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101 Top Seoul Financial Services Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Seoul based Financial Services companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Financial Services 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 Financial Services Startups

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Mirae Asset Global Investments

Mirae Asset Global Investments

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Mirae Asset Global Investments is a global asset manager providing innovative investment solutions to clients worldwide.

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Toss is a mobile finance platform used to simplify the payment procedure.

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Korbit

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Korbit provides online bitcoin exchange, wallet, and merchant processor services.

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Dunamu

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Dunamu provides a wide range of innovative services with a focus on fintech and blockchain.

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Klaytn

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Klaytn is an enterprise-grade, service-centric platform that brings user-friendly blockchain experience.

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CHAI

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CHAI Provides Financial Services.

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MBK Partners

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MBK Partners is a leading North Asia private equity firm, owned and operated by Asians.

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Anchor Protocol

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Anchor Protocol is a savings platform that provides crypto natives, fintech companies, and investors a stable, high interest rate finance.

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Bithumb

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Bithumb is a South Korea-based cryptocurrency exchange platform.

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PeopleFund

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PeopleFund is Korea’s leading digital lender focused on consumer finance.

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League of Traders

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League of Traders is a application software that provides trading, social, assets across exchange, and financial solutions.

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Primer

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Startup Accelerator in Korea from Jan 2010

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Fount

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Fount Inc. Is an asset management Robo-Advisor startup founded in 2015.

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WireBarley

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A cross-border payment platform with a strong foothold in Asia that entered U.S & Canada for the 1st time among Korean remittance companies.

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KB Financial Group

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KB Financial Group is a Korea-based holding company engaged in the management of its subsidiaries.

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Kasa

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Kasa is a financial service platform that allows people to invest in commercial real estate.

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Korea Credit Data

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Korea Credit Data (KCD) provides business management services to 1.2 million SMBs in Korea.

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Doomoolmori

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Doomoolmori provides AI wealth management and data analytics solutions to financial institutions, and robo-advisory services to end users.

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Terra

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Terra is a price-stable cryptocurrency designed for mass adoption.

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VegaX Holdings

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VegaX Holdings is a cryptocurrency index platform providing actionable crypto-indexes & index-based asset management products for investors.

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Quotabook

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Quotabook is a company that specializes in equity management.

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DAYLI Financial Group

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A leading Fintech company in Asia providing data tech solutions, digital wealth management, and lead-generation services

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Coinone

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Coinone provides blockchain-related financial services including cryptocurrency exchange, asset management and trading matching engines.

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TESSA

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Alternative investment platform for the purchase, sale and trade of fractionalized ownership interests in investment-grade blue-chip artwork

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Korea Investment Partners

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Korea Investment Partners is a leading venture capital & private equity firm based in Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, and Sunnyvale.

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AIZEN Global

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Redesigning Digital Banking with AI Lending Platform ‘CreditConnect’, powered by proprietary AutoML platform ABACUS

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MOIN, Inc.

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MOIN is a Blockchain-based global money transfer service, which is fast, convenient, and reasonably priced, focusing on Asia countries.

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Lendit

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#1 online lending marketplace for unsecured personal loans in Korea

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Ascensive Assets

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Ascensive Asset is a private investment firm focusing solely on digital assets industry

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Tera Funding

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Tera Funding is a real estate investment firm in Seoul, South Korea.

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HonestFund

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Fintech, Marketplace Lending, Alternative Investment

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KB Investment

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KB Investment is one of Korea’s leading investment firms.

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Bankware Global

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Bankware Global is a company specialising in enterprise software for banks and financial services, with its headquarters in Seoul

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Quantec

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Quantec provides individual optimized portfolio provision services through discretionary financial investment with Robo-Advisor technology.

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AIM (Automated Investment Management)

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AIM is an online platform that allows its users to make trades and investments via smartphone.

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QARA Soft

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Fintech start-up that provides online investment advisory and asset management services using deep-learning technology.

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Baekdu Technologies

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Baekdu Technologies is a technology company that focuses specifically on quantitative investment of DeFi assets

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Won

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Won provides people to use their credit cards more easily on the mobile.

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Superbly

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Superbly provides the payment authentication system that utilizes IT Fin Tech including authentication, information security and payment.

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Hana Financial Investment

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Hana Financial Investment Company Limited offers brokerage, securities dealing, underwriting, mutual funds, and online trading services

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Magna Investment

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Magna Investment is a a Venture Capital / Accelerator / Private Equity Manager.

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Hahn & Co

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A South Korean private equity firm

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KT investment Inc.

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KT Investment Inc. is a venture capital arm of KT Corporation. The firm was founded in 2015 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

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KEB Hana Bank

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KEB Hana Bank provides commercial banking services.

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NFTBank.ai

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The ultimate hub of NFT finance, portfolio management & analytics

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EXIMBAY

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Eximbay is a major payment service provider with various payment methods in South Korea.

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STIC Investment

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STIC Investments is a private equity firm that invests in management buy-outs, acquisitions, restructuring other corporate situations.

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Anchor Equity Partners

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Anchor Equity Partners is a private equity firm specializing in middle market and consolidation investments.

