Jay Eum Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 34

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 22

Exits

Jay Eum General Information

Description

Mr. Jay Eum is a Co-Founder & serves as Managing Partner at GFT Ventures. He brings over 20 years of extensive investment experience across both institutional and corporate venture capital firms. He co-founded TransLink Capital, a Palo Alto-based early-stage venture capital firm supporting entrepreneurs in developing customer connections and partnerships in Asia. He served as Board Member at Addressable. He was responsible for leading investments in AI, AR/VR, blockchain, cloud, and consumer technologies. Prior to TransLink, he was Managing Director of Samsung Ventures where he established and led the US venture capital operations for Samsung. He started his venture capital career at the Silicon Valley office of Vertex Management, the Singapore-based venture capital arm of investment firm Temasek Holdings. He received an MBA from Stanford University and an MS/BS in Chemistry from Seoul National University. He serves as Chairman and Board Director of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA). He is also an active angel investor and advisor to several startups.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Jay Eum Investments (34)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Boam 31-Jul-2023 Seed Round 000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000 000
Opaper 10-Aug-2022 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000
Neutronian 01-Jan-2021 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000
ZenSports 26-Feb-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000 000
Metadata 28-Mar-2019 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000
Cast 01-Jan-2019 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000
nWay 09-Feb-2017 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000 000
Merit ( Media and Information Services (B2B)) 20-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 000
RushOrder 21-Jul-2015 Seed Round 00000 Application Software Out of Business 000 000
Lottery Now 02-Apr-2015 Early Stage VC Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000 000

Jay Eum Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
GCT Semiconductor 26-Mar-2024 Reverse Merger 0000
Seventh (Business/Productivity Software) 15-Dec-2023 000 00 00000000
KiwiCo 01-Oct-2023 000000000 00000000
ZenSports 10-Oct-2022 000000000000000000
RushOrder 07-Jul-2022 000 00 00000000
SoFi 01-Jun-2021 0000000 000000 00.00
Tapas 11-May-2021 0000000000 00000
Phonevite 01-Apr-2021 000000000 00000000
Coupang 11-Mar-2021 IPO 00.000
nWay 27-Feb-2020 Merger/Acquisition 00.000

Jay Eum Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Jay Eum Team (1)

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

Jay Eum Co-Investors (34)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alumni Ventures 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Amar Goel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
LAUNCH Fund 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
OnDeck 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Jay Eum FAQs

  • Who is Jay Eum?

    Jay Eum is an angel Investor who has made 34 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jay Eum?

    Jay Eum is an angel investor.

  • What does Jay Eum do?

    As an angel investor, Jay Eum invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Jay Eum invested in?

    Jay Eum has made numerous investments in companies like Boam, Opaper, and Neutronian within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Jay Eum invested in recently?

    Jay Eum's latest investment was on 31-Jul-2023 in Boam, a company within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industry.

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