Martin is Founder of Lumia Capital, an expansion-stage VC partnering with leading tech companies in under-invested emerging markets and forward-thinking US companies targeting these markets to accelerate growth.
Previously, Martin was one of five investment professionals at Focus Ventures, a technology-focused venture capital firm in Palo Alto with ~$850M under management and ~110 expansion-stage investments across three funds.
Prior to Focus, Martin was a Product Manager at Oracle Corp., where he was responsible for core components of Fusion CRM, Oracle's next generation CRM strategy, and a $1B+ product line.
Prior to these roles, Martin was a management consultant for both Siebel Systems (Customer Strategy Team) and, post acquisition, Oracle (Insight Group), where he provided strategic recommendations across people, process and technology domains to Oracle/Siebel's top global customers. Martin began his career in Corporate Strategy at NCR Corporation.
Personally, Martin is also an adviser to a number of private companies and funds.
Board & Advisor Roles (7)Update
|Jul, 2016||LeadGenius||$10M / Series B (Lead)||Lumia Capital|
|Feb, 2016||Hired||$40M / Series C (Lead)||Lumia Capital|
|Dec, 2015||EatStreet||$15M / Series C (Lead)||Lumia Capital|
|Dec, 2014||Hired||$15M / Series B||Lumia Capital|
|May, 2014||OpenDNS||$35M / Series C||Lumia Capital|
|May, 2014||Kabbage||$50M / Series D||Lumia Capital|
|Nov, 2012||Xtime||$23M / Venture||Lumia Capital|
|Aug, 2012||Couchsurfing||$15M / Series B||Lumia Capital|
|Apr, 2012||MarkaVIP||$10M / Series B||Lumia Capital|
|Dec, 2011||MarkaVIP||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Lumia Capital|
|Jul 27, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Y Combinator alum LeadGenius raises $10M to expand product features|
|Jul 25, 2016||LAVCA News - Brazil-based CargoX Receives Investment from Valor, Lumnia & Former Uber Co-founder (em português)|
|Mar 21, 2016||LAVCA News - Brazil-based CargoX Receives Investment from Valor, Lumia & Former Uber Co-founder (em português)|
|Jul 26, 2014||Venture Beat - Silicon Valley VCs don’t like to travel. Here’s why they should reconsider|
|Dec 6, 2011||Venture Beat - Luxury deals site MarkaVIP pries open the door for Arab e-commerce|
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