Samsung is no stranger to Northern Texas. Their Mobile divisions USA headquarters is located in Richmond Texas and one of their customer support centers is close by. That may be some of the thinking behind Samsung Venture’s recruitment of tech startups in the Northern Texas region.
Samsung Ventures is specifically targeting startups in the following areas: (software & services) wearable computing, mobile photos/video, context awareness, mobile commerce, p2p, computer vision, convergence/smart home, and big data and mobile.
In hardware Samsung is looking for: camera tech, audio, sensor tech and power management.
In B2B: secure Android, and vertical solutions, healthcare, education.
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Interested companies should submit a non-confidential abstract/executive summary of their start-up opportunity for Samsung pre-screening review to Vik Thapar (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, April 13th. Projects of interest to Samsung will be invited to hold a 45-50 minute non-confidential meeting individually with the Samsung Ventures Team (Samsung will fly in from San Francisco) in North Texas in May.
Half of this time is intended to be spent on the project presentation and half on an informal Q&A session. Your submission will also be considered by other investors in the region. Should you not want this submission to be considered by other funders, let us know at time of submittal.
For more information, please contact Vik Thapar @ email@example.com or 972-883-5317.