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101 Best South Korea FinTech Startups – The Future of FinTech

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korea based FinTech companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the FinTech industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korea FinTech Startups

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Toss

Toss

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Toss is a mobile finance platform used to simplify the payment procedure.

Dunamu

Dunamu

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Dunamu provides a wide range of innovative services with a focus on fintech and blockchain.

Dunamu

Kakao Pay

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Kakao Pay allows over-counter payments, peer-to-peer transactions, bill payment, web banking, and more.

Dunamu

Korbit

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Korbit provides online bitcoin exchange, wallet, and merchant processor services.

Dunamu

Anchor Protocol

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Anchor Protocol is a savings platform that provides crypto natives, fintech companies, and investors a stable, high interest rate finance.

Dunamu

Fount

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Fount Inc. Is an asset management Robo-Advisor startup founded in 2015.

Dunamu

PeopleFund

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PeopleFund is Korea’s leading digital lender focused on consumer finance.

Dunamu

Klaytn

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Klaytn is an enterprise-grade, service-centric platform that brings user-friendly blockchain experience.

Dunamu

Sentbe, Inc.

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Sentbe offers a faster, cheaper, and easier way to transfer money abroad.

Dunamu

Coinplug

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Coinplug is a Korean blockchain developing company founded in 2013 with over 300 blockchain patents in multiple fields.

Dunamu

Coinone

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Coinone provides blockchain-related financial services including cryptocurrency exchange, asset management and trading matching engines.

Dunamu

DAYLI Financial Group

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A leading Fintech company in Asia providing data tech solutions, digital wealth management, and lead-generation services

Dunamu

rainist / 레이니스트

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Rainist is a one of the fastest growing Korean startup that helps users to manage money fun and easy.

Dunamu

AIZEN Global

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Redesigning Digital Banking with AI Lending Platform ‘CreditConnect’, powered by proprietary AutoML platform ABACUS

Dunamu

Ascensive Assets

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Ascensive Asset is a private investment firm focusing solely on digital assets industry

Dunamu

Doomoolmori

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Doomoolmori provides AI wealth management and data analytics solutions to financial institutions, and robo-advisory services to end users.

Dunamu

MOIN, Inc.

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MOIN is a Blockchain-based global money transfer service, which is fast, convenient, and reasonably priced, focusing on Asia countries.

Dunamu

WireBarley

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WireBarley is a fin-tech company that provides a platform for online money transfer.

Dunamu

HonestFund

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Fintech, Marketplace Lending, Alternative Investment

Dunamu

Streami

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Blockchain remittance middleware and infra provider for financial service providers

Dunamu

Uberple

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Uberple is building real-time statistical computing engine to democratize investment research.

Dunamu

Albam

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Payroll, Human Capital Management(HCM) service for SMBs, Payday Loan/Hiring/Insurance

Dunamu

Lendit

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#1 online lending marketplace for unsecured personal loans in Korea

Dunamu

TESSA

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Alternative investment platform for the purchase, sale and trade of fractionalized ownership interests in investment-grade blue-chip artwork

Dunamu

Quantec

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Quantec provides individual optimized portfolio provision services through discretionary financial investment with Robo-Advisor technology.

Dunamu

AIM (Automated Investment Management)

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AIM is an online platform that allows its users to make trades and investments via smartphone.

Dunamu

KT investment Inc.

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KT Investment Inc. is a venture capital arm of KT Corporation. The firm was founded in 2015 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Dunamu

Keypair, Inc.

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FinTech Company – The World first NFC enabled HSM & OTP card solution provider for safe financial transaction and eID card.

Dunamu

ProBit Exchange customer support

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ProBit Exchange is a global Top 20 crypto exchange in real daily trading volume that has successfully completed over 200 rounds of IEO.

Dunamu

QARA Soft

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Fintech start-up that provides online investment advisory and asset management services using deep-learning technology.

Dunamu

Superbly

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Superbly provides the payment authentication system that utilizes IT Fin Tech including authentication, information security and payment.

Dunamu

N-Cash

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N-Cash is a tech firm that powers micro-transactions and virtual economies.

Dunamu

VegaX Holdings

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VegaX Holdings is the BlackRock of Crypto Assets: One-stop Access to Secure Crypto Strategies & Indexes

Dunamu

Banksalad

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Banksalad is a fintech company that develops financial applications.

Dunamu

TBT

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TBT utilizes its industry knowledge and experience to help companies build services and products that can make the world a better place.

Dunamu

bitHolla

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Financial cryptocurrency trading engine

Dunamu

Shinhan Financial Group

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Shinhan Bank, is a bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.

Dunamu

Finda

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Finda is an online financial comparison platform across various financial products.

Dunamu

BOMAPP

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Bomapp is a Seoul-based insurtech startup that offers fully digital insurance experience to consumers.

Dunamu

WaveBridge

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Wavebridge is a fintech startup that provides a digital asset management platform through various financial services.

Dunamu

SSenStone

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SsenStone specializes in Fintech, Authentication and Cyber Security.

Dunamu

Upbit Singapore Pte. Ltd.

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Upbit Singapore Pte. Ltd. was incorporated in Seoul, Korea in April 2012, and is one of the country’s leading fintech companies.

Dunamu

Qraft Technologies

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Qraft Technologies provides AI solutions customized for various uses and has specialties in AI investment solutions.

Dunamu

Cashwalk

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Cashwalk is an app that motivates to walk by providing financial incentives.

Dunamu

Smallticket

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Digital insurance brokerage platform that provides with the customized policies and services for micro-segmented groups

Dunamu

Youbit

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Youbit is a digital currency exchange platform.

