Samsung Venture Investment Corporation is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in small and medium-sized businesses developing new technologies that is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and was founded in 1999 by Samsung as their venture investment arm. According to the companies website (as of November 2019), Samsung Venture Investment Corporation is managing 2,515 billion KRW and has raised 47 investment funds.
The firm focuses its investments in technologies sectors such as semiconductors, telecommunications, software, big data, cloud computing, virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, internet, materials, financial technology, biological engineering, and medical technology.
Notable investments made by the Samsung Venture Investment Corporation include: Perigee, Oxford Semantic Technolgies, NuTonomy, CoolDry, BoxFish, YuMe, Wise Planet, Kateeva, Delta, MindMeld, Scientific Magnets, Kngine, Macatronix Automation, Maluuba, TeraView, Philoptics, and Hims.
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