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Samsung is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of electronic products that includes mobile phones, printers, air conditioners and refrigerators. Read more

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Samsung

Samsung is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of electronic products that includes mobile phones, printers, air conditioners and refrigerators. Read more

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CEO

Kinam Kim

CEO Approval Rating

73/100

Founded:

1938

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyKorea Exchange005930

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Apple has been one of Samsung's top competitors. Apple's headquarters is in Cupertino, California, and was founded in 1976. Apple is in the Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment industry. Apple generates 162% of Samsung's revenue.

LG Electronics is one of Samsung's top rivals. LG Electronics is a Public company that was founded in Seoul, Seoul Teugbyeolsi in 1958. LG Electronics operates in the Consumer Electronics industry. LG Electronics has 247,590 fewer employees vs. Samsung.

Huawei is perceived as one of Samsung's biggest rivals. Huawei was founded in 1987, and is headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. Like Samsung, Huawei also works within the Telecommunications Equipment industry. Huawei generates $64.4B less revenue vs. Samsung.

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Samsung Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$200.6B

Samsung's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 73.8B. Over the last three quarters, Samsung's revenue has grown by 60.2%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $60.5B; in Q3 2020, it was $57.3B; in Q2 2020, it was $37.7B.

Samsung Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
TeleWorld Solutions

Jan 2020

Source »
undisclosed
TWS is a provider of network deployment, testing, optimization and automation services for the telecommunication industry.
Corephotonics Ltd.

Jan 2019

Source »
$155M
Corephotonics designs and develops multi-aperture camera systems for smartphones.
ZHILABS, S.L.

Oct 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Zhilabs provides AI-based network analytics, OTT testing, unified performance and quality management services for telecommunication network operators.
Kngine, Inc.

Mar 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Kngine is an artificial intelligence based search engine that crawls web data, enterprise documents, books and customer service logs.
Fluenty Inc.

Nov 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Fluenty develops a machine learning-based chatbot that offers Natural Language Processing solution for wearables and IoT devices.

These are all the companies that Samsung has acquired. Samsung has acquired 23 companies and its latest acquisition was TeleWorld Solutions in Jan 2020. TWS is a provider of network deployment, testing, optimization and automation services for the telecommunication industry.

Samsung Funding History

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Samsung Investments

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DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Alchemy is a California-based SaaS platform that provides blockchain-enabled infrastructure and developer tools for businesses.
$80M
Apr 27, 2021
Series B
-
Bigstream develops a SaaS-based platform that offers big data analytics, warehousing and optimization solutions for enterprises.
$19.1M
Apr 29, 2020
Equity
-
Innoviz is an Israel-based manufacturer and distributor of LiDAR sensors and related products for the automotive industry.
$38M
Jun 09, 2019
Series C
Apr 05, 2021
Ledger provides security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications.
$2.9M
Apr 23, 2019
Equity
-
Alchemy is a California-based SaaS platform that provides blockchain-enabled infrastructure and developer tools for businesses.
$18.9M
Apr 16, 2019
Series A
-

These are all the companies that Samsung has invested in. Samsung has invested 23 companies and its latest investment was TeleWorld Solutions in Jan 2020. TWS is a provider of network deployment, testing, optimization and automation services for the telecommunication industry.

Samsung News

May 7, 2021AndroidHeadlines

Samsung's Quick Share Windows App Goes Live In Windows store

Samsung's Quick Share app is an app that lets you seamlessly share files between Samsung devices. Now... See more »
May 7, 2021GizChina

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Lite receives 3C certification with 44W charging

Samsung is well known for its Galaxy Tab series of tablets. The company unveiled a duo of flagship ta... See more »
May 7, 2021News Break

Samsung's next Android tablet will be the Galaxy Tab S7 Plus Lite, and it will come in at least two colours - News Break

There have already been several leaks about the Galaxy Tab S7 Lite, as we have reported. Apparently, ... See more »
May 7, 2021Hellenic Shipping News

Samsung Heavy slightly rebounds after rout from poor earnings, capitalization scheme

Shares of Samsung Heavy Industries Co. recovered Friday after a heavy dip on the previous day as inve... See more »
May 7, 2021FindBiometrics

Patent Points to Heart Rate Monitoring On Samsung Foldable Devices

A recently published patent application suggests that Samsung could be looking to add more biometric ... See more »
May 7, 2021News Break

Samsung to democratize foldable smartphones with Galaxy Z Flip 3? - News Break

Earlier this week, alleged renders of Samsung's next clamshell foldable - the Galaxy Z Flip 3 - surfa... See more »
May 7, 2021Law 360

