Samsung Venture Investment Corporation

The primary responsibilities of the group are to source, qualify, and invest in technology related companies. Our major investment areas include semiconductors, materials, mobile service, internet, software, security, enterprise solutions, bio engineering & medical, while potential investment subjects range from early-stage startups to pre-IPO companies. Currently, the group has over $1.8B under management and invests $250M annually. Samsung Ventures was founded on October 8, 1999, and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
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Liam Ahn

Principal

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Sangchul Bae

Senior Investment Manager

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Ju Won Cha

Investment Principal

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Jeong-ho Cha

Associate Principal - Investment Team 1

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Jung-woon Cho

Principal - Investment Team 3

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Young-Jin Choi

MD and Head of Investment Team 3

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Myungseok Choi

Senior Investment Manager

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Siddharth Gupta

MD

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Seok-cheol Hong

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Jihye Hong

Senior Investment Manager

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TaeWoo Jeon

Senior Investment Manager

Thomas Jueng

MD

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Yongsung Jun

Senior Investment Director

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Han-Young Jung

Head of Investment Team 3 and Principal

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Myeong-gu Kang

MD and Head of Business Support Team

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Min-Su Kim

MD and Head of Investment Team 1

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Eric Kim

Senior Investment Manager

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Taek-hoon Kim

Associate - Investment Team 4

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Jung-ho Kim

MD and Head of Investment Team 2

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Hye Kim

Senior Investment Manager

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Yang- Jin Kim

Director and Head of Investment Team 3

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Hwaseok Patrik Kim

Principal

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Jong-Won Kim

MD

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Samjin Kim

Director

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Min Jeong Kim

Assistant Investment Manager

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Min-jeong Kim

Assistant Investment Manager

Jihong Kim

MD

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Jongwook Kim

Senior Investment Manager

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Eunji Ko

Senior Investment Manager

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Ji Hoon Kwon

Principal

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Hyuk-ryul Kwon

Associate Principal - Investment Team 2

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Hyemin Lee

Investment Manager

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Byong Hoon Lee

Senior Investment Manager

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Jaemin Lee

Senior Investment Manager

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Charlie Lee

Investment Director

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Seoho Lee

Senior Investment Manager

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Kyu Min Lee

Investment Manager

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Stan Lee

Investment Director

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Helena Lee

Senior Investment Manager

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Stephen Lee

Manager at the U.S. office and Principal

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Chulhan Lee

Investment Director

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Kevin Lenehan

Investment Director

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Sangmin Lim

Senior Investment Manager

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Jin-woo Ok

Associate Principal - Investment Team 3

Michael Pachos

MD

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Junki Park

Senior Investment Manager

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Wookyoung Park

Senior Investment Manager

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Shinichi Sato

Senior Investment Manager

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Jae-young Shin

Associate Principal - Investment Team 1

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Heonbae Sohn

Investment Director

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David Suh

MD

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Jingyi Wang

Investment Manager

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Sung Hoon Yang

VP

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Sung-hoon Yang

Associate Principal - Investment Team 1

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Il-Seok Yoon

Regional Director, VP and Head of the Investment Team in the U.S.

319 past transactions

Sila Nanotechnologies

Series D in 2018
Sila Nanotechnologies is an electronics company that offers new battery materials chemistry. It works directly with leading consumer electronics and automotive OEMs to help accelerate product roadmaps, and partners with battery manufacturers commercial cell production. The company was founded in 2011 and headquartered in California, United States.

MOPIC Co., Ltd.

Venture Round in 2019
MOPIC is a company that has been established by developers specialized in 3D technology. The company was founded by researchers who focused on 3D stereoscopic devices in Samsung Electronics and have the sole purpose of facing new challenges within the 3D stereoscopic technology. Since 2015, they have been solely focusing on one purpose, which is to develop a device as great as the HMD and convenient as 2D. As a result of their endless effort, they have received the CES Innovation award, and Snap3D has gained worldwide acknowledgement.

SolidFire, LLC

Series C in 2013
SolidFire is building the first and only primary storage system designed specifically for cloud service providers. Using an all-solid-state, scale-out architecture with patented efficiency technologies for dramatically reduced power, cooling, and capacity consumption, our high-performance and high-efficiency storage solution lets cloud providers guarantee sustained performance to thousands of servers from a single storage system. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Boulder, Colorado.

Karamba Security Ltd.

Series B in 2021
Karamba Security's patented software detects and prevents cyberattacks on a wide variety of connected devices and systems, including automotive ECUs, Industry 4.0 controllers, enterprise edge devices, and IoT endpoints. Karamba's security solutions are embedded within devices and work automatically, without any need for customer operation and with negligible performance impact.

