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Hook Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 17
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 13
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Telecommunications
  • Software
  • Wireless
  • Internet
  • VoIP

The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Dallas. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Hook Partners works on 9 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2006. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2000.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Hook Partners, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, Oak Investment Partners, Kleiner Perkins. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Venrock, Mayfield Fund, VantagePoint Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Oak Investment Partners, GGV Capital.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sylantro, White Rock Networks, Oralis. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Marketing, Software. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$15M13 Oct 2003 California, United States

Spatial Wireless

$27M01 Jun 2003 Richardson, Texas, United States


Media and Entertainment
$12M30 Dec 2002 Missouri, United States

Spatial Wireless

$10M11 Oct 2002 Richardson, Texas, United States

Monet Mobile Networks

$32M11 Mar 2002 Washington, United States

White Rock Networks

Web Hosting
$60M02 Jan 2002 Richardson, Texas, United States

SteelEye Technology

Business Information Systems
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$20M16 Jul 2001 Palo Alto, California, United States

Leopard Logic

Communications Infrastructure
Optical Communication
$3M01 Jan 2001 Cupertino, California, United States

Angara Database Systems

$20M03 Nov 2000 Mountain View, California, United States


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