Lux Capital Management was founded in 2000 by Josh Wolfe, Peter Hebert and Rob Paull. It is headquartered in New York, New York with additional offices in Menlo Park, California and San Diego, California. It is a venture capital firm specialising in investments in seed, early stage investments, special situations, and corporate spinouts in areas of energy, life sciences, biopharmaceutical, healthcare and technology. In addition to seeking to be a first institutional investor in its portfolio companies, it also provides follow on funding for future financing rounds. Lux Capital is headquartered in New York with an additional office in Menlo Park and San Diego California.
The company seeks to invest in emerging technologies in areas of advances materials, drug delivery, therapeutics, mobile health, novel materials, energy technology, wireless, semiconductors, nanotechnology and biotechnology sectors. The firm also invests in machine learning, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, meta materials, robotics and solid-state electronics. Life science areas include augmented reality for the blind, neurostimulation, age extending blood transplants, synthetic biology for industry and Internet of things security for industrial and factory automation.
The firm invests in energy, life sciences, biopharmaceutical, healthcare, and technology. It also invests in emerging technologies with a focus on advanced materials, drug delivery, energy technology, nanotechnology, alternative energy technologies, and biotechnology sectors. It also invests in augmented reality for the blind, neuro-stimulation and age extending blood transplants. The firm invests between $0.1 million in companies and invests up to $20 million in a startup.
Lux Capital has raised a total of $1.1 billion across 5 funds, their latest being Lux Capital Co-Investment Fund.
February 1, 2007
Lux Ventures II
February 10, 2015
Lux Ventures IV
February 13, 2013
Lux Ventures III
February 28, 2017
Lux Ventures V
November 30, 2017
Lux Capital Co-Investment Fund
Associated Investment Funds
Funding Rounds Participated In
3Scan Raises $6.67 Million from Lux Capital, Dolby Ventures for New Technologies to Transform Pathology
February 2, 2015
Exclusive: Lux Capital Raises More Than $1 Billion Across Two New Funds to Invest in Companies Building a Sci-Fi Future
August 1, 2019
How This Lux Capital GP Went From The Obama Administration To Google To Investor--Plus, The Top 3 Characteristics Founders Should Look For In Investors
November 20, 2019
James Woolsey and Richard Foster Join Lux Capital as Venture Partners
April 26, 2011
Lux Capital closes a $300 million fund
April 2, 2015