Jihun Oh

Jihun Oh
Business Developer

Former Business Developer with expertise in digitization and corporate strategy.

Insights by Jihun Oh

New business buildingDigitization

Tech startups can minimize their time in the trough of sorrow with a zoom-in pivot

16 September 2015 — We reflect on the experience of an early-stage mobile startup and its struggles in the “trough of sorrow”. During this phase, many teams make the classic mistake of adding the “next feature” in hopes to spark traction for the entire product. Instead, mobile startups should consider a “zoom-in” pivot, where a single feature becomes the whole product

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New business building

Effective digital business building through growth KPIs and digital marketing

2 October 2014 — Identifying and optimizing the growth KPIs of your product or service is critical to properly structure an effective digital marketing strategy. When businesses focus on a few key actionable metrics, the limited resources can be optimized to maximize impact in both marketing and overall growth.

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CEO interviews

CEO interview: Globalize your company or perish

4 September 2013 — The debate to stay local or go global is a frequent topic in businesses of all sizes. Amidst all the hype, how does the CEO know when to make this decision? We sat down with Saeju Jeong, Co-founder and CEO of Noom to discuss his decision making process in expanding his company into Korea and Japan.

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Digitization

Boosting the discovery of a mobile application by fully leveraging digital marketing and social media

22 March 2013 — The explosive growth of app platforms has turned app discovery into the number one challenge for marketers and developers alike. This article describes how to boost the discovery of your mobile app through digital marketing and social media.

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CEO interviewsNew business building

CEO interview: Cloning proven startup business models into Korea

7 November 2012 — Patenting business models is a costly and time-consuming task, let alone hard to enforce in many countries. Hyemin Lee (28), CEO of People & Co., discusses her experience in accelerating her startup with the Samwer brothers of Rocket Internet, the copycat kings of Europe.

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CEO interviewsNew business building

CEO interview: Finding the optimal funding approach for a startup in Korea

26 October 2012 — Jong-ik Kwon (31), the CEO of iPetBrand, is an entrepreneur with a solid academic background. The idea for his current venture, iPetBrand, stemmed from Mr. Kwon’s love for animals and people who care about animals. iPetBrand seeks to integrate the vet network with the value chain, and Mr. Kwon’s vision is to make iPetBrand the most recognized brand in pet care. To fulfill this, he needed funding. We talked to Mr. Kwon about his fundraising experiences.

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