Teknovus

Series C in 2005
Teknovus, Inc., a fabless semiconductor and software solutions company, develops and supplies access chips and embedded software for the FTTx market. It offers Ethernet passive optical network (EPON) integrated chips for central office and customer premises applications; EPON customer premises equipment ONU; TDM transport chips that provide the circuit emulation of T1/E1/J1 on various Ethernet switched networks; evaluation kits, which support original equipment manufacturers and service provider customers; EPON OLT solutions that offer a system-on-a-chip approach to the original equipment manufacturers; and TK3401 Intelligent EPON Node Controller that enables service providers to meet various needs of network topologies and subscriber densities. The company’s system-on-a-chips incorporate firmware for the embedded processor to control the hardware. Teknovus, Inc. markets its products through distributors in the United States, Europe, and China. Teknovus, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Petaluma, California with sales and support centers in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The company also has a location in San Jose, California.

StoreDot Ltd.

Series C in 2017
StoreDot Ltd. develops and provides Nanodots, which are micro-crystals of uniform size and consist of bioorganic peptide molecules. These are used for coating of new generation-batteries and supercapacitors. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Ramat-Gan, Israel.

Wiliot Ltd.

Series C in 2021
WIliot is a fabless semiconductor company developing passive SoC platforms for the IoT market. No battery and seamless connectivity operation will be the baseline enabler of IoT future growth.

AdHawk Microsystems

Venture Round in 2019
AdHawk Microsystems Inc. develops eye and gesture tracking software technology and micro-electromechanical systems for mobiles and wearable devices. Its camera-free eye tracking system enables mobile data capture and paves the way for a new generation of augmented and virtual reality solutions. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Kitchener, Canada.

Trell

Series B in 2021
Trell Experiences Private Limited provides a mobile video blogging application for wanderers, foodies, and travelers. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Alodokter

Venture Round in 2021
Alodokter is a digital health platform that provides an end-to-end digital solution to patients including telemedicine, doctors, and others. It also provides credible information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material about health subjects that matter to. The platform brings high-quality medical services to its 20 million+ Monthly Active Users by providing an integrated mobile solution for patients and doctors. Alodokter's medical services are fully integrated via an application that can be downloaded on Android and iOS to meet the health needs of the Indonesian public, the latest health content, chat with doctors, an online booking platform for consultation with doctors and/or looking for hospitals. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Swiggy

Venture Round in 2020
Swiggy provides a complete food ordering and delivery solution from the best neighborhood restaurants to the urban foodie. Swiggy aims to stand out by offering a more curated list of restaurants and services, not to mention its own in-house delivery fleet that pick up orders from restaurants and deliver it to the customers. It charges between 15-40 percent in commission to restaurants and for smaller orders, customers pay an additional delivery charge between 20 and 50 rupees depending on their city. Currently, Swiggy is in eight cities where it has more than 9,000 restaurants on its platform.

IRP Systems

Series C in 2021
IRP makes electric vehicles powerful and affordable. By leveraging its breakthrough technology in control algorithms and powertrain design, its systems reach an unprecedented level of efficiency, in full compliance with mass-production practices. TrueDrive, IRP's wide portfolio of innovative products, offers high performance, a unique driving experience and advanced functionality, while being cost-effective. Before focusing on e-mobility, IRP has developed, certified and delivered motion systems for safety-critical aerospace applications.

MyMusicTaste

Series B in 2016
MyMusicTaste is a fan initiated live event making service that brings fans, artists and promoters from all over the world together in one place to create a valuable and meaningful concert experience for everyone involved. MyMusicTaste puts the power in the fans' hands, allowing fans to request their favorite artist's concert in their city. Based on this demand, MyMusicTaste provides data-driven insights to artists and concert promoters the ability to organize highly successful concerts around the world. MyMusicTaste is quickly shaping a new paradigm for how concerts and live events are organized.

CNEX Labs

Series D in 2018
CNEX Labs, Inc. develops storage semiconductor and software solutions. It offers NVMe PCIe SSD controller ASIC that supports LightNVM/Open-Channel operation that includes native NVMoE I/O connectivity. The company’s NVMe and Open-Channel SSD controller ASICs deliver high-performance with low and predictable latency, scalability, and flexibility for software-defined-storage. Its controller products accelerate the capabilities of big data computing and analytics for cloud, hyperscale, and enterprise data centers. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in San Jose, California with additional offices in Copenhagen, Denmark; Shanghai, China; Hangzhou, China; and Tokyo, Japan.

Aromajoin

Venture Round in 2018
Aromajoin develops scent devices that combine hardware, software, and chemical technology. Its services include the “Aroma Shooter”, the aroma display based on space-time aroma control technique and “Aroma Stage”, an internet-based platform where users can log in. In addition, it also develops various contents like aroma integrated applications or aroma integrated games. It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

Deep Optics Ltd.

Series B in 2019
For the past 3 years, Deep Optics has been developing the Omnifocals: dynamic focal eyeglasses, designed to allow over 2 billion people who need multifocal vision correction to see the world naturally and seamlessly. Exactly as they should. These unique eyeglasses are based on our revolutionary Liquid Crystal lens technology. We began this journey as developers of dynamic optics technology, and during the process of research and development we happened upon a breakthrough: we found a way to create an active lens that was suitable (in terms of optical power and size) for use in multifocal glasses. This is something that was not possible until today.

