Jay Eum is a Co-founder and Managing Director of TransLink Capital. Jay is responsible for TransLink’s investments in Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB), Chartboost, Enterprise DB, Livescribe, SoundHound, Quixey and YuMe.
Jay is also responsible for supporting TransLink’s portfolio companies with their customers and partners primarily in Korea. Most recently, Jay was the head of Samsung Ventures America.
Jay was responsible for starting up the U.S. operations for Samsung Venture Investment Corp., the venture investment arm of Samsung, and leading their U.S.-based investments and portfolio management. Under Jay’s leadership, Samsung Ventures America grew to a team of five investment professionals and invested over US$80M in 27 U.S.-based start-up companies.