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Prime Movers Lab

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Dakin Sloss


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Total investments 50
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 10.00
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Aerospace
  • Transportation
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy
  • Space Travel

In 2018 was created Prime Movers Lab, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Prime Movers Lab seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The main department of described VC is located in the Jackson.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 participants. Despite the Prime Movers Lab, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, One Way Ventures, Mountain Nazca. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Mountain Nazca, Liquid 2 Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, University of Wyoming Foundation, Quiet Capital.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Momentus For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Aerospace, Transportation.

The fund was created by Dakin Sloss.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dimension Inx

3D Printing
Medical Device
$12M01 Feb 2023 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Spartan Radar

Industrial Automation
$17M31 Jan 2023 Los Alamitos, California, United States


Health Care
Life Science
$8M23 Jan 2023 Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States

Gilgamesh Pharmaceuticals

Health Care
$39M15 Dec 2022 New York, New York, United States

Quantum Space

$15M13 Dec 2022 Rockville, Maryland, United States


Organic Food
$1M25 Jul 2022 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Venus Aerospace

Product Research
$20M05 Apr 2022 California, United States

Tarana Wireless

Communications Infrastructure
$170M23 Mar 2022 Milpitas, California, United States

Diamond Age

$50M10 Mar 2022 Fremont, California, United States
Space Perspective raises $40M for balloons that can take people into space

– Space Perspective has raised $40m so it can give space tourists a gentle ride to the edge of space by attaching vehicles to giant space balloons.
– The company has already sold out its initial reservations for $125,000 for a six-hour flight.
– Billed as the world’s first luxury spaceflight experience, Cape Canaveral-based Space Perspective argues that you can enjoy the thrill of space exploration without having to endure a multi-g-force ride on a rocket.
– Instead, a balloon the size of a football stadium will take you up gently to the edge of the atmosphere, 20 miles above the Earth.
– There, you can snap pictures that show the view of Earth from space, including the curvature of the planet.
– VC firm Prime Movers Lab led the round with additional participation from existing and new investors.

Elevian Raises $40M Series A

– Elevian, an emerging biotech company developing medicines that restore youthful regenerative capacity with the potential to treat and prevent multiple age-related diseases, has raised $40m in an oversubscribed Series A round.
– The round was led by Prime Movers Lab.
– Additional investors include Bold Capital, Leslie Ventures, John A Kuelbs Family Office and others.


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