Clearstone Venture Partners Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 5

  • Investments
  • 136

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 77


Clearstone Venture Partners General Information


Clearstone Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in seed and early stage investments and also operates as an incubator. The firm seeks to invest in the technology markets, including software, consumer, enterprise infrastructure, enterprise computing, storage, communications, wireless and optical communications, data center, enterprise software, security, micro-processors, imaging and transformative infrastructure, semiconductors, advanced optics and consumer and business internet sectors. It is based in Santa Monica, California.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Idealab Capital Partners
Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Primary Office
  • 725 Arizona Avenue
  • Suite 304
  • Santa Monica, CA 90401
  • United States

Clearstone Venture Partners Investments (136)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Idealab 15-May-2020 Later Stage VC Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue
0000 05-Sep-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000 17-May-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Out of Business
0000000000 27-Jul-2015 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
000000 21-May-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Internet Software Out of Business 00000 000000
0000 05-May-2015 0000 00000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
000000 01-Nov-2014 00000 00000 Wireless Communications Equipment Out of Business 0000000 0000000
00000 13-Dec-2013 00000 00000 000 Internet Retail Out of Business 000000 000000
Nurego 04-Dec-2013 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
AOptix 12-Sep-2013 Later Stage VC 000 Wireless Communications Equipment Out of Business 0000000 0000000
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Clearstone Venture Partners Exits (77)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Clearfly 01-Mar-2022 Secondary Transaction - Private
00000000000 17-Nov-2021 000 00000
00000000000 19-Aug-2021 000000000000000000 00000
0000000 08-Jun-2021 000 00 00000000
00000 05-May-2021 000000000000000000 00000
0000 16-Mar-2021 0000000000
0000 07-Jan-2021 000000000000000000 00000
0000 23-Dec-2020 0000000000
Openbucks 31-Jul-2020 Buyout/LBO
Zowdow 01-Aug-2019 Out of Business
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Clearstone Venture Partners Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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Clearstone Venture Partners Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Clearstone Venture Partners Team (22)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
William Elkus JD Founder & Managing Director 0 Santa Monica, CA
Rita Cardenas Accountant Santa Monica, CA
Dana Moraly Chief Financial Officer 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
James Armstrong Managing Director 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
Sumant Mandal Managing Director 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
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Clearstone Venture Partners Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Atlas Accelerator 1 Series chart Industry bar
Battery Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Hasso Plattner Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Prospect Street Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sutter Hill Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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