This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korea based Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top South Korea Publishing Companies
Asian Boss is a new media company that delivers the latest social news and cultural trends from all over Asia. Through its reporting format optimized for mobile devices and original street interviews, Asian Boss is developing innovative news format that delivers diverse social issues and people’s thoughts on them.
Asian Boss currently has over 400,000 subscribers and followers, and is being watched by more than 6 million monthly viewers from over 190 different countries.. .
GAMEVIL® is a premier mobile game publisher located in Seoul, Korea with branches in Los Angeles, CA in the US and Tokyo, Japan. Established in 2000, GAMEVIL has earned a reputation as one of the best companies in the mobile games sector by crafting award winners in a diverse portfolio of games.
GAMEVIL is well known for revolutionizing the sector with its original and innovative mobile games, backed by unparalleled expertise in advanced mobile technology. As a world class leader in mobile games publishing, GAMEVIL continues to lead the sector with a commitment to establish mobile as the definitive mass market entertainment platform of the world.
GAMEVIL is currently listed on the KOSDAQ Market (Ticker: 063080, Bloomberg: 063080:KS, Reuters: 063080.KQ).. .
Bookjam (북잼) is a publisher portal of e-books based in Seoul, Korea. It offers users with most popular e-books that can be downloaded to iPhone, iPad, Android, Tab, and other smart phones.
Bookjam was launched on March 10, 2011, in Seoul, Korea.. .
Brave Company is an internet publishing company. Well, the lusts, but not the burdens of the ZZP existence.
BraveCompany is for self-employed people who want to do more and manage less. Are you in paid employment and do you doubt whether you dare to make the leap? Even then, BraveCompany offers a warm bath with ‘colleagues’ that you have gone for, a network with potential assignments and invoicing services.
BraveCompany is for successful professionals who are or want to become independent. What can we mean for each other? We share knowledge, trends and help with professional issues.
And all that in the atmosphere of a home port. So you benefit from the benefits of experienced colleagues.
Do you see any more possibilities with your current client to do work, or do you regularly refer projects to colleagues? We offer the framework to seize these opportunities and also be rewarded for your talent as a matchmaker.. .
DancingAnchovy is a Korean global game developer and publisher for mobile platforms established in 2011. It is composed of like-minded game designers and programmers.
Team Monster is one of the latest games developed by DancingAnchovy. It is described as a revolutionary game where real-time action, role-playing, and social network game elements are seamlessly fused..
i-ePUB (아이이펍) is a Korean-based company focused on providing digital content publishing and e-book publishing services to its customers. The company offers total publishing services including planning, production, publication, and the distribution of e-books in HTML format.
i-ePUB offers its e-book services to major publishers including Samsung Mobiles. i-ePUB won the “Innovation Award” from the Korea Electronic Publishing Association in December 2011.
i-ePUB was established in October 2011.. .
Crzyfish (크레이지피쉬) offers an entertainment and social gaming platform for professional games publishers operating social games all over the world, such as Cyworld, Naver, and Daum. In addition to the gaming platform and other related services, Crzyfish maintains partnerships with other domestic and overseas social game developers to provide a more satisfactory user experience.
Crzyfish was established on October 26, 2009.. .
The Korea Herald
The Korea Herald is an English newspaper that covers news content on politics, social affairs, business, science, education, sports, entertainment, culture, travel, fashion, health, and more. It also features editorials and opinion pieces.
The newspaper’s official website and Android and iOS apps feature the same content, along with videos and images. The Korea Herald was launched in 1953 and is published in Seoul, Korea..
Yonhap News Agency
Yonhap News Agency provides news articles on politics, economy, society, culture, entertainment, sports, science, and other topics. It is the largest news agency in South Korea.
The company offers news and information on Korean and international affairs to global media organizations in foreign languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish, and French. It also provides internet news broadcasting, electronic news, mobile website, news through radio stations, photo news, audio news in foreign languages, financial news, news on overseas Korean diplomatic missions, and news to Korean ships at sea services.
Yonhap News Agency serves newspapers, broadcasting firms, government agencies, business organizations, internet portals, and readers in various parts of the world. Yonhap News Agency was founded in 1980 and is based in Seoul, South Korea..
The Korea Economic Daily
The Korea Economic Daily is the most widely read economic newspaper among the Korean office workers and university students. Their newspaper is highly evaluated given that their news contents satisfy readers of various age spectrum.
Also, the fact that their readers make relatively higher monthly income and many of them actually invest in the stock market makes their newspaper even special. Their subsidiary companies, The Korea Economic TV and Hankyung.com are also leading in their respective markets..
The Korea Times is the oldest independent English daily newspaper in Korea, which has served as Korea’s bridge to the world since November 1, 1950. Published by one of the largest-circulation newspaper companies in Korea, the Hankook Ilbo, the newspaper provides in-depth stories about past and present events in Korea as well as a look into the country’s future.
The newspaper caters a range of readers such as Koreans, foreign businessmen, diplomats and tourists with its constructive, well-balanced coverage ranging from socio-politics, economics and culture to sports. The Korea Times, which has a strong thread of continuity in Korea’s economic development keeping the foreign community involved in and informed about the rapid changes occurring in the country, is now available in more than 160 countries across the globe.
The Korea Times is based in Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea, and is available in the digital format under the URL: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr.. .
Edaily is an online web and mobile application that provides fast and accurate news and information services for its viewers. The application offers Edaily news, Edaily live TV and VOD, Edaily star in and photos, and a wide range of content and services which contains, stock quotes, forex, bonds, and foreign indices, commodities, such as gifts.
Edaily is also capable of accessing diverse investment advices. It was launched in 2008 and is based in Seoul..
Newsis is a Korean independent news agency that disseminates breaking news, weather updates, sports information, and entertainment content. It covers news on topics such as politics, economy, society, international, culture and life, and more.
Newsis was founded in 2001 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.. .
Daum Kakao Corp. primarily operates mobile platforms in South Korea.
The company offers web-based mail services through messaging applications; Daum Search, a search platform that provides search services for mobile and web users; and Daum Maps and KakaoPlace, a location information platform that offers a range of map services. The company also operates media and content platforms that offer lifestyle content and services encompassing music, real estate, movies, books, and kids content as well as mobile content platforms to provide information and content to its users; and KakaoGame, a mobile social gaming platform.
In addition, the company provides web-based services; advertisements that integrate online and offline promotions using digital signage; voice recognition software; online mobile game development and publishing services; social services; and mobile advertising solutions. Daum Kakao Corp.
was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Jeju, South Korea.. .
MK News is the daily economic official page of South Korea. MK News is focused on Finance, Market, Economy, companies, and other general issues related to South Korea.
It provides in-depth knowledge and information to users through its news coverage. MK News was founded in 1966 and is based in Seoul..
Huvle provides ‘HuvleView’, one of the largest mobile web browsers in South Korea that features ‘Notification-Bar’ service. HuvleView is an innovative platform that enables Apps to get additional ad-revenue & stable operation and meets the need of the high volume of traffic by the global Ad-Tech companies.
We provide tailored browser content by analyzing interests and usage-patterns of users whenever they access HuvleView browser via Notification-Bar so that Ad-Tech companies can spend their ad-budgets effectively. HuvleView, global Ad-Tech companies’ reliable partner, has over 1 billion monthly traffic by the partnerships with +150 Apps.
Headquartered Pangyo, Korean IT industry-focused place, HuvleView is going to break into SSP industry in 2021.. .
Yellephant is a kids edutainment studio based in Seoul, Korea. The company is engaged in publishing app-enabled toys and interaction-based play and learning contents for kids.
Yellephant creates its products incorporating innovative ideas, interactive content, and emotional intelligence mechanisms. The apps are targeted at enhancing the personality and provide behavior guides for kids.
Its product portfolio includes learning games, lifestyle apps, and art apps all of which have been developed based on the pre-school learning methods. Aquapo poo poo, Season of Tree, and Toring Q are some of the flagship products of the company.
Yellephant was established in October 2013.. .
BusinessKorea is an English language magazine published monthly in Korea. The magazine offers information related to business, economic, and financial segments in Korea.
It was first published in 1983. Their subscribers and readers include members of the expatriate business and diplomatic community, managers, executives, ministry officials, and others..
Lucidfish Korea Inc.
Lucidfish believes the power of human translation. Anyone can join and translate digital contents into their mother language anywhere around the world.
This will break down language barriers and enhance communication between different languages. We currently focus translation on web comics, game media, news, and we hope to expand our service to all digital contents.
Visit our website and find out more in detail. http://lucid.fish Thank you..
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