Star Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 132
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 70
Rounds per year 4.40
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 42
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing

Star Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1992. The main department of described VC is located in the Mu00fcnchen. The venture was found in Europe in Germany.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Nanomix, VPIsystems, Scale Eight. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Manufacturing, Wireless. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Star Ventures, startups are often financed by Pitango Venture Capital, Next47, InterWest Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Viola Ventures, InterWest Partners, Goldman Sachs. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Viola Credit, Menlo Ventures, Rho Ventures.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The typical startup value when the investment from Star Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2006. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this Star Ventures works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

$1M18 Feb 2019 Shanghai, China


3D Technology
$8M01 Apr 2018 Israel, North District, Israel


Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Video Chat
Video Conferencing
$24M01 Dec 2011 New Jersey, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$18M02 May 2011 North District


Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Video Chat
Video Conferencing
$11M19 Jan 2011 New Jersey, United States


$16M04 Nov 2010 Redwood City, California, United States

Sipera Systems

Communications Infrastructure
Information Technology
Management Information Systems
$10M18 May 2010 Richardson, Texas, United States


Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Video Chat
Video Conferencing
$25M01 Apr 2010 New Jersey, United States

Siano Mobile Silicon

$24M11 Jan 2010 Israel, North District, Israel


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