• Market Cap: $122b

  • Feb 17, 2019

KRWb: South Korea’s First Won-Backed Stablecoin Launched

South Korea has now become the latest country to get a stablecoin pegged to their local currency.

Leaders of South Korean Crypto Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Trade Volume

Two leaders of South Korean Crypto Exchange Komid were sentenced to jail for faking trade volume.

South Korean University Offers World's First MBA in Cryptocurrency

One of South Korea's largest business schools is now offering an extensive MBA in the field of cryptocurrency, becoming the first of its kind in the world

South Korea’s Largest Venture Capital Firm Invests in Blockchain Startup TEMCO

Korea Investment Partners (KIP), one of South Korea’s largest venture capital (VC) firms, has invested in its first blockchain startup TEMCO. TEMCO aims to disrupt the supply chain management system through blockchain technology....

Bithumb Reportedly Re-starting New Account Registrations

South Korea's popular cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb, which got hacked in June of this year, is reportedly accepting new account registrations, according to a local media outlet.

Korean Firm Launches Dubious ICO Backed By Sunken Treasure Worth $130 Bn 

South Korea's Shinil Group claims to have found a sunken treasure, which has $130 Bn in Gold. The company plans to launch an ICO token backed by this gold.

South Korea to Legitimize Cryptos & Blockchain Under New System

This would be the first move of its kind that is expected to usher the industry forward.

South Korea's Kakao Looks to Raise Funds for Its Blockchain Arm

Ground X was formed in March 2018 in Japan to help Kakao grow across Asia.

South Korea Tightens Rules For Crypto Sector

The Financial Services Commission has put forward revised regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges in a bid to prevent money laundering.

Bank of Korea Against Issuing a Digital Currency

South Korea's Central Bank releases a report on digital currency and highlights its opposition toward Central bank based Digital Currency