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Samsung NEXT

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 241
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 168
Rounds per year 26.78
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
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Exits 23
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Shoelace Learning

$3M08 Nov 2022 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Health Care
Personal Development
Personal Health
$2M24 Oct 2022 -


$7M27 Sep 2022 -


Network Security
$24M22 Sep 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore


Information Services
$35M21 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States


$4M20 Sep 2022 -


Data Integration
Developer APIs
$10M19 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Hypersonic Laboratories

$3M01 Sep 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States


$23M24 Aug 2022 -
AI model optimization startup Deci raises $21M

– Tel Aviv, Israel-based Deci, a company developing a platform to optimize machine learning models, announced that it raised $21 million in a series A round led by Insight Partners with participation from Square Peg, Emerge, Jibe Ventures, Samsung Next, Vintage Investment Partners, and Fort Ross Ventures.
– The investment, which comes a year after Deci’s $9.1 million seed round, brings the company’s total capital raised to $30.1 million and will be used to support growth by expanding sales, marketing, and service operations, according to CEO Yonatan Geifman.

Metrika Raises $14M in Series A Funding

– Metrika is a Cambridge, Mass.-based operational intelligence source for blockchain.
– Company raised $14M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Neotribe Ventures with participation from Coinbase Ventures, Samsung NEXT, Nyca Partners and SCB 10X, and previous investors, among others.
– The new investment will be used to expand the company’s platform and broaden its customer base across numerous industries.


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