ClearSky

Founded 2012
Founders Alex Weiss James Huff Jay Leek

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Total investments 59
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$21M
Portfolio companies 44
Rounds per year 6.56
Lead investments 11
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Exits 17
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Cyber Security
  • Software
  • Security
  • Cloud Security
  • Network 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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mitiga

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
1
$25M23 Jun 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Mainspring Energy

Clean Energy
Energy
Oil and Gas
1
$95M04 May 2021 United States, " United States"}

AppOmni

Cloud Management
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
SaaS
Software
1
$40M21 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

SecurityAdvisor

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
SaaS
1
$7M02 Feb 2021 United States, Sunnyvale

FireEye

Cyber Security
Network Security
Security
1
$400M19 Nov 2020 United States, Milpitas

Mitiga

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
1
$7M24 Jul 2020 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Okera

Cloud Data Services
Cloud Security
Information Technology
Privacy
Software
1
23 Jun 2020 United States, San Francisco

Inky

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Email
SaaS
1
$20M04 Jun 2020 United States, " United States"}

Accurics

Cloud Security
Software
1
$5M28 Apr 2020 United States, " United States"}

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