Star Mountain Capital is a New York-based venture capital firm. The firm uses a three channel approach to invest in small and medium-sized businesses through direct investments, strategic primary fund investments and secondary fund investments. Star Mountain often partners with fund managers to help match businesses with investment partners best suited to maximize value for business owners.
Star Mountain invests:
- As a strategic limited partner into other private equity and private credit fund managers focused on the lower-middle-market
- As a secondary investor providing liquidity to existing limited partner investors
- Directly into companies to help them grow (in the form of senior debt, mezzanine and/or equity investments).
Star Mountain is focused on providing capital to lower middle-market established small and medium-sized private United States-based businesses with between $2 million and $20 million of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBIDTA). Star Mountain is a data-driven investor, working to bring large market expertise and resources to private equity and private credit. Star Mountain Capital also uses a media and technology platform to bring non-equity value to their investments.
Star Mountain Capital operates their Star Mountain's Charitable Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)3, as part of their environmental, social and governance program. The Star Mountain Charitable Foundation is focused on economic development, job creation, and health, wellness and cancer research.
In 2019, Star Mountain was named as one of the best places to work in New York City by Crain’s New York Business and Pensions & Investments.