Browsing the "Kakao" Tag

Shinhan Bank Teams With Kakao’s GroundX for Blockchain Security Boost

| Daniel Palmer

One of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea has partnered with two fintech firms to build a new security system using blockchain tech.

Kakao Teases 2019 Launch of Crypto Wallet, Dapp Partners

| Daniel Palmer

Messaging app giant Kakao – which launched its own blockchain in June – has teased the release of a crypto wallet dubbed "Klip" later this year.

Kakao’s Klaytn Blockchain Has Gone Live With Support From Major Firms

| Daniel Palmer

The Klaytn blockchain from the fold of messaging app giant Kakao has launched on its mainnet, with a governing body including big enterprises like…

Upbit Operator Dunamu Invested $46 Million in Blockchain Startups in Last Year

| Yogita Khatri

South Korean firm Dunamu, operator of cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, says it invested $46 million in 26 blockchain startups over the last year.

Kakao’s Blockchain Arm Raises $90 Million in Private Token Sale

| Yogita Khatri

Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of South Korea's Kakao, has raised $90 million in a private coin offering, Bloomberg says.

South Korea’s Kakao Leads $15 Million Raise for Public Blockchain Startup Orbs

| Nikhilesh De

South Korean messaging giant Kakao has led an over-$15 million crypto investment in Israeli-based public blockchain project Orbs.

Messaging Giant Kakao Launches Its Own Blockchain for Testing

| Wolfie Zhao

Kakao's blockchain arm Ground X has announced the launch of the test version of its proprietary blockchain network dubbed Klaytn.

Kakao, Korean Government to Solve Social Problems with Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Kakao's blockchain subsidiary has announced it will work with a government-backed agency to develop blockchain projects focused on social services.

Meet Kakao: How Korea’s Largest Mobile Giant Is Embracing Blockchain

| Shinjae Yoo & Hyeong-joong Yoon

Jason Han, CEO of Kakao's blockchain subsidiary Ground X, tells CoinDesk his thoughts on how crypto could impact big business.

Kakao Confirms Creation of Blockchain Platform, Denies ICO Rumor

| Wolfie Zhao

South Korean internet giant Kakao has confirmed it is setting up a new blockchain subsidiary, but quashed rumors of a planned initial coin offering.