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Investments

54

Portfolio Exits

10

About Samsung Catalyst

The Samsung Catalyst Fund is Samsung Electronics' evergreen multi-stage venture capital fund that invests in the new data economy and strategic ideas for Samsung's mobile, device solutions and consumer electronics groups. Investment spans across Automotive, Robotics, Digital Health, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Infrastructure, and Device-Level Solutions. Through Samsung Catalyst Fund, entrepreneurs are enabled by Samsung's global brand, manufacturing and distribution, domain expertise, recruiting network, and world-class Innovation Fellows for advice and mentorship.

Samsung Catalyst Headquarter Location

2440 Sand Hill Road Suite 302

Menlo Park, California, 94025,

United States

650-223-7898

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Latest Samsung Catalyst News

Avicena Raises USD 25M in Series A

Aug 5, 2022

AvicenaTech Corp., the leader in microLED-based chip-to-chip interconnects, today announced that the company has secured USD 25M in Series A funding from Samsung Catalyst Fund, Cerberus Capital Management, Clear Ventures, and Micron Ventures to drive the development of products based on Avicena’s breakthrough photonic I/O solution.

Samsung Catalyst Investments

54 Investments

Samsung Catalyst has made 54 investments. Their latest investment was in Avicena Tech as part of their Series A on August 8, 2022.

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Samsung Catalyst Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/2/2022

Series A

Avicena Tech

$25M

Yes

4

2/2/2022

Seed VC

Sitenna

$2.1M

Yes

3

11/23/2021

Series C - III

Rescale

$50M

No

5

11/8/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

10/27/2021

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

8/2/2022

2/2/2022

11/23/2021

11/8/2021

10/27/2021

Round

Series A

Seed VC

Series C - III

Series A

Series C

Company

Avicena Tech

Sitenna

Rescale

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Amount

$25M

$2.1M

$50M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

3

5

10

10

Samsung Catalyst Portfolio Exits

10 Portfolio Exits

Samsung Catalyst has 10 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was SoundHound on April 28, 2022.

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Exit

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Acquirer

Sources

4/28/2022

Reverse Merger

$99M

8

12/10/2021

Acquired

$99M

2

10/1/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

20

9/29/2021

Reverse Merger

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$99M

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10

9/28/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

4/28/2022

12/10/2021

10/1/2021

9/29/2021

9/28/2021

Exit

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Reverse Merger

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

8

2

20

10

10

Samsung Catalyst Team

5 Team Members

Samsung Catalyst has 5 team members, including current Managing Director, Christopher Chu.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Christopher Chu

AnyDATA, Pacific Venture Partners, Crescendo Ventures, and Worldview Technology Partners

Managing Director

Current

David Dede Goldschmidt

ADC Telecommunications, and Teledata Communications

Managing Director

Current

Shankar Chandran

Panorama Capital, and Applied Materials

Senior Vice President, Managing Director

Former

Francis Ho

Senior Vice President

Former

Ekaterina Almasque

Managing Director

Former

Name

Christopher Chu

David Dede Goldschmidt

Shankar Chandran

Francis Ho

Ekaterina Almasque

Work History

AnyDATA, Pacific Venture Partners, Crescendo Ventures, and Worldview Technology Partners

ADC Telecommunications, and Teledata Communications

Panorama Capital, and Applied Materials

Title

Managing Director

Managing Director

Senior Vice President, Managing Director

Senior Vice President

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Former

Former

Former

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