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Dali Hook Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 15
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 11
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
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Exits 5
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Cloud Computing
  • Network Hardware
  • Insurance

The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Dali Hook Partners, startups are often financed by Windward Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), The Entrepreneurs' Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Windward Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Tallwood Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tallwood Venture Capital, Keynote Ventures, Windward Ventures.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2004. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2007. Comparing to the other companies, this Dali Hook Partners performs on 7 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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 specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Business Development, IT Infrastructure. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Blazent, Astute Networks, BroadWare Technologies

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Astute Networks

Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Network Hardware
$7M22 Oct 2008 San Diego, California, United States

LoadStar Sensors

$7M24 Jan 2007 Fremont, California, United States

Astute Networks

Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Network Hardware
$25M12 Dec 2005 San Diego, California, United States


Health Care
Service Industry
$11M14 Jun 2005 Austin, Texas, United States

$26M04 May 2004 Uttar Pradesh

Astute Networks

Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Network Hardware
$15M22 Mar 2004 San Diego, California, United States


Data Storage
Information Technology
IT Infrastructure
$12M18 Feb 2004 Milpitas, California, United States


Big Data
Business/Productivity Software
Cloud Data Services
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$9M10 Mar 2003 Michigan, United States

BroadWare Technologies

Communications Infrastructure
Public Transportation
$7M04 Feb 2003 San Jose, California, United States


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