Overview

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Investments
93 Investments in 49 Companies
Exits
5 IPOs & 17 Acquisitions
Founders:
Headquarters:
Santa Monica, California
Funds Raised:
$200M
Description:
Founded by Bill Elkus in 1998, Clearstone Venture Partners is a venture capital firm with offices in Santa Monica and Menlo Park,
Website:
http://www.clearstone.com
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Investor Details

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Founded by Bill Elkus in 1998, Clearstone Venture Partners is a venture capital firm with offices in Santa Monica and Menlo Park, California. The firm manages over $650 million of committed capital in the technology sector, and has helped finance early-stage rounds in numerous successful companies such as eToys, Overture, PayPal, United Online, MP3.com, Jump and eMusic.

Clearstone's limited partners include the investment affiliates of The State of California, JP Morgan, The University of California, The State of Michigan, The State of Pennsylvania, The University of Pittsburgh, Moore Capital and others.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jan, 2016$17M / Series D
May, 2013undisclosed amount / Angel
Mar, 2013$2M / Series C
Oct, 2012undisclosed amount / Seed
Aug, 2012$42M / Series E
Jul, 2012$4.8M / Series A
May, 2011$1.25M / Seed
Mar, 2011$6M / Series B
Nov, 2010$9M / Series C (Lead)
Nov, 2010$18M / Venture
Jun, 2010$7M / Series B
Jun, 2010$4.5M / Series D
May, 2010$8.01M / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2010$430k / Venture
Nov, 2009$4M / Debt Financing
Nov, 2009$7M / Series B
Sep, 2009$9M / Series C
Aug, 2009$57M / Series E
Jun, 2009$6.5M / Series B
May, 2009$1.5M / Series C
Apr, 2009$10M / Series F
Apr, 2009$30M / Series E
Apr, 2009$5M / Series C
Mar, 2009$12.9M / Series D
Mar, 2009$4.1M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2009$3M / Series C
Dec, 2008$3.5M / Series A
Aug, 2008$8.7M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2008$8.7M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2008$7M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2008$8.3M / Series A
Apr, 2008$15M / Venture
Apr, 2008$17M / Series D
Feb, 2008$115k / Venture
Jan, 2008$15M / Series B
Jan, 2008$5M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2007$4M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2007$8.1M / Series B
Aug, 2007$11.6M / Series B
Aug, 2007$11.6M / Series B

Current Team (15)

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Funds (1)

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AnnouncedNameAmount
Apr 26, 2005VC Fund I$200M

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    1351 Fourth Street

    Santa Monica, California 90401

    United States

Past Team (8)

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