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101 Top South Korean Mobile Apps Companies and Startups

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

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Toss

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

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WOOWA BROS is a Korean developer of smartphone applications and advertising platforms.

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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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ZIGZAG

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ZIGZAG is a shopping meta-service app for women.

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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

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ProtoPie

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The easiest interaction design tool for all digital products, allowing designers to build highly interactive prototypes.

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CeREELs

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Mobile Media App with a library of original contents

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Kakao Games

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Kakao Games is a KaKao gaming subsidiary, serving various genres of games including PC and mobile.

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IGAWorks

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Full Stack ad-tech company for digital marketing

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WASHSWAT

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Washswat is a laundry service that washes and dries the laundry that is operated by specialized facilities and personnel.

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Everspin

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Cybersecurity company that invented the world’s first dynamic security module.

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Goodoc

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Goodoc is a Korean smartphone app providing medical services such as information on doctors, their rates, contact numbers, and more.

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Scatter Lab

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Scatter Lab is a text-based Korean sentiment analysis service which is available as a smartphone application.

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Remember

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Remember is a developer of business card organizer app.

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StudioBside

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StudioBside is a mobile game developer based in Korea.

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Violet

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Violet provides you the easiest way to edit and share videos

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5minlab

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5minlab is a PC/mobile game development company based in Seoul, South Korea.

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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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Quantec

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Quantec provides an asset management platform for everyone on a daily possibility.

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Melephant

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Melephant aims to create a new video entertainment culture.

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Soulgit, Inc.

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Soulgit is a mobile game publisher and premium marketing agency.

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amazer

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amazer is a fun video battle platform for content creators.

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Share & Care Co., Ltd.

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Share & Care Co., Ltd. is provides social networks and mobile app services.

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Plask

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Plask is a Korean startup developing mobile apps, like Believe My Brother, Girlfriend, and Alfredo.

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Add2paper

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Add2Paper is a Korean mobile app that offers an online paper for college students to post advertisements on printing services.

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Flaskon

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Flaskon is a Korean mobile game development studio.

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macaron TAXI (KST Intelligence)

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macaron TAXI (KST Intelligence) is a cab chauffeur app

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TNDN

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TNDN is tourism app aimed at Chinese tourists traveling to South Korea.

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Emotive

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Emotive is a Korean company that develops Moodclip, a smartphone application.

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Linkage

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Linkage is a Korean startup providing web development, web design, and mobile application services.

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TimeCast

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TIMECAST is a smartphone app development and consultancy company offering entertainment content and social networking services.

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Holla Company Inc.

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Contents Making Factory of the couple, by the couple, for the couple

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Trance Studio

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Stylish action game developer in South Korea. Well-known developers of DNF(Biggest revenue maker of Tencent and Nexon) and Lineage Eternal.

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INSOMENIA

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INSOMENIA is a Korean startup offering a social mobile shopping app.

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WaHome

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WaHome is a home cleaning service matching platform.

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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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Washon

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Washon is an on-demand laundry service based on Seoul metropolitan area in Korea.

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CSS99

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CSS99 is a Korean startup providing mobile application and mobile content on topics related to beauty and fashion.

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Needer

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Needer develops mobile application.

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COOLJAMM

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COOLJAMM develops musical AI engine that composes various styles of music.

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Sketchware

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Sketchware is a Scratch-like block programming based Android app development platform on an Android smartphone.

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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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Easyworks Universe

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Easyworks Universe is a Korean-based startup company engaged in the development of Planet Jack, a web portal for designers.

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Greysox

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GreySox is a Korean design company developing mobile applications such as the music apps String Trio, Drum Meister, and Finger Stomp.

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Banksalad

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Banksalad is a fintech company that develops financial applications.

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Botem

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Botem creates state of the art human recognition sensor devices that determine people’s movement direction.

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Jienem

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Jienem is a guesthouse accommodation service specialist and catering for Chinese tourists.

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PAY:WATCH

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PAY:WATCH is a mobile application for advance payment and instant payment.

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04 Master

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04 Master is a construction app

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TrafficGem Corp.

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TrafficGem is a Korean app-based global video ad platform that operates as a collective intelligence and imagination-based society.

