struck capital

struck capital

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A new, early-stage venture capital firm targeting climate and sustainability-related investments announced its debut $45 million fund on Monday, with backing from the likes of Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Silicon Valley’s Tribe Capital.
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Santa Monica seed-stage fund Struck Capital is adding some high-wattage Hollywood star power to its cast of limited partners. Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has made what the firm described as a "significant" investment in the fund, bringing something far more valuable than his seven figure check: The ability to open up doors for portfolio companies and attract other investors.

"It's a huge feather in our cap," said Adam Struck, the South African entrepreneur who started Struck in 2014. "It has tremendous tailwinds for every aspect of the fund."

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