White Star Capital

We invest in the most ambitious entrepreneurs on both sides of the Atlantic and support them from our offices in London, New York and Montreal.  Between us, we have founded, scaled and exited many successful technology businesses.  When we invest in your company, our whole team uses its collective experience, expertise and global network to help you succeed.

We invest at Seed and Series A and typically write checks from $500k to $5m.  We are comfortable leading investments as well as co-investing alongside smart partners.

We cherish technical acumen coupled with an ambition to reshape the world. We value those with the drive to build a global business. We learn from entrepreneurs who understand their industry more deeply than we ever could. We are delighted when they choose to partner with us as an extended part of their team.

HQLondon, GB
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White Star Capital was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at White Star Capital

Eric Martineau-Fortin

Eric Martineau-Fortin

Managing Partner
Christian Hernandez Gallardo

Christian Hernandez Gallardo

Managing Partner
Jean-Francois Marcoux

Jean-Francois Marcoux

General Partner
Nicholas Stocks

Nicholas Stocks

Elie Denfert-Rochereau

Elie Denfert-Rochereau

Lylan Masterman

Lylan Masterman

General Partner and Head of New York Office
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White Star Capital Office Locations

White Star Capital has an office in London
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White Star Capital News and Updates

White Star Capital announces first close of €25.5 million digital asset fund for European and North American startups

Today White Star Capital announced the first close of its new around €25.5 million Digital Asset Fund. The new fund will invest in crypto-networks and blockchain-enabled businesses at each layer of the tech stack including protocols, infrastructure and applications. The Digital Asset Fund will deplo…

Julie Plouffe promoted to GP at White Star Capital as firm doubles down on Canada

White Star Capital, a New York-based venture firm that invests in businesses in Europe and North America, is looking to expand its Canadian footprint,...

White Star Capital report finds Canadian VC deal size grew, deal volume decreased in 2019

The pace of venture capital investments in Canada has increased this year, surpassing the peak years of 2017 and 2018, according to a report...

White Star Capital closes $180 million fund for early-stage transatlantic startups

White Star Capital, an early-stage venture capital (VC) firm with offices in London, New York, Montreal, Paris, and Tokyo, has closed its second fund at $180 million. The firm closed its inaugural institutional fund at $70 million back in 2015, though the founders had been investing their own money …

White Star Capital raises new $180M fund to help startups go international

Global venture capital firm White Star Capital has closed a second fund of $180 million, money it plans to invest in “transatlantic” companies that need help to go international. The VC already has a presence in London, New York, and Montreal, and as part if its new fund is adding Paris and Tokyo to…

Tech backer White Star Capital raises $180 mln for second fund

LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) - White Star Capital, the start-up funder co-founded by ex-technology deals banker Eric Martineau-Fortin, has raised a second, $180 million fund that was significantly oversubscribed.
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White Star Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was White Star Capital founded?

    White Star Capital was founded in 2007.

  • Who are White Star Capital key executives?

    White Star Capital's key executives are Eric Martineau-Fortin, Christian Hernandez Gallardo and Jean-Francois Marcoux.

  • Where are White Star Capital offices?

    White Star Capital has an office in London.

  • How many offices does White Star Capital have?

    White Star Capital has 1 office.