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101 Top South Korean E-Commerce Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean 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 South Korean E-Commerce Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Coupang

Coupang

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

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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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TMON

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

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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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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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O-House

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O-House is a one-stop home furnishing and interior design platform enabling customers to easily source & purchase goods for their homes.

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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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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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ZIGZAG

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ZIGZAG is a shopping meta-service app for women.

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Bungaejangter

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Bungaejangter operates as a mobile C2C marketplace application.

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Kmong

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Kmong is a Korean online talent market enabling individuals to sell and buy services in design, business, computing, music, and more.

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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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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 platform that allows you to get the latest luxury goods in just 3 days.

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FEELWAY

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FEELWAY is the 1st largest domestic luxury products market place in korea.

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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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Bringko

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

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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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YAP

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The YAP Company is a Korean startup providing O2O commerce platform

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Hellomarket

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Korea’s mobile P2P classifieds marketplace on steroids

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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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MEATBOX

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MEATBOX is a B2B-based online commerce platform.

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OWiN

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OWiN is a computer company that provides a device and software platform that connects car divers and merchants online and offline.

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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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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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Wholesum Brands

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We honor ecommerce brand entrepreneurs, their products, and offer an alternative platform to scale their brand.

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Perfitt

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Shoe Size Recommendation Solution, B2B Solution, Retail Technology

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Casual Steps

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Casual Steps provides global online shopping services and solutions.

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breezm

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Breezm produces custom eyewear optimized for the customer’s face, using 3D-printing, 3D-scanning, and big data analysis.

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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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Shinsegae

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A South Korean department store franchise.

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Brandi

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Brandi is an online marketplace that offers clothes and foot wears for women .

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MVERSE

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MVERSE designs and develops mobile accessories and mobile commerce solutions.

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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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Linkshops

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

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Foodfly

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Foodfly is a Korean online food delivery service that allows consumers to order food online and get them delivered.

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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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AIONCO KOREA Co

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AIONCO KOREA provides competitive item sourcing and logistics solution service.

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ONOFFMIX

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We are a meeting and event platform helping to build strong values among the people we work with.

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Promisope

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Promisope is a personalized Korean social shopping platform.

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SIOT

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

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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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Club Venit

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Club Venit is a private Korean e-commerce company offering luxury brands online.

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Agreable

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Agreable is a brand commerce startup that manufactures and distributes lifestyle products.

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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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Caffe Bene

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Caffe Bene provides a unique environment for New Yorkers looking for a similar experience.

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CAPSULE CORP. Inc

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

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Piñata Labs

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Piñata Labs is a Korean online pop-up shopping experience featuring fashion-related events, details on latest accessories, and more.

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aliseon

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Aliseon is a crossborder ecommerce platform based on video content.

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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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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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simplyO

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

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BCA Korea

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Distributes foreign makeup brands in Korea

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Lazy Society

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Men’s care products targeting Millennials

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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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Infinisoft

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Infinisoft specializes in developing and operating online and offline e-commerce software.

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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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Project Noah

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Eco-friendly bamboo toothbrush

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Tenqube

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A mobile app to explore global fashion items. Discover cross-border fashion items based on your styles. A virtual try-on camera with AR.

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BOOKCUBE

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

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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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Brich

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An O2O service delivering the latest Korean fashion trends online .

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MUSINSA

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Online fashion platform where you can enjoy everything about fashion.

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Babybaby

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The one-stop shop for baby items in China.

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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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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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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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Marymond Corp.

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

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SHAPL

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A crowd design D2C ecommerce platform .

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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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Ibuildea

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Ibuildea provides 3D printing solutions in Korea.

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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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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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Labelby.me

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labelby.me is a social e-commerce platform that provides its users with fashion merchandising services.

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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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YES24.com

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YES24.com is an internet online bookstore.

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Easy Storage

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Easy Storage offers storage space to e-commerce.

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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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Ebates

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

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Trenbe

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Trenbe is an e-commerce company of footwear products.

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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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WISHUPON, Inc.

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WISHUPON is a universal shopping wishlist.

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Finda

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Finda is an online financial comparison platform across various financial products.

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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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Lululemon Athletica Korea

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Lululemon Athletica Korea is an e-commerce shop for fashion items.

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The Daebak Company

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The Daebak Company is a community-driven e-commerce platform that aims to inspire the global Hallyu community

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Catch Fashion

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Catch Fashion is an online fashion portal.

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COSRX

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COSRX is an e-commerce platform for buying skincare products.

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11Street

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

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AGmall

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AGmall is an online marketplace for health care products.

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bigin

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CRM marketing solution that maximizes customer value via segmentation and campaign automation.

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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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Beans Around

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Beans Around offers a monthly subscription service allowing its users to get fresh coffee at their homes from independent coffee roasters.

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CAVA

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CAVA is an online platform for contemporary artists to sells their works and products.

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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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Lotte Mart

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Lotte Mart is an online hypermarket that sells groceries, clothing, toys, electronics and other products.

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AtMarket

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AtMarket is an online platform that enables users to compare the prices of financial products such as insurance schemes and loans.

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AprilSkin

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AprilSkin is a brand that sells natural cosmetics products.

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Pantos Logistics

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Pantos Logistics renders consulting, freight, e-commerce and logistic services.

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