[Korean Startup Interview] US$1B Valued Yello Mobile Cherry-picks Best Mobile Apps


There is a new Korean “Unicorn” (a company valued at US$1 billion): Yello Mobile. Founded in August 2012, Yello Mobile is a company that bought 61 mobile companies just last year in Korea. This might make you wonder if it’s really a startup. Yes and no. The company has became huge, with 74 companies in its portfolio, but it tries to retain the startup culture and managing style and prevent having a centralized culture among its divisions to avoid the bureaucracy endemic to large companies.

I am interested in applying design thinking to the business. I love to code in Central Park on weekends and build something people love to use. You can reach me at sehwan@techforkorea.com


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