InveStar Capital Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 46

  • Exits
  • 33


InveStar Capital General Information

Company Description

InveStar Capital was a venture capital firm that was based in San Jose, California. InveStar preferred to invest in semiconductors, communications and networking and internet infrastructure sectors.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 333 West San Carlos Street
  • Floor 14
  • San Jose, CA 95110
  • United States
+1 (408) 000-0000

InveStar Capital Investments (46)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Altigen Communications 05-Mar-2014 PIPE 000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
MEMSIC 01-Apr-2007 00000 00000 000 General Purpose Semiconductors Profitable 0000000 0000
Tropian 28-Nov-2005 00000 00000 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
Integrated Memory Logic 31-Jan-2005 00000 00000 000 Application Specific Semiconductors Profitable 0000000 00000
Alchip Technologies 06-Dec-2004 00000 00000 0000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing Profitable
Monolithic Power Systems 16-Nov-2004 00000 00000 000.00 General Purpose Semiconductors Profitable
Equator Technologies 14-Aug-2004 00000 00000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
NanoAmp Mobile 30-Jun-2004 00000 00000 0000 Application Specific Semiconductors Out of Business
Alchip Technologies 01-May-2003 Early Stage VC 00.00 IT Consulting and Outsourcing Profitable
Fangtek 10-Apr-2003 Early Stage VC 0000 Electrical Equipment Out of Business
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InveStar Capital Exits (33)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Sensory 01-May-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
Incentia Design Systems 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Fangtek 01-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000
NanoAmp Mobile 15-Aug-2017 000 00 00000000
Kilopass 01-Jan-2015 000000000000000000
eLCOS Microdisplay Technology 01-Jul-2014 0000000000: 000000
MEMSIC 23-Apr-2013 0000000000 000.00
Ubicom 07-Mar-2012 000000000000000000
Breveon 29-Dec-2010 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Alchip Technologies 03-Sep-2010 IPO
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InveStar Capital Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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InveStar Capital Management, Team & Partners (8)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Daniel Lin Associate Taipei, Taiwan
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InveStar Capital FAQs

  • What is InveStar Capital?

    InveStar Capital was a venture capital firm that was based in San Jose, California.

  • When was InveStar Capital founded?

    InveStar Capital was founded in 1996.

  • Who is the founder of InveStar Capital?

    Kenneth Tai is the founder of InveStar Capital.

  • Where is InveStar Capital headquartered?

    InveStar Capital is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

  • How many investments has InveStar Capital made?

    InveStar Capital has made 46 investments.

  • What has InveStar Capital invested in?

    InveStar Capital has made numerous investments in companies like Altigen Communications, MEMSIC, and Tropian within the Systems and Information Management, General Purpose Semiconductors, and Application Specific Semiconductors industries.

  • What has InveStar Capital invested in recently?

    InveStar Capital's latest investment was on 05-Mar-2014 in Altigen Communications, a company within the Systems and Information Management industry.

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