Clearstone Venture Partners Founded 1998
Founders Bill Elkus
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Total investments 29
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$109M
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 1.26
Lead investments 13
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.52
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Debt
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

Clearstone Venture Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1998. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Santa Monica.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Clearstone Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, NeoCarta Ventures, Mayfield Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mayfield Fund, NeoCarta Ventures, Evercore Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mayfield Fund, Kleiner Perkins, NeoCarta Ventures.

The fund was created by Bill Elkus. The overall number of key employees were 5.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Mobile. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight PayPal, AOptix Technologies, Aceva Technologies. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. 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 specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Clearstone Venture Partners is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2010. This Clearstone Venture Partners works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2006.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Billdesk
Finance
FinTech
Payments
Property Development
Rental
Corporate Round
6B16 Nov 2018 India, Ahmedabad
Vast
Automotive
Classifieds
Real Estate
Series A
01 Apr 2005 Panama, San Francisco
Spock
Database
Information Services
Search Engine
Web Hosting
Series A
7M01 Dec 2006
Meru Networks
Communications Infrastructure
Mobile
Wireless
Series D
25M01 May 2006 United States, Sunnyvale
DiVitas Networks
Billing
Collaboration
Enterprise Software
Messaging
Mobile
Series A
8M17 Apr 2006 United States, Mountain View
Integrien
Consulting
Developer Platform
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Product Design
Software
Series B
10M05 Jun 2006 United States, Irvine
Games2win Media
Ad Network
Apps
Casual Games
Information Technology
Online Games
Publishing
Video Games
Series B
6M30 Mar 2011 India, Mumbai
Games2win Media
Ad Network
Apps
Casual Games
Information Technology
Online Games
Publishing
Video Games
Series A
5M29 Mar 2007 India, Mumbai
SyncVoice Communications
Communications Infrastructure
Network Hardware
Software
Series B
11M14 Aug 2007 United States, Costa Mesa
At The Pool
Ediscovery
Social Media
Angel
15 May 2013 United States, Santa Monica
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