South Korea

What Are the Biggest Alleged Crypto Heists and How Much Was Stolen?

As the appeal of cryptocurrency has grown, so has the opportunity for scammers to part naive investors from their money. 2019 h...

Terra Stablecoin Alliance Adds South Korean Music Streaming Platform

Blockchain payment system and stablecoin issuer Terra has added South Korean music streaming platform Bugs to its e-commerce al...
August 14, 2019
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Korea’s Oldest Bank Is Building a Blockchain-Based Security System

South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, partnered with two other companies to develop a blockchain-based security solution. Ko...

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Blade Raises $4.3M From Coinbase and Others

A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency pl...

Korean Internet Giant Kakao Teases Its Crypto Wallet for 50M Users

South Korean internet giant Kakao Corp has launched a teaser page for its forthcoming cryptocurrency wallet, Klip. According to...

South Korean Holding Company Uses Ripple Fork to Develop Donations Platform

South Korean holding company SK C&C has unveiled plans for a donation platform that is based on a Ripple blockchain fork. M...

Bitholic Now Bithumb Singapore in New Expansion by South Korean Bithumb

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitholic has changed its name to Bithumb Singapore this month. Bithumb, for its part, i...

Korea Exchange Affiliate Koscom to Launch DLT Platform for Unlisted Shares

South Korea’s state-backed financial IT firm Koscom will develop a blockchain-powered platform for trading unlisted securities....

Seoul to Release Native City-Wide Crypto as Part of Smart City Development

In a bid to transform into a blockchain smart city, Seoul, South Korea is planning to launch its own digital currency by Novemb...

Coinone Exchange Partners With Two Firms for Improved Safety Measures

Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinone has partnered with cybersecurity audit company CertiK and disclosures compan...