“With the huge number of startups in San Francisco, our job is to stand out from the noise. We help our startups do just that with a focus on deep operational expertise. Our people are all former startup execs who can speak to new startups in their own language.”

About us

Our San Francisco location is a diverse mix of operators at heart—technologists, product people, lawyers, and entrepreneurs—all with substantial experience running early-stage startups. Strategically located at the startup epicenter of the world, we house and support early-stage portfolio companies and partner with the local startup community. We’re a candid, open-minded, and lively group that lives and breathes “startup.”

Furthering Samsung NEXT's mission to help bring software and services innovation to Samsung, NEXT also provides idea stage (pre-seed) entrepreneurs and product builders the investment capital and resources to turn their groundbreaking ideas into reality. To learn more about how our local NEXT teams can support your innovative vision, please contact: sv.ir@samsungnext.com.
Our focus areas:

AI, AR/VR, blockchain, bots, data analytics, digital health, drones, IoT, mobility, and smart cities

Our featured portfolio companies:
BlazingDB, Cultivate, Dashbot, Gyroscope, StickiBoard, Swiftly, Vrtigo
Address:

2 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA

Our San Francisco team

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Alice Leung
Community Builder
Bhavna Kumar
Senior Manager, Global Growth and Operations
Gary Coover
GM, Silicon Valley
Jairaj Sounderrajan
Head of Sales & Marketing, Product
Scott Armanini
NEXT Platform Business Development Advisor