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After Next invested in Kngine in 2014, Samsung acquired the company in 2018 to enhance the power of Bixby search with multi-language open domain technology.
We invested in LoopPay in 2014. In less than a year, they were acquired to create Samsung Pay, placing their technology in hundreds of millions of smartphones.
Branch’s search engine was pre-installed on the Samsung S10 in the US and India; in the US it has since expanded to all Android 9 devices and tablets.
Following Next’s investment, Grover has become a strategic channel partner for Samsung with it’s unique Hardware-as-a-Service model.
Pre-installed on the Samsung Galaxy S10, while Dapper’s NBA Top Shot game is launching exclusively on Samsung in the Galaxy Store.
Zimperium and Samsung reached a commercial agreement to co-develop a mobile threat solution utilizing Zimperium’s world class technology.
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Members of the Samsung Next Ventures team have built successful companies and come from a variety of backgrounds, including design, engineering, business development, marketing and communications.