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Stark Investments

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 4
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.13
Lead investments 1
Exits 2
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy
  • Fossil Fuels
  • Internet
  • Publishing

Stark Investments is the famous VC, which was founded in 1992. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Milwaukee.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Stark Investments, startups are often financed by The Carlyle Group, Delphi Ventures, Venture Investors. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Venture Investors, The Carlyle Group, Panasonic Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Polaris Partners, The Coca-Cola Company, The Carlyle Group.

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 PixelOptics, Heavy. 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 fund investment industries, there are Medical, Health Care.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2005. This Stark Investments works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Medical Device
$30M23 Oct 2008 Roanoke, Virginia, United States

Imperium Renewables

Clean Energy
Renewable Energy
$113M08 Dec 2007 Seattle, Washington, United States

Virent Energy Systems

Fossil Fuels
Renewable Energy
$21M07 Sep 2007 Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Heavy Inc.

Ad Network
Digital Entertainment
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
21 Dec 2005 New York, New York, United States


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