Space Oddityparticipates in ‘KOREA-U.S. STARTUP SUMMIT’… Introduces K-Pop Radar & Blip, a service for K-Pop fans!

Space Oddity officials introduce their services │shooting-Aving News

Space Oddity(CEO Hongki Kim) participated in the ‘KOREA-U.S. STARTUP SUMMIT’ held at Pier 17, New York, USA from September 20 (Tuesday) to 21 (Wednesday, local time).

Space Oddityis a startup that has been observing the data of the K-pop market and fandom through ‘K-Pop Radar’, which was released in 2019. It also provides content to K-Pop fans around the world with the ‘blip’ service. The company explained that the purpose of this project is to create a diverse and three-dimensional experience based on the dispersed Korean music creators and music. They add that they will create a better music ecosystem value and center based on data, IT, and cultural research to adapt to the rapidly changing era.

K-Pop Radar is a service that comprehensively detects the fandom size, changing trends, and achievement milestone of 700 Korean artists by platform and provides objective and unweighted data. By recording and analyzing the rate of increase and decrease of each fandom date, the changing trends and predicting possible scenarios, special cases are summarized and disclosed in a brief. In this way, internal elements that are difficult to grasp through data observation alone are studied and analyzed by matching the artist’s story, insights, and public concerns.

The data derived is combined with IT technology and provided in the form of a smart and highly visible dashboard. K-pop charts are also released every Thursday through ‘Sirius XM’.

blip Image │source- Space Oddity
blip Image │source- Space Oddity

Blip is service developed to reduce the variousinconveniences felt by fans. Itcollects and discloses information about artists’ TV shows, albums and music releases, purchases, events, and major or minor unofficial schedules in one place and even provides automatic notifications. It automatically filters and curates only the information of specific artists scattered across various platforms, or automatically informs and predicts various performance data such as music charts, music videos, and YouTube views.

It also has community functions such as fan voting, a gallery, and a space to sell K-pop-related products and hold events among users. At the same time, it also produces and offers artist video content for K-pop fans.

A Space Oddity representative said, “K-pop radar is a telescope that looks at the overview, Blip will act as a microscope that focuses closely. We expect to see great synergy when we offer our services to not only K-pop fans around the world, but also businesses and services that required fandom data.”

Space Oddity officials who participated in the Korea-US Startup Summit are taking a commemorative photo │shooting-Aving News

On the other hand, the Korea-U.S.STARTUP SUMMIT hosted by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups(Minister Young Lee) and supervised by the Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development(Director Yongmoon Kim) and Korea Venture Investment is providing scene of network between South Korean startups and global companies, VC and startups from New York with the nickname Silicon Alley where ecosystem and IT industry are well-developed. Through this event, they are seeking new business models of K-startups and advances into the global market, and promotes domestic investment of global capital. During the event, a corporate PR booth (joint pavilion between large corporation-startup) was set up, and U.S. VC and investment attraction IR, AC, Tech Media, and meetups and seminars were held with companies succeeded to enter the U.S. market.