The company

Samsung Ventures is an independent firm focusing on investing in innovative companies that complement products and services offered by the Samsung group of companies, including semiconductors, telecommunications, consumer electronics, electronics materials, IT, software, internet services, biotechnology, medical imaging and more. Samsung Ventures has over $1.7 billion dollars under management.

Samsung Ventures provides stage-agnostic investments while delivering value to its portfolio companies to help build synergies with Samsung business units and R&D centers.

Samsung Ventures America (SVA) opened its doors in Silicon Valley in 2004 and since then has established strong relationships with the local VC and startup community. Based on our success in Silicon Valley, we have expanded our global coverage to Europe, Israel and the US East Coast.

How we work with DLA Piper

DLA Piper supports Samsung Ventures' investment objectives with dedicated teams of lawyers working closely with investment managers in the key geographies where Samsung Ventures maintains a presence. DLA Piper lawyers map global Samsung Ventures processes to local market practices. We apply uniform and consistent standards of quality to those market practices and help to bridge gaps between business cultures in the geographic areas where Samsung Ventures invests.

The Team

Dong-Su Kim, Vice President and General Manager, Samsung Ventures America
Hyuk-Jeen Suh, Head, Samsung Ventures East Coast
Jong Sang Choi, Head, Samsung Ventures Europe
Ori Kirshner, Head, Samsung Ventures Israel