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Jay Eum


Mr. Jay Eum is a Co-Founder and serves as a Managing Director at TransLink Capital. He also serves as the Board Member at Singular. He is responsible for TransLink's investments in Carbonite, Melodis and XSigo as well as supporting TransLink's portfolio companies with their customers and partners primarily in Korea. Most recently, he was the head of Samsung Ventures America. Prior to joining Samsung, he was an investment officer with the Silicon Valley office of Vertex Management, a global VC firm headquartered in Singapore. At Vertex, Jay focused on investments in communications, mobile, and Internet including GRIC Communications (NASDAQ: GRIC). He also represented Vertex at several portfolio companies including PayPal (acquired by e Bay), Mobile 365 (acquired by Sybase), Aicent, and R2 Technology. Before Vertex, he was Senior Director of business development at Dialpad Communications (acquired by Yahoo), where he closed strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Cisco, and Earthlink. He also worked as an Associate at McKinsey in Palo Alto, New York, Beijing, and Seoul and at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong. He received his MBA degree from Stanford University and an M.S. in Biochemistry and B.S. in Chemistry from Seoul National University.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Jay Eum Investments (27)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
nWay 09-Feb-2017 Later Stage VC Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000 000
00000 19-Dec-2016 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 000
000000000 21-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00000 Application Software Startup 000 000
0000 0000 02-Apr-2015 00000 (00000 Other Business Products and Services Startup 000 000
000000000000 27-Feb-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Startup 000 000
00000 04-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000 000
0000 03-Apr-2014 00000 00000 0000 Consumer Finance Profitable 000 000
000000 20-Jan-2014 00000 (00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000 000
Coin 23-Nov-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000 000
Tenor 12-Nov-2013 Seed Round 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000 000
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Jay Eum Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Symphony Commerce 17-May-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed
00000 27-Mar-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000 16-Nov-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
000000 26-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000
00000000 21-Aug-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000 08-Mar-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 12-May-2016 000000000000000000 000 Completed
  • 000000
0000000000 07-Dec-2015 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000 00000
EnterpriseDB 18-Dec-2014 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 5 buyers
Carbonite 10-Aug-2011 IPO 000.00 Completed
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Jay Eum Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Jay Eum Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA