A  Active Starts

http://www.linkedin.com/in/ericdibenedetto





     Office Locations:

41 Skyline Drive
Woodside, CA 94062
Phone: 650-222-1077

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Active Starts is a professional Angel investment firm with an investment focus on California-based software start-ups within a year from product launch. The Active Starts portfolio is invested in two fundamental sectors of the consumer internet and business software industries, the social web and on-demand applications. The firm's goal is to help build several category-defining companies which will keep creating substantial shareholder value in the long run and become world leaders in their respective fields as 'platform companies.'



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Eric Di Benedetto Founder

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      BuzzLogic
        web link


      Chegg
        web link


      ClairMail
        web link


      Clickability
        web link


      Genetic Finance
        web link


      GoFish
        web link


      IdeaBlade
        web link


      Kakai
        web link


      Lending Club
        web link


      Penguin Computing
        web link


      Plastyc
        web link


      RapLeaf
        web link


      RateItAll
        web link


      Real Travel
        web link


      Xactly
        web link


     

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