South Korean fintech giant Dunamu will create 10K Web3 jobs and invest US$ 380M

Dunamu aims to expand its empire by recruiting talent to assist startups in investment and software in the Web3 space.
July 14, 2022 - Cynthia Chung

South Korean asset management and fintech giant Dunamu targets creating over 10,000 new Web3 jobs, 500 Web3 and blockchain startups with a US$ 380 million investment over the next five years. Dunamu also owns crypto exchange Upbit and a handful of other blockchain and securities platforms. 


To provide crypto investment advisory services and software assistance to local startups and help them enter Web3, Dunamu plans to create offices in Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, and Daejeon. According to the corporation, the offices will add 1,000 new positions.


The recruitment priority will be given to fresh graduates from local universities, Dunamu said. The chosen talents will then work towards the launch of 500 new startups and help them expand overseas. 


Since 2018, Dunamu has already invested around US$ 67 million toward blockchain-focused projects. 


Dunamu CEO Lee Sirgoo said in a statement, ‘Dunumu will collaborate to strengthen national industrial competitiveness by actively investing in new futuristic growth industries such as blockchain and creating jobs. We plan to strengthen the competitiveness of domestic industry through an active investment and creation of jobs of the newly growing future industries, like blockchain, nonfungible token (NFT) and the metaverse.’


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