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101 Top South Korean Content Companies and Startups

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Watcha

Watcha

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Tech startup based on Seoul running WATCHA (contents recommendation service) and WATCHA PLAY (subscription VOD service).

Lezhin Entertainment

Lezhin Entertainment

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Lezhin Entertainment is a Korean startup that offers Lezhin Comics, a webtoon ( web comics , online manga ) service for mature readers.

Lezhin Entertainment

Stela

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Stela is Asia’s first music library that licenses music for content creators.

Lezhin Entertainment

Contents First

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The team behind Tappytoon, premier digital-first comics platform & daily destination for 4+ Million readers worldwide. English/French/German

Lezhin Entertainment

Podotree

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Podotree is a developer of multilingual education-based applications and content for tablets and smartphones.

Lezhin Entertainment

Minkonet

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Minkonet’s mission is to change the way we watch and play video games.

Lezhin Entertainment

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.

Lezhin Entertainment

Toonsquare

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ToonSquare is a technology and content company that develops technologies through artificial intelligence and content.

Lezhin Entertainment

Pison Contents

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Worldwide (+120 countries) digital music distribution online platform.

Lezhin Entertainment

MEDIHERE

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A telehealth platform connecting patients whose mother tongue is not English with doctors who can speak their mother tongue.

Lezhin Entertainment

CAPSULE CORP. Inc

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International, Fandom, Otaku, E-commerce, Big Data Analysis

Lezhin Entertainment

Piclick

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Piclick is an AI platform that matches media content and product details in photographs or videos.

Lezhin Entertainment

AUUR

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Auur.in is a brand development and content marketing company.

Lezhin Entertainment

Marymond Corp.

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

Lezhin Entertainment

Webtoon

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LINE Webtoon – A New Way To Enjoy Comics on Mobile.

Lezhin Entertainment

Mediafront

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Mediafront is a media agency based in Seoul, Korea.

Lezhin Entertainment

Pandora.TV

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Pandora TV is a video sharing website that hosts user-generated content.

Lezhin Entertainment

Copin Communications

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Copin Communications produces emoji character contents.

Lezhin Entertainment

Fanding

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Fanding is a fan membership platform for content creators.

Lezhin Entertainment

Daily & Co

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Daily & Co is a D2C company that offers product design, production, brand building and management services.

Lezhin Entertainment

Korea Telephone Directory

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Korea Telephone Directory develops telephone book for telecommunications industry.

Lezhin Entertainment

Vital Hint Korea

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VitalHint is bulding a personalized food recommendation platform with video based food & recipe contents.

Lezhin Entertainment

CrayonPixel

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CrayonPixel is an elite game studio with a singular focus on building content for social and mobile gaming platforms.

Lezhin Entertainment

ADSY

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Guest Posting Service

Lezhin Entertainment

KidariStudio

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KidariStudio develops web novel and webtoon content.

Lezhin Entertainment

INTAKE foods

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INTAKE foods is a company focused on food content development and food branding.

Lezhin Entertainment

redice studio

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redice studio produces, publishes and distributes content such as cartoons, webtoons and videos.

Lezhin Entertainment

DLTO

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Dielto creates joy and enjoyment through the connection of new technology and entertainment content.

Lezhin Entertainment

MONSTER STUDIO

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MONSTER STUDIO is an animation producer that produces content of various genres.

Lezhin Entertainment

Kakao Page

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Kakao Page is a content subsidiary of Kakao that works as a global content business company.

Lezhin Entertainment

PlayList

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PlayList is a web drama production company that produces dramas and music content.

Lezhin Entertainment

POSTYPE

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POSTYPE is a content open market where anyone can sell and buy digital content.

Lezhin Entertainment

Billyo

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Billyo is a dance training space reservation platform.

Lezhin Entertainment

LINE FRIENDS

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LINE FRIENDS is a global sticker character brand and creative studio.

Lezhin Entertainment

Digital Emation

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Digital Emation is a Korean animation studio that develops creative concepts and characters.

Lezhin Entertainment

TEUIDA

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TEUIDA is a mobile app that provides video content and pronunciation training.

Lezhin Entertainment

CJ Entertainment

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CJ Entertainment is an entertainment and mass media company that provides media content and platform services.

Lezhin Entertainment

Rocket

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Rocket is a mobile app for college students that updates real-time external activities and contest information.

Lezhin Entertainment

Stari

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Stari is an entertainment tech platform that connects stars and fans through personal stories.

Lezhin Entertainment

ZNODE

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ZNODE is a media content design company.

Lezhin Entertainment

CGNTV

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CGNTV produces and provides inspirational Christian content.

Lezhin Entertainment

ONWAYS

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ONWAYS is an influencer entertainment company.

Lezhin Entertainment

Joara

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Joara is an online storytelling platform.

Lezhin Entertainment

Juice

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Juice is an education technology company in the field of music.

Lezhin Entertainment

Welaaa

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Welaaa is an online audiobook service platform.

Lezhin Entertainment

JoyFun

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JoyFun creates virtual reality and mixed reality content.

Lezhin Entertainment

KickSubs

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

Lezhin Entertainment

Ahn Graphics

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Ahn Graphics is a graphic design and digital content company.

Lezhin Entertainment

Yellephant

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Yellephant is a Korean-based kids edutainment studio that publishes app-enabled toys and learning content for kids.

Lezhin Entertainment

Class Thirteen

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Class Thirteen is a media content marketing group.

Lezhin Entertainment

BusinessKorea

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BusinessKorea is an English language magazine published monthly in Korea.

