Corporate Development & Strategy Analyst

Samsung Next

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Full time

Nov 14

Samsung Next is an investment group under Samsung Electronics that champions the boldest and most ambitious founders who are creating a better future. We focus broadly on the technology areas of AI, blockchain, fintech, healthtech, infrastructure, and mediatech, but invest opportunistically in founders pursuing the imagined and impossible. Our entire team of top-tier investors, operators, marketers, and sales and business developers are committed to supporting every portfolio company. We do this via:

  • M&A: acquire game-changing companies to help bring their products to consumers worldwide
  • Investments: attract and invest capital in the best builders in the world
  • Platform: help our portfolio companies make the most of every opportunity

About the Role: 

The Samsung Next M&A Team is looking to fill the role of an analyst to assist the team in developing growth strategies and executing on M&A and strategic investment opportunities.


  • Participate in strategy development projects for various business units within Samsung Electronics
  • Assist in sourcing, vetting, pitching, and executing M&A and strategic investment opportunities, including leading due diligence calls, performing valuation analysis, and negotiating terms
  • Interface and engage with founders and CEOs throughout the process
  • Prepare investment memos and presentation materials for the leadership team

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong academic record
  • Two to four years of professional experience at a top-tier investment bank, management consulting firm, private equity firm, or technology company
  • Ability to formulate insights around sophisticated business problems
  • Strong understanding of accounting, corporate finance, and valuation methodologies
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Strong personal initiative
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams

Bonus Points: 

  • Demonstrated passion for technology through work experience or non-work activities

At Samsung Next, we envision a world in which all phenomenal ideas have an equal chance of being realized and believe a dedication to diversity and inclusion is vital to making this happen. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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