Browsing the "South Korea" Tag

K-Pop Music Giant SM Entertainment Is Planning Its Own Cryptocurrency

| Richard Meyer

The driving firm behind the K-pop movement, SM Entertainment, said it's planning to launch a cryptocurrency focused on engaging fans with artists.

Just 1 in 4 Blockchain Businesses in Korea Generate Sales

| Richard Meyer

Despite the apparent boom in blockchain, and the extensive support for the technology, few companies are making blockchain sales

South Korea’s Kakao May List Its Klay Cryptocurrency on Chinese Exchange

| Richard Meyer

The government may not allow the coin to trade on a domestic exchange so it will look to other countries.

Korea’s SFC Chair Nominee Intends to Maintain Go-Slow Approach to Crypto

| Richard Meyer

Eun Sung-soo made reformist comments but he was still cautious about crypto and offered no boost to the sector.

South Korea’s BC Card Is Using KT’s Blockchain for Rewards Settlement

| Richard Meyer

The company says that the process has been made significantly more efficient.

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Hong Kong’s HashKey Capital Invests in Terra’s Mining Token

| Richard Meyer

It is the eighth funding event in thirteen months using the mining token.

Largest Korean Exchange to Review Listings and Drop Failing Coins

| Richard Meyer

Bithumb will assemble a committee to periodically review its listed cryptocurrencies.

Korean Banks Back $7.4 Million Funding Round for Blocko

| Daniel Palmer

Blocko, a blockchain firm working on enterprise applications of the tech, says it's raised $7.44 million from investors including Shinhan Bank.

South Korea’s Woori Financial Teams up with Kakao’s Crypto Payments Group

| Richard Meyer

The banking company is latest major organization in the country to join the blockchain rush.

Korean Crypto Exchange ‘Prixbit’ Shuts Down Over Banking Woes

| Richard Meyer

Prixbit is one of an estimated 200 players locked out of the banking system