Lux Capital

Lux Capital is a venture capital firm investing in emerging technologies in the physical and life sciences, having approximately $1.1 billion under management. Lux Capital invests in seed- and early-stage ventures across multiple sectors, including: 3D printing; machine learning; artificial intelligence; flying robots; surgical robots; synthetic biology; genomics; satellites; space; drones; computational imaging and recognition; new materials; holograms; “fixers” for the future; the internet of things; connected hardware; the smart home and virtual reality.

Type
Investor
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2000
Lux Capital was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Lux Capital

Adam Kalish

Adam Kalish

General Partner
Renata Quintini

Renata Quintini

Partner
Adam Goulburn

Adam Goulburn

Partner
Zack Schildhorn

Zack Schildhorn

Partner
Bilal Zuberi

Bilal Zuberi

Partner
Shahin Farshchi

Shahin Farshchi

Partner
Richard Foster

Richard Foster

Venture Partner
James Woolsey

James Woolsey

Venture Partner
Jeff Kindler

Jeff Kindler

Venture Partner
Tuvia Barak

Tuvia Barak

Venture Partner
Zavain Dar

Zavain Dar

Principal
Josh Wolfe

Josh Wolfe

Co-Fonder & Managing Partner
Peter Hébert

Peter Hébert

Co-Fonder & Managing Partner
Robert Paull

Robert Paull

Co-Founder & Venture Partner

Lux Capital Office Locations

Lux Capital has offices in New York and Menlo Park
New York, US (HQ)
295 Madison Ave
Menlo Park, US
1600 El Camino Real

Lux Capital Investment Portfolio

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Lux Capital News and Updates

Steve Jurvetson on why he couldn’t join the board of secretive Zoox

 Today at our TC Disrupt event in San Francisco, we had the chance to catch up with investor Steve Jurvetson about a wide number of things that are sweeping across the startup landscape (and might fundamentally change it), from ICOs to Softbank’s giant Vision Fund to AI to Elon Musk’s new Boring Com…

Breakout Ventures, spun out of Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs, has closed its debut fund with $60M

 Lindy Fishburne has spent most of the last six years heading up Breakout Labs, a program that’s underwritten by Peter Thiel and that in 2011 began offering nascent science-focused startups funding with no strings attached. Little wonder that Fishburne decided it might make sense to enlist her Break…

At Pear demo day, a who’s who of VCs, and plenty of fresh ideas

 Pear, a popular seed-stage venture firm whose early bets include Guardant Health, Memebox, and Branch, hosted its fourth demo day in Woodside, Ca., last Thursday, and though it was a scorchingly hot afternoon at a largely outdoor venue, a veritable who’s who of VCs showed up: Bryan Schreier of Sequ…

Want blockchain success? Developers, developers, developers

GUEST: There is a classic video of Steve Ballmer at a Microsoft company meeting going absolutely crazy, covered in sweat, screaming “Developers! Developers! Developers!” Many will say Ballmer did not do much right while he was CEO, but he did understand one thing: A platform is only a platform if ot…

Robotic digitization startup Ripcord raises $40 million to make paperless offices a reality

Ripcord, a startup that’s using robotics, machine vision, and artificial intelligence to create what it calls the “truly paperless workplace,” has raised $40 million in a series B round of funding led by Icon Ventures, with participation from Kleiner Perkins, Lux Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. Th…

Blockstack announces $25 million fund to rebuild the internet for a blockchain world

Blockchain startup Blockstack is out to build a decentralized version of the internet, where users own their own data and apps live locally on your device. The idea is to free users from security breaches, platform lock-in, and a loss of control over their data. Its challenge now is to get a whole h…
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