Brian began his entrepreneurial career with a start-up venture that involved a wireless technology and social networking service. He went on to advise a number of companies in the online education and media space, and later co-founded and served as a managing partner of Harbor Pacific Capital. He eventually established InnovationHub, which helped his family business, LS Group, to manage relationships and find investment opportunities in the clean energy and technology sectors, specifically in the areas of smart grids, electric vehicles and next generation wireless technologies.
Brian graduated with honors in economics from Stanford University, and received his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
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|May 3, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Big acquisition by small startup owned by ex-Facebook CFO, 49ers co-owner|
|Nov 5, 2015||Fortune - Venture firm Formation 8 calls it quits|
|Nov 4, 2015||TechCrunch - Formation 8 Axes Plans For Third Fund, Lonsdale Now Raising $400M For “8 Partners”|
|Oct 7, 2014||Venture Beat - Formation8 is raising $500M for its second fund|
|Sep 19, 2014||TechCrunch - Veteran Venture Capitalist Pierre Lamond Joins Formation 8 As An Advisor|
|Apr 18, 2013||TechCrunch - Fund 1|
|Apr 18, 2013||TechCrunch - Formation 8 Raises Its First Fund Of $448M To Plug Silicon Valley Startups Into Asian Conglomerates|