Starwood Capital Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Barry Sternlicht Bob Faith


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Total investments 22
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 0.71
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 12

Areas of investment

  • Real Estate
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Rental Property

Starwood Capital Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1991. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Greenwich.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Starwood Capital Group, startups are often financed by RET Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Zachary Bogue. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are L Catterton, Jaws Ventures, GE Equity. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Anthemis Group, Valor Equity Partners, Tim Armstrong.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Starwood Capital Group is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. This Starwood Capital Group works on 11 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ten-X, Proportunity, Made In Cookware. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Network Security, Ad Network. The fund has no exact preference in some 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. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

This organization was formed by Barry Sternlicht, Bob Faith. We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Property Management
Real Estate
Rental Property
Sharing Economy
$7M17 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Valon Technologies

Real Estate
$43M03 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States


Building Material
$44M01 Nov 2021 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

The We Company

Commercial Real Estate
Property Development
Real Estate
$800M21 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States


Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$50M14 Sep 2021 San Diego, California, United States


Information Technology
Internet of Things
Property Management
Real Estate
Rental Property
Smart Home
$155M23 Aug 2021 Scottsdale, Arizona, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Real Estate
$41M19 Jan 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


$4M31 Jan 2020 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Information Technology
Internet of Things
Property Management
Real Estate
Rental Property
Smart Home
$32M19 Jun 2019 Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Bilt Rewards banks $60M growth on a $350M valuation to advance credit card benefits for renters

– Bilt Rewards, a loyalty program for property renters to earn points on rent with no fees and build a path toward homeownership, announced a round of $60 million in growth funding that values the company at $350 million.
– The investment comes from Wells Fargo and Mastercard and a group of the nation’s largest real estate owners, including Blackstone Group, AvalonBay Communities, Douglas Elliman, Equity Residential, GID-Windsor Communities, LENx, The Moinian Group, Morgan Properties, Starwood Capital Group and Related.


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