Solid Power Inc.

Series A in 2020
Solid Power is an industry-leading developer of the next-generation of all solid-state rechargeable batteries. Possessing no volatile or flammable liquid components, our solid-state batteries are extremely energy dense while also possessing ultimate safety and reliability. Together, these performance attributes can enable profound performance improvements of battery-powered devices such as portable electronics, electric vehicles, aircraft and satellites through increased run time, increased safety and lower cost.

IntegenX

Series C in 2011
IntegenX, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets automation systems that enable reliable microsample preparation and analysis for the life sciences. It offers Apollo 100, a platform that allows the processing of DNA sequencing reactions; Apollo 200, an integrated sample preparation system for human DNA identification; microfluidics for DNA sequencing, molecular diagnostics, and human identification applications; and Apollo 324 system, a benchtop robotic workstation that automates the construction of DNA fragment libraries for next-generation sequencing. The company was formerly known as Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. and changed its name to IntegenX, Inc. in March 2010. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Pleasanton, California.

MindMeld

Convertible Note in 2013
MindMeld, Inc. develops a platform that adds voice interfaces, including question-answering and language-understanding capabilities, to applications and devices. It allows users to browse through music and video content, check weather, and work with connected home devices. The company was formerly known as Expect Labs, Inc. and changed its name to MindMeld, Inc. in December, 2015. MindMeld, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. As of May 26, 2017, MindMeld, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

videogram

Series A in 2015
Cinemacraft is rebanding to Videogram. Videogram is a pictorial summary of video. The video is automatically analyzed and represented with different-sized keyframes packed in a visually pleasing form reminiscent of a comic book. Videogram allows users to get a quick overview of a video's contents at a glance without watching the video from beginning to end. The visual summaries are suitable as interactive thumbnails on video publishers sites and they can also be used to help consumers browse through videos (like they do for images). Videogram allows the consumer to start the video from a point of visual interest (smaller clips) on mobiles thus eliminating the pain points of streaming/buffering a large video on oversubscribed/congested mobile networks.

Bitcasa

Series A in 2012
Bitcasa makes public cloud storage simple. Its Cloud Storage Platform APIs and branded applications provide plug and play solutions for easy file storage, access, and sharing across all major platforms including Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and the Web. Bitcasa has helped thousands of developers, OEMs, and service providers in more than 140 countries manage their data, and is backed by top-tier investors including Horizons Ventures, Pelion Venture Partners, First Round Capital, Samsung Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. For more details visit www.bitcasa.com or follow their blog blog.bitcasa.com.

BioAmber

Series A in 2010
BioAmber is a private US company registered in the state of Delaware. The company, formerly known as DNP Green Technology, changed its name to BioAmber following its acquisition of its joint venture with ARD. Following the transaction, they adopted the name BioAmber, which had been used to that point by the joint venture.

Mantis Vision Ltd.

Series C in 2014
Mantis Vision Ltd. engages in developing content creation tools and technologies in the 3D field. It offers MVC-F5, a handheld 3D camera for field use. The company sells MVC-F5 directly and through distributors in North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, and Israel. It primarily serves security, architecture, engineering, construction, research, and consumer electronics markets worldwide. Mantis Vision Ltd. has a strategic investment and partnership with Digital Nation Entertainment. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Petach Tikva, Israel.

Stoke

Venture Round in 2012
Stoke develops carrier-class mobile broadband gateways specifically engineered to enable mobile and converged network operators to maximize the economic returns of their 3G mobile networks.

Swype

Series C in 2011
Swype creates text input technology for screens. The patented interface enables users to create words with one continuous finger motion across an on-screen keyboard. This approach provides a faster and easier way to write. Swype delivers single-tap, multi-tap, predictive and "swype" motions for both stylus and finger based input. In addition, the application is designed to work across a variety of devices such as phones, tablets, game consoles, kiosks, televisions, virtual screens and more. Seattle based Swype Inc. was founded by Cliff Kushler and Randy Marsden in 2003. Cliff is the co-inventor of T9, the standard predictive text-entry solution used on almost 3 billion mobile phones worldwide. Randy is the developer of the onscreen keyboard included in Windows, with an installed base of over 500 million units

Intellon Corporation

Venture Round in 2006
Intellon Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company, engages in the design, develop, manufacture, and marketing of integrated circuits (ICs) for powerline communications or high-speed communications over existing electrical wiring in the United States and internationally. They provides HomePlug-based ICs for home networking, networked entertainment, broadband over powerline access, ethernet-over-coax, smart grid management, and other commercial applications. The HomePlug-based ICs provide connectivity between broadband modems or routers and personal computers, set-top boxes, gaming consoles, and other electronic products within a home; and monitors electrical distribution system, as well as helps in distributing Internet, video-on-demand, and other services.

