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White Star Capital

A venture capital and private equity firm investing in companies in North America, Europe and Asia.

White Star Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in early-stage companies in North America, Europe and Asia that is headquartered in New york City, New York and was founded in 2007 by Christian Hernandez, Eric Martineau-Fortin, and jean-Francois Marcoux. The firm has offices in New York City, New York; London, England; Montreal, Quebec; Paris, France; and tokyo, Japan.

Notable investments made by White Star Capital include: Klaxoon, Dialogue, Borrowell, KeyMe, Clark, Unacast, and Packhelp.

Investment funds
Second Fund

On June 3, 2018 White Star Capital announced raising $180 million in funding for their second venture capital fund. The firm plans on using their second fund to focus on investing in companies that need funding to help them expand internationally by making investments between $1 to $6 million in each company.

Timeline

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Christian Hernandez

Founder

David Szekely

Employee

Eric Martineau-Fortin

Employee

John Henderson

Employee

Lylan Masterman

Employee

Ricardo A. Sagrera

Investor

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Mike Butcher
September 13, 2021
TechCrunch
Numan, the European subscription service covering erectile dysfunction (ED) and men's wellness/health needs more generally, has raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by White Star Capital, with participation from existing investors Novator, Vostok New Global, Anthemis Exponential, Colle Capital and new investor Hanwha Group. The new round will be used to [...]
FinSMEs
September 13, 2021
FinSMEs
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Mike Butcher
September 13, 2021
TechCrunch
Numan, the European subscription service covering erectile dysfunction (ED) and men's wellness/health needs more generally, has raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by White Star Capital, with participation from existing investors Novator, Vostok New Global, Anthemis Exponential, Colle Capital, and new investor Hanwha Group. The new round will be used to [...]
Samantha Hurst
May 24, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ White Star Capital Closes $50 Million Digital Asset Fund. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
FinSMEs
May 21, 2021
FinSMEs
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Isabelle Kirkwood
May 20, 2021
BetaKit
White Star Capital recently completed the final close of its Digital Asset Fund, raising $50 million.
White Star Capital
May 20, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- White Star Capital, a global multi-stage technology venture capital investment platform, today announced the final closing of its $50M Digital...
Mike Butcher
May 20, 2021
TechCrunch
White Star Capital, better known as a VC which, in its time, has backed the likes of Digg, launchrock, Meero, Summly, and Tier, among others, is moving into the hot world of crypto and blockchain with a new $50M Digital Asset Fund. The special-vehicle fund will specialize in investing in crypto-networks and blockchain-enabled businesses and [...]
Mike Butcher
May 20, 2021
TechCrunch
White Star Capital, better known as a VC which, in its time, has backed the likes of Digg, launchrock, Meero, Summly, and Tier, among others, is moving into the hot world of crypto and blockchain with a new $50M Digital Asset Fund. The special-vehicle fund will specialize in investing in crypto-networks and blockchain-enabled businesses and [...]
Mike Butcher
December 7, 2020
TechCrunch
finn.auto -- which allows people to subscribe to their car instead of owning it, and offsetting their CO2 emissions -- has raised a $24.2M / €20M Series A funding round. White Star Capital (which has also invested in Tier Mobility), and the Zalando co-CEOs Rubin Ritter, David Schneider and Robert Gentz are new investors in [...]
Mike Butcher
December 7, 2020
TechCrunch
finn.auto -- which allows people to subscribe to their car instead of owning it, and offsetting their CO2 emissions -- has raised a $24.2M / €20M Series A funding round. White Star Capital (which has also invested in Tier Mobility), and the Zalando co-CEOs Rubin Ritter, David Schneider and Robert Gentz are new investors in [...]
Annie Musgrove
December 7, 2020
Tech.eu
German car subscription company finn.auto has landed a €20 million Series A round. The new funding came from White Star Capital, an early investor in TIER Mobility, and the Zalando co-CEOs Rubin Ritter, David Schneider and Robert Gentz. All existing investors joined in again, too. In addition to offering the typical car subscription service, in [...]
AlleyWatch
November 3, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Catherine Shu
February 27, 2020
TechCrunch
Dahmakan, a full-stack food delivery startup based in Malaysia, announced today that it has closed a $18 million Series B. Investors include Rakuten Capital, White Star Capital, JAFCO Asia and GEC-KIP Fund, along with participation from South Korean food delivery app Woowa Brothers, and returning investors Partech Partners and Y Combinator. This brings Dahmakan's total [...]
Alex Wilhelm
December 19, 2019
TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today, we're digging into a host of data concerning the East Coast venture capital scene, specifically looking into the performance of its two key startup markets. It's 12 degrees Fahrenheit as I write this in [...]
Isabelle Kirkwood
December 17, 2019
BetaKit
A report from White Star Capital noted a decrease in deal volume but an increase in deal size particularly for sectors like FinTech and AI.

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