Blue Star Capital Plc provides capital for development of homeland security companies. The company invests principally in the homeland security industry based companies, which have products and applications in both the defense industry and civilian markets. It focuses on late stage venture capital and early stage private equity, including buy-outs or significant stakes in established companies. The company has specific areas of interest include: cyber security; border & perimeter security/surveillance; biometric identification and tracking; explosives & other hazardous materials detection; emergency planning/integrated response systems, communications, and screening (people, data, and container). Blue Star Capital was founded on June 8, 2004 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.