MyMusicTaste

Series A in 2016
MyMusicTaste is a fan initiated live event making service that brings fans, artists and promoters from all over the world together in one place to create a valuable and meaningful concert experience for everyone involved. MyMusicTaste puts the power in the fans' hands, allowing fans to request their favorite artist's concert in their city. Based on this demand, MyMusicTaste provides data-driven insights to artists and concert promoters the ability to organize highly successful concerts around the world. MyMusicTaste is quickly shaping a new paradigm for how concerts and live events are organized.

Novaled

Venture Round in 2011
Novaled AG is a world-class technology provider in organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technologies. With expertise in synthetic and analytical chemistry, it offers complete solutions for the organic electronic markets, commercializing Novaled's Doping technology and materials. Novaled has developed long-term partnerships with major OLED players worldwide. Its strong IP position in OLED technology is based on more than 500 patents granted or pending. In operation since March 2003, Novaled is headquartered in Dresden, Germany with branch offices in Asia.

Tamr, Inc.

Series B in 2018
Tamr is an enterprise data unification company that is cost-effective, scalable, and accessible to any enterprise. Following the success of initial research at MIT CSAIL, the Tamr team began building a commercial-grade solution designed to tackle the challenge of connecting and enriching diverse data at scale, quickly and cost effectively. Launched in the spring of 2014 and backed by a series of investors, such as Google Ventures and New Enterprise Associates, Tamr is deployed in production at a variety organizations, including information services providers, pharmaceutical firms and retailers. Tamr, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 2013 by database industry veterans Andy Palmer, Mike Stonebraker and Ihab Ilyas with George Beskales, Daniel Bruckner and Alex Pagan.

StoreDot Ltd.

Series B in 2015
StoreDot Ltd. develops and provides Nanodots, which are micro-crystals of uniform size and consist of bioorganic peptide molecules. These are used for coating of new generation-batteries and supercapacitors. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Ramat-Gan, Israel.
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OpenX

Series E in 2013
OpenX powers highly relevant advertising at global scale, delivering quality and value to brands, publishers and consumers across every type of connected screen and ad format. The company’s leading technology aggregates, curates and values consumer interest in real time on one of the world’s largest and highest quality ad exchanges to ensure marketers reach exactly the audience they want. OpenX serves more than 30,000 of the world’s most recognized brands, more than 1,200 websites and more than 2,000 premium mobile apps.

Soft Machines

Private Equity Round in 2014
Soft Machines is a semiconductor company focusing on co-developing VISC architecture-based processor and SoC products for all major performance computing platforms. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

PowerbyProxi

Series C in 2013
PowerbyProxi is a leader in advanced, safe, wireless power solutions for consumer electronics (CE) and industrial markets. Our advanced wireless power solutions solve mission-critical problems in demanding, hostile industrial environments. We license and sell robust, flexible wireless power and data solutions, with proven implementations ranging from less than one watt to multiple kilowatts. PowerbyProxi is a venture-backed company spun out of The University of Auckland—an internationally recognized leader in wireless power innovation—and holds a comprehensive portfolio of over 350 patents worldwide. For more information visit: www.powerbyproxi.com

EVAR

Venture Round in 2019
EVAR brings a solution for EV charging with an autonomous robotic charger.

Inpria Corporation

Venture Round in 2014
Inpria Corporation is a pioneer in extending semiconductor lithography with inorganic photoresists and other thin-films for nanoscale patterning. Inpria’s patented photo-condensed molecular oxides offer customers the unique ability to deposit – directly from solution – atomically smooth, intrinsically dense, and directly photopatternable metal oxide films, enabling advanced performance with simplified processing.

Sense Photonics, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Sense Photonics is an RTP high technology company that enables reliable, modular, and configurable 3D sensing. The company produces advanced LiDAR and 3D sensor solutions for an autonomous vehicles, robotics, and industrial automation markets. Their core technology protected by over 200 patents enables a simple, high-performance, solid-state solution with no moving parts that can uniquely meet the rigorous performance, reliability and cost requirements for automotive and industrial applications. Sense Photonics was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California, United States.

YuMe, Inc.

Series D in 2011
YuMe is a provider of digital video brand advertising solutions that drives inventory monetization and enables advertisers to reach targeted audiences across a wide range of internet-connected devices. Designed to serve the specific needs of brand advertising, its technology platform simplifies the complexities associated with delivering effective digital video advertising campaigns in today’s market. YuMe was founded in 2004 by [Jayant Kadambi](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/jayant-kadambi#/entity) and [Ayyappan Sankaran](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/ayyappan-sankaran#/entity). It is headquartered in Redwood City, C.A. with European headquarters in London and nine additional offices worldwide.

