SK Telecom Americas (SKTA) is the North American based venture investment and corporate development arm of SK Telecom, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company. SK Telecom and its affiliates operate diverse ICT businesses from telecommunications business to new ICT businesses including media, security, IoT and mobility. Equipped with the world’s top-class technological capabilities in 5G, AI, big data analysis, IoT, and quantum cryptography communications, SK Telecom is solidifying its position as a global ICT leader. SKTA’s core activities focus around advancing growth opportunities for SK Telecom via acquisition, investment, and partnerships:
SK Telecom Ventures is a strategic investor focusing on technologies and solutions that are global in scale and are highly synergistic to SK Telecom’s businesses. From early stage incubation to strategic growth capital, we maximize our portfolio value by offering access to SKT’s domain expertise in 5G, AI, IoT, Big Data, Media, as well as one of the most dynamic and digitally advanced ICT market in the world.
The Corporate Development team supports SK Telecom’s long term strategy for growth and value creation to our customers and stakeholders by developing strategic relationships and collaboration opportunities with global category leaders, and identifying and expanding into new strategic growth areas through direct strategic investment or acquisition.
SK telecom Americas portfolio comprises of leading-edge companies that are developing innovative, highly differentiated and defensible technologies across a wide variety of markets, and that are aligned with SK telecom’s strategic vision. We work strategically with the portfolio companies to ensure they leverage SK telecom’s resources, network and expertise.
CelLink is developing high-conductance, large-area flexible circuits for LED lighting, automotive and solar applications.
The largest mobile games-only ad platform to increase revenue and discover new players.
Eta Compute is developing ultra low power processor for Internet of Things (IoT).
etherWhere is developing the next generation low power GPS solution.
eTopus Technology is a fabless semiconductor startup that develops advanced ultra-high speed optical/copper interconnect for data center networking.
InSense is developing a high performance 3D motion sensor solution for navigation and tracking applications in consumer electronics, AR/VR, robotics and other markets.
MobiledgeX Edge-Cloud helps telco operators build their own edge clouds and enables developers to run their apps on telco edge infrastructure.
Moloco empowers mobile apps to run their own advertising business by providing all of the required components as a cloud service.
Pavilion Data Systems is building the next generation high performance storage system for big data applications.
Point2 is developing the next generation data connectivity technologies that will replace copper & optical solutions.
SambaNova Systems is a software-defined analytics platform that enables optimal performance for ML training, inference and analytics models.
Shakr is a proprietary video rendering platform that enables easy and fast DIY video ads creation and campaigns for SMBs.
The leading provider of market-ready processor core IP based on the RISC-V instruction set architecture.