Jay Eum

Jay Eum Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Professionals 1
Investments 27
Portfolio 13
Exits 13

Jay Eum General Information


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 and AirPlug. He serves as Advisor at Tapas Media. 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.

Contact Information

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 000000000000 19-Dec-2016 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 000
000000000 21-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 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 Application Software Generating Revenue 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 (13)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
nWay 16-Dec-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00.000
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0000000000 31-Oct-2019 000000000000000000 00000
00000000 00000000 17-May-2018 000000000000000000
00000 27-Mar-2018 000000000000000000
0000000 16-Nov-2017 000000000000000000
000000 26-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 0000
00000000 21-Aug-2017 000 00 00000000
Quixey 08-Mar-2017 Out of Business
Coin 12-May-2016 Merger/Acquisition 000

Jay Eum Team (1)

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