Raydiance

Series D in 2012
Raydiance is the world’s leading developer of ultrafast laser technology. Raydiance has built a deeply experienced team that draws expertise from the software, microelectronics, telecommunications and photonics industries. Creator of the first compact, reliable, “industrial grade” femtosecond laser platform, Raydiance is powering an explosion of innovation in manufacturing, healthcare, defense and more. Raydiance began when senior Defense Department officials introduced technology pioneer Barry Schuler to a DARPA project designed to miniaturize ultrafast lasers for military applications. Schuler immediately grasped the compelling capabilities of ultrafast lasers – if they could be liberated from highly controlled lab environments and transformed into small, inexpensive photonic engines that could power many applications. Schuler brought together a world-class team to build the world’s first miniaturized, computer controlled, software driven “plug and play” ultrafast laser platform. Raydiance’s Smart LightTM technology is transforming a wide array of sectors, including medical micro-devices, clean tech energy, consumer electronics and defense applications. The company has built the world’s first high-volume manufacturing facility capable of scaling production to thousands of units per year. Further, it has invented key technologies—such as its proprietary fiber delivery system—that support volume commercialization. By aggregating many markets onto its platform, Raydiance is using volume-manufacturing techniques to drive costs down and open market opportunities. The company is rapidly transforming ultrafast technology from a unique research tool into a practical and broadly accessible platform technology.

Blocko

Series A in 2016
Blocko is a commercial blockchain startup offering multinational organizations the ability to design, deploy, and manage digital services on a secure distributed network. It provides a blockchain operating system and a development platform with stable APIs. The company supports AERGO, a new open-source enterprise blockchain solution based on a hybrid blockchain design with advanced cloud deployment capabilities.

Exnodes Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Exnodes Inc. designs and develops computational imaging and machine learning technology that enables rapid detection, identification, and root-cause analysis necessary to eliminate nanoscale defects, increase fabrication yields, and preserve resources in semiconductor fabrication. It specializes in modern sensors, electronics, optics, mechanics, and high-speed digital processing. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Fremont, California.

Trell

Series A in 2020
Trell Experiences Private Limited provides a mobile video blogging application for wanderers, foodies, and travelers. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Niantic, Inc.

Series C in 2019
Niantic’s mission is to use emerging technology to enrich our experiences as human beings in the physical world. We seek to build products that inspire movement, exploration, and face-to-face social interaction. Originally formed at Google in 2010, we are now an independent company with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. We’re focused on building games that get people outside and exploring by enabling our players to have fun while visiting new places, learning about the world around them, and meeting new friends. We’ve launched Ingress, an immersive real-world mobile game played by millions of people; it's been downloaded more than 20 million times and is played in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. We've also developed Pokémon GO, which has broken records around the world and has been downloaded more than 750 million times in its first year.
Oxford Semantic Technologies develop RDFox, the first market-ready high-performance knowledge graph designed from ground up with semantic reasoning in mind. Oxford Semantic Technologies was founded in 2017 as a spin-out of the University of Oxford with a mission to bring cutting-edge research in semantic web technologies to industry. The team started working on RDFox in 2011 at the Computer Science Department of the University of Oxford with the conviction that flexible and high-performance reasoning was a possibility for data extensive applications without jeopardising the correctness of the results. Patented modern computing techniques underpin RDFox’s ability to deliver responses to complex queries on the fly. This has unlocked a new wave of enterprise applications for prestigious partners.

Neubility.Inc

Series A in 2023
Neubility.Inc engages in developing robot software. Neubility.Inc provides their software for the process of food or parcel delivery. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

ScyllaDB

Series B in 2017
Scylla is the world’s fastest column-store database: the functionality of Apache Cassandra and Amazon DynamoDB with the speed of a light key/value store. Raw speed isn’t just a nice benchmark or a low cloud bill. Scylla’s order of magnitude improvement in performance opens a wide range of possibilities. Instead of designing a complex data model to achieve adequate performance, use a straightforward data model, eliminate complexity, and finish your NoSQL project in less time with fewer bugs. ScyllaDB was founded under the name Cloudius Systems. As Cloudius Systems, the company pioneered the unikernel trend with the development of OSv, designed from the ground up to execute a single application on top of a hypervisor for superior performance and effortless management.

Giraffic

Series A in 2013
Giraffic, Inc. provides video-on-demand (VoD) streaming acceleration technology that enables online content providers to deliver high definition (HD) VoD and other rich media. Its technology enables to retrieve data from multiple sources simultaneously in random order. The company’s video acceleration end-user application eliminates re-buffering pauses during video playback time. It enables media companies and content distributors to deliver media assets on demand in HD; supports games and software download platforms; and enables social networks and video sharing sites to store and share high-definition videos and images. The company offers its product through cloud. Giraffic, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

AdHawk Microsystems

Series B in 2019
AdHawk Microsystems Inc. develops eye and gesture tracking software technology and micro-electromechanical systems for mobiles and wearable devices. Its camera-free eye tracking system enables mobile data capture and paves the way for a new generation of augmented and virtual reality solutions. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Kitchener, Canada.

LOUNGE'LAB

Series A in 2022
LoungeLAB is a Retail-tech startup that augments space with technology, using the state-of-the-art technologies such as AI and Robotics technology. LoungeLAB focuses on enhancing the product value and services, and we develop in the field rather than on the desk. We Invent Everyday Technology for All.

EVAR

Series A in 2021
EVAR brings a solution for EV charging with an autonomous robotic charger.

SBA Materials

Series C in 2014
SBA Materials, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of advanced electronic materials for back-end of line and packaging applications for semiconductor manufacturing. The company focuses on commercializing low-k dielectric materials for interlayer dielectric application to address the needs of the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Its products include uLK22, uLK1X, and optical films, as well as nano-porous/meso-porous materials. The company offers materials to address the unmet needs of electronic device manufacturers. SBA Materials, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Pium, Inc.

Pre Seed Round in 2015
Pium (Techstars '18) is developing an olfactory experience platform, allowing people to experience a variety of scents throughout the day with one connected device. Each device controls three scent capsules, which are available in our marketplace. Customers enjoy three new scents through a monthly subscription plan.

Crocus Energy, Inc.

Series A in 2020
Crocus Energy, Inc. develops a software to collect data about electricity consumption at manufacturing facilities, commercial buildings, and university campuses. The company’s solution includes Power Saver, which uses machine-learning techniques to optimize electric distribution system. It provides energy optimization recommendations and maintenance insights to save energy and reduce costs. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Redwood City, California.

SLAMcore Limited

Series A in 2022
SLAMcore Limited develops simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) solutions for augmented/virtual reality, robotics, and autonomous vehicles. Its technology allows moving robots and any other device with outward-looking sensors to localize, navigate, and understand unfamiliar surroundings. The company provides Visual SLAM, sparse feature-based SLAM for robots and single cameras; sensor fusion where information from various sensors is fused together in a probabilistic model to provide an answer to the SLAM problem; Event Camera SLAM that helps develop algorithms which enable incremental reconstruction, tracking, and SLAM from event camera data. It develops ETAM 2D and ETAM 3D real-time methods demonstrating HDR and resolution intensity, panorama reconstruction, and motion estimation from an event-based camera. It also develops and licenses algorithms for smart technology, like drones and self-driving vehicles. SLAMcore Limited was founded in 2016 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Araris Biotech

Venture Round in 2023
Araris Biotech AG (Araris) is a biotechnology start-up company. Their aim is to deliver a breakthrough technology platform that enables the development of next-generation ADC-based safe and potent drugs for various diseases and ailments.They are committed to produce high quality ADCs that do not require any engineering (antibody and/or cell-line) for site-specific conjugation instead the antibodies can directly be taken 'off-the-shelf'. The site-specifically modified ADCs can thus be produced rapidly within a few days and quality control and analysis can be performed quickly with high confidence. Their ADC technology is backed by two patents.

Quellan

Series C in 2007
Quellan, Inc. designs, develops, and markets analog signal processing and radio frequency noise cancellation integrated circuits (IC) for application in automotive, computing, data center, storage, consumer electronics, and wireless markets. The company’s products include noise cancellers that sense unwanted noise and then apply an opposite signal to the receive path; system developer kits for mobile television applications and GPS applications; quad lane extenders ICs, which deliver analog signal integrity to data center equipment and interconnects; single lane extenders ICs; evaluation boards and kits; cable modules and active cables; and cable module kits. Its products are used in various data center applications, such as active cable, linecard, and backplane; and wireless applications, including global positioning systems and mobile television. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. As of August 6, 2009, Quellan, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Intersil Corp.

FloatMe Corp.

Series A in 2021
FloatMe Corp. develops an application to provides overdrafts to the user in case of emergency. The company offers employees to prevent overdraft and build savings. It offers overdraft interest cash in advance. FloatMe Corp. was founded in 2017 and is based in San Antonio, Texas.

Pivot3

Series E in 2014
Global Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

Mattrix Technologies Inc.

Series A in 2019
Mattrix Technologies develops full-aperture OLET display. OLET is a new paradigm for emissive displays that circumvents the OLED backplane problem that has prevented widespread adoption of OLED displays.

Noom, Inc.

Series B in 2015
Noom, Inc. designs and develops a mobile health coaching software solution. It offers a platform that provides evidence-based curricula, trained cognitive behavior coaches, mobile tracking and protocol delivery, and scalable coaching tools, which allow users to manage and prevent weight increase, hypertension, diabetes. It also serves business enterprises. Noom, Inc. was formerly known as WorkSmart Labs, Inc. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York with additional offices in Seoul, South Korea; and Tokyo, Japan.

M-DAQ Pte. Ltd.

Series D in 2019
M-DAQ Pte Ltd (formerly known as Summit Investment Pte Ltd) was founded by a group of veterans from the FX and Securities Industries with experience averaging 15 years amongst the key members. M-DAQ is an innovative and unique solution, providing a platform to price and trade any exchange-traded products in more than one currency by blending ‘executable’ FX rates into equities and futures products. M-DAQ is the IP owner and holds the key relationships with the National Exchanges and the Global FX Banks. M-DAQ handles the entire consultancy work for each Exchange to be enabled on M-DAQ Solution, and provides the Exchange and the FX Consortium Banks with a license to use the M-DAQ solution. In addition, the partner Exchange will receive a revenue share of the net FX margins. The Exchange partners continues to operate the new cross-currency platform under existing in-country regulatory framework.

