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Investments

420

Portfolio Exits

93

Funds

3

Partners & Customers

2

About Samsung Ventures

Samsung Ventures was established to promote the establishment of small and medium-sized companies engaging in developing technologies. Samsung's major investment areas include semiconductor, telecommunication, software, Internet, bioengineering and medical, and film/video industries, while potential investment subjects range from start-ups to established companies that are about to be listed in the stock market. As an investor, Samsung aims to provide investment funds as well as management support, technical support and market registration to the companies it invests in.

Samsung Ventures Headquarter Location

Samsung Electronics Seocho Tower 29F 1320-10 Seocho 2-Dong, Seocho-Gu

Seoul,

South Korea

82–2-2255-0299

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Expert Collections containing Samsung Ventures

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Find Samsung Ventures in 5 Expert Collections, including AR/VR.

A

AR/VR

32 items

H

HR Tech

65 items

U

Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

113 items

F

Fitness Tech

227 items

We define fitness tech as companies leveraging software and technology to augment approaches to developing or maintaining physical fitness. Companies in this category develop tools and services including workout apps, wearables, and connected fitness equipment.

D

Digital Lending

34 items

This collection contains alternative means for obtaining a loan for personal or business use. Companies included in the application, underwriting, funding, or collection process is included in the collection.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Samsung Ventures in 3 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Dec 9, 2021.

Latest Samsung Ventures News

Carbon Clean Raises $150M in Series C Funding

May 15, 2022

Carbon Clean , a London, UK-based provider of carbon capture solutions, raised USD150m in Series C funding. The round was led by existing investor Chevron, alongside CEMEX Ventures, Marubeni Corporation and WAVE Equity Partners and new investors, AXA IM Alts, Samsung Ventures, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures and TC Energy. To date, Carbon Clean has raised $195m. The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach, working in collaboration with industrial partners and governments to manufacture and ship hundreds of standardised, fully modular carbon capture units to industrial facilities every year. Led by Aniruddha Sharma, Chair and CEO, Carbon Clean is a global leader in carbon capture solutions for industries such as cement, steel, refineries and energy from waste. The company’s patented technology has been proven at scale in over 44 sites around the world, including plants in the UK, U.S., Japan, Germany, India, Norway and the Netherlands. It has delivered the world’s largest industrial-scale carbon capture and utilisation plant for Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd, India. As part of the new investment, Carbon Clean and Chevron are seeking to develop a technology demonstration pilot that will test the company’s tech solution at one of Chevron’s co-generation plants in San Joaquin Valley, California. FinSMEs 15/05/2022

Samsung Ventures Investments

420 Investments

Samsung Ventures has made 420 investments. Their latest investment was in Carbon Clean as part of their Series C on May 5, 2022.

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Samsung Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/11/2022

Series C

Carbon Clean

$150M

Yes

5

5/9/2022

Series A

Goodoc

$16.46M

Yes

2

5/3/2022

Series A

SLAMcore

$16M

Yes

4

4/28/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

3/31/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

5/11/2022

5/9/2022

5/3/2022

4/28/2022

3/31/2022

Round

Series C

Series A

Series A

Series A

Series B

Company

Carbon Clean

Goodoc

SLAMcore

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Amount

$150M

$16.46M

$16M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

5

2

4

10

10

Samsung Ventures Portfolio Exits

93 Portfolio Exits

Samsung Ventures has 93 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Vicarious Systems on April 23, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

4/23/2022

Acquired

2

3/28/2022

Corporate Majority

1

3/17/2022

IPO

$99M

2

3/14/2022

Acquired

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10

1/12/2022

Acquired

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10

Date

4/23/2022

3/28/2022

3/17/2022

3/14/2022

1/12/2022

Exit

Acquired

Corporate Majority

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

1

2

10

10

Samsung Ventures Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Samsung Ventures has 3 funds, including Automotive Innovation Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/14/2017

Automotive Innovation Fund

$300M

1

5/29/2014

Samsung Wearable Health Fund

$99M

10

2/4/2013

Samsung Catalyst Fund

$99M

10

Closing Date

9/14/2017

5/29/2014

2/4/2013

Fund

Automotive Innovation Fund

Samsung Wearable Health Fund

Samsung Catalyst Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$300M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Samsung Ventures Partners & Customers

2 Partners and customers

Samsung Ventures has 2 strategic partners and customers. Samsung Ventures recently partnered with DeepMotion on March 3, 2019.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/6/2019

Partner

China

DeepMotion launches digital avatars for Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphones

`` Body language is a key part of human social interaction , and our partnership with Samsung Ventures empowers Galaxy S10 owners to use their natural body movements to express themselves through emojis , '' said Kevin He , CEO of DeepMotion , in a statement .

1

1/6/2014

Partner

United States

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10

Date

3/6/2019

1/6/2014

Type

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

China

United States

News Snippet

DeepMotion launches digital avatars for Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphones

`` Body language is a key part of human social interaction , and our partnership with Samsung Ventures empowers Galaxy S10 owners to use their natural body movements to express themselves through emojis , '' said Kevin He , CEO of DeepMotion , in a statement .

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Sources

1

10

Samsung Ventures Team

10 Team Members

Samsung Ventures has 10 team members, including current Managing Director, Thomas Seungpill Jueng.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Thomas Seungpill Jueng

The Boston Consulting Group, Xiaomi, SK Telecom, and Magellan Technology Investment

Managing Director

Current

John Kwon

Managing Director

Current

Michael Pachos

Managing Director

Current

David Suh

Samsung Electronics, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Morgan Stanley

Managing Director

Current

Il-seok Yoon

Managing Director

Current

Name

Thomas Seungpill Jueng

John Kwon

Michael Pachos

David Suh

Il-seok Yoon

Work History

The Boston Consulting Group, Xiaomi, SK Telecom, and Magellan Technology Investment

Samsung Electronics, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Morgan Stanley

Title

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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