What a year this has been! As we wrap things up for 2014 and set new goals for 2015, we can’t help but be thankful for all that we’ve accomplished this year. In 2014, Buzzvil took some big steps forward in becoming a more global startup by expanding our Honeyscreen service to Japan and Taiwan and by growing our global team. We’re so grateful to our users, our partners, and, of course, our own team – we couldn’t have done it without you!
Two weeks ago, the entire Buzzvil team went to Yeoju for our annual workshop and our first internal hackathon. But let me just say upfront, this is not a traditional hackathon story. Nor is this about a traditional company workshop. At Buzzvil, we like to break out of the box, so we came up with a fusion of the two: a 3-day hackathon + workshop that became a one-of-a-kind experience for all of us. What Is a Hackathon? And What Is a Workshop? By now, most of us are familiar with what hackathons are and how they can benefit companies […]
Whether you’re at a startup or a large corporation in Korea, “hoesik” (회식), or company dinner, is likely a regular part of your work culture. For those who are new to this concept, a hoesik usually involves dinner and drinks with colleagues, and are meant to be a casual way for teammates to bond and strengthen their relationships. At Buzzvil, we’re all for building relationships, but we think Korea’s hoesik culture could use some revamping. So we like to get a little creative with our monthly hoesik. If you’re outgrowing the routine of traditional company dinners, here are four ways […]