10th Circ. Won't Undo Samsung Washer Settlement Over Fees

The Tenth Circuit on Friday refused to toss a settlement that ended multidistrict litigation alleging... See more »

Samsung Blogs

December 16, 2020Samsung Blog

Emerging changes from the pandemic era

Highlights from Samsung's Future state of business 2021 outlook report on the pandemic's effect on Am... See more »
December 16, 2020Samsung Blog

Future state of business 2021 outlook

Industry experts provide insights on 2020's unprecedented changes in business, healthcare, education ... See more »
December 15, 2020Samsung Blog

How ESChat is answering the call for enterprise push-to-talk via CBRS

ESChat is quickly becoming a leader in PTT for the enterprise LTE network space by offering CBRS on t... See more »
December 14, 2020Samsung Blog

Homecare Homebase helps bring hospice care to patients’ homes

Homecare Homebase executives share hospice trends, tips and best practices for caregivers to make use... See more »
December 14, 2020Samsung Blog

How to protect your small business when a phone is lost or stolen

Adopt these simple tools and practices to keep your devices — and data — safe from thieves and hacker... See more »
December 11, 2020Samsung Blog

Connecting Heroes program helps Bay Minette PD expand smartphone capabilities

Connecting Heroes gives law enforcement agencies a budget-friendly opportunity to gain connected-offi... See more »
December 10, 2020Samsung Blog

Knox Capture transforms Samsung’s rugged devices into enterprise-grade scanners

Samsung is responding to the needs of businesses by adding scanning capabilities to their rugged mobi... See more »

Samsung Press Releases

April 6, 2021ePRNews

Cliquify Announces Samsung, Fitbit, Comcast Executives Have Joined the Disruptive Recruitment Marketing Tech Venture's Advisory Board

Cliquify announces its advisory board of industry-leading global executives and influencers to fuel i... See more »
March 26, 2021WebWire

Samsung Brings the Ultimate Gaming Experience to 2021 Neo QLED and QLED Televisions

Samsung Electronics recently announced that it is combining innovative new gaming features with excit... See more »
March 23, 2021MyPE News

The Galaxy A52 and A72 Make Innovation Accessible to All

The new Samsung Galaxy A series enables everyone to experience awesome technology at a price that sui... See more »
March 9, 2021PRWeb

Orion Labs to deliver its voice-first intelligent collaboration platform on Samsung Galaxy XCover Devices

Workforces that require the Samsung ruggedized smartphone now have access to Orion's frontline intell... See more »
March 9, 2021EIN Presswire

PROXENSE, LLC.-REPRESENTED BY HECHT PARTNERS-FILES SUIT AGAINST SAMSUNG FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, March 8, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Proxense, LLC ("Proxense"), a pion... See more »
February 26, 2021Business Wire

HARMAN Acquires 5G Edge and V2X Leader Savari

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electron... See more »
February 15, 2021EIN Presswire

Samsung SmartThings and The Genie Company Deliver Enhanced Garage Safety and Convenience with New Integration

Garage Door Openers by Genie Can Now Be Used for Easy Garage Access Using Electronic Products from Sa... See more »

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Samsung Headquarters

250, 2-KA, Taepyung-Ro Chung-ku

Seoul, Seoul Teugbyeolsi100742

822-727-7020

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Samsung Summary

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Overview

Samsung Electronics is a South Korean consumer electronics company that is the flagship of the larger Samsung multinational conglomerate. Originally a trading company, the Samsung conglomerate today consists of numerous subsidiaries. Together with Sam...

CEO

Samsung's CEO, Kinam Kim, currently has an approval rating of 73%. Samsung's primary competitors are Apple, LG Electronics & Huawei.

Website

samsung.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Samsung

  1. When was Samsung founded?

    Samsung was founded in 1938
  2. Who is Samsung's CEO?

    Samsung's CEO is Kinam Kim
  3. How much revenue does Samsung generate?

    Samsung generates $200.6B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Samsung have?

    Samsung has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Samsung's headquarters?

    Samsung's headquarters is in Seoul Seoul Teugbyeolsi, KR
  1. How many employees does Samsung have?

    Samsung has 287,439 employees
  2. What sector does Samsung operate in?

    Samsung is in Telecommunications Equipment
  3. Who are Samsung's competitors?

    Samsung's top competitors are Apple, LG Electronics, Huawei
  4. Who has Samsung invested in?

    Samsung's has invested in companies such as Alchemy, Bigstream, Innoviz