Samsung Venture

Samsung Venture

Samsung Venture
24 Jan 2020


Nanophotonica is a small team of 15 or so R&D persons exclusively focused on QLED devices. They were incorporated around 2009, but work didn't really start until around 2017.
24 Jan 2020


Samsung is a leader in production of QD displays.
14 May 2019

OLED materials innovator CYNORA secures US$25M in first closing

Marking the initial closing of its Series C funding round, CYNORA has secured US$25M in financing from investors in Asia, Europe and the US. Germany-based CYNORA is an emerging materials leader with a novel technology to produce ultra-high-efficiency emitter systems required for next-generation Organic Light Emitting Diode displays.
19 Apr 2019

Partners to develop solid state batteries for future electric vehicles

Solid Power is teaming up with Ford Motor Company to develop all solid-state batteries for next-generation electric vehicles.
12 Feb 2019

Lithium-sulfur battery specialist Oxis Energy announces new investors

OXIS Energy is growing exponentially as several significant companies want to fund the latest lithium sulfur battery technology.
15 Jan 2019

First battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag

Demonstration of the first-ever sticker-sized Bluetooth sensor tag incorporating an ARM processor powered solely by scavenging energy from ambient radio frequencies.
26 Sep 2017

LG and Samsung invest €25 million in CYNORA

CYNORA, a leading provider of highly efficient organic emitter materials for OLEDs, announced that the two Korean tech giants have decided to support CYNORA on its way to becoming a major player for OLED emitting materials.
30 Aug 2016

World's first public trial of self-driving car service and app

nuTonomy has launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service.
12 Jul 2016

StoreDot Batteries

6 Jun 2016


Seeo is a US battery start-up that was recently acquired by Bosch. They have developed an innovative solid polymer electrolyte that can be coupled with lithium metal to boost gravimetric and volumetric energy density, while making the device safer.
20 May 2016

$88 million in series E financing for OLED leader Kateeva

The new Kateeva investors are: BOE, Cybernaut Venture, GP Capital Shanghai, Redview Capital, and TCL Capital, all located in China. They join existing investors that include: Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Partners, New Science Ventures, and VEECO Instruments, Inc.
9 Dec 2015

Solid Power

Established in 2013 as a spin-out company from the University of Colorado Boulder, Solid Power has been working on commercializing the company's next-generation all solid-state rechargeable batteries.
25 Nov 2015


StoreDot is a startup company with a new process which modifies peptides so that they self-assemble into quantum dots. These proprietary organic compounds are capable of storing an electrical charge or emitting visible light.
26 Aug 2015

Filament raises $5 million for industrial internet of things

As the industrial internet continues to proliferate, companies rely on machine-to-machine communications to gather and analyze data from physical objects.
13 Feb 2015

New battery startup promises safe lithium batteries

Scientists have worked for many years trying to find a way to improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries.
17 Dec 2014

Ultra-high energy density advanced lithium polymer batteries

Seeo, a leading developer of advanced lithium polymer batteries, has announced the closing of its largest funding round to date, and the addition of Samsung Ventures Investment Corporation as an investor.
17 Sep 2014

Kateeva closes series D round with $38 million in financing

Kateeva has announced that it has closed its Series D round with $38 million in financing.
7 Aug 2014

Samsung Display

Samsung Display (SDC) is the leading manufacturer of AMOLED displays. SDC was spun off in April 2012 as a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. In July 2012 Samsung Mobile Display was merged into Samsung Display, consolidating the OLED and LCD businesses together. This profile specifically looks at the AMOLED side.
12 Jul 2014


Founded in 2008, Kateeva is headquartered in Menlo Park (Silicon Valley), backed by equipment companies (Applied Materials & Veeco) and venture investors (Sigma Partners, Spark Capital & Madrone Capital). In Nov 2013, Kateeva unveiled the YIELDjet, their first inkjet printing equipment designed for OLED display production, showing pictures of a system that can handle Gen 8 substrate glass. Kateeva's printer can be used for the deposition of OLED materials but also thin film encapsulation.
10 Jun 2014

Cambrios announces strategic investment by Samsung Ventures

Cambrios Technologies Corporation has announced a second round of strategic investment by Samsung Venture Investment Corporation of $10M to help fuel the company's growth.