Korean Healthtech Startup Closing In On Cure For Alzheimer’s


Korea’s startup landscape remains partial to gaming. Demand has been growing at such a staggering clip that the industry now accounts for 90% of the country’s mobile app revenues. The government is also providing financial assistance — to the tune of $90 million — to help shoulder rising demand. But though many welcome such incentives, the figures indicate that the trend is nearing its saturation point, and suggest that it may be time for the country’s fleet of young entrepreneurs to be leveraging their talents in a slightly different direction, one that favors long-term sustainability, and a means of overcoming the alarming rate of failure that startups and small businesses have been receiving as of late.

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