Samsung NEXT Start

Samsung NEXT Start

Seeking smart entrepreneurs solving hard problems to join our accelerator program
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  Calling all AI/ ML, IoT, AR/VR, Analytics and other deep tech startups!


Samsung NEXT Start is seeking to invest between $100k and $1 million in pre-seed and seed-stage startups solving hard problems using bleeding edge technologies.

Requirements: Startups must be in the spaces of Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, Internet of Things, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, SaaS and in the vertical categories of, but not limited to, Healthtech, Fintech, IoT, Mobility, Smart Cities.

Funding: Samsung NEXT Start would like to be the first institutional round in at the Seed level.

Startups that are raising a Series A should not apply. 

What NEXT Start doesn't want: Startups building hardware or in media, content generation, gaming/casinos.

Location: As NEXT Start is based in San Francisco and NY, preference will be to startups in those locations.   

Startups are expected to re-locate and work inside Samsung's offices to leverage Samsung's team and resources for three months. NEXT Start provides tech, UI, strategy, along with inroads into Samsung.


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