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DescriptionEmerging Technology VC


Lux Ventures III, 2/2013 $245M


295 Madison Avenue
24th Floor
New York, NY, 10017
Palo Alto, USA
209 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 2
Palo Alto, CA, 94301


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Lux Capital

Lux Capital Management is a research-driven investment firm focused on founding, seed and early stage investments in the physical and life sciences. Lux takes an active role in helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses in high growth sectors. Our investment team has built over 20 companies from scratch. Lux’s investment strategy ensures our portfolio companies are better connected, have deeper insight, and command industry leadership faster than their competitors.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Auris Surgical Robotics 3/2014Venture Round$34.4M4
Luxtera 3/2014Series D$37.4M1
Sols 12/2013Venture Round$1.75M11
Planet Labs 12/2013Series B$52M13
Visterra 12/2013Series A$8.1M5
Gridco 11/2013Venture Round$10M4
CyPhy Works 11/2013Series A$7M3
Evolv Technologies 8/2013Venture Round$11.8M4
EverSpin Technologies 8/2013Series B$15M6
Kymeta 6/2013Series C$50M5
Shapeways 4/2013Series C$30M4
Matterport 3/2013Seed$5.6M7
Kala Pharmaceuticals 2/2013Series A$11.5M4
Kyruus 1/2013Series B$11M4
Visterra 11/2012Series A$26.1M5
Genocea Biosciences 10/2012Series C$30M10
Kymeta 8/2012Venture Round$12M3
Siluria Technologies 7/2012Series C$30M9
Shapeways 6/2012Series B$6.2M3
Kala Pharmaceuticals 3/2012Private Equity$7.24M4
Luxtera 2/2012Series C$21.7M4
Cerulean Pharma 12/2011Series D$15M5
Siluria Technologies 9/2011Series B$20M7
Transphorm 6/2011Series D$25M4
Transphorm 2/2011Series C$20M4
Genocea Biosciences 1/2011Series B$35M9
Cerulean Pharma 11/2010Series C$24M5
Siluria Technologies 10/2010Venture Round$13.3M6
Crystal IS 8/2010Series B$4M4
Visterra 8/2010Debt$6M3
Cambrios Technologies 11/2009Series D$14.5M14
Cerulean Pharma 7/2009Series B$10M4
Parasol Therapeutics 5/2009Series A$3.25M3
EverSpin Technologies 4/2008Series A$20M5
Cerulean Pharma 1/2008Series B$8.1M5
Silicon Clocks 11/2007Venture Round$8M4
Cerulean Pharma 5/2007Series A$12.1M3
Crystal IS 8/2006Series B$10.6M5
nanosys 11/2005Series D$41.5M16
Cambrios Technologies 2/2005Series B$12M8



  1. Lux Capital Closes Third Fund at $245M ( [edit]
  2. SEC ( [edit]
  3. SEC ( [edit]
  4. SOLS Raises $1.75 Million To Make 3D-Printed Shoe Insoles Both Sexy & Mainstream ( [edit]
  5. Planet Labs Raises $52 Million From Yuri Milner To Build The World’s Biggest (Little) Flock Of Satellites ( [edit]
  6. Visterra Raises $8.1M in Series A Round ( [edit]
  7. Startup Gridco raises $10M to make the power grid work more like the internet ( [edit]
  8. CyPhy Works Closes $7M Financing Round ( [edit]
  9. Evolv Technologies Raises $11.8M in Funding ( [edit]
  10. Everspin Technologies Raises $15M in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  11. Kymeta Closes $50M Series C Financing ( [edit]
  12. 3D Printing Company Shapeways Raises $30 Million C Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz ( [edit]
  13. Matterport Raises $5.6M Series A Financing ( [edit]
  14. Kala Pharmaceuticals Raises $11.5M in Series A Equity Financing ( [edit]
  15. Kyruus Raises $11M Series B to Accelerate the Rapid Growth of its Physician Network Management Solutions ( [edit]
  16. SEC ( [edit]
  17. Genocea raises $30M to advance herpes vaccine ( [edit]
  18. Kymeta Closes $12M Funding ( [edit]
  19. Siluria Technologies Raises $30 Million in Series C Funding to Commercialize Its Process Technology for Converting Natural Gas Into Commodity Chemicals and Transportation Fuels ( [edit]
  20. After Printing Over 1M 3D Objects, Shapeways Raises $6.2M Round Led By Lux Capital ( [edit]
  21. SEC ( [edit]
  22. Luxtera Closes $21.7 Million of Financing and Adds Former Broadcom Executive Martin Colombatto to Board of Directors ( [edit]
  23. Cerulean Pharma Closes $15m Series D Financing ( [edit]
  24. Siluria Technologies Raises $20M in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  25. Transphorm Completes $25M Series D Financing ( [edit]
  26. Energy Efficiency Startup Transphorm Emerges From Stealth, Raises $20 Million From Google Ventures ( [edit]
  27. Genocea Biosciences Closes $35M Series B Financing Round ( [edit]
  28. Cerulean Pharma Closes $24M Series C Financing ( [edit]
  29. Kleiner-Backed Siluria Raises Funds for Greener Building Blocks ( [edit]
  30. Crystal IS Taps Investors For $4M To Market Water-Purification LEDs ( [edit]
  31. SEC ( [edit]
  32. Cambrios lands $14.5M for electronic display components ( [edit]
  33. Cerulean pockets $10M as it catapults into the clinic ( [edit]
  34. Parasol Therapeutics, Inc.: Series A $3.25M ( [edit]
  35. EDGAR [edit]
  36. Tempo Pharmaceuticals Closes $8 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  37. Silicon Clocks raises $8M more for chip timing. ( [edit]
  38. Tempo Pharmaceuticals Closes $12.1 Million in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  39. Crystal IS, Inc. Raises $10.6 Million in Second Round Financing. ( [edit]
  40. EDGAR [edit]
  41. Cambrios Technology Announces $12 Million Series B Round ( [edit]
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