Sandbox Network, Inc.

Series D in 2020
Sandbox Network, Inc. is a digital entertainment company that provides multi-channel network services for digital contents. Sandbox Network, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Mind The Graph

Grant in 2015
Mind the Graph is in the business of creating interactive authoring platforms on the web. "Design for non-Designers" empower author to create professional-looking infographics by themselves. The trick is the combination of pre-assembled templates and illustrations with the specific content they need. Team includeds life science scientists, programmers, illustrators and information designers. Entered market in 2016 with subscription model plus content customization. Today with 25K users and just passed break-even with a BtoC subscription model. Looking for investors to execute marketing plan and reach the first 100K users by mid-2018.

Nearfield Instruments

Series A in 2017
Nearfield Instruments B.V. develops and manufactures High-Throughput Scanning Probe Metrology system for metrology of advanced integrated circuits. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

BreaThings

Seed Round in 2017
BreaThings makes everything about breathing.

Classting, Inc.

Series B in 2016
Classting aspires to solve one of the most critical problems that have existed for more than a century: A teacher has to teach many students of varying levels in a classroom. We equip teachers with an effective Learning Management System (LMS) tool and a social platform for classrooms to facilitate communication among teachers, students, and parents. We also offer an AI-based learning platform that provides a personalized learning experience to students in- and outside of the school. Partnering with 20+ content providers, we are helping students all over the world to learn more effectively and efficiently. Classting is based in Seoul.

DoubleMe, Inc.

Series A in 2022
DoubleMe, Inc. develops 3D capture systems. The company offers HoloPortal, a 3D capture system that converts 2D videos into 3D models in real-time for various 3D content markets, such as game, 3D animation, VR/AR, and 3D printing; and Voxelo, a viewpoint video player for Windows, which enables users to watch 3D video content of real captured scenes. It primarily captures moving subjects, such as humans or animals and generates animated 3D models, as well as still subjects, such as furniture. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Jose, California.

Astute Networks, Inc.

Series B in 2012
Astute Networks, Inc. manufactures and provides network-based virtualization appliances. It offers ViSX G3 for VMware to accelerate server virtualization, desktop virtualization, and cloud computing infrastructures. The company’s ViSX G3 also offers Microsoft Exchange and Sharepoint virtualization; and Oracle, SAP, and SQL virtualization solutions. Astute Networks, Inc. has a strategic partnership with Veeam Software. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in San Diego, California.

Goodoc

Series A in 2022
Goodoc (굿닥) is a Korean smartphone application that helps users with a variety of medical services. The app allows users to access reliable information on doctors, hospitals, and other medical services. It also provides users with information on doctors' fees, hospital fees, contact numbers, and more.

BitFusion.io Inc.

Corporate Round in 2018
Bitfusion was founded with a vision to make at-scale heterogeneous computing accessible to any organization and build the operating system for the next generation computing. The company’s products allow AI developers to cluster, share, scale and manage compute resources to reduce the costs and complexity associated with the AI application lifecycle. Bitfusion has offices in Silicon Valley and Austin, Texas.

ATTO Research

Venture Round in 2019
ATTO Research lead open networking innovations. ATTO Research is a network virtualization innovator with advanced SDN and NFV technologies. We are specialized in security-enhanced SDN control, network management, and cloud network virtualization.

Pure Digital Technologies

Series F in 2007
Imaging solutions for the mass market, including the flip video series of digital camcorders

DiaMonTech GmbH

Venture Round in 2022
DiaMonTech AG, a medical technology company, engages in the design, development, and commercialization of medical diagnostics devices based on its laser-based proprietary photo-thermal detection technology. The company offers non-invasive blood glucose monitoring solution that measures glucose levels without finger pricking, blood, or pain. It develops D-BASE, a shoebox-sized device to conduct human trials with its technology; D-pocket, a pocket-sized personal device for frequent tracking of blood sugar levels; and D-BAND, a wearable device that continuously measures blood glucose levels. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Berlin, Germany.

SiGe Semiconductor

Venture Round in 2007
SiGe Semiconductor, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs and offers radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits and multi-chip modules for wireless consumer electronics market. It offers wireless LAN front end modules, dual band front end modules, and discrete power amplifiers; WiMAX power amplifiers/front end modules and transceivers; GPS radio ICs and GPS receivers; and Bluetooth power amplifiers. The company, through a network of distributors, offers its RF solutions to computing, home entertainment, and mobile device applications in the consumer electronics markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle-East, and North America.

Jitterbit, Inc.

Venture Round in 2019
Jitterbit is an API transformation company that helps businesses to exploit data from any source. The company provides a platform that enables companies to rapidly connect SaaS on-premise and cloud applications and instantly infuse artificial intelligence into any business process. Its intuitive API creation technology allows companies to reuse business-critical applications and data to bring new offerings to market in days, not months.