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NH Investment & Securities

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NH Investment & Securities engages in wealth management, investment banking, trading, and equity sales businesses.

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SBI Investment Korea

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Korea Technology Investment Corporation is a venture capital and private equity firm.

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Industrial Bank of Korea

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Industrial Bank of Korea is an industrial bank company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea

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DAOL Investment & Securities

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DAOL Investment & Securities provides financial services for individual clients, institutional clients, and corporate clients.

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Atinum Investment

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Atinum Investment is a principal investment firm.

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Shinhan Capital

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Shinhan Capital is a credit-specialized company offering corporate finance services for its clients.

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JK Marshall Mercantile

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JK Marshall Mercantile is a privately-owned and independent investment advisory enterprise.

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IGIS Asset Management

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IGIS Asset management is an independent global real estate investment company.

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KB Kookmin Card

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Korea’s largest credit card company

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Mirae Asset Daewoo

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South Korea’s top securities firm.

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Daishin Securities

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Daishin Securities specializes in the financial investment business.

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TheVentures

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TheVentures is a company-building company and a venture capital firm that specializes in providing seed-stage funding to tech companies.

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KSNET

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KSNET operates as a value-added network service provider for credit card and banking transaction processing in South Korea.

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Yellowdog

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Yellowdog invests in startups that will achieve growth by approaching various environmental and social problems.

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100&100 Venture Capital

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100&100 Venture Capital focuses on venture projects about the blockchain tech, cryptocurrency, and related assets.

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Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

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Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance carries out social safety nets throughout the entire non-life insurance business.

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KG Inisys

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No 1 online payment gateway in Korea. IPO KOSDAQ in 2002 (035600)

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Bitribe

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Bitribe is a cryptocurrency trading platform for digital currency aggregation transactions.

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Delio

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Delio is global crypto finance service provider based in Seoul, South Korea.

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Sky Lake Investment

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SkyLake Investment Co. (rSkyLake, below), founded in October 2006, is an alternative asset management firm that manages private equity.

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Smallticket

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Digital insurance brokerage platform that provides with the customized policies and services for micro-segmented groups

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Global Money Express

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Financial Services based on Mobile App

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NHN Investment

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NHN Investment is a specialized investment organization providing investments, loans, and management as well as technological guidance to

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NH Bank

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NH Bank provides foreign exchange, transfer money, credit card, and banking services.

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Hana Card

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Electronic Components

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bitHolla

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Financial cryptocurrency trading engine

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Alpha Asset Management

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Alpha Asset Management specializes in real estate investments, private equity, risk planning, compliance, and funding services.

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Beyond Finance

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Beyond Finance is a decentralized platform for creating and trading synthetic financial products.

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Korea Credit Information Services

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Korea Credit Information Services provides credit information services.

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The Export-Import Bank of Korea

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The Export-Import Bank of Korea is a provider of export credit and guarantee programs to support Korean enterprises conducting overseas.

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Gowid

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Gowid is a fintech company that provides corporate credit cards, instalments, loans and B2B financial services for start-ups.

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Spendit

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Spendit is a B2B fintech company in Seoul, Korea.

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Aicel Technologies

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Aicel Technologies provides unique alpha capturing datasets for corporates and the financial sectors to accelerate business opportunities.

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Woori Financial Group

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Woori Financial Group is a Seoul-based banking and financial services holdings company.

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Cross Remittance

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Cross is a payments service that introduced South Korea’s first blockchain-powered remittance service

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Rich & Co

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Rich & Co is a financial consulting firm that specializes in insurance products, asset management, and corporate financing services.

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Korea Trade Insurance Corporation

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Korea Trade Insurance Corporation

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Ascendo Ventures LLC

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Ascendo Ventures invests in top Korean and global startups with a focus on supporting their growth via cross-border business development

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SMBC

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SMBC provides consulting services in the area of corporate fund, policy fund, corporate diagnosis, financial, and management certification.

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JT Chinae Savings Bank

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JT Chinae Savings Bank is providing internet banking and financial consultancy services.

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Pay2Pay

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Pay2Pay is a subscription platform that offers payment services.

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NONGHYUP

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NONGHYUP offers agricultural development and agriculture financial services.

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FLYBIT

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FLYBIT is a crypto currency exchange platform.

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CrePASS Solutions

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Peer-to-Peer Financial Integration Platform

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Woori Bank

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Woori Bank takes the lead in developing Korea’s wealth and economy.

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Lotte Non-Life Insurance Company

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Lotte provides auto, fire, marine, long-term casualty and property, pension, and retirement insurance products.

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FnGuide

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FnGuide is a provider of financial information services.

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Prime Asset

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Prime Asset is an insurance products company.

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Lotte Card

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Lotte Card is a credit card distribution company.

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Daewoo Securities

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Daewoo Securities is the largest stock brokerage and investment banking firm.

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Bitsonic

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Bitsonic is a Korean cryptocurrency focused on profit sharing virtual currency exchange.

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Shinhan Card

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Shinhan Card, an affiliate of Shinhan Financial Group, is the No.1 card issuer in South Korea.

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BC Card

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BC Card is a global payment processing services provider.

Written by Mark Fitz

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