Samsung Catalyst Fund, a venture capital fund of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. invests in the Speedinvest 3 fund. Speedinvest 3 focuses on pre-seed and seed investments in the areas of Fintech, Deep Tech (university spinoffs), digital marketplaces, Industry 4.0, digital health and consumer tech (digital direct sales).

Despite the Corona-crisis, the Speedinvest 3 fund has raised more than EUR 190 million and has thereby even exceeded its target size. Other disclosed investors include the European Investment Fund (EIF), Erste Group and the US investor NEA, one of the largest venture capital firms in the world.

Eisenberger & Herzog advised Samsung under the leadership of partner Philipp Nidal Karaman, who stated, “We were very pleased to have advised Samsung on yet another material investment in Austria. Its investment in Speedinvest emphasized past achievements and the rising reputation of Speedinvest in the globalized venture capital market.”

Advising Samsung Catalyst Fund
Eisenberger & Herzog: Philipp Nidal Karaman (partner, corporate law/M&A), Philipp Schrader (attorney, banking & finance)

Advising Speedinvest
Schnittker Möllmann Partners Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater: Stephan Bank (partner)