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Corporate Minority | Alive

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Last Raised

$4.88M | 7 yrs ago

About HankookNFC

HankookNFC (한국NFC)is a technology-oriented company with various payment-related patent technologies. It aims to help both merchants and consumers conduct their trade and shopping with convenience via new mobile payment services. The company's patents include a card-based self-payment system and method using mobile communications devices; and a quick and simple self-authentication system and method using payment cards and mobile communication devices. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Headquarters Location

3F, Hansol Building 48 Seochojungang-ro, Seocho-gu

Seoul, 06643,

South Korea




Expert Collections containing HankookNFC

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

HankookNFC is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Payments.



2,780 items

Companies in this collection provide technology that enables consumers and businesses to pay, collect, automate, and settle transfers of currency, both online and at the physical point-of-sale.



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HankookNFC Patents

HankookNFC has filed 4 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • banking technology
  • payment systems
  • computer security
patents chart

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Payment systems, Debit cards, Contactless smart cards, Credit cards, Mobile payments


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Payment systems, Debit cards, Contactless smart cards, Credit cards, Mobile payments



Latest HankookNFC News

SnappyWire – Contactless Payment Solution for Smartphones

Feb 21, 2023

To make payments more accessible for customers, merchants are constantly looking for fast and easy payment solutions. A Korean fintech startup Hankook NFC has developed an easy smartphone-based payment service called SnappyWire . SnappyWire is a free and easy payment service app for small and individual merchants who want to accept credit card payments. It turns your smartphone into a payment terminal anytime, anywhere, covering both online and offline transactions. The perfect way for merchants, both online and offline, to have a contactless payment solution without the need for extra hardware. The Contactless Payment Solution – SnappyWire So how does this contactless payment solution work? The process is straightforward. Merchants and customers download the free SnappyWire app. It is available for both iOS and Android . Merchants or sellers can take pictures of their items to sell, upload them on the app, and enter the price of each item. Customers log into the app with their social media accounts. They can select the product they want. Then select SnappyWire’s various payment options. In addition, sellers can upload product images with payment links directly using social media such as Facebook. Therefore, they can easily and quickly sell their items without going through a mobile shopping website or app. Some of their payment options include: Visa NFC Contactless Payment Solution that Accepts Cryptocurrencies SnappyWire is the first mobile POS platform that supports cryptocurrencies . They have incorporated cryptocurrencies to bring a faster and easier payment service in addition to their various existing methods. Therefore merchants can now easily collect cryptocurrencies simply by downloading the SnappyWire app. All payments are processed right away. Both merchants and customers can quickly review their transaction history. With this new fintech service, merchants and consumers will be able to make transactions conveniently. Therefore, online businesses can start without going through other eCommerce platforms . It is perfect for freelancers who must send payment links to clients and receive payments. “SnappyWire is designed to enable an individual or self-employed sellers to conduct commercial transactions with their smartphone anytime, anywhere,” said the CEO of HanbookNFC, Richard Hwang. The price for SnappyWire is below: mPOS : 2.9% + $0.3 per transaction Snappy Link : 2.9% + $0.3(mPOS pricing) + 1.8% of the transaction amount (success sales fee) The more the transaction is easy, simple, and safe, the more consumers will continue to use the merchant. It is a win-win for both parties. It is currently available in over 30 countries and accepts over 135 currencies. Popular

HankookNFC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was HankookNFC founded?

    HankookNFC was founded in 2014.

  • Where is HankookNFC's headquarters?

    HankookNFC's headquarters is located at 3F, Hansol Building, Seoul.

  • What is HankookNFC's latest funding round?

    HankookNFC's latest funding round is Corporate Minority.

  • How much did HankookNFC raise?

    HankookNFC raised a total of $6.71M.

  • Who are the investors of HankookNFC?

    Investors of HankookNFC include MIROKU JYOHO SERVICE, KDB Capital, L&S VENTURE CAPITAL and KB Investment.

  • Who are HankookNFC's competitors?

    Competitors of HankookNFC include Allink and 4 more.


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