I'm Elaine Ramirez, a prose journalist and editor based in Seoul, South Korea. I cofounded a web magazine in Chile and directed a print magazine in South Korea. I've written and edited for newspapers and magazines in New York, Santiago and Seoul. I currently cover Korea's politics, economics and tech startup scene. Will travel for work. From Seoul, I've written for The Guardian, The Diplomat, The Korea Herald, Groove Korea, Tech in Asia and Mashable Asia. Interests: editorial direction/team project management, copy editing, long-form analysis, magazine/story packages Topics: economics, welfare, development, social issues, entrepreneurship, startups, weird tech, sustainability, green tech
Editorial director of Groove Korea magazine until its 100th issue in February 2015.
The digital nomad: lonely, white, male?
History of Uber's rise, fall and lukewarm comeback in Seoul.
Infographic and analysis of South Korea's funding scene. Despite many of the local venture capital firms starting from scratch within the past few years, Korea already has the third-biggest funding ecosystem in Asia, behind China and India, thanks mostly to overseas investors eyeing the local red ocean.