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Star Ventures

Founded in 1992 as one of the first Venture Funds in Israel with $1B under management STAR has successfully built over 180 category leading technology companies. STAR has orchestrated over 75 successful IPOs and M&As to date. These include companies such as Acopia, Alvarion, BigBand, Broadbus, Ciena, Creo, Identify, Orckit, Precise, Sheer Networks and Topio.

STAR has a reputation for working with a broad range of companies and is recognized as a venture capital firm capable of uncovering and creating value across a broad sector of emerging, early stage, and mid-stage companies.

STAR has a global reach with offices in Germany, Israel, and USA. Offering companies the invaluable ability to move deftly when opportunities for growth become evident, STAR has established itself as a highly respected presence in the venture capital marketplace, producing success in telecom, enterprise software, media, wireless and life science sectors.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Vidyo 5/2012Venture Round$2M6
Vidyo 9/2011Series D$22.5M4
OrSense 5/2011Venture Round$18M3
AeroScout 11/2010Series E$16M7
Sipera Systems 5/2010Venture Round$10.2M5
Vidyo 4/2010Series C$25M5
Siano Mobile Silicon 1/2010Series D$24M5
Cedar Point Communications 12/2009Debt$2M8
Cadent 8/2009Venture Round$19.3M5
Vidyo 3/2009Series B$15M4
Siano Mobile Silicon 8/2008Series C$17.5M7
Vidyo 8/2008Series B$3M3
SensorLogic 4/2008Series C$9M6
AeroScout 4/2008Series D$12M3
Trivnet 2/2008Series D$6M4
Teneros 1/2008Series D$40M5
AppTrigger 12/2007Series C$21.5M4
Mintera 10/2007Series C$19M6
Sipera Systems 10/2007Series C$10M4
Vidyo 10/2007Series B$12M3
BroadLight 9/2007Series E$12M9
SensorLogic 6/2007Series B$5M6
Mintera 10/2006Series B$10M5
Topio 6/2006Series D$8M3
Acopia Networks 6/2006Venture Round$20M6
Negevtech 4/2006Series D$36M7
Siano Mobile Silicon 4/2006Series B$23M4
Teneros 4/2006Series C$20M4
MPV 3/2006Venture Round$14M5
Sipera Systems 3/2006Series B$13.2M3
Neocrafts 3/2006Series A$5.5M2
SandLinks 1/2006Series A$5M3
BroadLight 11/2005Series D$10M8
Impress Software Solutions 9/2005Series C$10M5
Cedar Point Communications 8/2005Series D$15M8
Entrisphere 5/2005Series C$75M8
Topio 4/2005Series C$8M3
Mintera 4/2005Series B$18.5M5
Siano Mobile Silicon 4/2005Series A$11.5M3
EXFO 3/2005Series E$6.5M7
Celletra 3/2005Venture Round$5.7M6
Teneros 3/2005Series B$17.5M3
VPIsystems 3/2005Series C$9M7
GENBAND 3/2005Venture Round$18M11
Followap 2/2005Series C$16M6
Sipera Systems 2/2005Series A$6.3M2
Mintera 12/2000Series B$26M4
Trivnet 12/1999Series B$12M5



  1. SEC ( [edit]
  2. Vidyo Raises $22.5M in Series D funding ( [edit]
  3. OrSense Closes U.S. $18 Million Private Financing to Accelerate Commercialization of Its Non-Invasive Monitoring Products ( [edit]
  4. AeroScout Raises $16 Million For Real-Time Location Technology ( [edit]
  5. Sipera Raises $10M ( [edit]
  6. Vidyo Scores Monster $25M Funding Round ( [edit]
  7. Siano Gears Up for Steep Growth: Raises $24M in Round D Funding ( [edit]
  8. Cedar Point pulls in $2M in debt funding ( [edit]
  9. SEC ( [edit]
  10. Vidyo Nabs $15 Million Third Round; Adds New CFO ( [edit]
  11. Siano Raises $17.5M in Round C Funding To Expand its Leadership in Mobile TV Markets ( [edit]
  12. Vidyo Adds $3 Million. ( [edit]
  13. EDGAR [edit]
  14. EDGAR [edit]
  15. Payment technology co Trivnet raises $6m ( [edit]
  16. Teneros secures $40M in late-stage funding ( [edit]
  17. Apptrigger raises $21,500,000 ( [edit]
  18. Mintera ( [edit]
  19. Sipera secures $10 million ( [edit]
  20. Vidyo raises $12M more for high-definition video conferencing ( [edit]
  21. BroadLight, optical communications co, raises $12M more. ( [edit]
  22. SensorLogic Closes B Round Funding ( [edit]
  23. Mintera ( [edit]
  24. Click here to find out more! Network Appliance to buy storage company, Topio, for $160M ( [edit]
  25. Acopia Networks Closes Record Quarter; Secures Additional $20 Million in Venture Funding. ( [edit]
  26. Wafer inspection co Negevtech raises $36m ( [edit]
  27. Siano Mobile Silicon Secures $23M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  28. Teneros nets $20M in added funding ( [edit]
  29. MPV Secures $14 Million in Equity Financing ( [edit]
  30. Sipera Secures $13.2 Million From Sequoia Capital, Austin Ventures And Star Ventures ( [edit]
  31. Software co Neocrafts raises $5.5m in first round ( [edit]
  32. Radio frequency ID co Sandlinks raises $5m in first round ( [edit]
  33. BroadLight Closes $10 Million Series D Financing Led by Motorola ( [edit]
  34. Impress Software pulls in $10M in venture cash Read more: Impress Software pulls in $10M in venture cash - Boston Business Journal ( [edit]
  35. Cedar Point adds $15 M to coffers ( [edit]
  36. Entrisphere Scores $75M Round ( [edit]
  37. Topio Taps $8M ( [edit]
  38. Mintera ( [edit]
  39. Siano Mobile Silicon Secures $11.5M in Series A Funding for Mobile Digital TV Market. ( [edit]
  40. EDGAR [edit]
  41. Celletra raises $5.7m ( [edit]
  42. Teneros Receives Second Round Funding Led by STAR Ventures ( [edit]
  44. General Bandwidth Raises $18 Million in New Funding Round ( [edit]
  45. EDGAR [edit]
  46. Sipera Systems Secures $6.3 Million in Venture Funding ( [edit]
  47. Mintera ( [edit]
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