Our Next Level

We have some really exciting news! We’ve rebranded Samsung Global Innovation Center (GIC) to Samsung NEXT.

Why Samsung NEXT? Our new name reflects our passion for partnering with tech innovators to take them to the NEXT level – build great ideas into products, grow products into thriving businesses and scale businesses that leverage and transform the Samsung ecosystem.

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Who We Are

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

We started in 2013 on a mission to create breakout software and services and foster a startup culture at Samsung. What began as a small group has since become a global organization working to realize this vision in close partnership with innovators everywhere. Each of our partners share our passion for building deeper connections and seamless experiences to inspire the world and create the future.

What We Do

Build

We provide entrepreneurs with funding, resources and deep domain expertise to build ideas into products and launch startups ready for scale.

Grow

Through early stage funding and operational support, we fuel the momentum of startups to help them grow into thriving businesses.

Scale

We scale early stage startups and partner with mature companies to help them leverage and transform the Samsung ecosystem.

Team

Our team of entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, strategists, business developers and experts work together to empower innovators around the world.

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Expertise

Start

We empower founders and early-stage software startups with funding, deep domain expertise, co-located work spaces, and unparalleled resources to build products, launch startups and grow companies ready for scale.

Ventures

We provide early stage funding to give startups the capital needed to grow into thriving businesses.

Growth Opportunities

We build and scale software products and services that are of strategic interest to Samsung and have potential to thrive as standalone businesses.

M&A

We acquire transformative companies and drive the integration of their software, services and talent into Samsung.

Partnerships

We partner with leading tech and media companies to enrichen consumer experiences across one of the world’s largest distribution platforms—Samsung's increasingly connected displays and devices.

Tel Aviv

At Samsung NEXT Tel Aviv, we value independence, creativity and the entrepreneurial spirit and are willing to back it up with our passion and open access to our resources.

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Events

Stay updated on our latest events and connect with us in-person around the globe.

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Insights

Latest news, tips and perspectives from the Samsung NEXT team.

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Locations

Korea

Maetan3-dong, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

New York

30 West 26th Street, New York, NY

San Francisco

201 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA

Silicon Valley

665 Clyde Avenue, Mountain View, CA

Tel Aviv

Osvaldo Aranha St 17, Sarona Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel