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Entrepreneur Korea Interview

Part of my ongoing effort to keep up to date on events occurring in South Korea, I joined Entrepreneurs In Seoul Facebook group. Tony is another member within the group and he recently launched a new venture Entrepreneur Korea. I asked if he would be willing to share with Korean Convenience readers about his experiences? […]

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A Platform For Entrepreneurs: Seoul Startups

Seoul Startups Informational Interview In my continuous search to connect and highlight entrepreneurs involved in the startup scene in South Korea, I was referred to Seoul Startups. Seoul Startups is administered by Marta, a native from Poland, who has lived in Korea for 14 years. After years of working in a corporation, she has transitioned […]

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Starting A Business In Korea

Korea Business Informational By Ahn Sehoon Ahn Sehoon is the manager at Seoul Global Center in Korea.   The Seoul Business Agency was established to promote and develop industries in Korea.  In addition, it provides comprehensive and systematic support to SMEs(Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) located in Seoul.”   The Seoul Global Center business team is […]

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Twelve Tips For E-commerce Startups

E-commerce Business Startup Tips  Recently, I attended a “How To Start A Successful E-commerce Business.”  The event was held at the Valley Economic Development Center.   Richard Stern has over 20 years consulting small businesses and entrepreneurs in the apparel and fashion industry.  As the instructor for the evening, he provided the necessary steps to […]

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Digital Marketing: Small Business Strategy​

Asian Small Business Expo Key Takeaways Creating a digital marketing strategy is key for any business success.  It’s even more important for small businesses who have fewer resources to optimize their digital presence.  The question becomes how do you effectively utilize social media to reach your target audience. The Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program […]

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Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference Overview

Conference Overview Recently, I attended the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC) event.  The Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference was held at the Pasadena Convention Center. The conference connects corporate members with minority business entrepreneurs.  Their corporate members include companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft Corporation, and Johnson & Johnson. *Full Disclosure – […]

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Small Business Interview: Brandon Walcutt, Kohsi Design Centre

Interview: Brandon Walcutt I first met Mr. Walcutt (right), as a presenter at Seoul Global Center.  He presented “Business Plan Writing and Presenting” as part of the business class I attended in South Korea. He lived in South Korea for more than 16 years and now resides in New York, NY.  Previously, he was a […]

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How To Find The Right International Franchise

Are You Interested In Owning A Business Overseas? I read a statistic the other day about iPhone repair shops.  The statistics stated that iPhone repair shops owners can charge about $60 to repair your iPhone (sometimes it can be higher) and if you repair 10 phones a week than you can earn $600.  If you […]

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Startup Visa Intellectual Property Rights Presentations

Intellectual Property Rights Presentation After completing the Oasis Four class I was sent an email alerting me to the upcoming Oasis-One class.  The class consisted of a two-hour orientation that would be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, and two weekend classes that would be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the following Saturday […]

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Path To Obtaining A Startup Visa In South Korea

Business Startup Visa Seoul Global Center Experience & Resources New Moon with a Lunar Eclipse, new agenda for the remainder of the year.  My journey first started because I wanted to meet new friends.  Now I know what you’re thinking, there are several options for meeting new friends while living abroad.  Anyone can search on […]