Starburst Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 12
  • Investments
  • 72
  • Portfolio
  • 62
  • Exits
  • 3

Starburst 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
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 840 Apollo Street
  • Suite 100
  • El Segundo, CA
  • United States

Starburst Investments (72)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
AI Redefined 24-Sep-2020 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000 (00000 000 07-Sep-2020 000000000000 00000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue
0000000 0000000000 24-Aug-2020 000000000000 00000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
0000000 24-Aug-2020 000000000000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000000 0000000 30-Jun-2020 000000000000 00000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
00 0000000 28-Jun-2020 000000000000 000.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
000 0 18-Jun-2020 00000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
00000000 11-Jun-2020 000000000000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
Infinite Composites 08-Jun-2020 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Industrial Supplies and Parts Generating Revenue
Satim 08-Jun-2020 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
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Starburst Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Entheleon 06-Oct-2020 Out of Business
000 000000000 17-Apr-2020 000 00 00000000
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Starburst Team (19)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Francois Chopard Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder 0 0 San Francisco, CA
Sandra Budimir Managing Director Paris, France
Benjamin Zeitoun Acceleration Program Director Los Angeles, CA
Alliel Noemie Israel Director Tel Aviv, Israel
Yeo Julius Singapore Director Singapore, Singapore
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Starburst Co-Investors (13)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Techstars 20 0 Series chart Industry bar
Draper Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Outpost Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seraph (Private Equity) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Shiseido Company 0 Series chart Industry bar
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