SKorea’s Ticket Monster acquires Malaysian site

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While still a student, he founded Invite Media, a display advertising and exchange bidding company, that was acquired last year by DoubleClick Inc., an Internet ad service owned by Google Inc.

Shin said an initial public offering is an option for raising capital in the long term for Ticket Monster. The company has attracted numerous suitors interested in buying it, but so far is not ready to go down that road, he said.

“We get offers all the time, on like a monthly basis,” he said.

“But we’re still around just because we think there’s a lot of things we have left to do.”

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