained only clothes.

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Woman’s Talk

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Woman’s Talk, Korea’s is a first online mobile beauty home shopping.

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simplyO

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simplyO is a marketplace for everyone and offers premium consumer goods at breakthrough prices.

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MeasureChina

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MeasureChina is AI powered software for China marketing. It solves challenges in understanding 1.3B Chinese consumers within seconds.

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SHAPL

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A crowd design D2C ecommerce platform .

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Qustreet

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Qustreet.com is an online retail store specialized in selling apparels from new brands in Korea.

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11Street

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11Street is an online marketplace for clothing and beauty products.

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VRISM

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VRISM develops REALVU, online product 3D (AR and VR supported) viewer, which can enhance online shopping experience to another level.

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NOSITH

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Nosith/patplex provides online patent search and marketing platform in patent transaction.

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WishLink

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WishLink develops mobile shopping services such as Cacao Style, an advertising, brokerage and e-commerce platform for personal shopping.

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Weekly Shirts

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a clothing rental service startup

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Cafe24

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Cafe24 is a global e-commerce platform that provides everything you need to build an online DTC store in one-stop.

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Danggeun Market

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Danggeun Market develops an online secondhand marketplace that connects buyers and sellers within a neighborhood.

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PesaMall

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PesaMall is an e-commerce venture that aims to connect people in East Africa to high quality products sourced from Korea, Japan, and China.

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E-mart

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E-mart is a retail company that distributes and sells products through online shopping, specialty stores, and supermarkets.

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Aladin Communication

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Aladin Communication is a bookstore that offers books, albums and cosmetics products.

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Sell it

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Sell it is personal manager for selling second hand goods for you based mobile technology

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BOOKCUBE

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BOOKCUBE is an eBook portal that provides comics and webtoons books.

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WISHUPON, Inc.

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WISHUPON is a universal shopping wishlist.

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Global Interpark

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Interpark offers online travel booking services and international shipping to more than 230 countries.

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Gmarket

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Gmarket is an online marketplace for clothing, accessories, cosmetics and electronics.

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Shopee Korea

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Shopee Korea is an e-commerce platform offering customers with an easy, secure and fast online shopping experience.

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FunShop

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FunShop is an online lifestyle store.

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eBay Korea

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EBay Korea is an online marketplace that connects a network of e-commerce buyers and sellers.

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WISHTREND

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Wishtrend is a company that sells, distributes, trades and exports Korean cosmetics, currently targeting Asian market at broad.

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ohora

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ohora is a beauty and nail brand.

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NextChapter

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NextChapter is a eCommerce aggregator based in Korea that acquires and operates Coupang and Naver-based online native brands.

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Biginsight

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End-to-End marketing solution & services that maximizes customer value via segmentation and campaign automation.

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Ebates

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Ebates is an e-commerce discovery platform offering a smarter way to shop.

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SAIB

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A femtech company designing high-quality sexual wellness products for women

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Sellerhub

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Sellerhub is a web-based eCommerce platform for the online sellers integrating with up to 30 major eCommerce sites (ex. Coupang, Naver).

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10 Minute Squad

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GoPuff for Korea. We deliver groceries in 10 minutes in Seoul through a networks ‘dark stores’.

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I LOVE J

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I LOVE J is an online children’s clothing store.

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The Encore Company

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The Encore Company is a startup studio that builds market disruptive businesses that can scale globally out of Korea.

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SK Magic

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SK Magic is an e-commerce platform that buying kitchen & home appliances, household goods, and other accessories.

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OKMALL

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OKMALL is an e-commerce shop for fashion goods and consumer goods.

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Shinsegae TV Shopping

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Shinsegae TV Shopping is a television shopping service company.

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NBT Partners

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NBT Partners is a Korean provider of mobile and online platform and application development services.

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ECPlaza

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ECPlaza is an online B2B trad marketplace company.

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New Vessel

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New Vessel is a e-commerce operations, strategy, finance, and law.

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N.CODE

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Providing luxury goods of diverse brands through affiliation with European luxury boutiques.

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Fila Korea

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Fila Korea is an e-commerce company that provides sports apparel.

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Catch Fashion

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Catch Fashion is an online fashion portal.

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Autowini

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Autowini Inc.provides an e-commerce website and platform focused on vehicles and related services.

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Seoul Auction

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Seoul Auction is an art auction company.

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Youngone

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Youngone is a manufacturer of outerwear, shoes and bags.

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Trazy

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Discover & book the latest, trendiest, newest tours, activities, tickets, and things to do in South Korea and Thailand.

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STEPPAY

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STEPPAY is a Korean subscription payment platform.

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Peopet

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Peopet is a pet adoption service platform allowing users to legally register their pets.

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klavuu

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klavuu is a cosmetic company.

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Packative

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Platform to design and order custom packaging online

Written by Mark Fitz

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