White Star Capital Founded 2007
Founders Christian Hernandez Eric Martineau-Fortin Jean-Francois Marcoux
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Total investments 98
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 4.29
Lead investments 21
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Financial Services
FinTech
Lifestyle
Marketing
Software
Summary

White Star Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Artificial Intelligence, Apps. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Dollar Shave Club, Meero, KeyMe.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the White Star Capital, startups are often financed by ff Venture Capital, Real Ventures, Ravin Gandhi. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Real Ventures, Portag3 Ventures, Global Founders Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Real Ventures, iNovia Capital, ff Venture Capital.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this White Star Capital works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from White Star Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

The current fund was established by Christian Hernandez, Eric Martineau-Fortin, Jean-Francois Marcoux. We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Ledn
Financial Services
FinTech
Early Stage Venture
30M26 May 2021 Canada, Old Toronto
Uncapped
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
80M20 May 2021 United Kingdom, Westminster
Percent
Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Blockchain
Communities
Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
Funding Platform
Information Services
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Payments
Software
Early Stage Venture
12M22 Apr 2021 China, Dongcheng District
Flash Coffee
Coffee
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Early Stage Venture
15M07 Apr 2021 Singapore, Singapore
Chingari
Social
Video
13M01 Apr 2021 India, Bengaluru
Borrowell
Artificial Intelligence
Credit
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Late Stage Venture
19M22 Feb 2021 Canada, Old Toronto
Ledn
Financial Services
FinTech
Seed
2M08 Feb 2021 Canada, Old Toronto
finn.auto
Automotive
Leasing
Early Stage Venture
23M07 Dec 2020 Germany, Munich
TIER Mobility
Electric Vehicle
Last Mile Transportation
Recreational Vehicles
Rental
Ride Sharing
Late Stage Venture
250M10 Nov 2020 Germany, Berlin
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