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How we work with startups

We help founders
realize their full potential

We partner with innovators to build ideas into products, grow products into businesses, and scale businesses that can leverage and transform the Samsung ecosystem.
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Ventures

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We invest in transformative early-stage startups with the potential to reach global scale.

“Samsung Next is defined by our global reach, our deep expertise, and our unique access to one of the world’s largest hardware platforms. We know that true innovation requires collaboration across the ecosystem and around the globe.”
Brendon Kim VP, Global Head of Ventures
Meet our ventures team

Partnerships

We help companies of all sizes work with Samsung to unlock real value.

“Big or small, the companies that we partner with all share a similar feature: the ability to provide unique value to our products and our users.”
Jordan Hoffner VP, Head of Partnerships, Strategy & Innovation
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Acquisitions

We acquire game-changing technology, software, and services with the potential to reach billions of users worldwide.

“At Samsung Next, we view M&A as one of the many ways we can help founders accelerate progress towards their global ambitions. We ease the friction of joining the Samsung organization to maximize potential after acquisition.”
Tim Casio Head of M&A
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Featured Portfolio Companies
Big Health

Big Health is tackling one of the most pervasive challenges in the U.S. — Mental health.

Case Studies

Accelerating mobile payment adoption with Samsung Pay

How LoopPay brought contactless payments to tens of millions of mobile users
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Case Studies

Simplifying the connected home with SmartThings

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Case Studies

Streamlining recipe discovery and meal planning with Whisk

Whisk simplifies meal planning by turning recipes into shopping lists and by making cooking a more connected experience
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