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White Star Capital’s Year in Review 2013

by White Star Capital

2013 will certainly go down as a milestone year for White Star Capital and for each of our team members personally. It was the year that White Star Capital evolved from an angel investment vehicle into an active investment team active across North America and Western Europe. It is the year in which Eric and…

Why I am long on Europe #MadeInEU

by Christian Hernandez Gallardo

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to give a short presentation to the audience at Slush in Helsinki. It was my first presentation since founding White Star Capital and the first time I could speak freely and openly without representing a corporate entity. I therefore decided to speak about a subject I am passionate…

White Star Capital: Who we are and What we believe

by White Star Capital

When we met almost a decade ago at a wedding in the south of France, little did either of us know that the encounter would lead to a friendship and a business partnership of two highly complementary individuals with the same passion for early-stage technology and working alongside entrepreneurs. While helping to establish Messier &…

Summly acquired by Yahoo!

by White Star Capital

When he was just 15, Nick D’Aloisio started building a news summarization mobile application. On the day of his 17th birthday, that application, rebranded as Summly launched with the backing of influential venture capitalists, angel investors and advisors, including White Star Capital. It quickly garnered over half a million downloads. Less than six months after…

White Star and Vegas Tech Fund raise $1M for Bluefields

by White Star Capital

Bluefields is seeking to become the platform for the millions of amateur athletes and coaches to connect, share and communicate. It started in London and was part of both 500 Startups and Seedcamp. During it’s time in the 500 Startups program, the Bluefields team met Andy White, a partner at the VegasTechFund. The Fund is…

Hearts invests $30M into Science

by White Star Capital

In 2011, we were introduced to Mike Jones, an amazingly accomplished entrepreneur who had recently stepped down as CEO of MySpace. We quickly became excited about his idea of launching a company that would incubate, launch and support companies in the digital space and decided to be part of Science Inc.’s initial fundraising round and…