Samsung NEXT

Founded 2013

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Total investments 154
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$14M
Portfolio companies 81
Rounds per year 10.12
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 22
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile
  • Software
Summary

In 2013 was created Samsung NEXT, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Mountain View.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The average startup value when the investment from Samsung NEXT is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Comparing to the other companies, this Samsung NEXT performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Samsung NEXT, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, Techstars, ff Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are New Enterprise Associates, Verizon Ventures, Intel Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Verizon Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Canaan Partners.

Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Branch, DayTwo, Survios. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Health Care, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Terra

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
Health Care
Seed
2M09 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, Westminster

Upsie

Apps
Insurance
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Security
Software
Early Stage Venture
18M13 May 2021 United States, Minneapolis

Huma

Big Data
Biotechnology
Health Care
Information Technology
Insurance
Management Information Systems
mHealth
Pharmaceutical
Sports
Wearables
Wellness
Late Stage Venture
130M11 May 2021 United Kingdom, Westminster

SignalWire

Broadcasting
Enterprise
Events
Information Technology
Messaging
Mobile
PaaS
SMS
Software
Telecommunications
Video Conferencing
Early Stage Venture
30M02 May 2021 United States, Palo Alto

Early Stage Venture
29M29 Apr 2021

Alchemy

Advanced Materials
Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Blockchain
Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Infrastructure
Nanotechnology
Software
Early Stage Venture
80M28 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

ZenGo

Payments
Security
Early Stage Venture
20M27 Apr 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv

HYPR

Advertising
Cyber Security
Identity Management
Internet
Mobile
Public Relations
Robotics
Security
Late Stage Venture
35M20 Apr 2021 United States, New York

Early Stage Venture
9M30 Mar 2021
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Marpipe Raises $8M Series A to Build the Operating System for Creative Testing
– Marpipe announced its completion of an $8m Series A funding round. – The raise was led by Stage 2 Capital with participation from ValueStream Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Ripple Ventures, and Samsung NEXT. – Laconia Capital Group, Math Capital, and TIA Ventures were among those entities that deepened their existing investments into the future of data-driven creative. – Marpipe secured all major allocations into the Series A within four weeks. – Key investors include Mark Roberge, former CRO of Hubs... Read more
Webiny nabs $3.5M seed to build serverless development framework on top of serverless CMS
– Webiny announced a $3.5 million seed round to continue developing both pieces. – Webiny, an early-stage startup that launched in 2019 with an open-source, serverless CMS, had also developed a framework to help build the CMS, and found that customers were also interested in that to help build their own serverless apps. – Microsoft’s venture fund M12 led the round, with participation from Samsung Next, Episode 1, Cota Capital and other unnamed investors. – Webiny founder Sven Al Hamad says that when the co... Read more

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