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Harman International Industries

Founders Bernard Kardon Sidney Harman



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Total investments 4
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.09
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

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  • Mobile
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Advertising

Harman International Industries is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1980. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Stamford.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 partakers. Despite the Harman International Industries, startups are often financed by, Vijay Chattha, Upfront Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Walden International, Temasek Holdings, Morgenthaler Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Walden International, Shaw Ventures, Samsung Ventures.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2007. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Harman International Industries works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2000.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Communications Infrastructure, Mobile. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ZapMedia, Navdy, Terawave Communications.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Terawave Communications

Communications Infrastructure
Optical Communication
$35M04 Feb 2000 Hayward, California, United States


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Total investments 4
Average round size 17M
Rounds per year 0.09
Peak activity year 2000
Lead investments 1
Follow on index 0.25
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 0.75

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Terawave Communications

Communications Infrastructure
Optical Communication
$35M04 Feb 2000 Hayward, California, United States
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