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ClearSky

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Alex Weiss James Huff Jay Leek

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Total investments 80
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 53
Rounds per year 8.00
Lead investments 11
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.34
Exits 18
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Cyber Security
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Security
  • Cloud Security
Summary

The main office of represented VC is situated in the North Palm Beach. The company was established in North America in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the ClearSky, startups are often financed by Glilot Capital Partners, Foundation Capital, Blackstone Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Blackstone Group, Bessemer Venture Partners, Scale Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Scale Venture Partners, SAP.iO Fund, Information Venture Partners.

Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SpaceTime Insight, CyberGRX, Autogrid For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Information Technology.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This ClearSky works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 33 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The average startup value when the investment from ClearSky is 100-500 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ClearTrace

Energy
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Renewable Energy
Software
$20M29 Jun 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Ohmconnect

Computer
Energy
Software
$55M09 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Valkyrie

Financial Services
FinTech
$11M08 Jun 2022 Nashville, Tennessee, United States

AppOmni

Cloud Management
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
SaaS
Software
$70M06 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Phylum

Computer
Open Source
Software
$15M03 May 2022 Evergreen, Colorado, United States

Fortress Information Security, LLC

Computer
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Network Security
Risk Management
$125M19 Apr 2022 Orlando, Florida, United States

T-REX

Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
FinTech
Renewable Energy
SaaS
$40M26 Jan 2022 New York, New York, United States

Revelstoke

Software
$13M25 Jan 2022 San Jose, California, United States

ClimateTrade

Blockchain
FinTech
Sustainability
Trading Platform
$8M24 Jan 2022 Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain

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