Bilal Zuberi is presenting at AI World Conference & Expo 2016 on Nov 7, 2016  

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Partner @
Investments
4 Investments in 3 Companies
Born:
March 29, 1976
Gender:
Male
Location:
Palo Alto
Website:
http://bilalzuberi.com/
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Bilal is a Partner at Lux Capital, based in the firm's Palo Alto office. Bilal partners with and invests in entrepreneurs working on big, bold, brave ideas in Energy, Technology and Healthcare.

Previously Bilal was an investor at General Catalyst Partners in Boston where he invested in companies like CyPhy Works, GridCo, SynapDx, Arc Energy, SunBorne and CleaResult. Bilal is passionate about student entrepreneurship and co-founded RoughDraft.vc, a venture firm focused on student startups, is a founding Board member of StartLabs.org, and co-founded the annual University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium. Bilal was a co-founder of GEO2 Technologies, an advanced materials company that also spun out Bio2 Technologies, and was a strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group.

Bilal has a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (under Prof. Mario Molina - Nobel laureate, 1995) and his technical work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and 30+ patents & applications. He was also a visiting scientist at PNNL/DOE Labs.

Bilal grew up in a middle class family in Karachi, Pakistan. He dedicates considerable efforts towards the promotion of education (especially higher education). He was also a member of the core founding team of LUMS School of Science and Engineering and consulted to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Bilal speaks frequently on university campuses and in media on innovation, entrepreneurship and the dream of changing the world.

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Partner

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)
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2008
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Sep, 2003
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Investments (4)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$2.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$22M / Series B
Nov, 2013$7M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2013$11.82M / Venture (Lead)

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Upcoming Event Appearances (1)

AI World Conference & Expo 2016

November 07, 2016 - November 09, 2016

Parc 55 - A Hilton Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, California, United States

A 3-day conference & expo designed to enable business execs to learn about the state-of-the-practice in deploying intelligent AI systems.

Past Event Appearances (2)

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