Little more than a week after announcing that its mobile payment platform, Kakao Pay, has
Rim is understood to have built a solid reputation in venture investments before being offered the top spot at Kakao.
This reference to innovation is something that fellow South Korean tech giant Samsung talked about on Tuesday, in reference to its work with startups. Could this hint at Kakao’s intentions to work more closely with entrepreneurs going forward?
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The company’s mobile messaging app, KakaoTalk, is still the most popular among users in its home country where it claims close to 40 million (plus another 10 million abroad).
“Kakao, now equipped with a new CEO, name, and identity, will continue to accelerate change and innovation in its key mobile service areas including communication, on-demand services, fintech, IoT, contents, and commerce businesses,” the company concluded.