After getting forced out of South Korea, Uber prepares to fight back

This was originally published in Tech in Asia on Dec. 3, 2015.In cities around the world, the story is familiar – the aggressive Silicon Valley startup Uber wages a war against the taxi drivers, bursts into the market and steamrolls anyone or anything that gets in its way.While it sometimes gains enough traction to win over the market, the strategy fell hard and flat in South Korea. The government, taxi unions, and a number of citizens railed against the foreign company for disregarding the country’s laws, while the startup wailed over how “behind the times” Korea risked becoming. The US-based…

[Radio] Labor laws hurt start-ups

TBS eFM reporter Chance Dorland interviewed me on my story “Labor laws hurt start-ups,” which aired June 8, 2015: Read the article here.

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GK COVER REEL   September 2012 Wrote “The final days of Karin Joy Bowerman and Cathy Huynh,” detailing the events surrounding the deaths of two expats who were traveling through Vietnam. Gathered contributions from friends and family in memoriam.   March 2013 Write “Is Korea’s EFL education failing?,” a cover story criticizing the Korean English education system. The article remains the No. 8 most read story on groovekorea.com.   October 2013 Introduced the first annual readership survey in commemoration of the magazine’s seventh anniversary.   November 2013 Took over as editorial director. Introduced infographics to the cover story.   December…