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Lux Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Josh Wolfe Peter Hebert Rob Paull

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Total investments 431
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$39M
Portfolio companies 223
Rounds per year 19.59
Lead investments 52
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 38
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
Summary

Lux Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

When the investment is from Lux Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Opposing the other organizations, this Lux Capital works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Lux Capital, startups are often financed by General Catalyst, GV, Union Square Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are New Enterprise Associates, Montage Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, Kleiner Perkins, Bill Gates.

The current fund was established by Josh Wolfe, Peter Hebert, Rob Paull. Besides them, we counted 13 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Auris Health, Inc., Zoox, Desktop Metal. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Health Care.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Tempo Automation

Aerospace
Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Consumer Electronics
Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
Electronics
Hardware
Industrial Manufacturing
Internet of Things
Manufacturing
Medical Device
Military
Robotics
Semiconductor
23 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Impulse

Computer
Electronics
Manufacturing
$20M15 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Maven Clinic

Apps
Family
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Personal Health
Women's
$90M14 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States

WellTheory

Health Care
$7M09 Nov 2022 Atherton, California, United States

Apex Space

Aerospace
Commercial
Manufacturing
$7M25 Oct 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Stairwell

Cyber Security
SaaS
$45M11 Oct 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Tines

Computer
Cyber Security
Data Integration
Developer Platform
Enterprise
Enterprise Software
Security
Software
$55M04 Oct 2022 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Flora

E-Commerce
Internet
Sustainability
$9M28 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Tactic

Cryptocurrency
Software
$11M27 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States
News
Atavistik Bio Announces $60 Million Series A Financing to Advance Genetically-Validated Targets in Metabolic Diseases and Cancer

– Atavistik Bio, a pre-clinical biotechnology company pioneering the identification of metabolite-protein interactions that have the potential to lead to the discovery and development of first-in-class drug candidates powered by distinct allosteric control mechanisms, announced that the closing of a $60 million Series A financing round.
– The financing was led by The Column Group and joined by Lux Capital, and Nextech Invest.
– The new financing will support development of Atavistik’s drug discovery platform, and future identification of select drug candidates based on deep knowledge of disease relevant pathways that have evolved over millions of years by nature to be allosterically regulated by metabolites.

Corporate spend management startup Ramp snags $300M

– Ramp announced that it closed a $300m series C funding tranche led by Founders Fund, with participation from Redpoint Ventures, Thrive Capital, D1 Capital Partners, Spark Capital, Coatue Management, Iconiq, Altimeter, Stripe, Lux Capital, A* Partners, and Definition Capital.
– Ramp provides virtual and physical cards that offer 1.5% cashback on purchases. Its management tools allows companies to control spend with multi-level rules, vendor spending limits, merchant blacklists, and approvals, as well as spending insights that combine expense reporting, accounting, and more.

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