Samsung Ventures
3D AI Enablers Analytics AR VR Audio Content Platform

Business Overview

Creative management that promotes innovation, autonomy and ingenuity, is driving the new growth agenda of Samsung.

Samsung has achieved a marketing leading position in many of the products that define today’s world including smartphones, smart TV, memory, OLED panels and lithium ion batteries. Samsung is firmly maintaining leadership positions in these highly competitive markets, while simultaneously investing in new growth markets.

Samsung Venture Investment plays the role of driving the discovery and development of new businesses and technologies. As Samsung Group’s venture investment arm, we aim to promote an open innovation environment. In a globalized world we need to anticipate new global challenges and support the creation of new industries that can surpass our past results.

Samsung Venture Investment’s mission is to be a global pioneering CVC that contributes to society and the Samsung group.

Semiconductors, telecommunication, software, internet, bio engineering and medical industry from start-ups to established companies that are about to be listed on the stock market. We provide a comprehensive total solution, which includes not only investment funds but also management support, technical support and market registration.

Investor type
Corporate Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B, B2B2C, B2C, B2G
Series preference
Seed, Series A
Offering preference
Hardware, Software
AI type preference
Artificial Intelligence, AutoML, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
Sectors
3D AI Enablers Analytics AR VR Audio Content Platform Augmented Reality (AR) AutoML Computer Vision Computing Core AI Cyber Security Data Database Deep Learning Edge Computing Endpoint Security Enterprise Eye Tracking Healthcare Image Internet IoT ML MLOps Monitor New Media Photo Semiconductor Technologies Telecommunications Video Video Editing Video Recognition Visual Recognition Engine

Team

Samsung Ventures
Yongbae Jeon
CEO
Samsung Ventures
Sang Kyu Lim

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Blink Technologies
Active
Software
B2B
$7 M
9
Bitfusion
Acquired
Software
B2B
$8.1 M
1
AudioBurst
Active
Software
B2B, B2B2C, B2C
$24.3 M
5

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

February 2020
Series E
$200 M
View All Investors (9 Total)
March 2018
Series A
$4.6 M
View All Investors (1 Total)
July 2017
Series A
$7 M
View All Investors (2 Total)

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