Minestones

MILESTONES

2016

AV Concept joined Council of China’s Foreign Trade as one of the Council members

An associate owned 14.3% by the Group, Me2on Co., Ltd., is being listed in Korea Securities Dealers Automated Quotations of the Korean Exchange.

2015

AV Concept became the HK sole agent for Adlocus

2014

Launched “三國異誌”

Acquisition of remaining equity interest in Koocell Limited and

Koocell Limited became the wholly owned subsidiary of the Group

Termination of SOUL

2013

Launched “Free4u” app under Koocell Limited

MILESTONES

2020

 

Whizoo Media attracted approximately 284,000 fans on its Facebook page and 118,000 subscribers on its YouTube channels as at 31 March 2020.

 

“He She Kids” attracted approximately 68,000 fans on its Facebook page as at 31 March 2020.

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2019

 

Whizoo Media attracted more than 250,000 fans on its Facebook page as at 31 March 2019, proving its high quality original creative content appealing to the internet audience.

 

830 Media launched the Facebook page “He She Kids” for parents.

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2018

A wholly owned subsidiary, E-GoGo Limited (“E-GoGo”) was established in Hong Kong, in order for the integration and update for the consumer products and brand omni-channel business. E-GoGo has partnered with PT Tokopedia, one of the largest e-commerce platforms in Indonesia, to provide customers with branded operation services for e-commerce platforms. PT Egogo Hub Indonesia was established which is expected to acquire more Indonesian brand management business under PT Tokopedia. Also, E-GoGo invested in Urban City Joint Stock Company, a company incorporated in Vietnam that mainly carried on e-commerce business in Vietnam.

 

Signeo Design International Limited Taiwan Branch was established for running the retail shop in Taiwan.

 

830 Media invested in an associate, OneShot Concept Limited, which owns the

"冬 OT" brand, for a more diversified development strategy.

 

The Group has additional investment in a Korea private company, Tooniplay Co., Ltd., which is a Korea-based mobile game developer. The Group also has other small strategic investments in Mad Runway Holdings Limited (An investment in Elleshop) and Luxury Choice Investments Limited (An investment in Undone).

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2017

The Group reorganized its Mobile Application Business into Online Media and Games Business in fourth quarter of 2017 with three major segments: (1) 830 Lab Limited which is the creative content incubator which helps media startups or content creators to get into digital media businesses; (2) Whizoo Media Limited which is an internet media company focusing on video production on trending topics; (3) Koocell Games Limited which will remain as the major gaming and mobile application business arm.

 

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2016

AV Concept joined Council of China’s Foreign Trade as one of the Council members

An associate owned 14.3% by the Group, Me2on Co., Ltd., is being listed in Korea Securities Dealers Automated Quotations of the Korean Exchange.

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2015

AV Concept became the HK sole agent for Adlocus

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2014

Launched “三國異誌”

Acquisition of remaining equity interest in Koocell Limited and Koocell Limited became the wholly owned subsidiary of the Group

Termination of SOUL

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2013

Launched “Free4u” app under Koocell Limited

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2012

Acquired IE Limited (formerly known as Integrated Energy Limited (name changed in year 2013) and Nitgen&Company Co., Ltd (before year 2012)).

Formed Joint Venture AVP Electronics Limited

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2011

Subscribed for 75% of the entire issued share capital of Signeo International Limited (Subsequently changed the name to WAPK Limited)  to bring potential synergies to the Group’s existing business in consumer electronics.

Launched Soul by Ludacris®

Acquired People & Semiconductor Co., Ltd

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2010

Wavesquare Inc. won the Minister of Knowledge and Economy Award in the first National Green Tech Awards presented by the Korean Government, Wavesquare is the only company in the LED industry to make the list of recipients.

In May, the Group invested in Accupix Co. Ltd., an exclusive manufacturer of 3D shutter glasses for LG’s 3D TVs., specialising in designing and providing solutions for 3D LED TV shutter glasses. The Group also obtained the global distribution rights (ex-Korea) for Accupix’s 3D shutter glasses.

The Group and its 7 affiliated companies obtained the ISO 9001:2008 certificate.

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2009

Our management team perceptively steered the Group towards tapping the growing demand of HB LED wafer market by acquiring share capital in Wavesquare Inc. (“Wavesquare”), a Korean-based company engaged in the research, development and manufacture of blue vertical HB LED chips.

AV Concept entered into a joint venture agreement to form FLEX Technology Limited (“FLEX”), principally engaged in the distribution of LED for display backlight modules, which has become the first and only distributor of mid-power LED for display backlight modules to Samsung.

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2007

In February, AV Concept received two awards from Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, being:

(1)      The Grand Award -- Best Distributor of Year 2006 based on the distributor's capabilities and overall performance in semiconductor distribution; and

(2)      The Outstanding Performance Award in Year 2006 – Best growth in POS (Resale).

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2006

In April, AV Concept entered into a sole distribution arrangement with SiTime Corporation to distribute the world's first commercially viable MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) silicon resonators.

The Song Gang production facility is TL9000, ISO9001:2000 and ISO14001 certified.

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2005

The Group launches its own brand SIGNEO with remarkable results and popularity.

In August, AV Concept made a joint venture arrangement with BreconRidge Manufacturing Solutions Corporation, a Canadian EMS manufacturer, regarding the operation of manufacturing facilities in Song Gang for further expansion of client base in North America.

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2003

In December, iriver Limited listed on KOSDAQ, a trading board of Korea Exchange (KRX) successfully

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2002

AV Concept obtained Samsung Electronics' Best Performance Award in distributorship.

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2000

In May, the Group invested in a world leading MP3 player manufacturer, Reigncom Limited (Mother company of iriver Limited), a Korean-based company

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1999

Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation appointed AV Concept as its authorized distributor.

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1998

The Group's manufacturing facilities in Song Gang, Shenzhen was awarded ISO9002 certificate.

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1997

AV Concept obtained Samsung's Best Performance Award in recognition of our excellent sales performance as well as contribution to cultivate strong customers relationship in the semiconductors market.

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1996

In April, AV Concept listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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1995

In January, AV Concept obtained Samsung's Best Distributor Award and Outstanding Achievement Sales Award in recognition of our excellent sales performance in the semiconductors market.

AV Concept established its first representative office in Shenzhen, the PRC to add synergy to its marketing and distribution network.

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1993

Through vertical integration, the Group developed its design and manufacturing business in Baoan District, Shenzhen, the PRC with existing total floor area of about 200,000 square feet.

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1989

In October, the set up of AV Concept Singapore Pte Ltd embarked on the Group's expansion to the electronics industry in Singapore and South-east Asian countries.

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1980

Dr. So Yuk Kwan, the Chairman, founded AV Concept Group in the early 1980's.

Under his leadership, AV Concept achieved remarkable results in the sales and marketing of semiconductors contributing to our appointment by Samsung Electronics as its authorised distributor.

 
 
 
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