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101 Top Seoul Social Media Companies and Startups

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Platfarm Inc. (mojitok)

Platfarm Inc. (mojitok)

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Platfarm helps messaging services to monetize or/and increase user engagement with the visual communication solution.

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SmartStudy is a global entertainment company. We make high-quality animated and gaming content such as Pinkfong and Monster Super League.

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Yello Digital Marketing

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Yello Digital Marketing is a total media platform.

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Entcrowd

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Performance facilitation platform.

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Haeyoom Media

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Haeyoom media is a Korean mathematics teaching service provider.

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PlayEarth

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Playearth is a Korean socal games developer and is the developer of Kaizan Rumble.

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Kong Liao

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Kong Liao is a web-based platform that offers daily quizzes.

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Mediafront

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Mediafront is a media agency based in Seoul, Korea.

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HS Ad

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HS Ad is an advertising agency that was established in 1984 as an affiliate of LG Group.

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Pristones

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Pristones is a Korean venture supporting startups that provides mobile and web services.

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Persona

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Persona brings the influential people to your business for social marketing.

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LiveRe

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Cizion is the maker of LiveRe, a social commenting solution for blogs and other websites.

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Vingle

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Vingle is an interest-based community platform available via mobile and web, where users can mingle together through shared interests.

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Mapiacompany Inc.

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Mapiacompany is a global digital music business operating on 3 independent platforms, Mapianist, MyMusicSheet and KPopPiano.

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NOTEFOLIO

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NoteFolio is a social web platform that enables artists and designers to share their creative notes and work with each other.

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PUBLY

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PUBLY is a Content Platform for Working People.

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Ium

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IUMSOCIUS is a Korean-based app development company focused on creating novel dating apps for mobile users.

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Asiance

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Asiance is the first Brandtech partner in Asia. Brandtech is an advanced model of Digital Agency based in Seoul and Tokyo.

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Cubbying

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Cubbying is a web and mobile service that gathers and organizes content gathered from a person’s social media networks.

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Inquivix (인퀴빅스)

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Digital Marketing Agency in Korea Specializing in Paid Search, Paid Social and SEO.

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Ihateflyingbugs

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Ihateflyingbugs is a mobile application offers social network, marketing, and PR services to its users.

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Whatif

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Whatif is a Korean software startup offering online advertising and social network services.

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Twinklr

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Twinklr offers SUPERFAN, an online service that enables clients to promote and share their brand and related content on Facebook.

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Wow Ventures

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Wow Ventures is a Korean social network services platform offering advertising and mobile application development services.

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Vanilla Breeze

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Vanilla Breeze is a developer of applications, games, and content for the smartphone industry.

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TI

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TI is a tech startup based in Korea that offers travel- and tourism-based social networking services.

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Startup Alliance Korea

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Startup Alliance Korea works to help startups grow and go global by connecting people in the startup ecosystem with one another.

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Punch Digital Marketing

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Full service digital marketing agency in Korea. PPC, SEO and social media marketing. Naver and KakaoTalk ads.

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Profound

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Profound is a business spot-consulting market network.

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Mergerity

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Mergers build an infinity platform that connects all stories and information in the world and connects the real and digital worlds.

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StyleWiki

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A Seoul-based social wiki platform for fashion enthusiasts

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Fungrep

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Fungrep is a Korean mobile game development and publishing company focusing on iOS, MS Mobile, and Android devices.

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FriendsCube

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Friendscube is a mobile app that operates as a social network for making friends by offering introduction and referral services.

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PIMFY

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PIMFY is a Korean provider of location-based social network services for communities to share local information and organize activities.

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HyperC

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HyperC is a social media advertising company.

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SMC

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SMC is a digital marketing agency that provides all-in-one social marketing solution for brands.

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Buzzni

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Buzzni is a Korean data searching web platform that helps consumers find reliable information.

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Loopkin

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Loopkin is the 1st kids activity sharing platform that connects people with extra capabilities to host kids activities to local kids.

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AVEapp

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Fintech social media platform

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Global Outliers

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Global Outliers is a social networking application.

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Indie CF

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Independent Commercial Films

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MK Company

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MK Company is a web design and digital marketing agency.

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Youha

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Youha is a youtube tool for checking advertisement prices.

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Peoplegate

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Peoplegate is Korean-based software company focused on developing a self titled social messenger service for smartphones.

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Wishpoke

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Wishpoke is a social app where users can exchange gift ideas and help their loved ones find fitting gifts with an easy listing process.

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MONs group

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MONs group is a Korean-based company specializing in providing interactive media solutions and mobile development solutions to its clients.

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Sunnyloft

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Sunnyloft is a Korean provider of web and mobile social network services and products.

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Nalebe

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NaleBe, a real life time documentation service.

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MINOWORKS

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Minoworks is a software development company specialized in mobile applications development for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

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Urimalo

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Urimalo is a Korean social travel community offering an app for travelers to connect, share information, and plan trips and meet-ups.

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Weenu

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Weenu is a Korean global studio and social networking services (SNS) platform for artists and craftsmen.

