Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator) Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 12

  • Investments
  • 102

  • Portfolio
  • 90

  • Exits
  • 6


Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator) General Information


Starburst is the main aerospace & defense accelerator, connecting startups with corporates, investors, and government, providing growth and investment opportunities for all. With offices in Los Angeles, Paris, Munich, Singapore, Seoul, Tel Aviv, London, and Montreal, the team has built an ecosystem of key players with thousands of startups in its network. The firm's accelerator program helps startups scale their business in aviation, space, and defense with access to the largest group of corporate stakeholders to help startups win their first $1M+ contract. The firm's unique accelerator model is a sweat-equity based 12-month program heavy on business development and mentoring to prepare founders for their Series A.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • 840 Apollo Street
  • Suite 100
  • El Segundo, CA 90245
  • United States

Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator) Investments (102)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Prométhée 10-Jun-2022 Accelerator/Incubator 00000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
000000 0000000 30-May-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000000000000 000 19-Apr-2022 000000000000 00000 Other Agriculture Generating Revenue
000000 000000000 09-Apr-2022 000000000000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Startup
00000 00000 29-Mar-2022 000000000000 00000 Wireless Communications Equipment Startup 00000000 0000000
0000000000 14-Mar-2022 000000000000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
00000000 00000 26-Feb-2022 000000000000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Product Development
0000000 0000000000 12-Feb-2022 000000000000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
Emproof 28-Jan-2022 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
Strong Compute 01-Jan-2022 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
You’re viewing 10 of 102 investments. Get the full list »

Want detailed data on 3M+ companies?

What you see here scratches the surface

Request a free trial

Want to dig into this profile?

We’ll help you find what you need

Learn more

Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator) Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
RedCrow Intelligence 11-Apr-2022 Out of Business
000000 07-Dec-2021 000000000000000000
00000 000000000000 18-Mar-2021 000 00 00000000
0000 0000000 16-Mar-2021 000000000000000000
Entheleon 06-Oct-2020 Out of Business
Leo Aerospace 17-Apr-2020 Out of Business
To view Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator)’s complete exits history, request access »

Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator) Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

PitchBook’s data visualizations quickly surface an investor’s historical investments—showing a breakdown of activity by industry, year and region.

Request a free trial

Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator) Team (24)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sandra Budimir Partner & Chief Executive Officer Europe Paris, France
Francois Chopard Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder 0 El Segundo, CA
Vandad Espahbodi Co-Founder & Managing Partner El Segundo, CA
Adam Wong Accelerator Principal El Segundo, CA
Calleja Quentin Accelerator Principal Paris, France
You’re viewing 5 of 24 team members. Get the full list »

Starburst (Accelerator/Incubator) Co-Investors (26)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Techstars 19 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Draper Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seraph Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 Series chart Industry bar
You’re viewing 5 of 26 co-investors. Get the full list »