DeepMotion

Venture Round in 2019
DeepMotion is building a motion intelligence platform for digital humans and virtual creatures powered by deep learning in the cloud. Founded in December of 2014 in Redwood City, DeepMotion is a pioneer in the emerging field of Motion Intelligence. We are building tools for lifelike graphics using physical simulation and artificial intelligence. Our mission is to enable interactive content and expand creative capability by revolutionizing real-time, procedural animation. DeepMotion’s cloud-based services allow anyone to train digital actors responsive motion skills like parkour, dancing, athletics, martial arts, and more. Led by members from Blizzard, Pixar, Disney, ROBLOX, Microsoft, Ubisoft, Stanford, CMU and Tsinghua, we’re leveraging decades of experience in the field to help individuals and teams create better content for AR, VR, Games, Film, and Robotics.

Emu Technology

Series A in 2017
EMU Solutions, Inc. develops and delivers hardware and software technology for enhancing memory utilization. Its technology enables users to eliminate data bottlenecks on microprocessors. EMU Solutions, Inc. has strategic partnerships with Graham Allen Partners, LLC; Aunalytics, Inc.; Data Realty, LLC; and Qumulus Solutions. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in South Bend, Indiana.

ubitus

Venture Round in 2013
Ubitus Inc. provides a software platform for fixed-mobile convergence applications. The company develops cloud computing solutions for device manufacturers, wireless/wire line communication service providers, and telecommunication network operators to advance consumer adoption of services relevant to sharing live content among friends and access to digital media. Its products include ubiLive, a software client and PC/mobile web portal for accessing online content, connecting devices, linking people, and sharing aspects; and commercial mobile cloud gaming services. The company has a strategic partnership with Alibaba Cloud and a strategic business alliance with Kokusai Kogyo Co. Ltd. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Taipei, Taiwan with additional offices in Guangzhou, China; and Seoul, Korea.

Datera.io

Series C in 2018
Datera is bringing the software-defined revolution to enterprise data storage with automation and applied machine learning in partnership with the leaders in server-based infrastructure, including HPE, Intel, Fjuistu, Lenovo, Dell and Cisco, all at a 70% lower total cost of ownership and operation. Datera was founded by the authors and maintainers of the Linux I/O storage stack and is backed by Khosla Ventures, Samsung Ventures and Silicon Valley luminaries including Sun Microsystems' Andy Bechtolsheim and Juniper Networks' Pradeep Sindhu.

Teknovus

Series D in 2007
Teknovus, Inc., a fabless semiconductor and software solutions company, develops and supplies access chips and embedded software for the FTTx market. It offers Ethernet passive optical network (EPON) integrated chips for central office and customer premises applications; EPON customer premises equipment ONU; TDM transport chips that provide the circuit emulation of T1/E1/J1 on various Ethernet switched networks; evaluation kits, which support original equipment manufacturers and service provider customers; EPON OLT solutions that offer a system-on-a-chip approach to the original equipment manufacturers; and TK3401 Intelligent EPON Node Controller that enables service providers to meet various needs of network topologies and subscriber densities. The company’s system-on-a-chips incorporate firmware for the embedded processor to control the hardware. Teknovus, Inc. markets its products through distributors in the United States, Europe, and China. Teknovus, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Petaluma, California with sales and support centers in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The company also has a location in San Jose, California.
ZENGOLD is a decentralized gold application based on the Yuan world. It is the first software application to apply blockchain technology to manage and trade gold spot. The real-time price quote of sheet metal is provided by Shanghai Gold Exchange, and the physical assets are provided by Sunshine Insurance Company underwriting.

Cogent Labs Inc.

Series B in 2019
Cogent Labs, a Tokyo based AI company, bridges the gap between state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and real-world solutions with a mission to improve people’s quality of life. The company conducts advanced fundamental and applied AI research to create business solutions leveraging expertise across many fields, including time-series forecasting, information extraction, natural language and voice processing, and reinforcement learning.

Pulit Inc.

Series A in 2018
Pulit is the Japanese startup that develops distribution technologies for digital image. It directly connects Contents and User using its digital watermarking technology (RIC).

Raven

Venture Round in 2022
Raven is a producer of green hydrogen and synthetic fuels using organic waste. They transform waste destined for landfills into environmentally friendly, efficient, and profitable clean hydrogen and Fischer-Tropsch synthetic fuels with our patented Steam/CO2 Reformer technology. Raven was in 2018 and is based in Pinedale, Wyoming.

Pillo, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Pillo, Inc. designs and develops a digital care management platform that provides health care plans for adults with chronic conditions at home. The company offers Pillo, a robot, which enable people to manage their health; answer health and wellness questions; connect with healthcare professionals; manage vitamins and medication; and store, dispense, and order refills when required. The company’s robot also sends notifications to the user when medications are missed; sees and hears user to keep them healthy and safe; and syncs with wearables and smart home devices. Pillo, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is based in New York, New York.