Company

Reading what's on your mind ZUM

In today's internet and mobile-driven society, we make it our mission to evolve with the changing needs of our users.

"Reading what's on your mind, ZUM" reflects ZUM Internet's mindset to evolve with our users.
A promise to continuously enhance our user experience, service technology and deliver value.

Finding value in knowing our users < Executing ideas into reality < Advancing technical capabilities to better serve users' needs

Think

  • Technical capabilities built around our proprietary search engine and big-data analysis capabilities
  • Deep understanding of the objectives and habits of mobile/web users
  • Global issues and trends
  • Cultural differences and personal preferences

Read

  • Search, analyze and advance our services
  • Deep understanding of the changing needs of our users
  • Have clear vision and spark innovation

Summary

Company
ZUM Internet Corporation
CEO
Wooseung Kim
Establishment
10 June, 2009
Address
Banpo-daero 3, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea(7F)
Business
Internet and Mobile Service
Service
zum.com (Search Portal) egloos.com (Blog Service) Swing Browser (Browser Service)

History

2009
2009. 06
Established EST M&S Corp (CEO: JS Park)
2010
2010. 10
Established EST Internet Corp (CEO: JJ Kim)
2010. 07
Established Company-Affiliated R&D Center of EST M&S
2011
2011. 11
Open 'NEWS ZUM'
2011. 10
M&A EST M&S and EST Internet
Changed the company name to ZUM Internet Corp (CEO: JJ Kim, SJ Park)
Monthly user of zum.com Exceeding 1 million
2011. 09
Launch Open Type Portal 'zum.com'
Launch ZUM Widget and Widget Store
2012
2012. 12
Award Grand prize of Internet Eco-Award
2012. 11
Launch Swing Browser for iOS and Android
2012. 10
Release update of Search ZUM Beta2
2012. 09
Launch 'ZUM Developer Center'
2012. 06
Launch 'Aha ZUM'
2012. 05
Monthly user of zum.com Exceeding 6 million
2012. 02
Launch 'Search ZUM'
2013
2013. 12
Rank 3rd of Local Search Market Share
Release official version of 'Swing Browser' for PC
2013. 11
Release 'Cloud Search Engine 2.0'
Launch Mobile zum application(Android, iOS)
2013. 10
zum.com monthly search share exceeding 1%
2013. 09
Take over Blog Specialized service 'Egloos'
2013. 02
Launch zum.com 2.0
2013. 01
Release beta version of 'Swing Browser'
2014
2014. 11
Launched 'Open Internet Search' and 'Stock interest in internet'
2014. 08
Renewal of 'Real-Time response' search
2014. 07
Swing Browser' reaches 1 million monthly unique users
The number of accumulated download reaches 2.9 million
2014. 07
Launched zum 3.0
2014. 05
Launched 'TV internet interest'
2014. 04
Launched Open Beta service for 'Time: Tree'
2014. 03
Launched 'Search Social Commerce'
2014. 02
The number of monthly users reaches 0.7 million mark
2015
2015. 12
Opened 'Shopping zum' Soho mall qurating service
2015. 10
Exceeding 10 million monthly unique visitors of zum.com
2015. 09
Lauched 'Timetree' official service
2015. 08
Added convenient function of Swing Browser(reservation Web Surfing, Server time check)
2015. 07
Ranked 3rd in share of front page selection
2015. 06
12th anniversary of 'Egloos' blog service
Lauched 'Hub zum' Beta service
2015. 05
Swing Browser' reaches 10 million accumulated downloads
Launched 'Shopping zum'
2015. 04
Launched 'Swing Browser' 2.0
2015. 03
Renewal of 'Site Search Ranking' Service
2016
2016. 12
Launched CBT of 'Egloos App for Mobile'
2016. 06
Listed on the KONEX Market
2016. 02
Opened 'Swing Browser' 3.0
2016. 01
Opened high quality content platform 'Hub ZUM'
Opened '2015, Search Keyword of the Year'
2017
2017. 10
Provided AI-based document classification search service
2017. 09
Opened 'Stock Information' service
2017. 08
Launched of Egloos IOS mobile app
2017. 07
Opened 'Legal Information search' service
2017. 06
A.I Technology Research MOU with Handong University
2017. 05
Exceeding 2% in share of Search queries in Korea
2017. 04
Renewal of Map Search Service
2017. 01
Appointed Mr. Wooseung Kim as the CEO of ZUM Internet