Lezhin Entertainment

Ryeboard

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Ryeboard is an online whiteboard for practical and real-time collaboration.

Lezhin Entertainment

Group IDD

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Group IDD provides digital marketing and advertising services.

Lezhin Entertainment

FOMOS

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FOMOS operates an e-sports site and provides e-sports-related content.

Lezhin Entertainment

Kinolights

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Kinolights is a movie rating and recommendation services provider.

Lezhin Entertainment

0.8L

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0.8L is a platform that helps brands to create user-generated content in forms of product reviews on social media.

Lezhin Entertainment

Seoul Broadcasting High School

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Seoul Broadcasting High School is a broadcasting high school in Seongdong, Soul.

Lezhin Entertainment

Shopad Planet

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Shopad Planet specializes in digital content planning and online marketing.

Lezhin Entertainment

PLUITONIUM

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PLUITONIUM is a content creation company that specializes in web snack animations and emoticons.

Lezhin Entertainment

ALUX

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ALUX is a content creation company that specializes in video and coding education content.

Lezhin Entertainment

Sportal Korea

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Sportal Korea specializes in soccer professional content production, video, text, photo, programming, and design.

Lezhin Entertainment

PUBL STUDIO

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PUBL STUDIO is a Korean publisher of interactive digital media and G-learning content for iOS and Android devices.

Lezhin Entertainment

The SMC Group

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The SMC Group is a social marketing company.

Lezhin Entertainment

DOMO

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DOMO is a public relations company that provides solutions such as digital communication, content production and media planning.

Lezhin Entertainment

KTH

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KTH offers content distribution, internet, and information communication technology services.

Lezhin Entertainment

Creators Group

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Creators Group is an advertising campaign and content production agency.

Lezhin Entertainment

JINUSOFT

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JINUSOFT specializes in edutainment that develops a combination of off-line and digital content.

Lezhin Entertainment

Ace Project

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Ace Project (에이스프로젝트) is a Korean that provides baseball game management systems, content development services, and mobile games for

Lezhin Entertainment

WineSOFT

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WineSOFT is an innovative software house focusing on internet infrastructure solutions.

Lezhin Entertainment

Cogul Planet

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Cogul Planet produces digital emotional contents.

Lezhin Entertainment

Shortcut Creative

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Shortcut Creative is a brand marketing, advertising, and content production company

Lezhin Entertainment

VIEWCOMMZ

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VIEWCOMMZ is an online content publishing agency.

Lezhin Entertainment

Sangwha

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Sangwha is an immersive content production company.

Lezhin Entertainment

i-Scream Media

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i-Scream Media is a digital education content company.

Lezhin Entertainment

THE PATH

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THE PATH is an entertainment company that plans, promotes, markets, and manages content and performances.

Lezhin Entertainment

SBS & SBS I&M

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SBS & SBS I&M is an online platform that offers database and information service.

Lezhin Entertainment

Boost Lab

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Boost Lab is a media commerce-based D2C company.

Lezhin Entertainment

groot

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groot is a content planning and production company.

Lezhin Entertainment

KCENT

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KCENT provides one-stop solution from strategic planning to content creation to data analysis.

Lezhin Entertainment

PERFECT STORM

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Perfect Storm is a digital content and marketing solution company in Korea.

Lezhin Entertainment

Hello VR

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Hello VR engages in the development of VR and AR content.

Lezhin Entertainment

Multi-campus

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Multi-campus is based on industry-leading content, system, and customer-oriented services.

Lezhin Entertainment

ReAllPlay

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ReAllPlay is a Korean platform for beauty and cosmetics content, offering short online video courses on beauty, makeup, and fashion.

Lezhin Entertainment

Surfit.io

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Surfit.io provides content design services.

Lezhin Entertainment

Youniv

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Youniv is a video content platform for university students in Korea.

Lezhin Entertainment

MBC PLUS

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MBCPlus is a company that produces television contents.

Lezhin Entertainment

StudioBloom

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StudioBloom is a cultural content and marketing service company.

Lezhin Entertainment

FanEspo

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FanEspo provides a global sports and esports fan experience platform.

Lezhin Entertainment

SBS Contents Hub

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SBS Contents Hub is a content distribution company.

Lezhin Entertainment

SHOWNOTE

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SHOWNOTE is providing entertaining content production services.

Lezhin Entertainment

Daily POP

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Daily POP is a solo economy specialized media that delivers the news.

Lezhin Entertainment

Ottiya

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Ottiya is a creative learning content studio and platform focusing on 21st century skills and competencies

Lezhin Entertainment

Gluvi

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Gluvi helps users collaborate on video content by combining short video clips using its unique branching system.

Lezhin Entertainment

JR Media

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JR Media provides digital media production and broadcasting services.

Lezhin Entertainment

Whatzgood inc

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The Meek is a Korea online art & creative skills education platform

Lezhin Entertainment

TALKING ABOUT

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TALKING ABOUT is a media content localization company that provides translation and interpretation services.

Lezhin Entertainment

THE ICONTV

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THE ICONTV provides content marketing, video production, model recruitment, and media planning services.

Lezhin Entertainment

Contentswith

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Contentswith is an educational content company.

Lezhin Entertainment

Hans Technology

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Hans Technology is a pet brand specialist that offers content creating and marketing services.

Lezhin Entertainment

NDSOFT

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NDSOFT helps customers efficiently support their business through a systematic organization system.

Lezhin Entertainment

Crosstrade Group

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The company operates a website, gazhoo.com, which is a user generated content marketplace that allows users to buy and sell documents,

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