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ThumbAge

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ThumbAge engages in the development of role playing and action games for mobile devices.

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NOTA

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NOTA is a promising startup that focuses on edge-device AI solution which doesn’t need any server or cloud for AI systems.

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BOMAPP

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Bomapp is a Seoul-based insurtech startup that offers fully digital insurance experience to consumers.

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Greenmonster

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Greenmonster offers a cloud-based iOS diary application to improve multimedia writing capacity within a single app interface.

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Highbrow

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Highbrow is a mobile game and app developing company that created the popular mobile game Dragon Village.

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Fast campus

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Fast campus are Unity game creation / startup / UX Design CAMP during the Early Bird Discount!

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Flero Games

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Flero Games is a mobile game development company.

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Factorial Games

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Factorial Games is an IT company specialized in mobile games and software development services.

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Life Semantics

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Life Semantics is an engineering company based in Korea focused on developing hospital information systems for the medical industry.

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FLO

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FLO is a music application that provides wide range of songs.

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Pictosoft

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Pictosoft is an application development company that creates mobile games for Android and iOS

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Dreamfora

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Dreamfora is a smart goal setting & managing app that helps you achieve your goals.

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Acornsoft

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Acronsoft is a company that develops Cloud Native Application Platform which is a computing environment for future application development.

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Deeping Source Inc.

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Privacy and Copyright Protection for Machine Learning

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Genie Music

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Genie Music is a provider of music streaming services.

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FORCETELLER

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FORCETELLER is a mobile app for online entertainment services.

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Bapul

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Immediately Solve is a question-and-answer platform that enables users to ask and answer study-related questions.

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FreeFi

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FreeFi is a platform that connects to public and secured WiFi at business places without any touch.

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UBpay

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UBpay offers payment processing via coupons and loyalty cards.

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TINAC

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TINAC Inc. is a mobile app developer company which has developed apps like Aurora Forecast. They develop Apps on iPhon

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Andromeda Games

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Andromeda Games Co

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Couchgram

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Couchgram is a mobile app that requires you to unlock your phone in order to receive your calls.

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LINE FRIENDS

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

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TEUIDA

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

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GOPAY

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GOPAY is a payment application that rewards TENA coins through payment.

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Rocket

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

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Donordonut

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Donordonut is a smartphone application that enables users to share and donate goods and money to create social value.

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Dr.Diary

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Dr.Diary offers diabetes management application services.

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Shiftee

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Employee Scheduling & Timeclock Software

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GoldSpoon

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GoldSpoon is a mobile application for dating.

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INAVI Systems

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INAVI Systems provides real-time navigation solutions.

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Innofin

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Innofin is a Korea-based fintech company.

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BravePops Company

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Bravepops Company is a Korean-based company focused on developing mobile apps for the early learning sector.

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Todait

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Todait is a mobile app for study planning.

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The TechBill

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The TechBill is a mobile app development company.

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SKO

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SKO is a Korean language learning platform.

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Sellury.ID

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Sellury.ID is a product photo application.

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Oyster able

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Oyster able develops mobile apps for IoT recycling solutions.

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Wehomes

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Wehomes is a mobile application that offers interior design and quotation services.

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Dharma

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Dharma is a dating application.

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Uracle

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Uracle is a software and mobile app development platform.

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Weddell

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Weddell is providing information about healthy pregnancy and childcare products.

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Nine

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Nine is the solution for managing business applications that includes email, calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes all in one place.

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ImgBase

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ImgBase is a mobile software development firm.

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PLATFOS

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PLATFOS is an operator of a cloud-based mobile voucher platform designed to transmit and use mobile products.

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Cufit

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Cufit is an essential mobile application for bike riding.

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HEYSTARS

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HEYSTARS develops AI-based Korean conversation education applications using K-culture contents.

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Springworks

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Springworks provides software development, mobile application development and web services.

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Richcall

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Richcall is a complex customer management application.

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dodo

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dodo provides systematic management and after-sales service.

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Treenod

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Treenod is a Korean mobile software company developing smartphone apps such as the puzzle games PokoPang and PATAPOKO Animal.

Written by Mark Fitz

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