Zero Stage Capital Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 55

  • Exits
  • 34


Zero Stage Capital General Information

Company Description

Zero Stage Capital was a venture capital firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The firm primarily focused on investing in the information technology, communications, life sciences, and energy technology sectors. It has gone out of business as of 2008.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • Cambridge, MA
  • United States

Zero Stage Capital Investments (55)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
HydroCision 12-Dec-2006 Later Stage VC 000.00 Surgical Devices Generating Revenue
TAZZ Networks 07-Jul-2006 00000 00000 00000 Internet Service Providers Out of Business
BioTrove 28-Feb-2006 00000 00000 000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
BioTrove 14-Jul-2005 00000 00000 000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
BioTrove 08-Jun-2005 00000 00000 000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
Spherics 12-May-2005 00000 00000 000.00 Pharmaceuticals Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000 0000000
BioTrove 02-Dec-2004 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
NetKey 20-Jul-2004 00000 00000 000 Vertical Market Software Product Development
Konarka Technologies 23-Jun-2004 Later Stage VC 0000 Energy Production Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Evergreen Solar 16-Jun-2004 PIPE 0000 Alternative Energy Equipment Bankruptcy: Liquidation
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Zero Stage Capital Exits (34)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Melinta Therapeutics 27-Dec-2019 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
Powerspan 01-Jul-2019 000 00 00000000
Melinta Therapeutics 03-Nov-2017 0000000 000000
Jenzabar 01-Nov-2015 000000000000000000
PathoGenetix 29-Jul-2014 0000000000: 000000
Konarka Technologies 01-Jun-2012 0000000000: 000000
Evergreen Solar 15-Aug-2011 0000000000: 000000
HydroCision 15-Sep-2010 0000000000
BioTrove 15-Dec-2009 Merger/Acquisition
NetKey 31-Oct-2009 Merger/Acquisition
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Zero Stage Capital Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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Zero Stage Capital FAQs

  • What is Zero Stage Capital?

    Zero Stage Capital was a venture capital firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  • When was Zero Stage Capital founded?

    Zero Stage Capital was founded in 1981.

  • Who is the founder of Zero Stage Capital?

    Paul Kelley is the founder of Zero Stage Capital.

  • Where is Zero Stage Capital headquartered?

    Zero Stage Capital is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

  • How many investments has Zero Stage Capital made?

    Zero Stage Capital has made 55 investments.

  • What has Zero Stage Capital invested in?

    Zero Stage Capital has made numerous investments in companies like HydroCision, TAZZ Networks, and BioTrove within the Surgical Devices, Internet Service Providers, and Biotechnology industries.

  • What has Zero Stage Capital invested in recently?

    Zero Stage Capital's latest investment was on 12-Dec-2006 in HydroCision, a company within the Surgical Devices industry.

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