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Altira Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Dirk McDermott Robert Shorr


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Total investments 36
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 24
Rounds per year 1.33
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 8
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Software
  • Renewable Energy
  • Industrial
  • Oil and Gas

In 1996 was created Altira Group, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Denver.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline GridPoint, Energy and Power Solutions, OPX Biotechnologies Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Industrial, Renewable Energy. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

This organization was formed by Dirk McDermott. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Altira Group, startups are often financed by XSeed Capital, RockPort Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are XSeed Capital, Stata Venture Partners, RockPort Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by RockPort Capital, Robeco, Goldman Sachs.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 23 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2009. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Comparing to the other companies, this Altira Group performs on 4 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

FlexGen Power Systems

Energy Storage
Oil and Gas
Renewable Energy
$150M25 Aug 2021 Houston, Texas, United States


Internet of Things
$50M13 Apr 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States


Internet of Things
$5M09 Sep 2020 Seattle, Washington, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$10M20 May 2020 Houston, Texas, United States


Internet of Things
$23M18 Jul 2018 Seattle, Washington, United States


Oil and Gas
$3M01 Jun 2018 Palo Alto, California, United States

FlexGen Power Systems

Energy Storage
Oil and Gas
Renewable Energy
$25M03 Aug 2015 Houston, Texas, United States

Lilliputian Systems

Consumer Electronics
$40M14 Sep 2012 Massachusetts, United States


Natural Resources
Renewable Energy
$6M13 Feb 2012 Denver, Colorado, United States


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