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Chayun Public Relations

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Chayun Public Relations offers media management, brand marketing, corporate communications and digital marketing services.

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Korea Communications Commission

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Korea Communications Commission is organization that respond to the trends triggered by advanced digital technology in the broadcasting.

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CAMSCON

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CAMSCON is a Korean social magazine that specializes in amateur photography and fashion blogging.

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Nemone

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Nemoneis a Korean social commerce donation platform that offers donated goods at discounted prices.

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KickSubs

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KickSubs is an influencer marketing platform that delivers native ads within online videos, with 85+ million subscribers.

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Innomove

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Innomove, a Korean innovation firm, provides strategy consulting and builds innovative businesses.

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Handsome Company

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Handsome Company is a Korean web platform that operates as a dating site for singles.

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AUN Korea Marketing

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AUN Korea Marketing provides search engine optimization, market research, and social media marketing services.

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beGLOBAL

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beGLOBAL provides businesses with information about technology solutions, and technical startups and entrepreneurs.

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JOINUS Foundation

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JOINUS Foundation is a non-governmental organization in Korea focused on bringing about a multi-cultural exchange.

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CUVISM MAGAZINE

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CUVISM MAGAZINE is a Korean online platform providing interview-based information about specialized personalities in various fields.

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Jumping Nuts

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Jumpingnuts is an app designed to provide a new social experience for teens.

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Revivallabs

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Revivallabs provides social networking and services.

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Intercultural Communications

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Intercultural Communications is a digital marketing company.

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TalesApp

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TalesApp is a mobile app designed to instantly convert a smartphone into a mass storage device.

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FWD Motion

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FWD Motion is a Graphic Design based company.

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OPUSONE

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OPUS ONE is a musical expression denoting the first composition within the masterwork of a composer.

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HexaFactory

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HexaFactory is a Korean startup that aims to build a collaborative consumption ecosystem by providing a platform for information sharing.

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MODUCOMPANY

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MODUCOMPANY is a mobile software company that develops Parking For All, a location based parking app for mobile users in Korea.

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Honghap Valley

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Honghap Valley is Korean Startup Cooperative Community and Organization.

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Toonburi

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Toonburi is a Korean webtoon platform that enables users to create, modify, and share their own cartoons.

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Ssultime

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Ssultime provides a social network platform for users to share their ideas, unique experiences, and knowledge.

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Gardenhada

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Gardenhada is a mobile social network for gardeners, enabling users to upload and share photos of their gardens.

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SeeOn

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SeeOn is a location-based social network service that allows users to contact other users and share experiences with one another.

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WHITEPLAN

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WHITEPLAN is a Korean social network that operates as an online dating site designed for singles who intend to build relationships.

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inmD Co.,Ltd

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InmD Co.,Ltd is a company that focuses on digital branding.

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Canvasee

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Interest based social media

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WITH

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WITH Project Team from Daum Communicatio

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SNSHELP

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SNSHELP is an SNS marketing service provider.

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Wefree

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Wefree offers Mydol, a Korean provider of social content distribution services.

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Fluttr Inc.

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Fluttr is a mobile social media platform that inspires people to travel.

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Richslide

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Richslide is media signage platform that connects users, hardware and advertisers.

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RacoonRoll

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RacoonRoll is a social mobile game developer based in Korea.

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Tangomike

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Tangomike is a Korean interactive media platform that creates interactive exhibition spaces in museums and other places.

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demasian

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demasian is a content production and management company that offers internet broadcasting content.

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WEBITO MARKETING GROUP

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Webito Marketing Group provides content and insights of social marketing and online businesses.

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Lee& Company, Inc.

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Lee& Company is a free Wi-fi service with a mobile advertising platform.

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Circle Connection

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Circle Connection is an event planning agency conducting many events partnering with private and global organizations.

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Osquare

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Osquare is a Korean social platform that allows people to discover, join, share, and access information on leisure sports and activities.

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Echu

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Echu is a Korean social dating service designed for singles who are interested in building new relationships.

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TU Media Corp

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TU Media Corp. is South Korea’s first mobile broadcast service company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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Ars Praxia

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Formerly known as TREUM, Ars Praxia is a social intelligence company providing web services, social media analytics, and business insights.

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Langtree Korea

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Langtree Korea is an open service platform that connects tutors and students to enable them to learn each other’s native language.

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Ssofund

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Ssofund is a talent marketing agency that enables users to outsource their talents through a social platform.

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Mingo&Co.

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Creative studio based out of Singapore and Seoul

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ROCKASIA

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ROCKASIA is a Korean cultural content development company that also operates as a human resource headhunting platform.

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Discovr Places

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Discovr Places is a platform for social-connected services targeted at travelers worldwide.

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Commtext

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Commtext is a Korean digital communication firm focused on social media communication, website planning, brand content production, and more.

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Gofounder

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Gofounder is an entrepreneurship-related social network for co-founders.

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makeulike

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Makeulike is a branding and advertising agency that helps clients to get the best advantage with strategic and high-impact creativity.

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