First Star Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 2
  • Investments
  • 27
  • Portfolio
  • 20
  • Exits
  • 6

First Star Ventures General Information


Founded in 2014, First Star Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The firm prefers to invest in the data and machine intelligence, artificial intelligence, computational biotech, connected sensors, augmented reality, virtual reality and blockchain sectors.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Procyon Ventures
Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 245 Main Street
  • Cambridge, MA 02142
  • United States

First Star Ventures Investments (27)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Skynet Labs (cloud storage) 22-Sep-2020 Seed Round 00.00 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue
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00000 00000000000 15-Mar-2020 0000 00000 Biotechnology Product In Beta Test
00000000 00000000 27-Feb-2020 00000 00000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
00000000000 0000 18-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue
00000000 (0000000 15-Oct-2019 00000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
00000 0000000 01-Jan-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000 000 00000000 04-Sep-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Infinite Analytics 13-Aug-2018 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Tranquil Data 09-Aug-2018 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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First Star Ventures Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Upskill 02-Mar-2021 Merger/Acquisition
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0000 01-Jun-2016 0000000000
Contastic 03-Mar-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Seven Bridges Secondary Transaction - Private
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First Star Ventures Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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First Star Ventures Team (3)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Drew Volpe Co-Founding Partner 0 0 0 Cambridge, MA
Millie Liu Co-Founding Partner 0 0 Cambridge, MA
Teddy Blank Principal Cambridge, MA
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First Star Ventures Co-Investors (88)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
BoxGroup 2 Series chart Industry bar
Hyperplane Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pillar VC 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rajeev Surati 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 Series chart Industry bar
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