South Korean firm Dunamu, operator of cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, says it invested $46 million in 26 blockchain startups over the last year.
Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has posted a net loss of 205.5 billion won ($180 million) for 2018.
The South Korean military acquisitions agency hopes a blockchain system can boost security and efficiency in defense business operations.
Police have reportedly used AI to spot a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme in South Korea that cheated investors out of $18.5 million.
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had over $13 million in EOS stolen in a hack, but says customer funds are safe.
South Korean actor and businessman Bae Yong-joon has invested an undisclosed sum in blockchain-based seafood trade startup Seamon.
Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of South Korea's Kakao, has raised $90 million in a private coin offering, Bloomberg says.
South Korea-based ICONLOOP, the firm behind blockchain project ICON, has denied reports it's moving to go public.
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinbin has declared bankruptcy, in part due to claimed embezzlement by a former exec.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government has committed over $1 billion to invest in innovative startups by 2022, including blockchain firms.