Prime Movers Lab

Founded 2018
Founders Dakin Sloss


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Total investments 21
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 7.00
Lead investments 2
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
  • Space Travel
  • Robotics
  • Pharmaceutical

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

Spartan Radar

Industrial Automation
$10M26 Aug 2021 Los Alamitos, California, United States

Energy Vault

Energy Management
Energy Storage
Renewable Energy
$100M25 Aug 2021 Ticino, Switzerland

Diamond Age

$8M19 Aug 2021 Fremont, California, United States

Beckley Psytech

Health Care
$79M15 Aug 2021 South Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom


Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
$83M15 Jun 2021 Pasadena, California, United States

Tarana Wireless

Communications Infrastructure
$50M12 May 2021 Milpitas, California, United States

Health Care
$27M06 May 2021 New York, New York, United States

Attune Neurosciences

Medical Device
$3M15 Apr 2021 Menlo Park, California, United States

FORT Robotics

Cyber Security
Industrial Automation
$13M18 Mar 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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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