Dunamu

Lucidefi

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Making defi investments easy, smart, and profitable

Dunamu

Spendit

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Spendit is a B2B fintech company in Seoul, Korea.

Dunamu

Huobi Korea

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Huobi Korea is a digital asset exchange platform.

Dunamu

Mobidoo

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Frictionless mobile payment solution via SmartSound (data over sound) technology.

Dunamu

Solidware

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Solidware builds Machine Learning-based predictive models for financial services companies to make more profits.

Dunamu

Dove Wallet

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Dove Wallet is a service to deposit, transfer, and trade cryptocurrency.

Dunamu

PAYMONTHS

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Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL)

Dunamu

Bitribe

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Bitribe is a cryptocurrency trading platform for digital currency aggregation transactions.

Dunamu

Korea Tech Incubator Program For Startup

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R&D fund for Korean startups who secured at least $100,000 from designated startup VCs or Accelerators

Dunamu

8percent

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8percent is Korea’s leading online financial service.

Dunamu

Kaist Venture Investment Holdings

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Kaist Venture Investment Holdings is a startup company that invests in startups that solve social problems through innovative technologies.

Dunamu

Gopax

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Gopax is a virtual asset exchange platform by Streamy.

Dunamu

Hanpass

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Hanpass is a fintech company.

Dunamu

TCASH

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TCASH is a mobile wallet application that provides payment and cash withdrawal services.

Dunamu

CrePASS Solutions

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Peer-to-Peer Financial Integration Platform

Dunamu

EdenChain

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EdenChain provides digital asset platform service for leaders of the new digital economy.

Dunamu

COINVEST

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COINVEST is a cryptocurrency and fintech solution development and consulting company.

Dunamu

Metaps Plus

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As a part of Metaps Group listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange(TSE: 6172), Metaps Plus is a leading fintech/blockchain platform in South Korea

Dunamu

Gowid

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Gowid is a fintech company that provides corporate credit cards, instalments, loans and B2B financial services for start-ups.

Dunamu

Daybit

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Daybit is a Korea-based cryptocurrency spot exchange platform.

Dunamu

Emmental

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Emmental is a fintech startup that combines expertise and IT.

Dunamu

M-Venture Investment

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M-Venture Investment Inc. is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in small and medium companies in startup stage. The firm

Dunamu

Utransfer

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Utransfer is a platform that offers overseas money transfer services.

Dunamu

Cross Remittance

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Cross is a payments service that introduced South Korea’s first blockchain-powered remittance service

Dunamu

ATON

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ATON offers fintech security software, smart financial system development and other fintech services.

Dunamu

UUNIO

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UUNIO is a SNS marketplace based on the blockchain technology with the actual reward system.

Dunamu

ThinkPool

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ThinkPool is a big data and AI-based investment platform.

Dunamu

TAP Angel Partners

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TAP Angel Partners provides accelerator programs, venture investment, and corporate innovation.

Dunamu

Newsystock

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Newsystock is a Robo-Portfolio platform based on Quant providing simulation and analysis infra and algorithm market for retail investors.

Dunamu

Samsung Securities

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Samsung Securities provides personalized asset management service to individual investors

Dunamu

Korbot

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South Korean Cryptocurrency Algorithmic Trading Company.

Dunamu

SBI Cosmoney

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SBI Cosmoney is a fintech company that provides money transfer service.

Dunamu

X Lab

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X Lab is a technology company provides smart solutions to online spending.

Dunamu

SECUVE

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SECUVE specializes in information security, IoT and fintech services.

Dunamu

Lucentblock

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Lucentblock is a FinTech and blockchain-based digital real estate securities platform company.

Dunamu

Innofin

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Innofin is a Korea-based fintech company.

Dunamu

2Digit

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2Digit is a Fin-Tech company that provides financial services based on artificial intelligence, blockchain, and financial engineering.

Dunamu

BUFFY

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BUFFY is a cross-border financial service platform.

Dunamu

Fintech Switch

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Fintech Switch is a blockchain technology development and finance platform.

Dunamu

ATZ Trading

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ATZ Trading is a fintech firm that provides market-making services for cryptocurrency exchanges.

Dunamu

AVEapp

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Fintech social media platform

Dunamu

BLOCKCHAIN i

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BLOCKCHAIN i mission is to offer their clients most profitable, disciplined professional cryptocurrency managers and their strategies.

Dunamu

Blockchain Revolution Partners

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Blockchain Revolution Partners is a blockchain-specialized company that invests in promising blockchain companies.

Dunamu

Gavrint

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Gavrint is a game, augmented/virtual reality, and fintech company.

Dunamu

Blockbridge Partners

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Products and solutions to streamline processes for blockchain startups and refining tokenized fundraising models.

Dunamu

Hashgrab

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Hashgrab is a fintech company and financial service platform.

Dunamu

Tobicon

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Tobicon is a financial commission insurance fintech company provider.

Dunamu

Finnq

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Finnq is a mobile-based app platform that offers deposits, loans, insurance, and other financial services.

Dunamu

KoreaDA

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KoreaDA is a FinTech company that provides a digital asset trading system.

Dunamu

Givenu

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Givenu is a Korean marketplace for pre-owned items that uses the barter system, which does not require cash-based transactions.

Dunamu

IMIN

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IMIN provides social fintech services.

Dunamu

Tenspace

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Tenspace is a fintech company that develops mobile messenger and mobile loan application.

Dunamu

Winsure

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Winsure is an insurance agent matching app.

Dunamu

Antock

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Antock is a financial IT technology company that provides analysis data and visualization solution.

Dunamu

Rainier Partners

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Rainier Partners is a stage agnostic investing firm that empowers various entrepreneurs.

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