Lux Capital is a venture capital firm investing in emerging science and technology ventures. It 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, the Internet of things, connected hardware, smart home, and virtual reality.
TypeInvestor
HQNew York, NY, US
Founded2000
Websiteluxcapital.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Lux Capital was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY, US
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Key People/Management at Lux Capital

Peter Hébert

Peter Hébert

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Josh Wolfe

Josh Wolfe

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Steven Brody

Steven Brody

Chief Operating Officer
Segolene Scarborough

Segolene Scarborough

Chief Financial Officer
Scott Rubin

Scott Rubin

Chief Marketing Officer
Robert Paull

Robert Paull

Co-Founder and Venture Partner
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Lux Capital Office Locations

Lux Capital has offices in New York and Menlo Park
New York, NY, US (HQ)
920 Broadway #11th
Menlo Park, CA, US
1600 El Camino Real, Suite 290
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Lux Capital News and Updates

Gandeeva Raises $40M in Series A Funding to Develop Novel Therapies Based on Precision Imaging of Protein-Drug Interactions

Gandeeva Therapeutics, a precision biotechnology company harnessing the power of cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) and machine learning to develop novel therapeutics at an accelerated pace, today announced it has raised US$40 million in Series A funding led by Lux Capital and Leaps by Bayer, w…

Formic Technologies Raises $26.5 Million Series A Led By Lux Capital

Formic Technologies, a provider of turnkey robotic solutions to American manufacturers, has raised $26.5 million in a Series A financing led by Lux Capital with participation from Initialized Capital, Correlation Ventures, Lorimer Ventures, One Planet VC and other strategic investors. In addition, F…

About 40 VCs passed on funding Maven Clinic before a group of female investors at firms like Sequoia and Lux Capital helped the women's health startup become a unicorn

Summary List PlacementIn the winter of 2016, Maven Clinic founder and CEO Kate Ryder addressed a group of male VCs to pitch her startup, a first-of-its-kind virtual clinic dedicated to women's and family health. Ryder recalled one of the investors in the room called to ask his wife if she would us…

VCs at $2.4 billion Lux Capital think 2020 will be the year Big Pharma companies buy startups that ship Viagra and hair-loss pills to your door

Lux Capital partners Adam Goulburn and Zavain Dar expect pharma companies to build out new ways to reach consumers, perhaps by acquiring a direct-to-consumer healthcare business.  As pharmaceutical companies look to revamp their businesses, getting direct access to costumers and better using arti…

Lux Capital racks up more than $1 bln for funds

Lux Capital has has raised more than $1 billion for two new funds, according to a Medium blog post. The firm has raised $500 million for its sixth early-stage fund and $550 million for its second opportunity fund focused on growth-stage investments. The Menlo Park, California-based venture firm inve…
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Lux Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Lux Capital Blogs

The marginal returns of information

One of the most important cognitive tradeoffs we make is how to process information, and perhaps more specifically, the deluge of information that bombards us every day. A study out of UCSD in 2009 estimated that Americans read or hear more than 100,000 words a day — an increase of nearly 350% over …

“Securities” by Lux Capital: (Week of June 6, 2022)

The latest edition of our newsletter is now out! If you didn’t sign up for it before, check out the online edition here. Among the topics we cover: The marginal returns of information / Two new fundings / Lux Recommends

“Securities” Podcast: The ESG Mirage

“The activities of an extremely complicated phenomenon like a  multi-national corporation cannot be reduced to five-star ratings,  particularly on a definition as squishy as “Environmental, Social, and  Governance.” Rather than trying to strengthen definitions or improve quantification, the industry…

The ESG Mirage

Capitalism has taken its fair share of hits over the past few decades, castigated for all that’s wrong in the world from wealth inequality to climate change. Those criticisms have provoked a range of responses, from revolutionary demands to the more mundane incrementalist approaches of “stakeholder …

“Securities” Podcast: Jonathan Haidt on American structural stupidity and the post-Babel world (Parts 1 & 2)

We have a great new two-part “Securities” podcast that launched this morning with notable NYU social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. Haidt, who co-wrote the book “The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure” and also co-founded the Hetero…

“Securities” by Lux Capital: (Week of May 30, 2022)

The latest edition of our newsletter is now out! If you didn’t sign up for it before, check out the online edition here. Among the topics we cover: The scandals of the ESG industry / Full LP Letter / New Podcasts / Lux Recommends
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Lux Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lux Capital founded?

    Lux Capital was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Lux Capital key executives?

    Lux Capital's key executives are Peter Hébert, Josh Wolfe and Steven Brody.

  • Where is Lux Capital headquarters?

    Lux Capital headquarters is located at 920 Broadway #11th, New York.

  • Where are Lux Capital offices?

    Lux Capital has offices in New York and Menlo Park.

  • How many offices does Lux Capital have?

    Lux Capital has 2 offices.