Samsung Catalyst Fund

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital

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Total investments 33
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$32M
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 4.12
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.03
Exits 8
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Hardware
  • Semiconductor
  • Machine Learning
Summary

The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Samsung Catalyst Fund appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Graphcore, Ring, IonQ. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Samsung Catalyst Fund, startups are often financed by Magma Venture Partners, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Zohar Zisapel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Sequoia Capital, Sean Rad. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Shenzhen Capital Group, Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center, Qualcomm Ventures.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Samsung Catalyst Fund performs on 16 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. When the investment is from Samsung Catalyst Fund the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2017. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Rescale

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Simulation
Software
Software Engineering
$55M23 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Ada Health

Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical
mHealth
$87M27 May 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Rescale

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Simulation
Software
Software Engineering
$50M02 Feb 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Preventice Solutions

Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
mHealth
$137M15 Jul 2020 Houston, Texas, United States

Genome Medical

Genetics
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
$14M01 Jul 2020 South San Francisco, California, United States

iniVation

Aerospace
Automotive
Computer Vision
Consumer Electronics
Industrial Automation
Semiconductor
Software
30 Sep 2019 Zurich, Switzerland

Commsignia

Automotive
Internet of Things
Wireless
$11M15 Aug 2019 San Jose, California, United States

Pixeom

Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
IT Infrastructure
Private Cloud
Software
$15M01 Apr 2019 San Jose, California, United States

Habana

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Cloud Management
Hardware
$75M15 Nov 2018 San Jose, California, United States

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