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Netmarble founder urges South Korea to support startups

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 05:50

"If you look at startups these days, they're predominantly about fried chicken delivery, which is worrying," says Mr Bang (left). "We need start-ups that will serve as a conduit for new business areas for our future."


WHEN mobile gaming firm Netmarble Games debuts on Friday, its founder Bang Jun-hyuk will be the only billionaire in South Korea's top-10 wealthiest stock holders with no ties to the chaebol, the mainly family-owned industrial conglomerates that dominate Asia's fourth-largest economy

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