Start: 06/10/2010 - 8:00 am
End: 06/10/2010- 9:30 am
Email: [email protected]
Location: Greenberg Traurig LLP
1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Samsung Ventures, www.samsung.com/us
Samsung Ventures is the Venture Capital Fund for the Samsung Group. The Samsung Group is Korea’s largest and most successful business conglomerate with 30+ affiliate companies including Samsung Electronics, Samsung Fine Chemicals and Samsung Life Insurance. Samsung Ventures serves as the Samsung Group’s window into the emerging technologies, markets and teams through equity investments delivering both strategic and financial returns.
We invest in Component (semiconductors, sensors, etc.), Digital Media (consumer electronics, mobile software, etc.) and Clean Technology (solar, LED, battery, etc.) companies across multiple stages. We seek to partner with dynamic entrepreneurs, connecting them to the right parties within the Samsung Group while also providing strategic support along the way. We are willing to lead deals or join in larger syndicates as long as we are passionate about the company and the team.
Stephen Lee, Principal, Samsung Ventures
Mr. Lee is a Principal at Samsung Ventures and focuses on Digital Media investments. He joined Samsung Ventures in 2009 and is currently on the board of directors for Amber Precision Instruments and is a board observer for Widevine and Ethertronics. Previously, Mr. Lee led venture investments at Mitsui & Co., where he played an active role in Mitsui’s investments in Beceem Communications, Synacor, Luidia and SmartSignal. Prior to his venture capital career, Mr. Lee was a management consultant where he helped leading technology companies identify new growth opportunities both in the United States and abroad.
Mr. Lee holds a B.A. in Political Economies from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
WHEN: Thursday, June 10, 2010
8 – 9:30 AM
LOCATION: Greenberg Traurig LLP, 1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Members - $25; Affiliates who advertise this event - $39; General Public - $49.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile.
This event is co-sponsored by Greenberg Traurig LLP, www.gtlaw.com.
Added by svaseinfo on June 7, 2010