Category: South Korea

Major Korean Financial Holding Company Wins Blockchain Patent for Improved Fintech Security

Leading South Korean financial holding company KB Financial Group Inc. has been awarded a patent for a blockchain-based fintech app…

South Korean Financial Regulator Reaffirms Negative Stance on ICOs and Crypto

The chairman of Korea’s Financial Services Commission Choi Jong-koo has reaffirmed his negative position on digital currencies and Initial Coin…

Plastic Surgeon and Startup Investor Buys $352 Million Stake in Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb

A group led by one of South Korea's leading plastic surgeons, Dr. Kim Byung Gun, has made a major investment…

Largest South Korean Exchange Launches Crypto Market Indices

The largest crypto exchange in South Korea by trading volume, Bithumb, has launched two cryptocurrency market indices. One tracks all…

South Korea to Announce Its ICO Stance in November, Top Official Says

South Korean government is “likely” to announce its official position on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in November. A local business…

South Korea to Decide on ICO Legality in November, Official Says

The South Korean government will make a decision in November on whether it will allow initial coin offerings (ICOs) again…

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